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Center for U.S. Immigration Services: Tampa Office

At the Center for U.S. Immigration Services, immigration is personal: Our lawyers are immigrants who have walked through the doorway of opportunity and now reach back every day to hold the door open for others.

But navigating the complex immigration process alone can mean the doorway of opportunity opens to a maze of extra paperwork, complicated legal problems, and avoidable mistakes that result in significant financial costs and unexpected delays.

In fact, without an immigration attorney the majority of applications and petitions filed are denied.

That’s why our experienced immigration lawyers in Tampa are here to guide you. We’ll anticipate many legal obstacles ahead of time and design solutions before they result in delays and extra cost.

We will listen compassionately to your story and answer the questions and concerns you have, advising you honestly on what plan is most likely to lead you to success. Whether your case is family immigration or business-related, we put your interests first and will only accept cases we believe we can win.

Corporate Headquarters

Fifth Third Center
201 East Kennedy Boulevard,
Suite 1612
Tampa, Florida 33602

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Phone: 813-298-7222


About Our Tampa Office

The headquarters of the Center for U.S. Immigration Services is in beautiful downtown Tampa. The convenient location is close to Tampa International Airport with direct flights to major world cities and strategically near USCIS field offices in Tampa and Orlando so travel between meetings with your attorney and immigration officials is reduced.

While our Tampa office serves clients globally via telephone, zoom and other digital means, many clients from surrounding counties, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk and Orange take advantage of in-person consultations.

Our immigration lawyers in Tampa will develop an honest, compassionate plan that always puts you and your business interests first.

Business and Investor Immigration

Our Tampa headquarters offers comprehensive investment and business immigration services. When advising investors we can’t make specific recommendations for where or what to invest in, but we will critically analyze the immigration approval history for particular regional centers or projects so you will have sound analysis to base your decision on.

For businesses that need to bring noncitizens to the United States, any delay can be costly. We have more than 35 years of combined experience helping businesses minimize challenges and improve chances of approval for employment visas.

Another complicated process that can be time-consuming for businesses is ensuring USCIS-compliance and navigating audits. We are experienced in providing both USCIS compliance assistance to businesses.

Why Hire CFUIS?

Immigration Services Offered at Our Tampa Office

  • The U-Visa is for victims of specific crimes who have endured physical or mental harm.
  • The T-Visa is for victims of sex or labor trafficking either in the process of entering the U.S. or when already in the U.S.
  • Victims of crimes whether for U-Visa or T-Visa must have cooperated with law enforcement in order to be considered for approval.

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As the name implies, it involves immigration for a U.S. citizen or permanent resident’s spouse, child, parents or siblings. The length of time for processing the visa depends on the family relationship.

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Individuals who have distinguished themselves in the arts, science or business may apply for visas based on exceptional ability in their fields. To determine eligibility, potential clients must go through initial consultation which includes, but is not limited to a review of resume/CV and field of interest in the U.S.

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Some visa applicants are barred from remaining in the U.S. or from entering the U.S. because of visa overstay, entry without inspection, immigration court removal order, misrepresentation or prior crime. Any person barred due to one or more of the stated reasons is inadmissible. An applicant may be able to waive inadmissibility if certain conditions are met.

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A non-immigrant visa gives you permission to come to work or visit the U.S. for a short period of time. The U.S. government tells you exactly how long you’re allowed to stay in the country. The purpose of an immigrant visa, on the other hand is to apply for Permanent Residence. A Permanent Resident is allowed to live and work in the U.S. indefinitely. It is also the first step to becoming a U.S. citizen.

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People whose lives are in danger in their home country can move to another country and apply for asylum. This means asking for permission from another country’s government to live there because it isn’t safe to return home.

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The most common way a person becomes a U.S. citizen is by being born in the country. If you were born in another country, you can still become a citizen. The process of becoming a citizen is called naturalization. There are rules a non-U.S. citizen must comply with to be naturalized – Above 18 years, never registered or voted in election, paid taxes, does not owe child support, and has been of good moral character.

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What is a deportation defense lawyer?

Many people around the world want to live in the United States, but just moving to the U.S. does not mean you are allowed to stay. If you don’t follow the right rules, the U.S. government can decide to deport you. That means they make you leave the country, even if you want to stay in the U.S.

A deportation defense lawyer is someone who helps you understand the rules of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which is the law the U.S. government uses to decide who should be deported. If the U.S. government thinks you have broken the law, a deportation defense lawyer will help you decide what to do next.

We provide comprehensive federal litigation to aggressively challenge the USCIS in federal court for stalled cases or to correct flawed decisions. If you are stuck waiting for a decision by USCIS or have received a clearly faulty decision, we can help you take the next steps.

Client Reviews

We think some of the best immigration lawyers in Tampa work at CFUIS – our client reviews show you why.

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