Getting a Fair Shake with US Immigration Trouble

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Let’s say you’re ready to make the monumental decision to immigrate to the United States. These sorts of decisions can absolutely alter your way of life. Coming to the Untied States means entering a new country and accommodating all the complications that accompany such a transition. Yet if you had previously attempted to enter the United States on a visa, and if that application was denied, your citizenship application may be seriously imperiled. That’s why you need a sound legal team to support your attempt at starting a better life. At Cohen & Cohen Attorneys P.C. we can help you navigate the complex legal structures to provide you with the guidance you deserve to help you become an American citizen. We work with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable immigration lawyers in Washington, DC.

Visa and green card problems can be some of the most frequent and obstructive forces in immigration law cases. Thankfully at Cohen & Cohen P.C. we employ a variety of expert immigration lawyers in the Washington, DC area who are well versed in the complications of immigration law in the United States.

On many federal forms, the United States government will ask whether or not you have been ever denied a visa, regardless of how that may have affected previous or subsequent visa requests, or how the government may have decided on other steps you may have taken to enter the United States such as:

  • Obtaining a visa to work or study
  • Obtaining authorization for permanent, non-citizen residency
  • Obtaining authorization to work in a specific industrial sector
  • Obtaining authorization to travel outside the United States while maintaining nonresident status

When you encounter obstacles to entering the United States, or to becoming a United States citizen, you need a lawyer who is well versed in immigration case law, legislation, and regulation. As a Washington, DC based immigration law firm, Cohen & Cohen P.C. employs immigration lawyers who have experience effectively litigating immigration law cases, who are familiar with the federal government and its various bureaucracies, and who have contributed to immigration law jurisprudence.

The United States has been colloquially referred to the as “land of opportunity,” and you deserve the opportunity to enter the United States if you feel as though you poses a reasonably safe personal history. If you need assistance with navigating the United States legal system to as to enter the United States or maintain your residence in the United States, do not hesitate to contact one of the most effective law firms for immigration cases in the Washington, DC area. The experienced staff at Cohen & Cohen P.C. employs some of the most effective immigration lawyers in the Washington, DC area. Contact us today for a free consultation. We can provide comprehensive assistance to accommodate your concerns.

It’s Election Season, Can You Participate?


Among the most important benefits to becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States is that you gain the ability to participate in American democracy. The right to run and/or vote in American state and federal elections is a special aspect of American society, and a unique benefit that only applies to American citizens. Election season is right around the corner. In most states, and in Washington, D.C., people have already made their ways to polling stations in order to cast their ballots in primary elections. Will you have the opportunity to participate in the decisions that will determine the future alignment of the United States government? If your citizenship application is on hold, or if you are experiencing legal complications on your path to nationalization, you should contact an effective Washington, D.C. immigration law firm.

Voting is one of the most effective ways to voice your opinion on the performance of the United States government, and to express how you believe the government can represent your interests. As a citizen, you will be able to vote on a variety of issues affecting your life at the local, state, and federal levels. Below is a list of just some of the things that you can vote on:

Local Issues

  • Mayoral elections
  • City and county council elections
  • City and county referendums

State Issues

  • Governor’s race elections
  • State delegate and senator elections
  • State referendums

Federal Issues

  • Presidential elections or caucuses
  • Senate elections
  • Congressional representative elections

Voting is the only way to make sure that you and your viewpoint will be adequately represented in government. Yet if you were not born as a citizen of the United States, you cannot participate in these critical components of American democracy, even if you live here. If you have been attempting to become an American citizen, but you have yet to succeed because of complications with your citizenship application or legal status, do not hesitate to contact an experienced immigration lawyer in the Washington, D.C. area.

At Cohen & Cohen P.C. we have extensive experience in helping our clients reach the important milestones in their immigration processes, and a proven track record of helping our clients become fully-fledged American citizens. Our lawyers have worked for decades in immigration law. We understand the legislation, and are expertly prepared for litigation. We have made significant contributions to immigration law jurisprudence, and we know the ins and outs of the federal administrations that handle immigration.

If you need an expert who is both knowledgeable about immigration law, and who is competent and capable in court proceedings, do not hesitate to contact the best immigration lawyers in Washington, D.C. to schedule an appointment.