Immigration Practice Areas include:

Nonimmigrant Visas

  • H-1B Professionals
  • L-1, Executives and Managers & Specialized Knowledge
  • F-1 Student issues including work authorization
  • Canadians and Mexicans entering under the NAFTA (TN)
  • Treaty Traders and Investors (E-1/E-2)
  • O Visas for individuals with extraordinary ability
  • Non-Immigrant Visa Processing through U.S. Consulates Abroad
  • R-1 Religious Workers

Permanent Residence Process

  • Applications for Adjustment of Status to permanent residence
  • Immigrant Petitions for individuals with extraordinary ability
  • National Interest Waivers (based upon physician service in medically underserved areas and upon exceptional research in the national interest)
  • PERM Labor Certification Applications
  • Family-Based Immigrant Petitions and Petitions for Removal of Conditions
  • Waivers of the 2-year Foreign Residence Requirement based upon hardship, sponsorship by federal agencies, and sponsorship by State Departments of Health
  • Immigrant Visa Processing through U.S. Consulates Abroad
  • Waivers of Grounds of Inadmissibility
  • Religious Workers

Citizenship

  • Derivative citizenship
  • Naturalization

Sandra Feist, who manages our Immigration Practice, also has experience in numerous other areas of immigration law, including applications for asylum, applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and removal defense. She has also litigated immigration cases in federal court.