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immigration practice

firm practice

Our full service immigration and nationality law practice provides legal services to corporations, individuals, and families in all areas of immigration and nationality law. We represent clients in immigration matters before government entities including the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of State and U.S. consulates, Department of Labor, immigration appeals boards and other federal agencies. As immigration law is Federal Law, this enables us to successfully represent clients in various states in the United States.

business immigration

We provide comprehensive legal services in all areas of business immigration to employers who need help navigating the complex immigration laws. We assist with obtaining work visas and permanent residence ("green cards") for foreign born professionals seeking employment in the field of information technology, education, healthcare, research, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, engineering, architecture and other areas. We advise multinational companies on intra-company transfer of executive and managerial personnel, specialized knowledge employees and other high-tech workers.

Our scope of business immigration services includes, but is not limited to

  • H-1B Specialty Occupation Visas
  • L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas
  • O-1 Extraordinary Ability Worker Visas
  • TN/NAFTA Professional Work Visas
  • Work visas for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers
  • PERM Labor Certifications
  • EB-1 Visas for Foreign Nationals of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers and Multinational Executives and Managers
  • EB-2 Immigrant Visas for Workers with Advanced Degrees or Exceptional Ability in Science, Arts or Business
  • EB-3 Immigrant Visas for Skilled Workers and Professionals
  • EB-5 Investor Visa for Entrepreneurs who want to relocate themselves or their business to the U.S

immigration compliance

In today's global economy, there is a close nexus between a multinational company's immigration program and its internal employment policies, corporate compliance and governance. We provide assistance to U.S. employers seeking to ensure that their hiring and employment practices comply with immigration regulations related to the hiring of foreign nationals.

We work with businesses and organizations in developing consistent and effective corporate policies and provide assistance with:

  • IRCA and I-9 requirements (employee verification, recordkeeping and documentation)
  • Department of Labor regulations governing the H-1B Program and Labor Condition Application documentation
  • Impact of immigration law on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate transactions
  • Internal audits and government investigations
  • Corporate immigration policy

family immigration

We provide guidance and legal representation to foreign nationals and U.S. citizens in obtaining family based permanent resident ("green card") status. We assist in preparation and filing of documentation with U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of State and related consulates in the following matters:

  • Immigrant visas petitions and green cards for immediate relatives
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Consular Processing
  • K-1 Fiancé/e Visas
  • K-3 Spouse Visas
  • Citizenship and Naturalization

removal/deportation defense

We represent individuals in removal/deportation proceedings in immigration courts and before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Our practice includes:

  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility
  • Asylum/Withholding of Removal/Convention Against Torture
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • U Visa for Victims of Crime

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