P.O. Box 10748 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Welcome to the

Law Offices of Richard Jacobs, P.C.

A Practice Limited to U.S. Immigration

Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

U.S. Immigration is a rapidly changing area of law and procedure. Despite the hazards it presents, thousands of people apply for and obtain U.S. visas each year without the aid of attorneys. This web site, its resources, and the sites of other immigration attorneys offer an unprecedented source of information to people who wish to live and/or work in the United States.

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Permanent Resident Status

One road leads to permanent resident status - a Green Card. This immigrant route is for persons who want to make the U.S. their main home and it provides almost unlimited rights to work.

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Temporary Status

The other non immigrant road offers temporary stay in the U.S. with limited work authorization according to the particular booth's requirements. These limits vary from a short visit for pleasure

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Although we hope that the information set out in these web pages is useful to you, there is no substitute for an individualized analysis by a competent immigration attorney. After a general consultation, you should know how U.S. immigration regulations relate to your plans, which visa options best suit your purposes, and how to proceed.

A normal consultation with me takes about an hour although I can often address specific issues in less time. My firm charges $200 per hour for attorney time with a $250 initial consultation fee. Payment must be arranged in advance

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