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Top Fairfax Immigration Lawyers - Virginia

Located in Washington, D.C., the ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm provides exceptional representation and support to individuals, families and businesses with all their immigration needs. Serving clients throughout the region as well as across the globe, our law firm has become one of the area's leading legal practices for those who have needs involving any of the following and more: Family and...

For decades, Jeffrey Van Doren, PLLC, has steered clients through immigration and employment law matters. Based in Blacksburg, Virginia, our law office is backed by more than 30 years of adeptly handling the full spectrum of these practice areas, including the following: • Student- and employment-based visas • Fiancée and marriage visas • Family immigration...

In Leesburg, VA, attorney Mariam Ebrahimi represents individuals and companies in Loudoun County, Virginia, in cases of family law, divorce and immigration law. Included within our family law focus are issues of divorce, child custody, alimony, child support, pre- and postnuptial agreements and domestic violence. We also handle matters of spousal support and maintenance, assignment and enforcement...

At the Law Offices of Jonathan A. Bartell in Cleveland, Ohio, our attorneys represent clients nationwide in all immigration law matters. Do you want to come to the U.S. on a family visa or another type of visa, or do you need help bringing someone to the U.S.? Are you a current permanent resident interested in establishing citizenship? No matter how challenging your immigration law matter may...

  • Located in Washington, D.C., the ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm provides exceptional representation and support to individuals, families and businesses with all their immigration needs. Serving clients throughout the region as well as across the globe, our law firm has become one of the area's leading legal practices for those who have needs involving any of the following and more: Family and...

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    Available around the clock every day of the week, our team at Rodriguez Law Firm in Manassas is always ready to help people throughout Northern Virginia. We handle personal injury, immigration and criminal defense cases that involve issues such as the following: Motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death Asylum, removal and green cards DUI, traffic violations, domestic...

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    At the law firm of Langone & Fasullo PLLC in Fairfax, Virginia, we are fully committed to providing the high-level advocacy and support you deserve for your important and serious legal challenges affecting your finances, your family, your freedom and your future. Serving clients throughout Fairfax County and the rest of the state, the attorneys at our law firm possess almost 30 years of...

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    Located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, the Eirene Law Firm, P.L.L.C., provides unmatched representation for all of the serious and complex legal issues affecting your life, your family, your freedom and your future. To that end, the law firm delivers highly personalized counsel and dedicated support to clients throughout Fairfax County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of...

  • Modern economic life has assumed a truly global character, creating employment opportunities for foreign nationals in the United States, including employment in the areas of engineering, computer programming, and in other hi-tech fields. The Law Office of Michael McVicker offers its domestic and international clients a broad range of legal services on immigration and related matters. On behalf of...

  • Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U.S. citizenship and will address issues of physical presence, good moral character, age, knowledge of U.S. history and English, and disability waivers. Permanent Residence as evidenced by the green card entitles an alien to many benefits, including the right to live and work in the United...

  • Defending people in Falls Church and throughout northern Virginia, our team at Luis A. Perez P.C. is devoted to protecting clients' rights. We have decades of experience guiding people through the justice system and counseling them through some of their most difficult circumstances. The attorneys at our law office are skilled litigators who have successfully advocated for clients in jury trials...

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    This meeting space is available by appointment only. Individuals, families or businesses that select the Law Office of Maribel LaFontaine, P.C. receive exceptional legal representation. We serve every client with professionalism and empathize with the immigration challenges of our clients. Our singular mission is to strive to obtain positive results for our clients. Our firm's attorneys and staff...

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    Available around the clock every day of the week, our team at Rodriguez Law Firm in Manassas is always ready to help people throughout Northern Virginia. We handle personal injury, immigration and criminal defense cases that involve issues such as the following: Motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death Asylum, removal and green cards DUI, traffic violations, domestic...

  • Service - Respect - Integrity - Solutions - SRIS Law Group P.C. In Manassas, Virginia A hallmark of the SRIS Law Group is their readiness to take cases to court to protect their clients' rights. Attorneys at the SRIS Law Group provide vigorous representation, including successful results in complex sex crimes defense cases. New And Creative Solutions With A Focus On Results Attorneys and staff are...

  • Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U Yeager and Etkind will assist clients in applying for U.S. citizenship and will address issues of physical presence, good moral character, age, knowledge of U.S. history and English, and disability waivers. Permanent Residence as evidenced by the green card entitles an alien to many benefits, including the right to live and work in the United...

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    At the VKM Law Group in Ashburn, Virginia, we provide exceptional representation in immigration law and business transactional law, including all areas of contact negotiation, review and drafting. With offices in Virginia and New Jersey, we are one of the East Coast's leading law firms for these practice areas, and we are fully prepared to help you achieve the positive results you seek with...

  • SRIS Law Group P.C. - Experienced Fairfax, Virginia, Lawyers Service - Respect - Integrity - Solutions. The SRIS Law Group P.C. in Fairfax, Virginia, provides a broad range of legal services for people who need efficient and effective legal representation. Two Former Prosecutors On Staff - Zero Fear Of Going To Trial Contact the firm's Fairfax, Virginia, office if you need leading-edge legal...

  • In Leesburg, VA, attorney Mariam Ebrahimi represents individuals and companies in Loudoun County, Virginia, in cases of family law, divorce and immigration law. Included within our family law focus are issues of divorce, child custody, alimony, child support, pre- and postnuptial agreements and domestic violence. We also handle matters of spousal support and maintenance, assignment and enforcement...

  • At the law office of John Elledge & Assoc PC in Harrisonburg, Virginia, we are fully committed to providing the highest level of advocacy and support you need for your most important legal challenges. Serving individuals, families and businesses across the Shenandoah Valley and all of the surrounding communities, the attorneys at our law firm provide unmatched legal counsel and representation...

  • SRIS Law Group P.C. - Knowledgeable And Committed Richmond, Virginia, Lawyers From eight client meeting locations, including Richmond and communities throughout Virginia and Maryland, the SRIS Law Group P.C. offers clients a broad range of litigation services in the areas of criminal defense and family law. The firm places an emphasis on providing the highest levels of client service,...

What are the requirements for U.S. citizenship?

In order to naturalize as a citizen of the United States, the initial requirement for all applicants is to be a Permanent Resident (i.e. have a Green Card). Depending on your situation, you’ll need to have been a permanent resident for at least three to five years prior to applying for citizenship. In addition, you must be at least 18 years old when you file your naturalization application; be able to speak, read and write basic English; and be a person of good moral character. For many of the requirements, certain exceptions apply and it’s useful to consult with an attorney near you to see whether you qualify for requirement exemptions.

How to get a Green Card?

There are a variety of methods for obtaining a Green Card, including through marriage or employment. A Green Card permits an individual the right to permanent residency in the United States. Although marriage to a U.S. citizen is a common means of obtaining a Green Card, there are various other methods such as a family member petitioning on your behalf, seeking asylum or residency as a refugee, an employer bringing you to this country for work, etc. An attorney can help determine whether you meet eligibility criteria and guide you through the arcane application procedures of immigration law.

How long does I-140 processing take?

In the United States, there are two USCIS service centers which process the I-140 immigration form. The time it takes to process will vary slightly depending on the service center. However, in general, the form takes an average of six months to process. Premium processing is a service offered by USCIS which guarantees processing of your I-140 within two weeks. This service requires an additional fee of over $1200. If USCIS is unable to process your form within 2 weeks, it will refund your money and continue with expedited processing. An immigration attorney will be able to provide you with much more specific information and can advise you on the best course of action with regards to filing your I-140.

What is the H1B to Green Card process?

During the Green Card application process, which can be lengthy, it is critical that you maintain lawful immigration status. Under certain circumstances, you can request an extension of your H-1B status in one-year increments while your Green Card application is being processed. H-1B extension processing time usually averages around 2-3 months although USCIS doesn’t offer any time guarantees. Working with an attorney to ensure timely and proper filing while remaining in legal immigration compliance is crucial to a successful adjustment of your status.

How do I choose a lawyer?

Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information?  Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice?  Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee?  Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located near you?

Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?

Here are a few to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?

Want to check lawyer discipline?

It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can:

  • Ensure the attorney is currently licensed to practice in your state
  • Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
  • Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.