How to go From O1 Visa to Green Card: Step-by-Step Guide

How to go from O1 Visa to Green Card: Step-by-Step Guide

The O1 visa allows highly-skilled individuals a path to live and work in the United States for extended periods of time. However, one of the main issues with the O1 visa is that it does not lead to a green card. The O1 visa is a non-immigrant visa and so it is temporary. Although there is no limit to the number of times an O1 visa can be renewed, it cannot, on its own lead to permanent residence.

 

In this guide, I will discuss multiple ways to go from O1 visa to green card. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

Overview:

 

  1. Summary of O1 Visa
  2. How to go from O1 visa to Green Card
  3. EB1A
  4. Employer Sponsorship
  5. EB-2 National Interest Waiver
  6. EB1B
  7. EB-5 Visa for Investors
  8. Family or Marriage-Based Sponsorship
  9. Conclusion

 

1. Summary of O1 Visa

 

The O1 visa is a non-immigrant visa classification reserved for highly-skilled people in either the sciences, arts, business, education, athletics, or the motion picture or television industry. The O1 visa is divided into 2 separate categories: O1A and O1B. The O1A classification is reserved for professionals who have an extraordinary ability in the sciences, business, athletics, or education. The O1B classification is reserved for professionals in the arts, motion picture, or television industry. There are different requirements depending on if you are applying for an O1A or O1B visa.

 

General O1 Visa Requirements

 

To get an O1 visa, there are 6 main requirements:

 

  • You must have an extraordinary ability
  • Your excellence in your field must have been sustained over the years
  • You must be coming to the US to work in your area of extraordinary ability
  • Your O1 petition must be sponsored by a US agent or employer
  • Your proposed employment in the US must qualify as an “event” as defined by the regulations
  • In certain cases, you must have an advisory opinion issued by a peer group, labor organization, or management organization
  • If you have any questions about these requirements, please feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com or you can read my guide on the O1 visa.

 

Proving Extraordinary Ability

 

One of the key requirements for an O1 visa is proving that you have an extraordinary ability. The legal standard for what qualifies as an extraordinary ability depends on if you are applying for an O1A or an O1B visa.

 

O1A

 

For the O1A visa, to demonstrate extraordinary ability, you must show that you have such a high level of expertise that you are one of the small percentage of people who has risen to the very top of their field. You can prove this through evidence that you have received a major award (such as an Oscar or Nobel Peace Prize) or by showing that you satisfy at least 3 of the 8 evidentiary criteria for extraordinary ability (such as receipt smaller prizes/awards, publications, membership in organizations, etc.)

 

O1B

 

For the O1B visa, to demonstrate extraordinary ability, you are required to show that you have achieved “distinction.” Distinction means “a high level of achievement in the field of arts, as evidenced by a degree of skill and recognition substantially above that ordinarily encountered to the extent that a person described as prominent is renowned, leading or well-known in the field of arts.” [8 CFR Section 214.2(o)(3)(ii)]

 

2. How to go from O1 visa to Green Card

 

 

The O1 visa is a non-immigrant visa classification. Non-immigrant visa classifications are temporary and do not directly lead to permanent residence in the US (a green card). In order to go from O1 visa to green card, you must convert from a non-immigrant classification to an immigrant classification.

 

There are many types of immigrant classifications. Some immigrant classifications are based on having a job offer from a US company, having an extraordinary ability, making an investment in a US company, or through marriage to a US citizen, among many others. We will explore many of these options below.

 

The Process

 

Going from an O1 visa to green card is usually a 2-step process. The first step is to get an immigrant petition approved through USCIS. For example, for many employment-based visa categories (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3) you or your employer are required to file a Form I-140 with USCIS. For marriage and other family-based cases, your spouse or family member is required to file a Form I-130 with USCIS. Once this underlying petition is approved with USCIS, you can move to step 2. You generally have 2 options for how to proceed once the underlying petition is approved with USCIS: 1.) Do an adjustment of status; or 2.) Apply for an immigrant visa

 

Adjustment of Status

 

An adjustment of status is the process of converting (or “adjusting”) from a non-immigrant classification to immigrant. The process is done entirely in the United States by filing a Form I-485 with USCIS. The Form I-485 is also called the Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.

 

In order to do an adjustment of status, you must be lawfully present in the US in a qualifying non-immigrant status. If you are already in the US on an O1 visa, you will most likely do an adjustment of status. This is because the adjustment can be done in the US without the need to go to a consulate or embassy abroad.

