Talmo, Georgia Immigration Lawyers

Dr. Arturo Corso
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Gainesville, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(770) 532-9732 431 Green Street, NW
Gainesville, GA 30501
Immigration, Appeals, Civil Rights and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
Jessica L. Perez-Salazar
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Sugar Hill, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(678) 622-4115 4988 W. Broad St. Suite 101 G
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Immigration
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico - Metropolitan Campus and Universidad Santiago de Cali - Colombia
Jefferson, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(706) 367-5290 62 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
Immigration, Business and DUI
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Buford, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(404) 437-4461 2001 Elm Tree Terrace
Buford, GA 30518
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Washburn Univ L.S. (KS)
Elizabeth Nicole Kozycki
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Tucker, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(678) 664-9729 3546 Habersham at Northlake Road
Tucker, GA 30084
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...
Safiya Webber Byars
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(470) 819-4942 333 Sandy Springs Circle, NE, Ste. 201
Atlanta, GA 30328
Immigration
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...
Alexander D. Weatherby
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(404) 442-9000 4200 Northside Parkway NW
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Atlanta, GA 30327
Free ConsultationImmigration, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Alex D. Weatherby joined Carr & Weatherby, LLP as an associate in the August of 2010. He has since been promoted to named partner. He graduated from Samford University in 2006, with Summa Cum Laude honors. He, then, attended University of Georgia School of Law, receiving his juris doctorate degree in May of 2010, with Cum Laude honors. Mr. Weatherby’s practice is entirely devoted to litigation. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in the fields of personal injury, wrongful death, insurance coverage disputes, and class actions. While in law school, Mr. Weatherby was a member of...
Karen Weinstock
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 21 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...
Akintunde Akinyele
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Decatur, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 19 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...
Hassan Hussein Elkhalil
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 17 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...
Buihe Pauline Okenu
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Snellville, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 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...
Jameel Manji
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Decatur, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(678) 902-2999 315 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Suite 400
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationImmigration
Georgia State University College of Law
Led by Atlanta immigration attorney Jameel Manji, Manji Law was founded to help clients navigate the difficult and ever-changing immigration system in the United States. Manji Law supports clients with a wide-range of immigration issues including family immigration, removal defense, asylum/refugee, business immigration, naturalization, deferred action and TPS, and many more. When you’re up against the federal government, you need a passionate and effective immigration attorney. Jameel Manji is the man for the job.

If you’re looking for a passionate and caring Immigration attorney in Atlanta who won’t break the bank, Manji Law is a perfect choice. Look no further...
Rebecca Torres Kozycki
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Tucker, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(678) 664-9729 3546 Habersham at Northlake Road
Tucker, GA 30084
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...
Alex Halow
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Athens, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 24 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.
H. Glenn Fogle Jr.
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Atlanta, 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...
Patrick Jarrett
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Clarkesville, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(800) 206-1032 113 Grant Street
The Historic DeSoto Building
Clarkesville, GA 30523
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...
Carolina Colin-Antonini
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(404) 523-8141 2751 Buford Highway NE 8th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30324
Immigration
Georgia State University and Georgia State University College of Law
Carolina Antonini received her law degree from the Georgia State University College of Law, where she is currently an adjunct professor of immigration law. She is a co-founding member of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, serves on the Board of Georgia Law Related Education and has served on the board of AILA’s Atlanta Chapter. Ms. Antonini has appeared in a variety of media programs, hosts a weekly radio show and co-authored a high school textbook used to teach youth and continuing education adults about the law. In 2001, Ms. Antonini was named Judge Pro Hac Vice for the City Court...
Jamie B Hernan
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Roswell, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(678) 275-4000 11050 Crabapple Road
Suite 101A
Roswell, GA 30075
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, Criminal and DUI
Duke University School of Law
Jamie Hernan has spent his career representing thousands of individuals and companies, helping them face complex legal issues head on, offering solutions and providing results. His career has taken him from a large, internationally renowned firm to building from scratch with two partners a firm into a strong medium sized firm that is the dominant player in its niche market to where he is today as a solo practitioner, finally able to focus purely on the practice of law without all of the distractions that come from managing a larger firm. Jamie is able to focus on you, his client,...
Aundrea L Roberts
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Duluth, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(770) 686-7210 6340 Sugarloaf Parkway
Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30097
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Regent University School of Law
Isaac F. Cotto
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DULUTH, 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.
Charles H.  Kuck
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(404) 816-8611 8010 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30350
Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Immigration
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Robert Booker
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Lawrenceville, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(888) 393-8279 1670 McKendree Church Road
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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!
Zainab Khan
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Marietta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(678) 659-9691 2265 Roswell Rd st 100
Marietta, GA 30062
Immigration
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Benjamin Matthew Lowe
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Alpharetta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 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.
Sami Munir Dudar
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(404) 697-6949 2638 Woodacres Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
Immigration, Business, Family and Insurance Claims
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
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Georgia Institute of Technology
* Completed professional background in Computer Science; 4.0 GPA

