We help you take control of your future.
Our team applies experience, compassion, and legal expertise to provide the most comprehensive care when dealing with your particular immigration challenges.
It is our firm belief that one of the most liberating aspects of life is to have control of your destiny - and helping our clients obtain that level of freedom is paramount!
Meenu Sharma and her team pride themselves on providing the very best care to individuals seeking green cards, visas, ultimately citizenship, or many other immigration related legal matters. They provide services to individuals, families, and organizations - filling out applications, filing the proper documentation by the assigned deadlines, preparing and supporting clients through interviews, and many other matters.
In the ever changing political climate, it can be very worrisome for a foreign born individual who is not yet a U.S. citizen. The fear of being deported is a very real threat. While no one can guarantee your citizenship, Meenu Sharma will work diligently to make sure that all documents are filled out and filed timely, and all deadlines are strictly adhered to - doing everything in her power to help your process along.
The Law Office of Meenu Sharma | Immigration Law Specialists Since 2001
MEENU SHARMA, JD | Immigration Attorney
Born in India, Meenu grew up with a keen interest in the law.
After graduating, Meenu moved to the United States, passed the Ohio State Bar, and settled in Dayton, Ohio. She began her practice in 1998, in her company 'The Law Office of Meenu Sharma.'
Meenu handles all facets of the immigration process for individuals and businesses alike.
Providing a wide variety of legal services pertaining to immigration and citizenship
At the law office of Meenu Sharma, we help individuals and businesses from foreign lands who have come to the U.S. looking to fulfill their dreams of raising families and working to be productive members of their communities. Our services include all areas of immigration law, we provide interviews, file documents, and defend clients in court. Help is only a phone call away!
Immigration is the movement of people from their native land to a country where they are foreign with the intent to settle or reside there as permanent residents, become naturalized citizens, secure employment, or to raise families.
From the most common documents needed for citizenship, green cards, visas, and other immigration documents to complex business documentation - we handle it all.
Our firm will provide you the highest personal service from your initial interview in our office through any necessary interviews with the U.S. Immigration Service.
In some cases, it is necessary to go to court and we are prepared to provide that service to our clients as well. We are located in Dayton, Ohio but have had court appearances wherever our clients need.
Becoming a Citizen
According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the requirements for becoming a U.S. citizen include:
Holding a green card
Residing in the United States for at least 5 years before applying
Proficient English language skills
Have an understanding of American history and government
Be of good moral character.
All facets of Immigration Law
In today's global marketplace, businesses find the need to employ individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. U.S. immigration law allows for permanent and temporary placement of employees - different visas are available for specifically skilled individuals. Meenu Sharma is an expert in helping to navigate the complexity of immigration law, especially in these employment based cases.
In order to study as a full-time student in the United States, you will need a student visa. Time frames and extensions are necessary to be monitored and having an immigration lawyer on your side will help with all of your necessary documentation.
This is the most common type of immigration where a U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are permitted to petition the government to allow specific family members to migrate to the United States, where they are located. The petitioner must prove the nature of their relationship and then agree to support the relative upon his or her arrival in the U.S.
The road to becoming a U.S. citizen can be a lengthy and complicated one, and having an immigration lawyer to help navigate the complexities of the law is always a good idea. Meenu Sharma will be by your side to help navigate through the complexities of becoming a citizen.
When a non-citizen finds themselves in trouble with the law, a lawyer specializing in immigration law is the best choice to make. Making sure that the immigrant understands the accusation and that they have the necessary interpreter in the event that they do not understand the English language is a must. The Law Offices of Meenu Sharma has two full time interpreters in the office.
The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the individual has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Deportation is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated. Our firm will fight hard to keep individuals from being judged as removable and will make every effort to help them to be able to stay in the United States.
Asylum is the legal protection afforded by the United States government to a person who can demonstrate a "well-founded fear of persecution" based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. Asylees are distringuished from refugees by their presence in the country. Asylum is an immigration benefit that allows certain foreign nationals who fear persecution to remain lawfully in the U.S. indefinitely. People who are granted asylum may apply for lawful permanent residence (green card) one year after being granted asylum.
The Law Office of Meenu Sharma has experience helping families and businesses navigate the complexity of all facets of immigration law including: Business Immigration, Student & Visitors, Family Based Situations, Naturlization & Citizenship, Non-Citizens & Crime, Deportation, and Asylum.