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Becoming a United States citizen

For many immigrants, becoming a citizen of the United States is a lifelong dream, and US citizenship is one of the most important steps that you can take to ensure a secure future for you and your family. Once you become a US citizen, unless you lied or falsified information to do so, your citizenship can never be taken away without your consent. You can never be deported, you’ll know that you’re a full member of our nation, and you can shape the country’s future by voting.
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Immigration benefits for military families

We work with clients from all over the country — indeed, all over the world! But because our office is located in Colorado Springs, we’ve been fortunate to assist many clients from our local military facilities.
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How To Immigrate Successfully

Immigrating successfully isn’t about luck, it’s about skill and knowledge. Immigration law is very complex. Too many people try it on their own, or cut corners by hiring someone who’s not a licensed attorney — and then they regret it.
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I-601A Stateside Provisional Waivers

We experienced a surge of calls and first-time consults after USCIS (the federal immigration benefits agency) rolled out the implementation of the new stateside provisional waiver process last spring (March 4, 2013, to be exact).
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The Latest on DACA (Deferred Action)

We at Hanes & Bartels LLC have thoroughly enjoyed helping dozens of young people to take advantage of the program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that began on June 15 of 2012. Through these cases, we have helped high school valedictorians, budding scientists, and star high school and college athletes to get some relief from the uncertainty of living without legal immigration status.
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The latest on prospects for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Like many of you, we have been closely watching this year as Congress grapples with immigration reform. After the Senate passed its version of comprehensive reform this spring, many immigrant families awaiting change in our outmoded laws rejoiced, but we warned our clients and potential clients that such celebrations were premature.
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