Immigration Blog


August 1, 2019

Special Immigration Juvenile Status

Are you undocumented under the age of 18 and in the United States without your biological parents or with one of your biological parents? If you answered yes, you may be eligible for SIJS. In some states, like Washington, you may be eligible if you are under 21 and in the United States with neither […]


July 21, 2019

Widow Gets Green Card Despite Criminal Convictions

You are eligible to be classified as a Widow if, You were married to a U.S. citizen who is now deceased and who was a U.S. citizen at the time of death; Your U.S. citizen spouse died less than two years before the date on which you filed this petition; You were not legally separated […]


June 10, 2019

Child Reunification Through Child Protection Act

The “Child Status Protection Act” May Allow A Person To Immigrate To The U.S. As A “Child” Even Though They Are Over The Age Of 21.  This Protection May Allow A Person To Immediately Immigrate To The U.S. Instead Of Having To Wait Several Additional Years To Be Granted Permanent Resident Status. Our client Tomas, […]


May 18, 2019

Obtaining Permanent Resident Status, After Committing Fraud, It’s Possible!

Entering the United States under misrepresentation, providing misleading information, or providing fraudulent documents will bar a person from ever getting their green card: unless they can get a waiver of their prior fraud! Obtaining a waiver from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is not easy. But as one happy client of Bailey Immigration, PC recently found […]


April 19, 2019

DACA & Provisional Waiver

DACA Recipient Becomes a Lawful Permanent Resident after being granted a Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, Read Her Story and Find Out How! Elli was like millions of other Mexican citizens who came to the USA, as a child. She was brought here, without real knowledge of what was going on. She entered the USA unlawfully, […]


March 12, 2019

Undocumented Workers Can File Tax Returns and Pay Taxes With An ITIN

Please check with a reputable tax preparer to see if you are required to file a tax return. We often send clients to H&R block.  Many clients have gone to ‘notarios’ and are given bad tax filing advice. In 2018, a person under 65, single and earning $12,000 or more, is required to file a […]


March 7, 2019

Fear Of Returning To Your Home Country & Asylum

ASYLUM To gain asylum in the United States can be a very long and difficult process. Simply being afraid to be in your home country, or that there are no jobs in your home country is not enough. Even if you were the victim of crime in your home country, it still may not be enough. To […]


March 4, 2019

U visas for Victims of Crime a Path to Legal Permanent Residency & Citizenship

At Bailey Immigration, PC we handle hundreds of U visas each year.  If you have been a victim of crime in the United States & you reported that crime, you and your family may be eligible for a U visa. First a judge, district attorney, police department or other agency with authority, must sign a […]


February 8, 2019

Have you been the victim of trafficking?

A T-visa is commonly referred to as a trafficking visa, but when someone says trafficking the word makes you think of sex trafficking and kidnapping, but those who are eligible for this visa include a lot more than just that what initially comes to mind. For example, have you ever not been paid wages?, not […]


October 15, 2015

DACA / Advance Parole & Adjustment of status to Legal Permanent Resident (greencard holder)

If you have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and are married to a United States Citizen, you may be able to adjust your status to lawful permanent resident (greencard holder) if you obtain advance parole, then make a short visit to your home country and return on advance parole. Example For instance, Victoria entered […]