Finding a good immigration lawyer – and one who you can trust -, is not impossible, but it is not a task that you should take lightly either. There are proceedings and activities that you may perform by yourself. However, there are other things for which you will need the experience and the expertise of a qualified lawyer.

Thus, there are some tips you should take into account are shown below:


It is best that the lawyer who takes your case is dedicated to immigration matters and that they are not a “jack of all trades.” However, we are not suggesting that you find the “ultimate immigration specialist,” since there are issues that are more complicated than others.


Always consult with the Bar Association of your State to make sure that the lawyer you wish to hire possesses all the required licenses and that they have not been penalized for unprofessional behavior.


Many lawyers will offer you the opportunity to have a first free appointment. Take advantage of this to have an interview with several of them. It is always very important to assess their behavior, their style of service and even the place where they work. It is very important that the lawyer inspires trust.

Choose the best

Do not let yourself be carried away by the impulse of choosing a lawyer from your country of origin or one who speaks Spanish. You must have the best lawyer who can take your case to success.

Money does matter

As the proverb rightfully says “you get what you pay for.” It is important to place quality above price in this cases. Of course, there will be lawyers who are very expensive and who are not necessarily the best for that matter. But it is for this reason that it is important to make a thorough assessment of your options.

You are the boss

It is important to know for certain that you have erred on your choice. The best thing is to admit it, and to find other lawyers who are more qualified. Always talk about your doubts and clarify everything. You are the boss, of course. Say it so without arrogance. Make sure that you understand, respect and trust each other – that is the key.

Beltran Brito LLP is a law firm specialized in immigration laws which represents individuals and business across the United States and worldwide. We have expert lawyers who are dedicated to assisting our clients in all aspects related to the immigration and naturalization laws of the United States.

The United States can be more than a dream. Do not hesitate to contact us.

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