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Jared T. Williams
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Richmond County, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(706) 284-5530 1127 Druid Park Avenue
Augusta, GA 30904
Immigration, Criminal and DUI
Stetson University College of Law
Mr. Williams is a former prosecutor who has dedicated his practice to knowing the ins and outs of the criminal process. From his first day in law school he has focused on Criminal Law and Trial Advocacy, preparing to be the fierce advocate you need to ensure the best result in your case. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Williams has handled a wide array of cases from simple misdemeanors, DUIs, all the way to complex felonies including Murder and Assault. He is equipped with the knowledge and the ability to fight for you and protect your rights throughout...
Richmond County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(706) 736-3020 3540 Wheeler Rd
Augusta-Richmond County (Balance), GA 30909
Immigration, Employment, Family and International
Catholic Univ-Washington
Richmond County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(706) 722-5100 1450 Greene St
Augusta-Richmond County (Balance), GA 30901
Immigration
Georgia State University
Alex Halow
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Clarke County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(706) 850-7838 975 Gaines School Road
Building No. 4
Athens, GA 30605
Immigration
Cornell University
I am a business and family immigration attorney. Areas of concentration include consular processing, adjustment of status, H1b, PERM, spousal visas, fiancee visas, I-601 waivers, I-212 waivers, J-1 waivers, and similar areas. I am also a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.
Blair Dorminey
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Clarke County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(706) 316-3630 500 N. Milledge Ave
ATHENS, GA 30601-3810
Immigration
Yale Law School
Blair Dorminey is a graduate of Yale Law School and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1984. As a principal of Dorminey & Cox, LLC, he has practiced immigration and nationality law exclusively since 2001. He has extensive legal and international experience gained in the U.S. Department of Justice, the White House, and the National Security Council. In government, he took an active role in immigration policy, especially with respect to refugee and asylum issues. He is admitted to practice in all U.S. immigration courts, in all Georgia courts, in the U.S. District Courts of...
Nyonnohweah Seekie
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Bibb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer
(478) 200-5783 241 Third Street
Macon, GA 31201
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Family
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Attorney Seekie is a compassionate and assertive attorney, whose office is located in Middle GA. She is the founding owner of The Seekie Law Firm, LLC.

Nyonnohweah has always had a heart for helping people and guiding individuals through difficult situations. Prior to her legal pursuits, Ms. Seekie worked with children of domestic violence abuse. Her compassion led to her work with AmeriCorp, the national service program which aims to improve lives and foster civic engagement by addressing critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, and fighting poverty. She went on to become a counselor working at...
Jackson County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(706) 367-5290 62 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
Immigration, Business and DUI
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Clarke County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(706) 247-3291 320 E Clayton St
Athens-Clarke County (Balance), GA 30601
Immigration and International
University of Georgia
Karen Weinstock
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(770) 913-0800 1827 INDEPENDENCE SQUARE
Atlanta, GA 30338
Immigration
The Hebrew University
Karen Weinstock is the managing attorney of Weinstock Immigration Lawyers, the premier immigration law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. With over 19 years of experience, she has developed expertise representing U.S. and international companies in securing global talent and ensuring the employees and their families have a good experience in immigrating to the United States.

Karen was born and raised in Israel and immigrated to the United States in 2000. Her genuine passion for immigration law is a direct result of her personal experience as an immigrant. This ability to identify and empathize with immigrants, and her commitment to excellence in...
Elizabeth Nicole Kozycki
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(678) 664-9729 2302 Parklake Dr NE
Suite 405
Atlanta, GA 30345
Free ConsultationImmigration
San Joaquine College of Law
E. Nicole Kozycki, Esq. was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2014 and is a founding partner of Kozycki Law, LLC. E. Nicole Kozycki, has 10 years of legal experience in both private practice and for the U.S. Department of Justice. Nicole practices primarily immigration law with ancillary representation in entertainment, contract, and corporate law matters as they relate to immigration issues. She focuses on employment-based immigration in the highly-skilled worker categories as well as investment-based corporate immigration paths. She has a background in the studies of international conflict and human rights, and channels this experience into representation...
Mark I. Davies
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(404) 965-3573 1075 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30309
Immigration
University of Pennsylvania
Dual qualified as a lawyer in the United States and the United Kingdom, Mark I. Davies is the Global Managing Partner and founder of Davies & Associates, LLC. Mark also Chairs the Global Business and Investor visa team and focuses his practice on EB5, L1, E2 and other business and investor visa solutions. A former General Counsel, Mark is relied on as primary counsel to major corporations, investors, non-profits and businesses of all sizes.

