Going through an immigration process could be a daunting experience. It will be a great deal of relief consulting an immigration lawyer in Cameroon to take you through this process, especially if different consultants have offered various conflicting immigration advice to you in the past.
The huge demand for visa and other relative immigrant processes are forcing foreign consulates across the country to be experiencing loads of visa applications daily. A development like this will not come without its disadvantages. The foreign nations and their consular officers are now likely going to penalize and deny visas to any applicant who has made any mistake, even an honest one.
Therefore, it is now so important for some applicants to seek genuine advice from where it can be found.
Several applicants often want to know whether consulting an immigration lawyer in Cameroon is an option or if they should just go ahead with their various applications without any consultation.
Having regard to the preceding, I would state at least 5 Reasons why consulting an immigration lawyer in Cameroon for your visa application may be important and relevant below:
GETTING AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER IN CAMEROON
The importance of an immigration lawyer in Cameroon is that all matters with visa issuance, refusal, or even ban have to do with law, and it is only lawyers that are competent to give legal advice. Although some of the immigration laws consular officers would rely upon to issue or deny visa applications are foreign laws of their home countries, a diligent and experienced lawyer would be able to interpret any law, regardless of the jurisdiction where it is enacted, and be able to advise clients accordingly.
REASONABLE PROFESSIONAL FEE
The importance of an immigration lawyer in Cameroon of a lawyer is simply to advise you on various aspects of the law that is critical to your visa application. However, the ethical rule does not allow a lawyer to charge recklessly; a lawyer’s fee must be commensurate with the work done. Therefore, a typical immigration lawyer’s fee is moderate and often affordable.
PROTECTION FROM VISA FRAUD
The spate of visa fraud in Cameroon is at the highest rate at the moment. Some middlemen demonstrating like genuine consultants are now ripping people off their hard-earned incomes by representing to them that they would help them to easily process visas. However, lawyers are professionals whose activities are regulated by Cameroon Bar Association. Therefore, a lawyer may not make a fraudulent representation with aim of extorting money from vulnerable people and can guide a client from such extortion.
LAWYERS CAN GUIDE AGAINST UNNECESSARY MISTAKE
More than 50% of visa refusals occur as a result of little mistakes. Consulting an immigration lawyer for advice and to help you get your visa application before submitting may go a long way to prevent those little mistakes that could lead to a refusal of a visa and even ban some cases.
The importance of an immigration lawyer in Cameroon is that they often offer post-visa issuance or denial services. Even when a visa is issued, it does not qualify as an automatic entry to the issuance foreign country. Most embassies would inform you that borders or customs agencies at the various ports of entry are responsible for admitting or refusing aliens from entering their countries. Therefore, you may still need a lawyer to advise you before traveling to a country that has issued you a visa, especially when there has been a variation in your purpose of traveling.
In the same token, where your visa application has been unnecessarily denied, consulting an immigration lawyer in Cameroon to file an appeal on your behalf becomes necessary, where applicable, or advice on the appropriate step to take where refusal is not appealable.
In conclusion, getting an immigration lawyer in Cameroon to review and handle your visa case file might just be an appropriate decision to make, considering high staking situation of visa applications in Cameroon and the uncountable numbers of unprofessional advisers, which are disguising themselves as visa experts who ended up worsening some visa applicants’ conditions.
Article by Barr. Mafany Victor Ngando
Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm
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