Lee & Garasia, LLC
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  • "Lee and Garasia are excellent lawyers, punctual and professional. They are dedicated to going above and beyond the usual level of service to meet your client's needs. Their staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and polite. I would highly... recommend this firm to anyone." Read More

  • "I would definitely recommend Mr.Lee and Garasia as an immigration attorney because they did a great job with my case i.e. of Adjustment of Status (i-485). Mr. Lee helped us in each and every detailed information and prepared to the best of it. It was all well done and would like to appreciate." Read More

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  • "Mr. Lee and Ms. Garasia did a great job with my renewal of my permanent residence application. They help prepare the paperwork with such a great attention to details and accuracy. I will recommend the law firm every time." Read More

  • "Mr. Lee did a great job with the renewal of my permanent residence application. My case was very time sensitive and they worked really fast on my case with great detail and accuracy. I will recommend the law firm every time." Read More

  • "I would recommend Attorney Paris Lee for anybody who needs immigration consultation. Mr. Lee is THE lawyer who respects and cares clients. Mr. Lee is professional and honest. Bottom line, preparation for the results and NO BS!" Read More

  • "Stalin - Lee did a wonderful job, Got my wife her visa in one year. He is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him for all your immigration needs." Read More

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January 2015 Archives

Immigration Consequences of Filing Taxes As A Non-Resident

bigstock-Blank-income-tax-forms-Americ-57717941.jpgOne of the hidden pitfalls that lawful permanent residents often overlook when considering how to preserve their immigration status is taxes. Most green card holders are aware of the risks of traveling outside for an extended period of time, but few are cognizant of the impact that taxes can have, particularly when filing IRS Tax Form 1040-NR. While the intent of this blog is not to provide tax advice (individuals should always consult with their accountants), lawful permanent residents may want to consult with both their CPA's and immigration attorneys before filing this particular form, which is for those who claim to be US Nonresident Aliens. In many cases, lawful permanent residents who file this form may be exposing themselves to or raise a presumption that they have abandoned their green card status.

Immigration Q & A for New Jersey Residents at East Brunswick Library

On Thursday, January 29, 2014, Attorney Paris Lee of Lee and Garasia, LLC, will be conducting an immigration seminar for the general public. The seminar is hosted by the East Brunswick Public Library and runs from 7pm to 8:30pm. The library is located at 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. During this question and answer session, Attorney Lee will be discussing the latest developments in US immigration law including President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration; Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA"); Deferred Action for Parents ("DAPA"); and Provisional Waivers. Mr. Lee will also address the latest trends in immigration law and policy as well as field general questions from the audience. For those affected by or interested in immigration issues, this promises to be a great opportunity to gain inside insight and practical knowledge of the immigration process and how it specifically applies to New Jersey residents.

Unlawful Voting Can Lead to Deportation | Illegal Voting and Citizenship

bigstock-A-politician-is-promoting-the--48974585.jpgThe basis and foundation of our democratic form of government is the right to vote. Voting is one of the most important tools Americans have to influence the policies the government implements. One of the most significant rights of American citizens age 18 years or older is the right to vote. Oftentimes, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and/or non-resident aliens may have innocently, or through some misunderstanding, voted illegally in a United States election without realizing that they are not legally able to.

What If I Can't Attend My Citizenship Test? | Naturalization Interview Problems

citizensswearing.jpgUnder most circumstances, anybody who files an N-400 application for naturalization would want to see it through to its end. In order to become a citizen, the applicant must attend an interview at the local district office where he or she will be tested for basic proficiency with the English knowledge as well as knowledge of American civics. In general, very few matters should take precedence over a scheduled interview but in some cases, it is just not possible to attend an interview or there is some exigent circumstance that needs to take priority.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

    • The National Advocates | Top 100 Lawyers
    • Rated by Super Lawyers | Angie Garasia | 5 Years
    • Avvo Rating 10.0 | Superb
    • Client Distinction Award martindale.com | 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
    • New Jersey State Bar Association | Paris Lee Chair - Immigration Section 2015-2016
    • Nationaly Recognized | Newsweek Nationwide Showcase | Top Attorneys 2013
    • New Jersey Chapter | American Immigration Lawyers Association | Angie Garasia | Chapter Chair 2015-2016
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