Mark holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a law degree from a major university in the United Kingdom (UK) and an...
Patrick Jarrett
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Chatham County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(912) 401-8880 24 W. Henry Street
2nd Floor
Savannah, GA 31401
Free ConsultationImmigration and Personal Injury
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Patrick has a strong belief that people deserve justice who have suffered an injustice or injury as a result of someone's negligence, recklessness, or abuse of power. Because of this strong belief, he has devoted his career to serving individuals. Over the course of his career he has represented those accused of crimes, those injured by other's negligence, those going through family law and child custody disputes, and immigrants before USCIS.

Patrick now exclusively represents people who have been harmed as a result of the negligence of others. Many of his client's lives have been forever...
Hassan Hussein Elkhalil
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Cobb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(770) 612-3499 1950 N Park Pl
Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30339
Immigration, Business and International
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Mr. Elkhalil currently lives with his wife and two sons in Marietta, Georgia. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He then went on to receive his J.D. from John Marshall Law School, and an LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri – Columbia Law School. Additionally, Mr. Elkhalil is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Fluent in Arabic, Mr. Elkhalil is extremely active in his community and participates in a variety of community, cultural, and...
H. Glenn Fogle Jr.
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(888) 457-5766 55 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Suite 830
Atlanta, GA 30308
Immigration
Georgia State University College of Law
H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., the founding member and principal of The Fogle Law Firm, LLC, is in his twenty-fifth year in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law. Raised in the United Kingdom until he was fourteen, Mr. Fogle returned to the U.S. with his family to attend high school and college. Mr. Fogle is a member of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals of the Second Circuit, the Fourth Circuit, the Fifth Circuit, the Sixth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit. He is a longtime member of the American...
Tracie L. Klinke
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Cobb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(678) 496-2990 320 Cherokee Street NE
Suite C
Marietta, GA 30060
Immigration
Georgia State University College of Law
Tracie Klinke is the founder and managing attorney at Klinke Immigration, which she established in 2012. Tracie was born in Wichita, Kansas and spent much of her time in graduate school working in the International Student and Scholar Services Office. In 2004, she moved to Atlanta and grew a small Foreign Language Program of 20 students in a renowned course with over 200 students. During this time, she worked as an international student advisor and assisted students with complicated immigration issues. This work inspired her to pursue a career as an immigration attorney.
Tracy has spent many years working as an...
Safiya Webber Byars
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(470) 819-4942 333 Sandy Springs Circle, NE, Ste. 201
Atlanta, GA 30328
Immigration, Estate Planning and Family
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Safiya Byars is an Atlanta-based attorney with a passion for helping immigrants and their families to obtaint their immigration status and lead their best life in the United States.