University of Georgia School of Law
* Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, May 2012
* Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Executive Editor
Published/Professionally Cited Note: Speaking of Secession; “Best Note” award, Vol. 40

University of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Athens, GA
* B.A. English, Summa Cum Laude, May 2009
* Official Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta, Golden Key, Presidential Scholar
* Publications: The Moral Agency of Imagination in Coleridge’s Rime, Sigma Tau Delta’s 2009 Undergraduate Conference; The Muddy Waters of Alan Tate’s The Chaste Land, Mississippi...
Justin William Chaney
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(404) 475-1616 1801 Peachtree St. NW Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30309
Immigration and Criminal
Whittier Law School
Justin W. Chaney is a native of Atlanta. Prior to becoming an attorney Mr. Chaney was a Border Patrol Agent on the US-Mexico border in California and Texas. He was an Adjudications Officer with the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) at the New Orleans District Office. While with the INS Mr. Chaney conducted interviews and adjudicated thousands of various petitions and applications. After graduating from Whittier Law School in 2002, Mr. Chaney’s practice has focused on immigration law and criminal defense for non-citizens. He is a member...
Ada  B. Pozo
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(404) 806-0718 1200 One Securities Centre
3490 Piedmont Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free ConsultationImmigration and Appeals
University of Miami School of Law
Melaney LaGrone
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Atlanta, 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
Tamara Feliciano
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Alpharetta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 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...
Ms. Althea Stacy Prince
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Tucker, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 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.
Christopher Helt
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(888) 739-6794 260 Peachtree NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
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.
Sylvia Jean Junn
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Duluth, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(770) 232-2228 3802 Satellite Blvd
Suite 201
Duluth, GA 30096
Immigration
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Zulma Lopez
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 423-0179 3350 Northlake Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30345
Immigration
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Rahim Ali Dhanani
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 21 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,...
Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr.
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Norcross, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(770) 472-0805 1770 Indian Trail-Lilburn Road, Suite 21
Norcross, GA 30093
Immigration, Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Woodrow Wilson College of Law
Attorney Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr. has been a member of the Georgia Bar in good standing since 1990, helping those in need of legal assistance and supporting victims of wrong doing. Our firm offers a Wide range of experience handling a multitude of cases successfully. Please call us for a free office consultation. Languages: Spanish and English. Email us at officejfc@aol.com or visit our website: http://castanedalawfirms.com/
David N Soloway
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Atlanta, 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...
Peter Michael Isbister
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(678) 303-0018 3190 Northeast Expressway, NE
Suite 330
Atlanta, GA 30341
Immigration
Georgetown University Law Center
Kyle Farmer
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Marietta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer
(770) 422-4241 1395 South Marietta Parkway SE Builidng 300 Suite 228
Marietta, Georgia 30067
Marietta, GA 30067
Immigration, Agricultural and Employment
I'm an attorney that knows the struggles of working out on the farm. We know that at times there are shortages of labor, and that you might need legal immigrant workers. We can help get H-2A and H-2B and many other agricultural visas when workers are hard to find.

Ronald Ehlbert Smith
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(678) 462-7777 104 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Nova Southeastern University
A native of Atlanta, Ron Smith earned his J.D. Degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1981 and first practiced law as a state prosecutor in central Florida. Mr. Smith's service to others includes his background as a Certified K-12 Teacher and Undergraduate through Graduate Instructor in several subject areas. Since 1965 he continues to work as a lay minister for various Christian and charitable ministries. His private law practice since 1984 has been an extension of these ministries so as to help people deal with a variety of legal matters. For several years Mr. Smith owned and managed a...
Debra Rosenthal Shpigler
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Woodstock, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(770) 592-0009 140 Colony Center Drive
Suite 302
Woodstock, GA 30188
Immigration
University of Pennsylvania
The Shpigler Law Firm LLC assists individuals, companies, and non-profit organizations with a wide variety of immigration law matters. Our clients include organizations that wish to hire or transfer foreign workers on a temporary or permanent basis, foreign individuals who would like to live or work in the United States, and foreign entrepreneurs who would like to invest in the United States. We work with CEOs, department heads, human resource directors of international and domestic corporations, healthcare and scientific organizations, academic and financial institutions, and everyday individuals. We work hard to help our clients obtain immigrant visas ("green cards"), nonimmigrant...
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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.