Immigration Law

Our firm, and particularly, Attorney Alexander Lumelsky, is experienced counsel in the field of immigration law. He is familiar with immigration policies and monitors any changes which may affect our clients.

Attorney Lumelskys practical advice and creative strategy have helped many of our clients obtain visas and green cards, bring family members to the United States, naturalize, and avoid deportation. He provides accurate, up-to-date information in an affordable, cost-efficient manner.

Attorney Lumelskys approach to immigration law is based upon steady communication with clients and all involved immigration agencies in order to obtain prompt and optimum response.

A mere filing of an application is just the beginning. To attain a desired result, a dedicated attorney makes all the difference.

As a brief overview, our firm represents immigration clients in:

  • Political Asylum (with withholding of removal and Convention Against Torture) applications, including persons from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Estonia, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Nepal, Russia and Ukraine;

  • Adjustment of Status Applications (family and employment based);

  • Immigrant Visa Applications (family and employment based);

  • Petitions for Special Immigrants, including abused spouses and children and death of spouse;

  • Petitions to Remove Conditions on Residency, including joint and separate petitions based on marital breakdown, abuse and death of spouse;

  • Naturalization Applications, including issues with medical waivers, criminal records, selective service registration, membership in political groups, good moral character, fraud, nonpayment of taxes, and naturalization from conditional resident status;

  • Rehearing requests on naturalization applications;

  • Various Nonimmigrant Visa Applications, including B, D, E, F, H, J, K, L, O, P, R, T, U, V and TN visas;

  • Change/Extension of Nonimmigrant Status Applications;

  • Waivers of Inadmissibility/Excludability Grounds, including alien smuggling, criminal acts, fraud, three/ten year bar, removal (deportation) and presence after removal, unlawful presence, unlawful entry, presence after termination of voluntary departure period;

  • Waivers of the J-1 foreign residency requirement, including exceptional hardship, no objection, and possible persecution;

  • Expedited Processing Requests and Status Inquiries;

  • Immigration Court removal (deportation) proceedings;

  • Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals;

  • Appeals to the Advisory Opinion Unit of the U.S. Department of State following Consular visa denial;

  • Requests for Reconsideration to U.S. Consulates;

  • Appeals to the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second and Third Circuits;

  • Lawsuits against the immigration services for naturalization and adjustment of status benefits in federal court; and

  • Many other services and consultations in other immigration law areas not mentioned here, including new legislation, appeals, consulting, and alternative immigration strategy and solutions.

For a consultation, please call to schedule an appointment.