Founded over 30 years ago by a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82), our law firm is staffed by a team of experienced immigration lawyers and paralegals.
Based in Los Angeles, we represent hundreds of employers and thousands of individuals across the United States and around the world.
Attorney Carl Shusterman has been named one of the top 15 corporate immigration attorneys in the U.S. by Human Resource Executive magazine. He has testified before the U.S. Senate Immigration Subcommittee as an expert witness.
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“We are very pleased by the services we get from the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman. Our experience in the past year with all our H1B renewals has been amazing, and we’ve obtained great results.”
- KRG Technologies, Valencia, California
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We help employers sponsor foreign-born employees for work visas and green cards and assist them in complying with I-9 requirements as what to do when they receive a Notice of Inspection from the government. Please see our Employers Immigration Guide.
We assist individuals in getting E-2 treaty investor visas, H-1B professional visas, J waivers, L intracompany transferee visas, O visas for persons of extraordinary ability, P visas for athletes, artists and entertainers, R visas for religious workers and various other types of temporary working visas.
Our immigration lawyers help our clients get green cards through employment, marriage, relatives, investment and asylum. We also assist them in becoming citizens of the United States through naturalization or through their parents.
We assist our clients in obtaining green cards as EB-1 priority workers for persons of extraordinary ability, outstanding professors and researchers and multinational executives and managers. We also help them to qualify under EB-2 category as persons of exceptional ability, through national interest waivers or through PERM applications as advanced degreed professionals. We assist our clients in getting green cards in the EB-3 category through PERM or for those who qualify under one of the Schedule A shortage occupation categories.
We help our clients respond to Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID) petitions and applications issued by the USCIS.
We assist persons in applying for naturalization as well as individuals who seek to acquire or derive US citizenship through their parents and grandparents.
We represent persons in removal proceedings in Immigration Court, before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and in various Federal Courts across the country. We explain various methods of qualifying for relief from removal including waivers, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, asylum, withholding of removal and the Convention Against Torture (CAT).
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Our website is a virtual encyclopedia of US immigration laws and procedures. Find out how to obtain a temporary visa, get a green card (through marriage, relatives, employment, investment, asylum and the green card lottery) and become an American citizen. Our immigration lawyers explain the best options for winning your case in Immigration Court.
Our 80+ “How-To” Immigration Videos have been viewed over 2,500,000 times. Subscribe to our blog and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Use our Site Map to learn about the many features of our website. Our website contains over 1,000 articles and many thousands of links to government websites including those of the USCIS, ICE, CBP, the State Department, the Labor Department, the Immigration Courts and the Federal Courts.
We report on the latest changes in immigration laws and policies. We explain how to comply with the new public charge rules, the health insurance requirement, how to get or extend an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) work permit, an Advance Parole travel document and much more.
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Green Cards through Employment
Green Card through Marriage