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Immigration law from the Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC

Green Cards & Permanent Residence

Applying for permanent resident status can be a complicated and frustrating process. Michael Carlin will work with you, from the initial consultation through to the day you receive your green card.

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U.S. Citizenship

U.S. citizens have the rights to vote, travel on a U.S. Passport, and sponsor family members for permanent resident status. Michael Carlin will thoroughly prepare you for the naturalization process.

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Immigration Court

Immigration Court proceedings involve government attempts to remove you from the United States. Michael Carlin has the experience you need, including defenses against deportation, and applications to help you remain in the United States.

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Immigrant Visas

If you are eligible to apply for a green card and you are outside the United States, you may apply for an immigrant visa to enter as a permanent resident. Michael Carlin has the experience you need to get the results you want.

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Fiancee Visas

If you are a U.S. citizen, you may help your girlfriend or boyfriend obtain a fiancé / fiancée visa to enter the United States. Michael Carlin will work with you and your partner throughout the process.

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If you are seeking a green card or a visa to the United States, you might need a waiver of inadmissibility. Michael Carlin can help you through the process of preparing and submitting a strong waiver application.

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If you are in the United States and you fear that you may be persecuted in your home country, you might be eligible to seek asylum. Michael Carlin will work with you to prepare a strong asylum application.

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Providing high-quality professional representation to serve your immigration needs.

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The Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC

The Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, provides careful, thorough, and professional legal services to guide you through the U.S. immigration system. Whether you are applying for United States Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residence, or are in Immigration Court proceedings, we will handle your case with care.

Exceptional service and expertise in immigration law.

About Michael Carlin

Michael Carlin has years of experience working with immigrants to help them to become lawful permanent residents and citizens of the United States. Mike represents clients at USCIS immigration offices, in Immigration Court, at the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and before federal district courts and courts of appeals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please take a look at the questions and answers we present, on topics such as eligibility to petition for family members, the meaning of the “priority date,” issues related to extensive travel by permanent residents, the immigration consequences of criminal convictions, immigration bonds, and more.

Useful Resources

Links to government agencies involved in the immigration process, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS – formerly known as INS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Department of State (DOS), the National Visa Center (NVC), and other organizations.

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