Faced with being the first international student at her college Safiya realized then that she wanted to learn how to maintain her international student visa and transition to permanent immigration status. Based on her personal experience Safiya realized that there was a need for legal counsel that was truly knowledgeable and compassionate in assisting immigrants with their immigration needs and other legal issues that would surface if they decided to...
Robert Booker
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Gwinnett County, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(888) 393-8279 1670 McKendree Church Road
#300b
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, DUI and Family
Barry University
Have you been charged with a crime in the Gwinnett County, GA area? For criminal law matters such as DUI, assault, battery, manslaughter, domestic violence, or theft crimes; a Lawrenceville criminal defense attorney can represent your case and fight for your rights. For the best criminal defense team with high qualifications and a vast amount of experience, our attorneys can give you the best legal advice and guide you through this stressful time in your life. For criminal offenses such as drug possession or trespassing, Robert L. Booker can help, give us a call today!
Sami Munir Dudar
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Dekalb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
2638 Woodacres Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
Immigration, Business, Collections and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Carrie Fiedler
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Cobb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(770) 485-4930 247 Washington Avenue
Marietta, GA 30060
Immigration, Business, Divorce and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
Lawyer and mediator in Marietta, Georgia who provides professional, client-focused, affordable and effective legal services in the areas of dispute resolution, civil, criminal, divorce, family law, immigration, and mediation.
Rebecca Torres Kozycki
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Dekalb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(678) 664-9729 2302 Parklake Dr NE
Suite 405
Atlanta, GA 30345
Free ConsultationImmigration, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
University of Baltimore School of Law
Rebecca Kozycki was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2001 and is a member of the United States Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court. Experience Ms. Kozycki is a founding partner at Kozycki Law, LLC. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at Chestney & Sullivan Law Firm (formerly the Chestney Law Firm). She has devoted 100% of her practice to the vigorous defense of DUI and related traffic charges. She was distinguished as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine each year from 2013 to 2017 and as a Georgia Top Woman Attorney...
Ms. Althea Stacy Prince
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(678) 705-5409 1479 Brockett Road
Suite 301
Tucker, GA 30084
Immigration, Business and Civil Rights
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Ms. Prince has practiced law for over 16 years. She provides strategic, quality representation to her clients. She is an Ivy League graduate and former big-firm attorney with experience representing clients in complex and large exposure cases. Her practice has afforded her significant opportunities to handle cases from inception through trial/resolution in federal and state court.
Benjamin Matthew Lowe
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 587-9770 4555 Mansell Rd Ste 300
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Immigration
Florida Coastal School of Law
Professionally involved in immigration since 1981, as a consular officer with the U.S. State Department, law clerk, and private attorney. Experienced in all aspects of immigration law, but with special expertise in treaty investors and traders, consular practice with U.S. visa units abroad, and citizenship law.
Jameel Manji
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(678) 902-2999 315 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Suite 400
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgia State University College of Law
Charles H.  Kuck
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(404) 816-8611 8010 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30350
Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
Immigration
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Michael West
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Coweta County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(404) 913-1529 36 South Court Square
Suite 300
Newnan, GA 30263
Immigration, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Attorney Michael West is dedicated to relieving the stress in the lives of his clients who are dealing with bankruptcy, immigration, personal injury and estate planning. He opened his law firm in Newnan on the premise that the needs of the client should be the center of every practice. Michael desires to remove that stress from their lives. Michael completed his undergraduate degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Michael decided to practice law after 25 years in the aviation industry. Michael obtained his Juris Doctor degree at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
Akintunde Akinyele
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(678) 281-1567 160 Clairemont Ave., Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
Tunde Akinyele has been practicing law in the Metropolitan Atlanta area for the past 13 years. He is a former Senior Assistant District Attorney with the DeKalb County District Attorney's office, where he handled serious criminal offenses including burglaries, armed robberies, sexual assault cases, crimes against children, white collar, and homicide cases. Tunde is an experienced trial lawyer and will aggressively defend your rights, with a strong criminal practice, including traffic offenses, misdemeanors, DUI, minor and major drug offenses, and minor and major felony cases. Our firm also has an immigration practice, including Family...
Rahim Ali Dhanani
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(404) 593-0434 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Immigration
Emory University
Attorney Rahim Dhanani's legal practice has been focused in U.S. Immigration law for almost twenty years. He has extensive experience handling both business and family immigration matters.

Prior to starting The Dhanani Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Dhanani worked for some of the largest business immigration law firms in the world and represented a variety of clients ranging from established Fortune 500 companies to startup companies with limited resources. Mr. Dhanani advises businesses on matters involving the hiring and transfer of international personnel. He routinely advises companies on issues pertaining to business and professional visas, PERM labor certifications,...
Frank Emilio Martinez
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Cobb County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(770) 541-1050 1827 Powers Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
A graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, Frank E. Martinez, Esq. is a bilingual Spanish / English speaker. El abogado habla español. A member of the State Bar of Georgia, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Bankruptcy Courts of the Northern District and Middle District of Georgia, and all Georgia State and Superior Courts, as well as the Immigration Court (EOIR), and Board of Immigration Appeals.
Jessica Stern
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 990-4112 1100 Spring Street NW
Suite 770
Atlanta, GA 30309
Immigration, Appeals and Criminal
Northeastern University School of Law
Jessica Stern is a bright, spirited courtroom lawyer and a champion for justice. Blending years of experience as a public defender and an attorney with a well-respected federal criminal defense firm, Jessica founded STERN Law, LLC in 2013.

Built exclusively to protect non-U.S. citizens, STERN Law is the first 100% CrImmigration law firm in the nation. Jessica and her carefully-selected team focus completely on the defense of non-U.S. citizens throughout an entire criminal case with protection from deportation consequences, fight against deportation in Immigration Court, and diligently pursue lawful status through applications for immigration benefits nationwide.

