Law Office of Charlotte C. Lin immigration

This office handles all aspects of immigration law, including both applying for immigration and deportation defense (if you have received a Notice To Appear “NTA” and/or are in removal proceedings). Please also my immigration law articles on the right column.

A sample of what I handle include:


  • Check us out in the News!
    February 10, 2015
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    We are very grateful for all the media coverage on our upcoming case. Thank you Crypto Coin News, Coindesk, and Bitcoinist (special thanks to Scott Fargo) for your hardwork and dedication to the cryptocurrency community. Check out Law Office of Charlotte Lin in the news recently: https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/knc- class-action- investigation-into-knc-miners-mischief/ http://www.coindesk.com/us-attorney-investigating-potential-class-action-suit-kncminer/ http://bitcoinist.net/bitcoinist-news-bits-knc- ...
  • Everything You Need to Know About Renewing Your Deferred Action INFOGRAPHICS
    June 5, 2014
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    Almost 2 years will have passed since DACA/Deferred Action/Dream Act was enacted, allowing millions who qualify to apply for immigration relief. For all Deferred Action recipients, the renewal petition is finally released. It is important to note that USCIS requires the new form for the renewal request. (Unless you are one of the few recipients of DACA through ICE ...
  • Family Based Immigration – INFOGRAPHICS
    May 19, 2014
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    For lengthier discussion of this infographic, read about Family Based Immigration.
  • Will Driving Without a License be a thing of the past? (VC § 12500)
    May 9, 2014
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    As an immigration and traffic law attorney, the one thing I see repeatedly is driving without a license, VC § 12500. It is not uncommon to see a slew of tickets that start with speeding, or some other violation, and then has a driving without a license tacked on to it. This charge is pretty ...
  • Immigration Through Employment
    May 6, 2014
    As with almost any area of law, employment-based immigration is a very complicated area. So I will only generally summarize this area. Note, this post does not discuss non-immigrant visas (for temporary work or training). For those who qualify, an employment-based immigration might be the way to a green card. For this and other reasons, I ...
  • In anticipation of DACA renewals
    May 2, 2014
    Almost 2 years will have passed since DACA/Deferred Action/Dream Act was enacted, allowing millions who qualify to apply for immigration relief. USCIS is preparing for the renewal process for current DACA recipients. They have advised that they will release a new Form I-821D for both initial review and renewal request in late May of 2014. They also ...
  • Immigration Through Family and Spouse – Hoops to go through
    May 2, 2014
    U.S. citizens and permanent residents helping their family members immigrate to the U.S. has to, generally, go through two hoops. The first part is to get a family visa petition approved. This is the “Petition for Alien Relative”. Two things that needs to be proven are 1) that the U.S. citizen or permanent resident actually ...
  • Will a DUI affect my Deferred Action (DACA/Dream Act) Renewal?
    April 30, 2014
    Having a DUI can be a huge problem for DACA (“Deferred Action”/”Dream Act”) recipients and applicants. There are many other offenses that will count as a criminal bar for DACA (meaning you will not be eligible for DACA), but here I will only talk about DUI’s. Among a host of strict requirements for DACA (see my ...
  • Immigration
    April 28, 2014