Temporary Visas for Individuals

Whether you are coming to the U.S. to study, to visit friends and family, to see the sights or to experience a slice of life in America, there is a visa category for you.  Ellis Porter provides advice and services related to the following temporary visa categories for individuals:

  • B-2 Visas for Visitors & Tourists

  • F-1 Visas for Students

  • J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors

Marriage Based Visas & Green Cards

In a smaller world, true love can extend beyond borders.  Connect with us and we'll make sure that borders aren't barriers for your international love story.

Ellis Porter provides the following services for the foreign national spouses of U.S. Citizens:  

Marriage Based Visas

  • K-1 Visas for Fiance/Fiancee of U.S. Citizens

  • K-3 Visas for Spouse of U.S. Citizens

Marriage Based Green Cards

  • Green Cards for Spouse of U.S. Citizens

Family Based Green Cards

In a smaller world, family trees have global roots.  There a many paths that can help bring your family closer to you.  Let us help you find the right path to America for your family.

Ellis Porter provides the following green card services for U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents and their foreign national relatives:

  • Green Cards for Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens

  • Green Cards for Other Relatives of U.S. Citizens

  • Green Cards for Relatives of U.S. Permanent Residents

Naturalization & Citizenship

In a smaller world, America continues to welcome new citizens from every nation.  We think that is what makes America great.  

Ellis Porter provides legal services for individuals seeking U.S. Citizenship:

  • U.S. Citizenship by Naturalization

  • Derivative Citizenship by Birth

Waivers, Asylum & Humanitarian Relief

In a smaller world, the United States remains a beacon of hope for all those who simply seek the opportunity to pursue life, liberty and happiness.  For those who are seeking refuge in America, and those who encounter challenges along the way, we are here to help.

Ellis Porter provides the following services for individuals requiring waivers and individuals seeking asylum and other humanitarian relief:


  • Nonimmigrant Waivers of Inadmissibility

  • Immigrant Waivers of Inadmissibility

Asylum & Humanitarian Relief

  • Asylum

  • Refugees

  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

  • Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA)

  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

  • S Visas for Witnesses and Informants Assisting Law Enforcement

  • T Visas for Victims of Human Trafficking

  • U Visas for Victims of Criminal Activity

Immigration Court Representation

Stating your case before an immigration judge can be an intimidating experience.  Having the right attorney by your side makes all the difference on your day in court. 

Ellis Porter attorneys are available to assist individuals who need immigration court representation in the following types of matters:

  • Removal Defense