Which Agencies Handle Immigration?
Answers from an Immigration Attorney in Orlando
There are a number of agencies that handle immigration cases and play roles in immigration processes. An individual undergoing an immigration case or facing removal will require an understanding of the government agency that is handling their case. Attorneys Robert Brown, Rishi Oza, Erin Brown, and Aleksandar Cuic from our firm are knowledgeable regarding the following agencies:
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
The Department of Homeland Security is the umbrella organization that manages many other immigration agencies. The primary mission of the DHS is to protect the country from any foreign and domestic threats. The immigration department provides services to immigrants and enforces immigration laws.
Department of Justice (DOJ)
The Department of Justice is responsible for administering justice to citizens and those residing in the United States. The attorney general is in charge of this agency, which aims to defend the interests of the United States and ensure that laws are obeyed.
Department of Labor (DOL)
The United States Department of Labor aims to protect those employed or seeking a job in the United States and those who are retired. Its goal is to make sure that United States citizens are protected in matters that concern occupation.
Department of State (DOS)
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) is responsible for providing U.S. visas to individuals wishing to enter the country. Depending on the reason for travel and relevant immigration laws, a specific visa will be administered accordingly.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is a product of 9 / 11. This agency seeks to protect the United States. It was established to enforce immigration and customs laws to safeguard the country from potential threats from other countries.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services handles immigration administration situations. It also establishes immigration policies. At Brown Immigration Law, we regularly deal with the USCIS because it handles applications and authorizations for immigrants seeking legalization.
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These agencies regulate immigration policy, enforcement, processing, and monitoring of immigrants. Not only is our firm entirely knowledgeable on all the immigration issues but our attorneys also understand how these agencies operate. It is important to obtain relevant information on all situations that can arise during your case, and our lawyers from Brown Immigration Law can help you do this.
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