Why you need an Immigration Lawyer Now.
There has been much in the press lately about immigration law and immigration reform. In fact, there are so many laws recently enacted or under consideration on the federal, state and local level that only lawyers engaged in the practice of immigration law have a clear picture of exactly what is actually in place regarding active law in the community where you live.
In Texas for example, several communities have enacted or attempted to enact various forms of landlord tenant legislation or regulations to monitor and track the legal residency status of tenants in rental communities. Some of these regulations have been challenged and brought down while others have succeeded. In many other places regulations have been put in place or have been attempted to monitor and track the legal residency status of grade school, middle school and high school students and their families. There are now numerous regulations and guidelines for college student loans and grants and still many more which attempt to regulate the hiring practices of all types of employers as it regards the legal residency status of employees. There are ramifications for weddings, permits and professional licensing and these vary geographically all across the U.S.
Anyone who has questions about how these rules and regulations affect them and their families can no longer rely on their community of friends and family to provide safe guidance. Only a licensed legal professional who specializes in immigration law can help sort through the piles of rules, regulations and laws that govern each specific instance where an immigrant may come in contact with the legal entities that regulate and monitor virtually every aspect of life in the United States. If you are a legal resident, these are issues which you don’t need to be concerned about in most cases unless you are a landlord or employer. However, anyone who is not a legal resident will find their lives filled with challenges on a daily basis that can cost them their livelihood, home or their freedom.
If you are not a legal resident of the United States the smartest option for you is to find a trustworthy immigration law attorney with whom you can confide from time to time. You don’t need to pay them a retainer for services unless you actually need their assistance. However, it is best to be prepared in the event that you do.
You should not engage in any work activity that you think may put you in jeopardy of breaking any US immigration law without first consulting a legal authority that can help clarify your position and advise you on the best course of action.
In today’s turbulent times of immigration reform, many people are under scrutiny that never had their integrity challenged in the past. Your best course of action to avoid problems and possible deportation is to find a good immigration attorney you can trust to be on your side whenever you need assistance understanding current immigration law and immigration reform efforts in your own local area.