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Lea McDermid McKenna, Of Counsel
U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law

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Office: 1029 West Third Ave., Suite 600, Anchorage, AK 99501

Tel: (907) 261-8989 Fax: (907) 278-6015

Lea McDermid McKenna provides legal representation to noncitizens, their families, and their employers. She has extensive experience in the following areas:

Family-Based Immigration Issues

  • Adjustment to permanent resident status
  • Visa petitions
  • Affidavit of Support issues
  • Waivers for fraud, unlawful presence, and medical grounds of inadmissibility
  • Consular processing
  • Derivative citizenship for children of United States citizens
  • Form I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
  • K visas for spouses and fiancés of U.S. citizens and their children

Domestic Violence Immigration Issues

  • Battered spouse and children cases
  • Crime victim (U visas) and trafficking victim (T visas) cases
  • Removal of conditional status for marriage-based green cards including waivers based on domestic violence or divorce

Employment-Based Immigration

  • Nonimmigrant visas (e.g. TN, H1-B visas)
  • Labor Certification
  • Employment-Based Adjustment of Status to obtain lawful permanent resident status (green card)

Removal and deportation defense

  • Waivers for criminal grounds of removal
  • Cancellation of removal
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Fraud waivers
  • Asylum
  • Termination of proceedings
  • Motions to reopen and motions to reconsider final orders of removal and administrative denials of certain immigration applications
  • Voluntary departure

Immigration Custody and Bond Issues

  • Release from immigration custody
  • Requests for reduced bond
  • Bond redetermination hearings

Other Immigration Issues

  • Diversity visa lottery
  • Naturalization
  • Asylum
  • Temporary Protected Status

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