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Our firm had the pleasure of representing a foreign investor who invested a substantial amount of money in a transportation business in the United States. Because we were able to show that the business was located in targeted employment area, the investor only had to show $500,000 of an investment to qualify for permanent residence. Unfortunately, because
Our client, a sister of a US citizen, waited more than twelve years for her priority date to become current so that she could finally file her permanent residence application. However, USCIS denied the application due to the fact that our client had an outstanding order of deportation, of which she was not aware. The order of deportation became effective
A young woman came to us for assistance with her legal status. In reviewing her immigration and personal history, we learned that she was a victim of an armed robbery, which could potentially qualify her for a U visa as a victim of a qualifying crime. Our client was concerned that the case might not work since the criminals were never apprehended. However,
A pianist specializing in accompaniment came to us for help going to O-1 status from Optional Practical Training (OPT) ending in June. We had done numerous similar cases and submitted this one with ample documentation that our client met the required three criteria. We were therefore surprised to receive an extensive Request for Further Evidence. However,
Our client was an engineer doing academic research in a very specific niche. The number of researchers in the area is small; this and other factors resulted in our client having only a few citations. However, he had been a peer reviewer for a federal grant program several years running. When we received a Request for Further Evidence of impact, we were able
We received a Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) an National Interest Waiver (NIW) case.
In a recent case, our client was a neuroscience researcher with a moderately strong record.
A fertility specialist recently came to us for assistance with his National Interest Waiver (NIW) case.