The Border Crossing Law Firm was founded by Shahid Haque, an immigration attorney and law professor with 20 years of experience. We offer all our services through flat fees, with affordable monthly payments. You can also begin by scheduling a consultation to answer your immigration questions. If you want to check your options, please try Open Borders, our free guide.
If you are not ready to schedule a consultation, please use the form below to contact us, and we’ll e-mail you back to let you know how we can help. We cannot offer any legal advice until we are retained, but we may be able to offer you a flat fee to take care of your process.
Open Borders is a free immigration guide that was created by an immigration attorney and former law professor who has represented thousands of clients in the U.S. immigration system. By asking a series of simple questions, we will explain what you can do to get legal status in the country.
Shahid Haque informs Latinos in Montana about their rights if they encounter local police officers who ask about their immigration status, as well as what to expect if you are ever arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) and placed into deportation proceedings.
On November 13, 2018, Shahid Haque spoke at a panel hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis entitled Immigration: Learning from Community Experience.
On May 9, 2013, Shahid Haque participated in a panel discussion about immigrant victims of domestic abuse and sex trafficking victims in rural Montana. The focus was on the remedies available to these victims, and issues surrounding lawyering and advocating for these groups.
The app is available now in both English and Spanish on the Web, Android, iPhone/iPad, and Mac.
Download Open Borders on the Web, Android, iPhone/iPad, and Mac!
There is a new opportunity for Venezuelans, at least those who have a supporter in the United States, to come here.
Right now, USCIS is approving renewals of DACA status, but not initial applications.
We will be presenting on a panel at the 2021 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law on June 9–12, 2021.
Montana does not have any immigration detention facilities, and has no relevant interest in challenging the policies.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of DACA, but later federal court rulings have again stopped initial applications.
Local law enforcement officials may not arrest and detain immigrants under federal immigration detainers.
We recently spoke with the Montana Kaimin about University of Montana soccer coach Chris Citowicki’s immigration journey.
“The term illegal alien allows a large group of people to be less entitled to compassion or dignity,” Haque said.
We talked to Mel Magazine about our post arguing that “illegal alien” is a dehumanizing phrase.
We spoke to Outside Magazine about a DACA recipient who was unjustly arrested by ICE in Montana.
The New Republic provides an in-depth account of our client’s case.
An employee of the Montana Department of Labor quit because the state was about to give confidential information to ICE.
ICE moved to deport a Mexican client of ours who was sexually assaulted in their custody.
“It’s been a privilege to play a role in the lives of over a thousand immigrants and their families here in the State of Montana.“
We won a unanimous decision striking down an anti-immigrant law, which was approved by 80% of voters.
Immigration matters involving domestic violence and abuse are often challenging. We discuss some of those issues.
We prevailed in our class action lawsuit against the Montana Highway Patrol for discriminating against detaining Latino drivers.
The Montana Attorney General Tim Fox joined in a lawsuit to challenge President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.
The Border Crossing Law Firm is a full-service immigration law firm, offering help with visas, green cards, citizenship, and deportation proceedings. We have been committed to the immigrant community for two decades, representing thousands of immigrants and their families across the country.