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Family Immigration

The Law Offices of Jan Allen Reiner can assist you with the family immigration process from start to finish.  We can:

  • file a petition for a family member who lives abroad, or is currently in the U.S., and if qualified, wants to become a “green card holder”
  • help reunite you with brothers or sisters, parents, children, spouses, or other family members by filing a petition on their behalf – and if the petition is approved, we can represent them in connection with their immigrant visa application or adjustment of status
  • prepare and submit all the necessary documentation for consideration by the Immigration Service, if an individual or family member is inadmissible but eligible for a waiver
  • assist in the process of international adoptions and represent adoptive parents in the preparation and filing of orphan petitions

Additionally, we have extensive experience representing our clients in connection with their naturalization applications or appeals before the Immigration Service.

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Immigration Removal Defense

If you have been placed in removal proceedings by the Department of Homeland Security, you can find the representation you need with our firm.  We have experience:

  • representing those detained in connection with release and bond proceedings
  • assisting with deciding on and filing for any relief from removal or deportation
  • representing clients before the Immigration Court, as well as on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals and beyond, if possible

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Business and Employment Immigration

We represent employers and foreign nationals across the United States who want to obtain temporary visas, or permanent residence status, based on employment in the United States. We can help if you are in one of the following situations:

  • a U.S. employer who seeks to file a petition on behalf of a foreign national
  • a foreign national needing a visa or green card in connection with your employment
  • a foreign national who plans to invest money in developing a business in the U.S.
  • someone of extraordinary ability seeking a green card based on your achievements

We have extensive experience with H1-B, L visas, E visas, O visas, and Labor Certifications (PERM), EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and EB-5.

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U.S. Asylum

Our firm has vast experience in representing those fleeing persecution in their native countries based on their race, religion, membership in a social group, political opinion, or nationality.  We have represented people from all over the world who faced persecution by the governments of their countries, or by groups that their governments were unable or unwilling to stop.  We will actively assist you during every step of your case:

  • documents
  • trial preparation
  • obtaining expert reports and testimony
  • speaking with witnesses and family members to help them prepare statements or affidavits
  • preparing and submitting extensive legal memoranda and arguments in support of an application for asylum
  • providing representation before the Immigration Court and on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals and beyond

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Federal Court Immigration Litigation

The Law Offices of Jan Allen Reiner have expertise in litigation in federal courts – both the U.S. District Courts, (such as District Courts in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.) and the U.S. Courts of Appeals in various Circuits (including the Second Circuit, the Third Circuit, and the Fourth Circuit).  We have represented many foreign nationals with appeals of denials of their applications for relief from deportation and removal before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, as well as with lawsuits against the Immigration Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for such things as:

  • unlawful detention
  • unreasonable delays in adjudication of green card and U.S. citizenship applications
  • unlawful failure to issue employment authorization

Because immigration law is federal law, we are able to represent foreign nationals across the U.S. and abroad.

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Initial Consultation

We can answer many of your immigration questions in an initial consultation either by phone or in person.

We will help you assess your situation, identify the immigration issues, and provide information you need to make an informed decision.

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