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IMMIGRATION LAW Services

Law, particularly immigration law, is a complex and challenging world, full of complicated hurdles that are overwhelming to even the brightest people. The dedicated team at the Law Office of Alexander R. Vail will help you overcome these challenges and obtain the most favorable outcome possible. Explore our immigration law services for clients in the Las Vegas area.

SERVICES

Our firm’s work centers on immigration law, with a focus on removal defense, family-based immigration, and naturalization. We also handle criminal defense with an emphasis on noncitizens facing criminal charges in Clark County. We pride ourselves on giving you honest answers, even if the information isn’t what you were hoping for or expecting to hear.

REMOVAL DEFENSE

Facing deportation from the United States is a scary thing for you and your family. We give you a free evaluation of your situation and thoroughly explain your options. We will take all the time we need to map out your options and give you our professional opinion on each step. We won’t tell you what you want to hear, but, rather, we will tell you the truth about your case.

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FAMILY-BASED IMMIGRATION

We understand how important it is to keep your family together—we have families, too. Tell us who you want to sponsor, and we will give you realistic expectations in terms of the process, wait time, and cost.

NATURALIZATION

There’s no time like the present to ensure you can remain in the United States for the rest of your life and enjoy all the privileges reserved for United States citizens. We make this process as simple as possible, and we deal with all the paperwork necessary to achieve this goal. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about becoming a citizen for years, but you figured being a legal permanent resident is enough. While holding a green card is good, being a citizen is always a better choice. Or perhaps you haven’t become a citizen because you’ve heard that your criminal record will render you ineligible. Come to see us for a free consultation, and we will separate truth from fiction and help clarify any misconceptions you might have that are hindering you from taking that final step to becoming a United States citizen.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

The criminal courts can be intimidating, but with us at your side, they won’t be. We will shed light on the complex processes and give you honest and straightforward advice on how to deal with the criminal charges you are facing. While coming in contact with the criminal justice system is rarely a good thing, it does not mean that life as you know it will change forever. Allow us to discuss your options with you. We believe in honest and direct communication, and whether your case is in the district court, justice court, or municipal court, we will guide you through the process.

Our managing partner, Alexander R. Vail, sees the practice of law as more than a profession; he sees it as a vocation. He cares not only about your case and about achieving the best outcome possible but also about the firm’s relationship with you. Honesty, transparency, and devotion are the values that form the foundation of this practice. Does it sound too good to be true? Try us. We are here for you.

Start by reviewing the answers to our clients’ frequently asked questions about immigration and learn more about our past case results. Then, call (725) 221-5998 or complete our online form to schedule your free consultation.

YOU SHOULD NOT NAVIGATE THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS ALONE.

Come see us, and we’ll tell you how to proceed. You can count on us for an honest answer and plan.

• Removal Defense
• Family-Based Immigration
• Naturalization

We are ready when you are.

Call us at (702) 370-5049 to schedule a free consultation.

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RECENT CASES

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CITIZENSHIP GRANTED Matter of V.A.V. (2020)
V.A.V., a native and citizen of the Mexico who had been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for more than three decades, sought the aid of Alex to file an Application for Naturalization (“Form N-400”). He was concerned, however, because he had sustained multiple convictions for driving under the influence in various jurisdictions as well as a battery conviction in violation of Nevada law. Alex prepared the Form N-400 filing, taking special efforts to explain in a memorandum of law why V.A.V.’s convictions did not preclude him from establishing good moral character. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) agreed, approved V.A.V. for naturalization, and he has been sworn in as a United States citizen.

CITIZENSHIP GRANTED Matter of M.S. (2020)
M.S., a native and citizen of Japan who had been admitted as a lawful permanent resident of the United States, sought the aid of Alex to file an Application for Naturalization (“Form N-400”). Alex prepared the Form N-400 filing, prepared M.S. for his interview, and attended the interview with D.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) approved him for naturalization, and he has been sworn in as a United States citizen.  

LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENCE GRANTED Matter of B.D.K (2020) 
B.D.K. is a native and citizen of Ethiopia who was adopted by U.S. citizens. Her parents sought Alex’s help to bring B.D.K. from Ethiopia to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Alex handled everything from the filing of the initial family petition all the way through consular processing. B.D.K. was issued an immigrant visa and has been admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident.

BOND GRANTED Matter of P.J.R. (2020)
P.J.R. is a native and citizen of Guatemala who had been arrested for battery on a protected person in violation of Nevada law. After he was released on his own recognizance in the pending criminal case, he was transferred to immigration custody where the Department of Homeland Security refused to release P.J.R. on a bond. Alex filed a motion seeking a custody redetermination hearing with the Las Vegas Immigration Court on his behalf, arguing that P.J.R. did not pose a danger to the community or a risk of flight. Satisfied with the evidence presented, the presiding immigration judge set a bond. P.J.R. was released from immigration custody after posting this bond.

WHAT I ADMIRE SO MUCH ABOUT ALEX IS HIS HONESTY

“I am originally from China, and I have been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for many years now. I was initially denied citizenship for a very complicated legal reason. Alex has helped make sense of all this to me. He first helped me through the administrative appeal, and when that was not successful, he filed a lawsuit in federal court. What I admire so much about Alex is his honesty through all of this. He explained from the outset that this is going to be an uphill battle. He predicted the denial of the administrative appeal and said that the only place we had a chance of gaining ground is in a federal court. Another thing I really like about Alex is that he shares all of his work product with me. This is why I am able to understand everything that is going on. Everything he files with the court, he shares with me. If I don’t understand something, he explains it well to me. I really feel like a have a champion on my side with Alex as my attorney.” – Client

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