Thomaston Immigration Lawyers

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Michael West
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Newnan, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 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.
Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr.
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Jonesboro, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(404) 626-5528 116 S. Main Street Suite 2
Jonesboro, GA 30236
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/
Nyonnohweah Seekie
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Macon, 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...
John Felan Spoon Castaneda
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Jonesboro, GA Immigration Law Attorney
(770) 408-8654 116 South Main Street Suite 6
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Immigration, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Georgia State University College of Law
Jonesboro, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(770) 210-4886 184 North Ave
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Immigration
Michigan State University
Peachtree City, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(404) 523-2980 401 W Park Ct
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Immigration
Georgia State University
Union City, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(770) 774-0407 4405 Mall Blvd
Union City, GA 30291
Immigration and Real Estate
University of Georgia
Columbus City (Balance), GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(706) 596-3388 1932 Wynnton Rd
Columbus City (Balance), GA 31906
Immigration, Business, IP and International
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Jonesboro, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(770) 478-8000 118 S Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Immigration, Criminal, Employment and Family
Atlanta Law School
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...
Christopher Helt
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(888) 739-6794 260 Peachtree NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Offers Video ChatAtlanta, 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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Orgesi Pandeli
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(678) 688-4518 756 W Peachtree St NW #4
Atlanta, GA 30308
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Immigration Law Attorney
Immigration
Emory University School of Law
Alien Attorney is managed by Attorney Orgesi Pandeli, an Emory Law School graduate and a member of the Georgia bar in good standing. Attorney Pandeli is also an inventor and U.S. technology entrepreneur.

At Alien Attorney, We are a group of attorneys, paralegals and tech innovators creating a better way to solve immigration and global mobility challenges for aliens around the world. We believe immigrants are a critical part of any company or country and we feel there is no higher calling than serving others. It is our honor and privilege to serve you and more importantly, to produce results for...
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!
MInerva Blanchette
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Cartersville, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(404) 997-8470 107 Postelle Street
Cartersville, GA 30120
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Blanchette has been a member of the Georgia Bar Association since 1999 and has nearly two decades of jury trial experience. She has practiced throughout the State of Georgia and has extensive experience in the areas of Criminal Law & Immigration Law. Her practice also includes Estate Law and Family Law. Attorney Blanchette is most recognized for her work as a former Prosecutor for the State of Georgia for over 7 years where she has served as a Lead Trial Assistant District Attorney in 3 Judicial Circuits

As a prosecutor, she handled both Felonies and Misdemeanor...
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...
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
Offers Video ChatImmigration
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,...
Nancy Martin
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Acworth, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(678) 895-3176 5491 East Emerald Court
Acworth, GA 30102
Immigration, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
NANCY J. MARTIN ESQ. was born in Syracuse, New York. She earned a BA in Education with emphasis on English as a Second Language at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (The Javeriana University), She moved to Georgia four (4) decades ago. Since that time, she has dedicated herself to the assistance of others. As a former paralegal, she provided legal assistance through Georgia Legal Services Migrant Farmworkers Division in Tifton, Georgia where she was trained in Administrative and Immigration Law. While in their employ, she was elected the National Co-Chairperson of WIC, the Special Supplemental...
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...
Tracie L. Klinke
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Marietta, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(678) 496-2990 320 Cherokee Street NE
Suite C
Marietta, GA 30060
Offers Video ChatImmigration
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...
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...
Matthew Clinton Hines
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Austell, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(770) 941-0913 5000 Austell Powder Springs Road
Suite 138
Austell, GA 30106
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
Attorney Matthew C. Hines graduated from Georgia State School of Law in 2004, where he also received a Masters in Business Administration. Mr. Hines gained experienced working for many established firms throughout Georgia, but also working directly with Judges and the Public Defender’s Office. Since beginning his legal career, Mr. Hines has successfully represented individuals, families, small and large companies and Governments by representing each in various legal areas. His experience spans many areas of law, including civil litigation, business litigation, criminal defense, family law, personal injury, bankruptcy, real estate, probate law and many other...
Judith Delus Montgomery
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Brookhaven, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(678) 601-5580 13 Corporate Blvd NE
Suite 200
Brookhaven, GA 30329
Immigration and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Judith Delus Montgomery is a Caribbean-American Attorney who was born in the Bahamas and migrated to the United States at the age of 4. Judith grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida, and is first generation American raised by Haitian Immigrant Parents. Judith has always had a desire to protect everyday citizens and ensure that their voices are heard. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Education from Florida State University on a full academic scholarship. Judith then attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University on a partial academic scholarship. She went on...
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.
Beom Soo Joseph Jung
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Decatur, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 5 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
Isaac F. Cotto
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DULUTH, GA Immigration Law Attorney with 9 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.
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.
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
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
Ali Forrest Morad
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Atlanta, GA Immigration Law Lawyer with 30 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
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 Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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...
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Need immigration help?

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.