DURING THE PANDEMIC, WE HAVE CONTINUED TO BATTLE FOR OUR CLIENTS. AS A RESULT, WE HAVE SECURED SOME OF THE LARGEST PERSONAL INJURY RECOVERIES IN SEVERAL VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND JURISDICTIONS. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SOME OF OUR RECENT RESULTS.

IMMIGRATION

BEL AIR, MARYLAND IMMIGRATION LAWYER

Trust Us with Your Complex Immigration Cases & Petitions

One of the most important benefits of winning your asylum case is the ability to become a legal permanent resident (green card holder). One year after your case is approved you are eligible to apply for legal permanent residency. If your spouse and children were included on your asylum application, they can apply for a green card as well.

Of course, none of these benefits are possible if your case does not go smoothly. Give yourself professional backing by hiring the Bel Air immigration attorneys of Portner & Shure, P.A. We know the specifics of filing for a green card as an asylee and can help you with this process from start to finish.

Talk to us today. Just dial (855) 954-4141.

What Does It Mean to Be an Asylee?

If you are an asylee, you are eligible to apply for legal permanent residency status (a green card) if you meet the following requirements:

  • You have been physically present in the U.S. for one year from the date you were admitted as a refugee;
  • You are admissible to the U.S.;
  • Your asylee status has not been terminated;
  • You continue to meet the definition of an asylee;
  • You have returned to the country from which you sought asylee status; and
  • You have not firmly resettled in another country.

If you are approved for legal permanent residency, the date on your green card will be backdated to one year before your green card was approved. For example, if you are approved for legal permanent residency on July 1, 2020, the date of your residency will actually be dated July 1, 2019.

Legal Guidance for Every Immigration Question

If you have had your asylum status for a year or close to a year, contact our Bel Air immigration lawyers for a consultation. We will ensure that you meet all the requirements for legal permanent residency as an asylee. Portner & Shure is here to assist you with the entire green card process or any other immigration matter.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

SERVING Clients throughout MARYLAND, VIRGINIA & WASHINGTON D.C.
  • “We were able to contact them via phone or email whenever we had any questions, as one has during this type of process. Ultimately, P&S helped us be successful in our application and gave us confidence throughout the process.”

    - Former Client

WHY HIRE US?

EXPECT MORE WITH PORTNER & SHURE
  • We have offices in Maryland, Virginia & Washington, D.C.
  • We are top-10 rated lawyers.
  • We have received countless 5-star Google & Facebook reviews.
  • We have recovered over $300 million on behalf of our clients.
  • We offer legal representation in Spanish, Korean & Chinese languages.
  • We have aggressive litigation tactics, skill, and passion.
OUR ATTORNEYS, YOUR ADVOCATES

When you hire Portner & Shure, you can expect more from your representation. In addition to getting an attorney, you will get a committed advocates you has your best interests at heart.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • 5-Star Google Reviews
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • American Association for Justice
  • Avvo Rating Top Attorney
  • Avvo Superb Rating Top Attorney
  • US News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Jonathan Portner
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