 

Important note:

 

In many cases, you can file your Form I-485 concurrently with your underlying immigrant petition (Ex. Form I-130 or Form I-140). This means that you can file your Form I-485 (adjustment of status) at the same time as filing the underlying immigrant petition. In other words, in many cases, you can perform steps 1 and 2 at the same time (instead of first waiting for the underlying immigrant petition to first be approved). In order to file concurrently, the immigrant visa classification that you are applying under must be current (meaning that there is a visa number available). This can be a little tricky, so if you have questions, feel free to email me at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

Immigrant Visa Processing

 

The alternative to doing an adjustment of status is immigrant visa processing. Visa processing (also called “consular processing”) is the process of applying for an immigrant visa at a US embassy or consulate abroad. To do this, once your underlying immigrant petition is approved (and a visa number is available), you then file a Form DS-260 with the Department of State. The DS-260 is called the Immigrant Visa Electronic Application. After submitting the DS-260, you would then attend a scheduled visa interview at a US consulate or embassy abroad. Usually, the visa interview is scheduled at a consulate or embassy within your home country. Following a successful interview, an immigrant visa would be affixed to your passport.

 

O1 is a Dual-Intent Visa

 

Many non-immigrant visa classifications (such as the B1/B2 visa) require you to show non-immigrant intent. This means that, for these categories, you are required to show that you do not intend to immigrate to the US and become a permanent resident.

 

To prove non-immigrant intent, you are usually required to maintain a foreign residence and to maintain strong ties to your foreign residence.

 

Conversely, the O1 is a dual-intent visa. This means that when applying for an O1 visa, you can have the intent to eventually get your green card.

 

This is also important when planning on converting from an O1 visa to green card. For visas which require non-immigrant intent, filing an immigrant petition with USCIS can be problematic and lead to consequences when trying to renew your non-immigrant visa or extend you non-immigrant status. However, because the O1 visa is dual-intent, even if you have an approved immigrant petition, you should still be able to renew your O1 visa or extend your O1 status.

 

Now that we’ve discussed the basics of going from an O1 visa to green card, lets discuss some specific immigrant visa categories.

 

3. EB1A

 

The EB1A visa is an immigrant visa classification for people who have an extraordinary ability in either the arts, sciences, business, education, or athletics. The EB1A visa is very similar to the O1 visa and is commonly used as a way to convert from O1 visa to green card.

 

To qualify for an EB1A visa, 1.) you must have an extraordinary ability; 2.) you must be coming to the US to work in your field of extraordinary ability; and 3.) you must show that you will provide a substantial benefit to the United States.

 

One of the benefits of the EB1A visa is that it allows you to self-petition. What this means is that you do not need an employer to file your immigrant petition with USCIS. Instead, you can file the petition yourself, without the need of a US employer or US job offer.

 

If you need help with your EB1A visa application, or if you’d like to determine your chances for approval, please feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

EB1A Requirements

 

There are 3 main requirements to get an EB1A visa:

 

  • You must have an extraordinary ability in either the arts, sciences, athletics, business, or education
  • You must be coming to the US to work in your field of extraordinary ability
  • You must show that you will provide a substantial benefit to the US

 

Proving Extraordinary Ability for EB1A

 

For the EB1A visa, to show extraordinary ability, you must show that you have a level of expertise indicating that you are one of the small percentage of people who has risen to the very top of their field.

 

You can prove extraordinary ability for EB1A through evidence that you have received a major, internationally recognized award (like an Oscar or Nobel Peace Prize). If you don’t have one of these awards, you can show extraordinary ability by proving that you satisfy at least 3 of the evidentiary criteria for EB1A (membership in organizations, a high salary, publications, citations, etc.).

 

Comparison of O1 and EB1A

 

The requirements for the EB1A visa are very similar to the requirements for the O1 visa. This leads many people to think that because they have received an O1 visa, that they will automatically qualify for an EB1A visa. This is not necessarily the case. Although the requirements appear to be similar, USCIS has a more exacting standard for EB1A petitions than for O1 petitions. This means that even if someone is approved for an O1 visa, they still may be denied for an EB1A visa.

 

Also, the EB1A visa requires you to show that you will provide a substantial benefit to the United States. The O1 visa does not have this requirement.

 

Another difference between the O1 visa and the EB1A visa has to do with the legal definition of “extraordinary ability.” Earlier in this guide, we discussed the difference between the O1A visa and the O1B visa. The standard for what qualifies as an “extraordinary ability” is lower for the O1B than it is for EB1A. To qualify as an extraordinary ability under EB1A, you must show that you have a level of expertise placing you among the small percentage of people who have risen to the very top of your field. This is roughly the same standard used for the O1A visa (sciences, athletics, education, business). However, under the O1B category (arts, motion picture industry, television industry) the standard for what qualifies as extraordinary ability is “distinction.”  Distinction essentially means a high level of achievement above what is normally encountered, to the extent that the person is renowned. This standard is lower than what is required for EB1A.

 

Process of Going from O1 to EB1A

 

Although there are a number of differences between O1 and EB1A, it is a very common way to transition from an O1 visa to green card. To simplify the process, going from O1 to EB1A requires first filing a Form I-140 with USCIS and then filing a Form I-485 once the I-140 is approved. These steps can also be combined so that both forms are filed at the same time.