She ensures quality representation to those...
Beom Soo Joseph Jung
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Lee County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(818) 634-3144 604 Kirk Rd
Decatur, GA 36830
Free ConsultationImmigration, Administrative, Military and Social Security Disability
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Faulkner University
Aundrea L Roberts
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(770) 686-7210 6340 Sugarloaf Parkway
Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30097
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Regent University School of Law
Dr. Arturo Corso
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Hall County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(770) 532-9732 431 Green Street, NW
Gainesville, GA 30501
Immigration, Appeals, Civil Rights and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
Melaney LaGrone
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(678) 250-5449 1100 Spring Street NW, Suite 755
Atlanta, GA 30309
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Isaac F. Cotto
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Gwinnett County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(770) 817-7581 3675 CRESTWOOD PARKWAY
SUITE 400
DULUTH, GA 30096
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Attorney Isaac F. Cotto is a graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. His practice areas include immigration, family, personal injury and criminal law. In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Cotto is a veteran of the United States Army, serving as a Military Police Officer for 5 years.
David N Soloway
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DeKalb County, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(404) 320-7000 1800 Century Place
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30345
Immigration
Emory University School of Law
David N. Soloway is a principal in Frazier, Soloway & Kennedy, P.C. He graduated from Emory University School of Law (’82) and Duke University (’79). His immigration law experience includes arguing Ardestani v. INS before the U.S. Supreme Court (1991), a case of national importance addressing the applicability of the Equal Access to Justice Act to certain types of immigration cases. He currently is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chapter covering Georgia and Alabama, has served on the Chapter’s Executive Committee since 2008, and has served as Chair of the Chapter’s Liaison Committee with the U.S. Citizenship...
Tamara Feliciano
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 52
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Immigration, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Call 770-408-0477 for a Consultation | Tamara Feliciano is the managing divorce and family law attorney at Coleman Legal Group, LLC. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Tamara received her Bachelor of Arts from Cleveland State University. While enrolled at Cleveland State University Tamara earned a Clerk position with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio (NDOH). While employed with the Department of Justice, Tamara gained invaluable legal experience from a staff in excess of one hundred United States Attorneys. Tamara credits the U.S Attorney’s Office NDOH for preparing her for a career in law and...
Buihe Pauline Okenu
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Gwinnett County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(678) 924-1614 2138 E. Main Street
(US Highway 78)
Snellville, GA 30078
Immigration
Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, The University of Georgia School of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law
I have multiple law degrees from different continents and to have practiced in various areas of law. As an immigrant who has gone through the system I understand and can relate to your situation. Being a wife and mother of three children I believe strongly in family unification and will surely do all within my capabilities to keep your family together. My goal is to use my knowledge, skills and experience to provide you with the excellent legal services you deserve. Okenu Law Office, LLC is dedicated to providing immigration services to our clients. Located in Snellville Georgia, we serve the...
Ali Forrest Morad
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(404) 266-0532 4920 Roswell Road, NE
Suite 42
Atlanta, GA 30342
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Emory University School of Law
Christopher Helt
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Fulton County, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(888) 739-6794 260 Peachtree NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Immigration
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Christopher Helt, Esq. of The Helt Law Group LLC is a nationally recognized removal defense immigration attorney, providing legal counsel to immigrants, nationwide.
John Richard 'Jack' Strother III
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Chatham County, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(912) 226-6731 144 Lincoln St
Savannah, GA 31401
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Jack is a third generation Georgia lawyer. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond in 1992 and his Law Degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1995. In law school, he served on the editorial board of the Journal of International Comparative Law. He is a former representative of the Younger Lawyer's Division to the Savannah State Bar Association. He serves of the Savannah Mediation Center. Jack's practice concentration includes domestic relations, criminal law, and immigration. Jack has tried cases before judges and juries throughout Georgia, primarily...
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are components of the Department of Homeland Security and handle the processing, enforcement, and adjudication of U.S. immigration matters. U.S. immigration laws treat persons as either citizens or aliens. The law classifies aliens according to immigration status, with each group afforded different rights and obligations, such as the right to reside in the United States, the right to sponsor relatives, and the right to work in the United States. Aliens may be lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holders), immigrant visa holders, temporary lawful visitors, or undocumented persons.

Immigration lawyers represent persons seeking visas or green cards, which allow them to enter or remain in the United States. Two common types of visas are employment-based visas and family-based visas. Employment-based visas grant a non-U.S. citizen the right to work in the United States. Spouses and children may sometimes accompany employment-based immigrants. Family-based visas confer lawful permanent resident status to a foreign national based on an immediate relationship to a U.S. citizen.

Immigration attorneys also handle deportation/removal, naturalization (citizenship) and asylum matters. Because immigration proceedings are often complex, an immigration attorney is invaluable to those dealing with immigration issues.


Deportation/removal: The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Removal (formerly called deportation) is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.

Lawful permanent resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant.