Our office represents individuals, employers and organizations in matters arising under U.S. immigration laws. Since 1993, we have maintained an outstanding record of case approvals over the full spectrum of immigration cases. Led by Elizabeth M. Walder, Esq., an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in the field of immigration, Immigration Law Associates, P.C. has the depth of experience you need to achieve your immigration goals. Her team of attorneys and support staff are of the highest caliber and will provide clear and efficient guidance in preparation of your immigration matter. Thank you for visiting!
For many foreign-born scientists, obtaining U.S. permanent residence is a critical step toward achieving their career objectives. U.S. employers are more willing to hire permanent residents than nonimmigrant visa holders. Also, many research grant programs are restricted to permanent residents and U.S. citizens. Scientists seeking permanent residence may have several different options. To learn more about the employment-based paths to permanent residence for scientists, including a detailed analysis of the relevant criteria, a summary of recent trends, and tips on how to strengthen your case, please click here.
With the Obama Administration’s new immigration enforcement effort focusing on employers, all businesses are at risk of becoming a target of an ICE investigation. Employers must now be proactive in conducting internal audits and ensuring that their I-9 forms are in order. Contact us to learn more about our free I-9 training for your business and we will help you take proactive steps to protect your company.
Unlike many firms which have paralegals prepare the casework, at Immigration Law Associates, it is the attorneys who prepare and direct your case from start to finish. Moreover, they are easily accessible to speak directly with you and to respond to your concerns.
We assist younger undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children in determining their eligibility for the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and in weighing the risks and benefits of applying. For those who decide to move forward, we provide complete support including expert advice on the gathering of documents, preparation of all forms and exhibits, submission of the application to USCIS, and follow-up as appropriate to each case.
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Welcome to the Immigration Blog, a resource to help you stay on top of recent information that may impact your status. Whether you are an individual, a corporation, or another institution, you will find something here for you. From recently-passed law, to policy, to updates from the Department of State, Department of Labor, or USCIS, you cannot afford to be out of the loop. Visit us to stay on top of the information that matters to you.
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I am very happy to mention that I had Immigration Law Associates help me obtain my H1-B visa. Highly knowledgeable attorneys, extremely helpful staff with ready availability for the entire visa process. All work was done in compliance with all the immigration regulations. I had filed my first visa through them and of course they helped me out very well during my transfer too. I have referred many of my colleagues and would always strongly recommend them as I am confident in the firm’s professional approach towards each individual case.- Vishwesh Kelkar