• How to Select an Immigration Attorney
  • June 1, 2010 | Author: Trevor S. Jadoo
  • Law Firm: Jadoo & Zalenski Counselors at Law - Englewood Office
  • Many people nurture the dream of working and settling in the United States. Are you one of them who wish to immigrate to US and live and work there? You have to find an immigration lawyer who can help you understand all of the immigration laws.


    The immigration laws are very difficult to understand and keep changing frequently depending on the economy of the country. Hence the information that you have about immigration may not be the most updated; you have to consult immigration lawyers to get the updated immigration laws of the United States. Once you hire an immigration attorney, chances are high that your efforts to immigrate to the United States will be successful.


    However, you have to find a reputable and experienced lawyer to make the entire process fruitful and easy. Here are some tips on how to find a good immigration lawyer.


    1] Make sure the attorney or the law firm you are going to work with is a member of lawyer’s associations and societies in the United States, and more specifically, AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) These professional groups help the members to stay updated; the members also support each other and develop the overall standards by interacting at personal and professional level.


    Check if your immigration lawyer is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. They must also be listed with the State Bar. If you are going to hire New Jersey Immigration Lawyer then make sure they are listed with the State Bar of New Jersey.


    If your lawyer belongs to both the groups; it indicates that the attorney you are going to work with is truly professional and capable of handling your case for sure.


    2] Go online and do some research about the lawyer or the law firm. See if any reputable organizations of the State are referring to this law firm or not. Visit their website and see if they have received testimonials from their past clients. These testimonials help to understand how effective the attorney or the law firm can handle various cases.


    Check if there is any case studies on their website that help you understand whether the attorney will be able to handle the case successfully.


    3] Finally, work with a lawyer who belongs to the State you are planning to immigrate to. If you will be working and living in Englewood, New Jersey, look for an Englewood immigration attorney. This will help you make the process faster and you can visit the attorney in future if there is any requirement.