INITIAL IMMIGRATION
CONFERENCE INFORMATION
and
CONSULTATION POLICY

 

CONSULTATION POLICY

An initial consultation with our firm consists of reviewing an individual's present and/or proposed new immigration status in the United States. This normally includes addressing practical legal options and procedures available to secure an appropriate non-immigrant classification or permanent residence ("green card") status in the United States.

In order to initiate a request for a consultation, please complete the information form which follows this policy statement and transmit it to our office.* This preliminary information is then reviewed to ascertain the general nature and circumstances of each matter. After this occurs you will be contacted and advised before a consultation is initiated, what fee if any, our firm will charge for the consultation/evaluation of your case. No fee will be incurred for our firm's services unless and until requested.

We ask that you please review the "Do I Need A Lawyer" information on our web site prior to submitting a request for an initial consultation. All information furnished to our firm is treated as strictly confidential.

You may fax the completed form to: (512) 476-3869; or mail it to: 1600 Nueces St., Austin, TX 78701.


INITIAL IMMIGRATION CONFERENCE INFORMATION

NAME:
Family:
First:
Middle:

ADDRESS IN U.S:
Street:
City/State/ZIP:

TELEPHONE:
Home: Work:

DATE OF BIRTH:
Month/Day/Year:

CITY AND COUNTRY OF BIRTH:

PRESENT CITIZENSHIP (COUNTRY):

CITY AND COUNTRY OF PARENT'S BIRTH:

CITY AND COUNTRY OF GRANDPARENT'S BIRTH:

WERE ANY OF YOUR DIRECT-LINE ANCESTORS EVER CITIZENS OR RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES?
Yes No

COUNTRY OF LAST RESIDENCE ABROAD:

ADDRESS OF LAST RESIDENCE ABROAD:

DATE YOU LAST ENTERED THE U.S.:
Month/Day/Year:

PLACE (CITY AND STATE) OF LAST ENTRY:

PRESENT VISA STATUS:

DATE YOUR CURRENT U.S. STATUS EXPIRES (I-94):
Month/Day/Year:

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN THE U.S. BEFORE?
Yes No

IF YES, DID YOU VIOLATE YOUR STATUS?
Yes No

IF YES, GIVE DETAILS:

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN GIVEN A J-VISA WHICH SUBJECTS YOU TO THE TWO (2) YEAR FOREIGN RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT?
Yes No

MARITAL STATUS:

IF MARRIED, LIST SPOUSE'S NAME, CITIZENSHIP & COUNTRY OF BIRTH:

NAMES OF CHILDREN, AGES AND COUNTRY WHERE BORN:

YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND (HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE DEGREES, ETC.):

HAVE YOU OR YOUR SPOUSE EVER SERVED IN ANY U.S. MILITARY FORCES?
Yes No

PRESENT OCCUPATION:

IF NOT NOW EMPLOYED, HAVE YOU EVER BEEN EMPLOYED IN THE U.S.?
Yes No

IF YES, NAME OF EMPLOYER:

HAVE YOU EVER APPLIED FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE IN THE U.S.?
Yes No

IF YES, GIVE DATE AND PLACE APPLIED:

LIST NAMES, RELATIONSHIP (BROTHER, ETC.) AND IMMIGRATION STATUS OF ANY OTHER RELATIVES NOW LIVING IN THE U.S.:

REFERRED BY (FRIEND, LAWYER, ETC.):

BRIEFLY DESCRIBE YOUR IMMIGRATION PROBLEM OR DESIRED NEW STATUS:

IF YOU PREVIOUSLY PAID ANOTHER PARTY FOR A CONSULTATION CONCERINING YOUR IMMIGRATION MATTER, PLEASE FURNISH THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THIS PARTY:

WHAT IMMIGRATION BENEFIT(S) OR RESULTS DID THIS PARTY SAY HE/SHE COULD OBTAIN?

E-MAIL ADDRESS:
(Required if you would like a copy of this form mailed to you.)

I understand that providing this information to G. Wellington Smith, P.C. is for the purpose of requesting a consultation and is not intended for the purpose of establishing an attorney client relationship until I have executed a written legal services agreement entering into such a relationship.




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You may fax the completed form to: (512) 476-3869;
or mail it to:


G. Wellington Smith, P.C.
1600 Nueces St.,
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 476-7163
Fax: (512) 476-3869