JSO is an immigration law firm. It provides comprehensive immigration services, including: Citizenship & Naturalization, Deportation Defense, Employment-Based Immigration, Family-Based Immigration, Humanitarian Benefits, Lawful Permanent Residence, and more.Example cases
Common types of cases include Cancellation of Removal, TPS, I-130's, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, U Visas, and I-360s.
No. JSO charges either $100 or $125 per consultation. The information provided in these consultations is valuable as is the attorney's time.
We provide reasonable rates at a flat fee. The amount charged for a particular case depends on its complexity and the time and resources involved. Generally, deportation-defense cases cost the most. Consular processing cases, such as spousal immigrant visas coupled with unlawful presence waivers are in the middle. While basic family immigration services, such as straight forward adjustment of status cases and I-130's, are the most inexpensive.
JSO does not general charge hourly rates, but may do so if desired by the client.
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We are also open one Saturday per month.
All JSO staff speak Spanish. Other languages spoken at JSO include Portuguese, Hindi, and French.
Yes, as long as it makes sense in the particular situation, and neither the client nor JSO would be prejudiced by opting for such course of action.
Any JSO attorney and staff member can work on a case. Cases are assigned to paralegals and attorneys based on availability, experience, and practice area. All associates have access to partners and more experienced attorneys whenever they may have a question regarding a specific case.
JSO engages in negotiations with ICE frequently to achieve desired results in removal-relief matters. Generally no other type of negotiation is necessary, though we stay in contact with USCIS, DOS, and CBP officials as appropriate.
Yes. However, JSO is careful to limit the provision of pro/low bono services to good cases where there is a genuine need of assistance.
All JSO staff, including its attorneys, speak, read, and write Spanish. We are zealous in our advocacy and strive to be available to our clients.
It is good for clients to be as educated as possible regarding their case. The attorneys and staff of JSO strive to keep our clients informed about their case, and are available to answer questions by phone, email, and in person.
Yes. JSO attorneys can review documents prepared by clients, but will not file, nor assume responsibility for them, unless the client has retained JSO.
Yes. JSO attorneys can coach clients who wish to represent themselves. JSO charges a fee for such services even though no JSO lawyer will be responsible to attend interviews or court hearings with the immigrant.
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