We are devoted solely to the practice of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law and assist clients with a wide array of immigration questions and issues. U.S. Immigration law is complex and highly regulated. The law serves a variety of purposes: reuniting U.S. citizens and residents with relatives who live in different countries; providing an incentive for foreign investment in the U.S. economy; and connecting U.S. employers with valuable employees. Our Firm handles these matters and more.
Managing Attorney Jeff Khurgel draws from over a decade of experience in working with companies and immigrants to help them reach their immigration goals. Prior to founding the firm, Khurgel was a Partner and head of the Family Reunification Department at Reeves & Associates in Pasadena, CA. Attorney Khurgel has also worked with USCIS and was a U.S. Foreign Service Officer for the Department of State.
Summary of Services
I. FOREIGN NATIONALS SEEKING WORK VISAS IN THE UNITED STATES
We handle immigration visas for individuals and corporations. We assist professional workers (H-1B) aliens of extraordinary ability (O-1 and EB-1), business transferees (L-1), students with status questions, National Interest Waivers (NIW) applicants, foreigners with an Advanced Degree or Exceptional Ability (EB-2), and many others. We understand that is it important for businesses to have access to a global workforce, and we understand that America continues to be a magnet for the world’s best and brightest. We offer representation for all types of employment visas.
II. FAMILY-BASED IMMIGRATION AND WAIVERS
Our law firm handles all family-based immigration issues. We represent families pursuing a Green Card in the U.S. and at U.S. Embassies outside of the U.S. Our practice includes marriage, fiancée, and other family immigration matters, including employment authorization. We have a strong record of success in various Waivers, including hardship waivers for fraud, crimes and overstay. We also handle Provisional Waivers (I-601A) and J-1 Waivers of the 2-year home residency requirement. Our family practice includes Deportation Defense and Deferred Action for childhood arrivals (DACA).
III. VISAS FOR INDIVIDUALS SEEKING IMMIGRATION THROUGH INVESTMENT
Our firm handles immigration matters for individuals wanting to come to the U.S. temporarily or permanently based on a capital investment. The E-2 visa is a 2-year renewable visa for individuals coming to the U.S. to start a business and requires a “substantial investment”. The fifth-preference (EB-5) allows for a permanent Green Card. The classification was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and investment by foreign investors, and requires either an investment of $500,000 – $1 million depending on the location of the enterprise.
IV. WE ARE A GLOBAL IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM
Our law firm is easily adaptable to the global needs of the U.S. immigration community. Our Consular knowledge is sought out by applicants overseas applying for Visas, Waivers, and following Denials at U.S. Embassies. Attorney Khurgel has either worked in or represented visa applicants before over 20 Embassies around the world. The firm also represents clients at USCIS offices and Immigration Courts throughout the U.S. Through close phone, email and Skype communication, we bring our expertise to our clients, no matter their location.
- Analysis of New Executive Action Immigration Rules: Who, What, When?By Jeff Khurgel | Posted on November 21, 2014
- Increase in Validity of B-1/B-2, and F-1 Visas for ChineseBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on November 14, 2014
- Executive Action on Immigration Appears Imminent By Jeff Khurgel | Posted on November 14, 2014
- Original Civil Documents no Longer Required by the National Visa Center (NVC) By Jeff Khurgel | Posted on November 13, 2014
- President Turns Attention to Immigration Executive ActionBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on November 9, 2014
- Supreme Court to take on Consular Non-reviewability in Kerry v. DinBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on October 21, 2014
- DMV Gears up to Issue Driver's Licenses to the Undocumented in CaliforniaBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on September 29, 2014
- USCIS Policy Memorandum: Some Late Filings Under CSPA May be ExcusedBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on September 9, 2014
- The I-601A Provisional Waiver “Reason to Believe” Memo—Six Months Later By Jeff Khurgel | Posted on July 13, 2014
- Attorney Jeff Khurgel Named to OC Register Metro's 2014 "Top Attorneys in OC" ListBy Jeff Khurgel | Posted on July 9, 2014