What We Do
We provide a variety of services including the following:
1-130 Family Petition - The application that is the basis for all family based immigration, it is used for a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States to establish the required family relationship to certain foreign born relatives who wish to immigrate the the United States.
1-485 Adjustment of Status - The application a person must file to adjust his or her status to that of a permanent resident of the United States. In order to file a form an individual must be protected by INA 245(i), have a lawful entry, have an immediate relative who is a veteran or active member of the armed forces or have some other form of protection that allows them to adjust status from within the United States.
Consular Processing - The process that most individuals must use to obtain an immigrant visa interview at a United States Embassy or consulate prior to obtaining his or her permanent residency status.
I-601A Provisional Waivers - Can be used by certain immediate relatives of United States citizens to request a provisional unlawful presence waiver under immigration and Nationality Act Section 212(a)(9)(B) and CFR 212.7(e), before departing the United States to appear at a United States Embassy or consulate for an immigrant visa interview.
I-601 Waiver - The waiver required if an individual is inadmissible to the United States and is seeking an immigrant visa, adjustment of status, certain nonimmigrant statuses or certain other immigration benefits. A waiver must be filed if an individual is found to be inadmissible.
I-212 Waiver - An individual who is inadmissible under INA 212(a)(9)(A) or (C) must file the Form I-212 to obtain consent to reapply for admission from the Department of Homeland Security. Consent is required before the individual can lawfully return to the United States. The term "Consent to reapply" can also be called "permission to reapply".
Fiancé Visa - Petition to bring your fiancé and his or her children to the U.S. for marriage to you within 90 days of entry to the United States.
Parole in Place - Parole of Spouses, Children and Parents of Active Duty Members of the U.S. Armed Forces or Retired Members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Effectively changes the requirement to consular process and allows immediate family members to adjust status in the United States.
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) - Certain individuals who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization.
I-131 Advanced Parole - Certain individuals need to apply for permission to travel and re-enter the United States before departing. This includes, TPS holders, individuals with DACA, individuals who have asylum or refugee status. The same document is also used to apply for parole into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) - The Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for TPS due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country's nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately.
Asylum - Individuals may apply for asylum within one year of entering the United States who seek protection PR because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution in their home country due to: Race, Religion, Nationality, Membership in a particular social group, or Political option.
Info Pass - Info Pass is a free service that lets you schedule an appointment with a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). I can accompany you to USCIS to speak with an officer or go without you to check the status of your case.
Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) - A FOIA allows an individual to request a copy of his or her applications that have been filed with USCIS, his or her entries and exits with CBP, or his or her court file with Executive Office of immigration Review (EOIR). Accessing immigration files can significantly impact the manner in which an individual decides to proceed with his or her immigration case.
FBI and CALDO - Running an individual's fingerprints through the FBI and California Justice Department databases can provide valuable information before he or she decides to apply for an immigration benefit.
Camino Immigration Services is an initiative of Solidarity and is a Department of Justice recognized organization.