Phone: (360) 332-5400 Email: info@pnxblaw.com

Pacific Northwest Cross Border Law is an immigration firm located on the U.S.-Canada border. The firm focuses on helping Canadians cross the border for work, pleasure, or permanent residence. We offer assistance with obtaining a wide array of work-authorized non-immigrant visas, as well as family-based and employment-based immigration. If you are seeking access to the U.S. for work, or to settle permanently, we encourage you to contact our office to schedule a consultation. Additional information on U.S. immigration issues can be found on our blog.

Our Blog

Latest Updates

On Tuesday January 30, 2018 I became a US citizen. I submitted Form N-400 just before Christmas of 2016, and completed biometrics in early 2017. Then, I waited. The journey Near the end of December 2017 I received a notice in the mail telling me that my interview was scheduled for 7:15 am on January… Read More

Continue Reading

On January 10, 2018 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) executed its “7-Eleven Operation.” According to ICE’s Deputy Director, Thomas D. Homan, “ICE will continue its efforts to protect jobs for American workers by eliminating unfair competitive advantages for companies that exploit illegal immigration.” Both Fox News and NPR described ICE’s efforts as “raids.” On the… Read More

Continue Reading

American Government A) Principles of American Democracy What is the supreme law of the land? What does the Constitution do? The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words? What is an amendment? What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? What is one… Read More

Continue Reading

Last week US Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) issued a warning to “Canadians wanting to head into the U.S. with their stash.” According to that article, attempting to cross the border with marijuana could lead to “being fined, arrested, or both.” Although both of these consequences are possible, an additional, severe consequence was not mentioned:… Read More

Continue Reading

Every alien applying for admission to the United States at a port of entry is presumed to be an intending immigrant until the alien can establish that he or she is entitled to non-immigrant status (INA 214(b)). Intending immigrants who do not possess a valid immigrant visa are inadmissible to the United States (INA 212(a)(7)(A)(i)(I)).… Read More

Continue Reading

In this episode of Border Security two segments show travelers from Canada applying for admission to the US in visitor status. In one segment, the travelers were able to convince the inspecting officer that they would only be engaged in legitimate activities while in the US. In the other, the evidence the traveler presented suggested that he would engage in unauthorized employment, and thus his application for admission was denied.

Continue Reading
View Blog