Immigration Law

Matters of immigration reach across multiple areas of the law. Whether it is a Legal Permanent Resident seeking to become a citizen through Naturalization, an alien looking to obtain an immigrant or nonimmigrant work visa, an alien applying for asylum in the United States, a US Citizen Spouse or family member wishing to apply for their loved one, a business looking to make sure it’s documentation, hiring practices, and payroll systems are properly managed, or even an individual in removal proceedings or dealing with criminal charges, highly skilled legal guidance is often needed. At Lavelle Law, our Immigration Law practice group provides experienced and knowledgeable guidance while working with appropriate agencies to ensure compliance in all matters. If you or a loved one need personal assistance, or if your business requires counsel on matters of Immigration Law, Lavelle Law attorneys will be a trusted source of legal support. 

Our Services:

  • USCIS Form N-400 Application for Naturalization
  • USCIS Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
  • USCIS Form I-485 Adjustment of Status
  • USCIS Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization
  • USCIS Form I-131 Application for Travel Document
  • USCIS Form I-864 Affidavit of Support
  • USCIS Form I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
  • USCIS Form I-360 Petition for Amerasian Widow(er), or Special Immigrant (VAWA)
  • USCIS Form I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance
  • USCIS Form I-589 Application for Asylum and for Witholding of Removal (Affirmative and Defensive Asylum)
  • USCIS Form I-918 Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status
  • USCIS Form I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker
    • Visa types:
      • Treaty Trader (E-1)
      • Treaty Investor (E-2)
      • Australian Specialty Occupation Worker (E-3)
      • H-1B: Person in Specialty Occupation
      • H-1B1: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Professional – Chile, Singapore
      • H-2A: Temporary Agricultural Worker
      • H-2B: Temporary Non-agricultural Worker
      • H-3: Trainee or Special Education visitor
      • L: Intracompany Transferee (L-1A, L-1B)
      • O: Individual with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement
      • P-1: Individual or Team Athlete, or Member of an Entertainment Group
      • P-2: Artist or Entertainer (Individual or Group) for performance under a reciprocal exchange program
      • P-3: Artist or Entertainer (Individual or Group) to perform, teach or coach under a program that is culturally unique
      • Q-1: Participant in an International Cultural Exchange Program
  • USCIS Form I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur (EB-5 Visa)
  • USCIS Form I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Residence
  • USCIS Form I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
  • USCIS Form I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
  • USCIS Form I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document (Form I-94 or I-95)
  • Visas for Canadian and Mexican NAFTA Professional Workers (TN Visa)
  • Visitor Visa (B-1 Business; B-2 Tourism and Visit)
  • Student Visa (F Visa – University, High School, Private, Seminary, Conservatory, Language Training; M Visa – Vocational or other recognized nonacademic institution)
  • Removal Proceedingsin Immigration Court (EOIR – Executive Office for Immigration Review)
    • Application for Cancellation of Removal and Adjustment of Status for Certain Nonpermanent Residents (EOIR 42B)
    • Application for Cancellation of Removal for Certain Permanent Residents (EOIR 42A)
  • All matters related to Consular Processing – compliance with National Visa Center submission guidelines
  • Responding to Requests for Evidence for all matters
  • Filing USCIS I-290B Notice of Appeal or Motion (to reopen or reconsider) after an adverse decision of USCIS or a bond breach issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • Labor Certification and other approval from US Department of Labor
  • Assistance and case preparation for victims of Immigration Fraud

And much more – please call for a free consultation

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Convenient satellite office location in the West Ridge neighborhood, near Rogers Park, Chicago, by the Devon Avenue Desi Corridor – by appointment only.