Clients: Jose and Maria Cuellar
Service: Work Authorization


Jose and Maria Cuellar came to the United States on a tourist visa over 20 years ago. They found Youngblood and Associates through a friend and visited the office for a free consultation.

Legal Strategy

After a thorough consultation with Jose and Maria and looking into the details of their specific situation, the team at Youngblood and Associates determined that the Cuellar’s were eligible for work authorization because they have a child over the age of 21 who is a U.S. citizen. The firm also assisted Jose and Maria in applying for Green Cards.

Jose and Maria Cuellar
Jose and Maria Cuellar


After about eight months, the creativity and hard work of Kara Youngblood and her team resulted in Jose and Maria receiving work authorization and Green Cards through adjustment of status. Obtaining legal status has brought more freedom and opportunities to Jose and Maria’s lives. They say, “There’s no reason not to see what your options are.  Legal status changes lives.  You can be free and go back to your home country to visit friends and family without worry.”