frequently asked questions

How much will I save if I use an immigration service company compared to an attorney?

If it is one person from $2000 and up, but if it is a family petition it could go up to as much as $11000 in savings.

Is it possible for me to file directly to the USCIS?

Yes it is. Most of the forms are available at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices. However, be careful - One single mistake on those forms can cause your case to be instantly rejected.

If it's possible to file directly to the USCIS myself, why should I use the services of an immigration service company like SkipTheLawyer?

After the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York and Washington DC, the US government has implemented more security along its borders making immigration procedures more difficult and a lot more complex.

These complicated procedures are now being used by most government agencies like the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Internal Revenue Service, etc, that is why most people are eager to use the services of specialists in the field or use the appropriate software. Keep one thing in mind, one simple mistake on any of the forms might place your case in the back of the line and the wait could be years!.

SkipTheLawyer specializes in Immigration Procedures ONLY, making this our area or expertise. We provide you the peace of mind and confidence that your forms will be filled out error-free so your case will be processed perfectly.

If I file the forms myself and I make a mistake, what would happen to my application?

It will take about six months only to receive the blue letter stating that your application has mistakes. This letter comes with instructions to fix the mistake, most of the time these instructions are as complex as the initial instructions you followed, so it could be easy to make a second mistake, which will only lead you to a longer waiting period and more delays. In addition, you will have to pay more fees and resend the package again.

Even if you choose to file the documents yourself, we strongly recommend to check for misspellings. Yes, believe it or not... misspellings are the most common mistakes that can lead you to application rejection.

How do I make sure my case has no mistakes before filing with the USCIS?

Your first alternative is to take your case to an attorney, you know this option is way more expensive than to hire a professional immigration service company, most of the time attorneys charge five times more of what the immigration service would charge you to prepare the documents for you.

An immigration service company like SkipTheLawyer assists you in preparing your documentation and forms without mistakes for your filing with the INS. SkipTheLawyer is not a law firm, we are not attorneys and no legal advice is given by the company ever. We use propriety, top of the line software to assure that your forms are completed without mistakes. An immigration Specialist Agent is assigned to your case, and will guide you from start to finish, making sure the right documentation and fees are submitted to the right USCIS office.

Please keep in mind that using a qualified specialist is the best way to go, we do not recommend that you make the filing yourself unless you are really confident of the procedures.

How can the SkipTheLawyer System help me?

SkipTheLawyer guarantees your application will be filled without mistakes according to the information you provide. Our fees are way LESS than the fees charged by attorneys. We guarantee your case will be ready to file within 72 hours after we receive all documentation required. An expert Immigration Agent will be assigned to your case to assure no mistakes are made. A department supervisor will review your documentation and forms before submitting to the INS to triple check for accuracy. Our System is proven and our success rate reflects our tried and true methods of getting your case filed and approved on time!

Should I file now or wait for the new laws to be approved?

You have probably heard it on the news, immigration reforms are on the way, so are INS fee increments. The US Citizenship and Immigration Service announced its new fee schedule, some of the fees will triple after JULY 30, 2007. for example the fee for filing for Permanent residency will cost $1010. The forms will become more complex and difficult for filing. USCIS agents will have work overload and probably applications will take much longer for approval. Another reason our service just makes good sense. We give you the peace of mind that it's done right.

How do I start my immigration case?

Please contact one of our Immigration Specialist at 1.800.467.4112 to start your case now.

Should I compare fees and service with other immigration services?

Of course! There are plenty of immigration attorneys that will take your case and charge you thousands. We encourage you to investigate other options. We know you'll be back!

Please review the information and services offered by other online companies and compare them against our personalized support.

Even if you don’t choose our company, we encourage you to start your immigration process immediately!


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