Representative Cases

In keeping with our commitment to excellence in immigration law through service to the legal profession, business community, and immigrants globally, below are some of our representative cases.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RESULTS OF PAST CASES DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PAST CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASES.

Our Service to The Legal Profession.

  • Our law firm assisted, as Co-chair of the Immigrant Outreach Committee of the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar, in various projects including the implementation of Continued Legal Education (CLE) courses that trained attorneys in the adverse immigration consequences of criminal convictions in Virginia.
  • Gave seminars and training courses on immigration law and procedure to attorneys and other community-based organizations serving immigrants and their families.
  • Worked closely with criminal law and family law attorneys to minimize immigration consequences to their clients in their handling of their client’s legal matters.
  • Our law firm is committed to serving the legal profession and individual attorneys by giving of our time and resources in training and developing the next generation of immigration professionals. We do this in several ways, including being available at no cost to attorneys who have questions about immigration law and procedure.

Our Service to The Business Community.

  • Assisted international organizations in transferring high-level executives and managers to affiliated companies in the U.S.
  • Secured immigration benefits for skilled and professional workers through applications with the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • Counseled companies in issues relating to immigration compliance, including employment eligibility and “No-Match” letters.
  • Successfully represented companies and individuals whose Labor Certification Applications were audited by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Assisted companies in securing visas for temporary skilled and unskilled workers.
  • Gave seminars and training courses to businesses and organizations on the responsibilities incurred when petitioning foreign workers.

Our Service to Professionals and Entrepreneurs.

  • Secured visa approvals for professionals seeking to work in the United States in a professional capacity.
  • Counseled professionals contemplating changing employers, but concerned about not losing their immigration status, on proper procedures to follow.
  • Represented clients in adjustment of status interviews to ensure proper adjudication of employment-based petitions.
  • Represented immigrants who were facing prolonged processing delays and worked with various government agencies to ensure the expeditious handling and adjudication of their cases.
  • Assisted individuals in preparing for their employment-based interviews at different consular posts.
  • Successfully reopened cases previously denied and secured immigration benefits.
  • Assisted entrepreneurs in securing immigration benefits.

Our Service to Nonprofit Religious Organizations.

  • Secured non-immigrant and immigrant visas for Pastors and other ministers and religious professionals.
  • Assisted in transferring religious workers to the United States from various countries.
  • Counseled religious ministries, affiliated organizations, religious workers, and their families on immigration law and procedure.

Our Service to Immigrants and Their Families.

  • Prepared family-based petitions for individuals and families in the United States and abroad.
  • Represented clients in adjustment of status interviews to ensure proper adjudication of family-based petitions.
  • Represented individuals in adjustment and naturalization interviews who were charged with, or convicted of, serious criminal offenses.
  • Assisted in reuniting married and engaged couples separated due to immigration backlogs and processing delays.
  • Assisted in submitting and representing couples and individuals filing to remove the conditions on their lawful permanent resident status.
  • Assisted individuals in preparing for their family-based interviews at various consular posts.
  • Assisted in the preparation and submission of automatic or derivative citizenship applications.
  • Secured replacement of immigration documents after they were misplaced or stolen.
  • Represented score of naturalization applicants, including elderly or incapacitated applicants who needed special accommodations at the time of their interview.
  • Secured lawful permanent resident status for immigrants based on humanitarian reasons after the death of a petitioning family member.
  • Prepared and submitted various types of hardship waivers with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Consular Posts abroad.
  • Represented women and children subjected to abuse in the hands of their U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident spouses.
  • Secured immigration benefits for family members of immigrants who obtained Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status in the United States, and who then sought to be reunited with immediate family members.
  • Our law firm is committed to volunteering our time, and giving of our resources, to support immigrant-friendly initiatives such as citizenship workshops and other community-based activities.

Our Service to Immigrants in Removal Proceedings.

  • Secured family and employment-based benefits for immigrants in removal proceedings.
  • Obtained immigration relief for immigrants and their families facing removal from the United States based on hardship grounds.
  • Reopened removal proceedings for immigrants ordered removed in absentia.
  • Represented lawful permanent residents (LPR) who were detained and placed in removal proceedings upon their return from a trip abroad due to past criminal convictions or presumed abandonment of their LPR status because of prolonged travel.
  • Successfully represented immigrants with criminal convictions before the Immigration Courts.
  • Successfully represented immigrants who were placed in removal proceedings based on a failure to register under NSEERS, or who were placed in removal proceedings due to denials of previous immigration petitions.
  • Secured bond and the release of individuals arrested and placed in Removal Proceedings.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RESULTS OF PAST CASES DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PAST CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASES.

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