English is the most widely used language in the world followed by Spanish. Both languages are used more and more due to the increased number of the Spanish speaking population.
On arrival to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, you will notice that nearly all the signs and indications are in both Spanish and English. In all probability the immigration official can also speak to you in Spanish.
Speaking with an experienced and skilled immigration attorney is the first step when dealing with any immigration issue.
An experienced attorney authorized to practice immigration law in Dallas, throughout Texas, and in all fifty states can assure that your case moves forward as quickly as possible and is handled correctly.
Following is a list of signs and words in both languages:
Customs and Immigration Services – Servicio de Aduanas e Inmigración
USCIS, Citizenship and Immigration Services -Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos
American Citizens – Ciudadanos americanos
Foreigners – Extranjeros
Locations – Destinos
Arrivals – Llegadas
Departures – Salidas
Information – Información
Police – Policía
Meeting Point – Punto de encuentro
Passports USA – Pasaportes USA
Permanent Residents – Residentes Permanentes
Green Card – Tarjeta verde
English Spanish Interpreters – Interpretes inglés español
There are more than 65 categories or types of visas to enter the United States, each for different circumstances and conditions. In order to enter the U.S. you must have a visa and if someone enters without one, in all probability they will be deported and returned to their country of origin. Following are a few of the most common visas.
Visas A are for Immigrants and Green Card residents and diplomats. Visas B are for temporary and non-immigrant visitors.
Tourist Visas B1 and B2 are non-immigrant visas, for businessman participating in activities of a commercial or professional nature in the US.
Student visas, languages, business. Special visas are provided for airline and maritime personnel.
Visas E-1 and E-2 treaty are for investors ,temporary workers, media representative ,nursing personnel and exchange students
Visa K for fiancée) of a US citizen and their accompanying minor children.
You will discover when you visit cities such as Dallas, Houston, San Antonio or Austin that signs in supermarkets and many stores are in both languages; signs in the streets and most customer services also offer “Spanish Spoken”.
It is useful and a big advantage to be able to communicate in both languages, especially in Texas. There is a great demand for qualified workers, professionals of all specialties as well as for workers in less skilled professions. If you are able to communicate in English this will give you an advantage when applying for a job.
An experienced attorney authorized to practice immigration law in Dallas, throughout Texas, can assure that your case moves forward as quickly as possible and is handled correctly.