Practice Areas

Herhusky Law Office’s main focus is immigration law, although we also represent clients dealing with collateral charges or legal issues that have the potential to affect their immigration status.


Immigration

US Immigration laws are constantly changing and having an experienced Immigration Attorney is extremely important to ensure that the correct forms, necessary information and corresponding evidence are submitted with each immigration application, to allow the immigration officers make prompt decisions. Attorney Karina Herhusky assists with: Naturalization and US Citizenship Removal of conditions of permanent residence […]

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Immigration

Adjustment of Status

If you’re already present in the United States, you may be eligible to adjust your status to that of a lawful permanent resident. If you’re an immediate relative of a U.S. resident, you may be able to apply for lawful permanent resident status through the “adjustment of status” process. This can allow you to receive […]

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Naturalization and Citizenship

Lawful permanent residents who wish to become naturalized American Citizens will need to go through the process of naturalization. This process requires the filing of a lengthy immigration application, this application will need to be submitted to USCIS, together with all required supporting evidence as well as its corresponding filing fees. The majority of our […]

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K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa

K-1 nonimmigrant visas are available to the fiancé(e)s of U.S. citizens who want to come to the U.S. and who plan to get married within 90 days after arriving in the U.S. The couple will have to provide a lot of evidence of their existing relationship, their intent to get married, and their intent to […]

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Removal of Condition on Residence

Conditional permanent residents who entered the U.S. on a K-1 visa or through marriage to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident are given a lawful permanent residence card that is conditional and only valid for two years. This condition must be removed before the conditional residence card expires. Otherwise, the lawful permanent resident will […]

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DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival

Those who entered the U.S., as children either without proper immigration documentation or without immigration documents may be able to receive deferred action from deportation through the DACA program. Although the USCIS is no longer taking new DACA applications, those who have been granted DACA status can still renew their status to maintain deferred action […]

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Green Card

One of the most common means of immigration to the U.S. is family-based immigration. However, just because you married a U.S. Citizen does not mean that you will automatically become a U.S. Citizen. You will need to go through the immigration process, which is long and complex. Whether you are filing to obtain a green […]

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Deportation or Removal Proceedings

A person who has received a notice to appear in immigration court or is currently going through the deportation process should find a lawyer as soon as possible. A notice to appear in immigration court typically means that either ICE, CBP or USCIS has initiated the removal process against an immigrant. It is important to […]

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Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) and FBI Investigations

There are many reasons why a person should do a background check when it comes to either filing for an immigration benefit, or preparing a defense against deportation proceedings. It is extremely important to be informed before starting certain immigration filings because you may not remember something that happened a long time ago, that is […]

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Criminal Defense

Even those who legally live and work in the U.S. can find their immigration status jeopardized if they’re charged with (or convicted of) certain criminal offenses. Those who commit one of any number of “crimes of moral turpitude” can be ineligible to naturalize and become a U.S. citizen or may even be subject to deportation. […]

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Criminal Defense

Traffic Violations

Although traffic infractions don’t rise to the level of deportable offenses, pleading guilty to a speeding ticket or other infraction can cause your insurance premium to spike for years. If you can’t afford to make your insurance payments, your policy lapses, and you’re involved in an accident (especially one resulting in serious injury), your immigration […]

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Traffic Violations

DWI Defense

Versión en Español If you or a loved one has been charged with DWI in North Carolina, do not hesitate to contact our office to schedule a free consultation with our DWI Attorney. We understand the seriousness of this charge and how it could affect your life and future. It is important that you take […]

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