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Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Social Security Disability
Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mira Law Group, APC
I work with the Mira Law Group handling a diverse portfolio of matter, including immigration, deportation, criminal defense, and personal injury cases.
First District Appellate Project
Appointed to the FDAP panel for indigent criminal appeals before the First District Appellate Court.
Law Offices of Haitham Edward Ballout
Represent clients before EOIR Immigration Courts and handle immigration and deportation appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Petitions for Review before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Represent clients in Personal Injury Claims, Social Security Appeals, and Criminal matters.
University of San Francisco School of Law
J.D. | Juris Doctor
Bar Association of San Francisco
Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney in Immigration Court
Activities: Through the BASF, I volunteer in the San Francisco Immigration Courts as the pro bono attorney of the day to assist unrepresented Respondent's before the immigration court.
A: If someone is born in the United States, then by birthright, they are US citizens, regardless of the immigration status of the parents. Just obtain a copy of the birth certificate showing they were born in the US. That establishes US citizenship.
A: The Social Security Website has some basic information about your question. Kindly take a look.
"Even if they have never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be eligible for benefits if they are at least 62 years of age and you are receiving retirement or disability benefits. Your spouse can also qualify for Medicare at age 65."
A: You can always check with the USCIS website that notes the case processing wait times.
As of today, here is the I-130 wait times:
Estimated time range Form type Receipt date for a case inquiry
22.5 Months to 29 Months Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21 October 01, 2019
29.5 Months to 38.5 Months U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 December 16, 2018
44.5 Months to 57.5 Months U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 May 11, 2017
59.5 Months to 77.5 Months Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 September 14, 2015
112 Months to 145.5 Months U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 January 18, 2010