We provide clients with a full range of immigration and naturalization legal services which are carefully crafted to reflect each client's needs. Immigration law has become a more exciting and dynamic field as a result of the opening of world markets, and expanding trade.


U.S. Non-Immigrant Visas

There are several types of non-immigrant visas which allow a foreign national to work in the United States.

  • H-1B (professionals),
  • L (intracompany transferees),
  • E (treaty traders/investors),
  • F (students ) and
  • J (exchange scholars).

We offer clients substantial experience in the analysis and representation of all other types of non-immigrant visas. , including issues involving:

  • North American Free Trade visas for Canadians and Mexicans
  • Free Trade Agreement visas for Chileans and Singaporeans
  • tourist visas
  • extraordinary ability in science, education, arts, business or athletics visas
  • entertainer visas
  • foreign media visas
  • exchange visitor visas
  • foreign medical worker visas
  • international organization visas
  • student visas
  • international cultural exchange visas
  • religious worker visas

U.S. Immigrant Visas

We have experience in all facets of immigrant visas, including:

  • labor certifications
  • immigrant visa petitions
  • multinational executives and managers
  • outstanding professors and researchers
  • exceptional ability visas
  • nurses, doctors, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals
  • special immigrants, including religious workers, returning permanent residents and broadcasters/journalists
  • employment creation/investor
  • employment-related family immigrant visas (spouses/children/brothers/sisters)
  • adoption
  • divorce and widows

Global Visas

There are numerous immigration regimes across the globe.  we have experience in the full spectrum of global immigration filings, including:

  • Employment, investor and family based work and residence permit applications
  • Permanent residency and citizenship filings
  • Business and Entry visas
  • Acquisition of vital records and personal documents
  • Immigration project and/or program strategy
  • Immigration and compliance audit assistance
  • Client legal, HR, mobility, recruiter, and manager training

Corporate Transactions

Our lawyers are sensitive to the immigration issues related to other transactional matters. When appropriate, we interface with our corporate, real estate, bankruptcy and tax attorneys to provide a complete range of legal services with respect to client needs. The following are representative issues on which we assist in business transactions:

  • immigration ramifications of corporate restructuring such as mergers, acquisitions, asset transfers on employees' U.S. Non-Immigrant, U.S. Immigrant, and Global Visa status
  • immigration issues for non-immigrants purchasing/financing real estate
  • effect of bankruptcy on naturalization application
  • international and domestic tax ramifications for foreign corporations and foreign personnel
  • tax ramifications of immigration status

Removal (Deportation) Counsel, Hearings, Waivers and Litigation

Our immigration attorneys have handled deportation (currently "removal") hearings, waivers, material witness warrants and federal court litigation:

  • individuals who have problems at the port of entry
  • foreign personnel who are out of status because they worked for a second employer without permission or failed to file appropriate documents with the CIS
  • returning permanent residents with old criminal convictions which, at the time of the conviction, would not have been sufficient cause for removal
  • corporate executives with old or expunged criminal convictions
  • individuals seeking political asylum or relief from deportation under the United Nations Convention Against Torture
  • individuals subject to waivers for misrepresentations, fraud, convictions, exclusion at entry, failure to possess appropriate documents
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