Taylor Jameson


Taylor Jameson has dedicated her entire career to representing the indigent and immigrants. She is currently a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Michigan in Flint, Michigan where she specializes in immigration, unemployment, and general civil litigation. Prior to working in legal aid, Taylor served for four years at the International Institute of Akron, a nonprofit legal services provider in Akron, Ohio, where she specialized in family-based immigration and deportation/removal defense. In her spare time, Taylor enjoys hiking, kayaking, gardening, and spending time with her daughter and dog.

Articles By Taylor Jameson

If You've Received Public Benefits, Leaving U.S. Risks Being Refused Reentry
Though green card holders are eligible for some public benefits, that doesn’t make receiving them risk-free.
Should You Apply for a U Visa or for VAWA?
U.S. immigration law provides three possible visas allowing victims of crimes to stay in or even come to the U.S. and testify or otherwise assist in law enforcement efforts.
Latest on DACA Initial Applications and Renewals
Opportunities are ongoing for people to at least reclaim DACA status, and the election of Joe Biden is expected to create new opportunities for young people brought to the United States by their parents, without having knowingly violated U.S. immigration laws.
Chart: What to Expect When Sponsoring a Fiancé or Spouse for a Green Card
Find out how long it takes to get a fiancé or spouse visa--and how to do it.
Can I Get a U.S. Passport at My Naturalization Oath Ceremony?
After receiving your Naturalization Certificate, you can apply for a U.S. passport at the oath ceremony location.
How the USCIS Interviewer Will Approve or Deny an N-648 Disability Waiver
If you are helping a relative apply for U.S. citizenship (naturalization), and have requested a disability-based waiver of the citizenship exam, how will USCIS decide whether to approve or deny the request?
Filling Out Form I-130 for Adult Son or Daughter (Over 21) of U.S. Permanent Resident
If you are a U.S. green card holder (permanent resident), you may be able to petition for your foreign-born children who are age 21 or older to become U.S. permanent residents themselves.
K-1 Fiance Visa or Marriage Visa: Which Is Better for Me?
If you are in a relationship with a U.S. citizen, and think that you are ready to take the next step and make your home in the U.S., you may consider applying for either a marriage-based visa or a fiancé(e) visa with which to enter the United States. However, these visas have very different requirements, and allow you to do different things on differing timelines.
Received a NOID (Notice of Intent to Deny) After Marriage-Based Green Card Interview: What to Do?
A strong NOID response may be your final chance to succeed in your case.
What Happens at a Bond Hearing in Immigration Court
A bond is an amount of money that will allow a person to be released from detention, but gives the court assurance that the person will continue to appear for future immigration court proceedings.