Christian Alvarez
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Christian Y. Alvarez Avvo Rating - Excellent - Featured Attorney, Immigration
Christian Y. Alvarez Avvo Clients' Choice 2015, Immigration

Practice Areas

Employment-Based Petitions

  • E-1/E-2 Investor Visa
  • All EB Categories
  • PERM Process
  • H-1B (Cap, Non-Cap, Transfers)
  • L-1 A/B Company Transfer
  • Treaty Visa (E-1, E-2, TN)
  • F-1 Student / J-1 Intern Visa
  • I Visa (Media)
  • O and P Visas

Family-Based Petitions

  • Spousal Petitions
  • Fiancé Petition
  • Parent for Minor Child
  • Parent for Adult Child
  • Parent for Stepchild
  • Child for Parent
  • Sibling Petitions

Education, Asylum, Detained, Other

  • Asylum
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility
  • Naturalization
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – DACA

Immigration News

Trump’s Executive Order

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), and in…

The K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa

The K-1 Fiancé(e) visa is a convenient way for a U.S. citizen to bring a foreign national fiancé(e) living abroad to the United States to marry within 90 days of his/her arrival to the United…

Marriage-based Immigration of Domestic Violence Victims

Many Immigrating fiancé(e)s and spouses are vulnerable to domestic violence because they often face limitations in communication due to language issues, have little access to information, are…

Know Your Immigration Rights

 EN SU CASA NO ABRA LA PUERTA SIN UNA ORDEN DE CATEO CON SU NOMBRE No abra la puerta a menos que ICE muestra una orden de cateo/registro o de arresto judicial que tenga su nombre o el nombre de…

New Expansion of Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver is already in effect

UPDATE: Now relatives of Lawful Permanent Residents aka Green Card holders qualify for the unlawful presence waiver (I-601A) as well, due to the Expansion of provisional waiver process announced…

Employment Authorization to the spouses of certain H-1B visa holders

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions which included initiatives to modernize, improve and clarify immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs to grow US…

Marriage Equality: A Constitutional Right

Marriage Equality: A Constitutional Right The landmark decision of Obergefell v. Hodges issued on June 26, 2015 has now opened the door to so many more benefits to same-sex couples that deserve…

Family Petition for a Parent

Family Petition for a Parent “As a U.S. Citizen, 1) Can I petition for my mother who is living in Mexico? 2) I heard that I cannot petition for her if I have not filed my last 2 years of taxes…