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Hillsborough: 813.594.5000

Main Office: 5235 16th. Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33703
Tampa Office: 2202 N. West Shore Blvd. Suite 200 | Tampa, FL 33607

Experienced Tampa Immigration Lawyer

Tucker & Ludin is a truly comprehensive law firm when it comes to immigration. A hot-button issue here in Florida, immigration can be a difficult and obstacle-ridden process — and we help clients with all aspects of that process. We take pride in our job as advocates for immigrants, and understand that we play an important role for those of international backgrounds who seek citizenship, residency, employment opportunities or education in the United States. Review the pages below to learn more about Tucker & Ludin and immigration.

Deferred Action

Do you need to hire an immigration attorney in Tampa to file a Deferred Action Petition?
Now that deferred action is reality, you must decide if you are going to hire an attorney or try to do it yourself. It’s important to read this before you make a decision.... [More]

Immigration Services

After many years representing international clients, Attorney Eric Ludin has expanded his practice to include a focus on immigration law. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and dedicated to assisting non-U.S. citizens in realizing their dream of becoming U.S. residents or citizens. The firm is also pleased to have Attorney Ahmad Yakzan as an associate in our firm. Mr. Yakzan, a native of Beirut,...[More]

Immigration News

On January 19th, 2012, President Barack Obama issued an executive order aimed at improving visa and foreign visitor processing and travel promotion in order to create jobs and spur economic growth in the United States...[More]

Immigration Visas

Green Card: A green card (immigrant Visa) allows a foreign national to live and work permanently in the U.S. By being granted a green card, an individual becomes a "Legal Permanent Resident of the U.S...[More]

Non-Immigrant Visas

Non-immigrant visas are issued for temporary periods of time and for specific purposes. What follows is a list of some of the more typical non-immigrant visas, but it is far from a comprehensive list. Our immigration attorneys in Tampa will assist with most non-immigrant visas, even if they are not listed below...[More]

Country Specific Information

EL Salvador
Any El Salvadorians in the US on Temporary Protected Status should be aware of the following recent notice issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services which is pasted below: [More]

Immigration FAQs

How do I know if I need a Tampa immigration attorney to assist me with an immigration matter?
The rule of thumb is to always have an experienced attorney represent you before a governmental agency. The attorney will work to ensure that the process is as fair as possible. Going alone against the government is like having a little league pitcher face off with a major league slugger... [More]

Immigration Blog

How Do the Political Parties Stand on Immigration Issues?
These past few years, immigration issues have been discussed a great deal by politicians. But, where do the political parties actually stand with regard to immigration matters? [More]

EB-5 visas and the Regional Center

The EB-5 visa provides an excellent opportunity for foreign investors to obtain a "green card" and eventual naturalization. At the present time there is no wait time for an EB-5 visa. The EB-5 program was created by the U.S. Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy......[More]

Removal Defense

If you find yourself facing removal proceedings (deportation), the skilled Tampa immigration attorneys at Tucker & Ludin are here to help you with your ordeal. This page aims to give you a general description of removal proceedings...[More]

Doing Business in the U.S.

Our knowledgeable immigration lawyers often meet with potential clients in Tampa who are citizens of other nations, but interested in opening a business in the United States. We usually discover early on in the consultation that the client is completely unaware of the various options available — and the advantages and disadvantages of these options...[More]

Brief Writing Assistance

At Tucker & Ludin, we know that an excellently written brief is an important component of your case, whether you are before the immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, federal circuits, or the Service. We also know that busy practitioners do not always have the time to write briefs, even though they could sway the adjudicator’s decision...[More]

Trustworthy and reliable representatives for your immigration matter

The immigration lawyers of Tucker & Ludin are responsive and supportive to all our clients. If you face an immigration issue, we’re prepared to use our full arsenal of experience and ability to resolve it in your best interest. For more information, or to speak to a Tampa immigration lawyer today, call our firm at 727-564-9050 or contact us online.