Renata Castro, Esq. will moderate two immigration law pannels in national conference

Renata Castro, Esq. will moderate two immigration law pannels in national conference

Renata Castro, immigration attorney and founding partner of Castro Legal Group, an immigration law firm in Pompano Beach, Florida,  will moderate business panels held during the Federal Bar Association’s annual Immigration Law Conference in Memphis. It has been announced that, Renata Castro, Esq. has been selected as a moderator in the prestigious annual Immigration Law Conference held by the Federal Bar Association’s Immigration Section in Memphis, TN beginning May 18 through May 19, 20...

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IN THE NEWS – Immigrants’ rights at risk under new rule

IN THE NEWS – Immigrants’ rights at risk under new rule

Immigrants' rights may be at risk now more than ever, in the wake of the controversial completion quota for immigration judges imposed by the Department of Justice. Renata Castro, Esq., immigration attorney in Pompano Beach, Florida, and founding partner of Castro Legal Group was interviewed by the prestigious portal Bigger Law Firm to discuss the legal ramifications for immigrants in the court system. The new imposition by the Department of Justice, under the guidance of Attorney General...

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DMV FOIAs become better practices for Immigration cases where a beneficiary has or had a Florida Driver’s License

DMV FOIAs become better practices for Immigration cases where a beneficiary has or had a Florida Driver’s License

By Renata Castro, Esq.   Individuals seeking to obtain immigration benefits who have, at any point, obtained a Florida Driver’s License, are particularly vulnerable to heightened cross-checking of information between Immigration Authorities and the Florida Department of Homeland Security. Narrow limitations are imposed on Non-US citizens who wish to obtain a Florida Driver’s license. Aside from fulfilling Identification requirements such as providing proof of birth date, completing th...

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3 Things Most Brazilians Don’t Realize about American Culture

3 Things Most Brazilians Don’t Realize about American Culture

Visitors to the USA from Brazil often arrive with specific expectations. America and the people who live there have a reputation for being big, bold, and brash. But as many Brazilians realize after arriving in the country, that's not always the case. Here are three important things about the USA and American culture that many Brazilians don't realize until they arrive there. Football Is King From early September until late January, Americans are obsessed with football. But it's not the ...

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Morar nos EUA – What’s So Great About the USA?

Morar nos EUA – What’s So Great About the USA?

Every year, thousands of people from Brazil and other countries around the apply for visas to live and work in the USA. Have you ever stopped to wonder why? While the US is not without its problems, it is still one of the most successful countries in the world. It has the biggest and strongest economy, it's legal is fair, it's political system is not corrupt, and its residents consistently rank among the happiest and most productive anywhere on Earth. Morar nos EUA - Living in the USA T...

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Visas to the US — Six Simple Steps

Visas to the US — Six Simple Steps

If you are planning on visiting, working in, or seeking citizenship in the USA, the first step is often the easiest: Getting a visa. At Renata Castro Law Group, we can walk you through the visa application process so that you can get the visa you need with as little bother as possible. Our legal professionals have helped hundreds of people navigate their way through this process simply and efficiently, and we can help you, too. Visas to the US -- Preparing Your Visa Application The firs...

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Advogada de imigração – What Exactly Is ‘Immigration Law’?

Advogada de imigração – What Exactly Is ‘Immigration Law’?

Many people who contact Castro Law Group are seeking help with their immigration status. But immigration law is a specialized area that even many attorneys who don't work in the field don't know much about. So what exactly is "immigration law", anyway? Advogada de Imigração -- Immigration Law Defined Immigration law is simply the rules that were created by the US government for determining which people are allowed to enter the country, and for how long they are allowed to stay. Imm...

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Living in the USA Legally — Benefits of Living in the USA

Living in the USA Legally — Benefits of Living in the USA

While the US is still far from perfect, it does offer many advantages for foreign citizens who chose to live here legally. In addition to its diverse culture, unique scenery, and varied climate, the US also offers benefits in healthcare, education, and professional opportunity. Living in the USA Legally -- Celebrating Diversity The US is a very diverse country in terms of both its people and its geography. Currently, about 318 million people live in the US. Of these, about 62 percent or...

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Living in the USA Legally — What You Need to Know

Living in the USA Legally — What You Need to Know

Immigration law is a rapidly growing field in the US. With thousands of foreign nationals arriving in the US every day, having an advocate to help you navigate your way through the intricacies of US citizenship and naturalization is essential. Living in the USA Legally -- Castro Legal Group Can Help  Whether you are coming to the US for a temporary visit, or with the intention of living in the US long-term as a citizen or a legal permanent resident, Castro Legal Group can serve as your ad...

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When Should You Hire an Immigration Lawyer?

When Should You Hire an Immigration Lawyer?

The path to citizenship is not always easy. At some point, you may want to consider hiring an immigration lawyer. They can help ensure you reach your goal of becoming a legal citizen. This is necessary in order to legally work in the United States, advance in your career, and receive medical benefits. When should you consider contacting an immigration lawyer? If You Do Not Understand Immigration Eligibility If you are not sure about your eligibility for a green card or about the immigration pr...

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