Category: Immigration


How SIJ Status Leads to Permanent Residency: How Our Immigration Lawyers Can Help

Posted on 06/02/24

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we recognize the critical importance of guiding Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) applicants through their journey toward securing lawful permanent residency. As a leading immigration law firm in Connecticut, we are deeply committed to supporting the most vulnerable members of our community—children who have faced extraordinary circumstances. Our


Navigating Marriage-Based Green Card Applications

Posted on 05/29/24

Applying for a marriage-based green card or permanent residency is an intricate and personal endeavor. It requires you to prove the authenticity of your relationship under the scrutinous eyes of USCIS, adding layers of complexity and potential stress to what is already a highly personal matter. Your relationship is undoubtedly genuine, yet U.S. immigration laws


The K-1 Visa Process: Uniting Fiancé(e)s

Posted on 05/28/24

Navigating the intricacies of K-1 visas is a journey of emotional and legal complexities, particularly when you are eager to begin your life with a loved one from abroad. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we specialize in guiding U.S. citizens through the detailed process of obtaining K-1 visas. Our team, led by


DACA 2024: Transitioning from a Temporary Program to Permanent Status?

Posted on 05/23/24

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established by then-President Barack Obama in 2012, was designed to protect undocumented immigrant minors from deportation. For over 12 years, DACA has provided nearly 600,000 Dreamers with a shield against deportation, allowing them to pursue education, employment, and contribute to their communities without the constant fear of


Advocating for Extended TPS Protections for Haitian Nationals

Posted on 05/22/24

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we are committed to advocating for the rights and protection of Haitian nationals residing in the United States. The ongoing crises in Haiti have left many in a precarious situation, driving us to call upon the Biden administration to extend and expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections.


Filing an Immigration Application on Your Own

Posted on 05/20/24

Navigating the immigration application process on your own can be daunting due to its complexity and frequent changes in laws. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we recognize the appeal of handling your case independently, often inspired by online advice or past successes. However, the benefits of partnering with experienced legal counsel are