 

4. Employer Sponsorship

 

Another way to go from an O1 visa to green card is by having a US employer sponsor you for a  green card by offering you a full-time job. If certain conditions are met, and a US company is unable to secure a qualified US candidate for their company, a US company may be able to sponsor a foreign worker to work for their company (and get a green card).

 

In order to sponsor you for a green card, the US company will have to get an approved labor certification through the Department of Labor. A labor certification basically certifies that the US company made attempts to hire a qualified US worker but was unable to do so.

 

If you are currently on an O1 visa and are working for a US company, your US employer may be willing to sponsor you for a green card. Alternatively, you may be able to find another company willing to sponsor you.

 

Here is a quick overview of the process of getting a green card through employer sponsorship:

 

  • Your prospective US employer must conduct job recruitment activities (such as posting ads and job listings).
  • The employer must be unable to secure a qualified US worker for the position offered.
  • The employer must offer you a full-time permanent position with the company
  • The employer must pay you the prevailing wage for the position they are hiring you for (they cannot offer you less than the appropriate wage merely because they are sponsoring you for a green card).
  • The employer must have the financial ability to pay you the prevailing wage
  • Once the employer gets an approved labor certification, they must file a Form I-140 with USCIS under either the EB-2 or EB-3 visa categories.
  • You must satisfy the requirements under either the EB-2 or EB-3 visa category.
  • Once the I-140 is approved, you would then file your adjustment of status (Form I-485).

 

5. EB-2 National Interest Waiver

 

Another option for converting from an O1 visa to green card is the EB-2 national interest waiver. The EB-2 national interest waiver is for people who work in a field that has “substantial merit and national importance.” Basically, the EB-2 national interest waiver is similar to an employer sponsorship (mentioned above) except that it does not require a US employer to get an approved labor certification and file your petition on your behalf. The national interest waiver allows you to self-petition for your green card.

 

EB-2 National Interest Waiver Requirements

 

  • You must independently qualify for an EB-2 visa as either an advanced degree professional or an individual with exceptional ability
  • The field you plan to work in must have substantial merit and national importance
  • You must be well-positioned to advance your field
  • You must show that it is in the national interest to waive the requirement that you have a US job offer and an approved labor certification

 

6. EB1B

 

Another way to convert your O1 visa to a green card is the EB1B immigrant visa. The EB1B classification is reserved for outstanding professors and researchers. One of the benefits of an EB1B visa is that it allows a US employer to hire you without getting an approved labor certification. Instead, they can hire you just by offering you a job.

 

To qualify for an EB1B visa, you must:

 

  • Be internationally recognized as being outstanding in your field
  • Have at least 3 years of experience teaching and/or doing research in your field
  • Have a job offer to work in a teaching position or as a researcher

 

If your O1 visa is in the education field or in the sciences, this may be a good option for you to consider. For more information on the EB1B visa, see my EB1B visa guide or you can email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com with questions.

 

7. EB-5 Visa for Investors

 

Another way to go from an O1 visa to green card is the EB-5 investor visa. The EB-5 visa is an investment-based immigrant visa. In order to qualify for an EB-5 visa, you must invest at least $1 million in a US business and create 10 full-time jobs for US workers. If the business that you invest in is located in an economically depressed area, called a “targeted employment area,” you may qualify to invest a reduced amount of $500,000 instead of $1 million.

 

To qualify for an EB-5 visa you can start your own business, invest in an existing business, purchase an existing business, or invest in a regional center.

 

To apply for an EB-5 visa you must first file a Form I-526 with USCIS. Once the I-526 is approved, you can then file for an adjustment of status by filing the Form I-485. Through the EB-5 process you first become a conditional permanent resident. After 2 years of conditional permanent residence, you are eligible to have the condition removed from your green card.

 

8. Family or Marriage-Based Sponsorship

 

Another option to go from O1 visa to green card is through marriage or family relationship to a US citizen or lawful permanent resident. Entering into a legitimate marriage with a US citizen or lawful permanent resident may allow you to get a green card. Certain family relationships with US citizens and permanent residents also can confer immigration benefits (such as if your parents are US citizens). To explore these options in more detail, please email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

 

9. Conclusion

 

You are now in a much better position of understanding the O1 visa and how to convert your O1 visa to a green card.

 

The O1 visa is a powerful option for highly-skilled professionals. With an O1 visa you can work in the US for year and continue to renew your visa or extend your status. However, the O1 visa is a non-immigrant visa and does not directly lead to a green card. To go from an O1 visa to green card, you must convert to an immigrant classification.

 

Some of the immigrant classifications to consider are the EB1A visa, EB2 National Interest Waiver, and sponsorship by a US company.

 

This guide covers a lot of complex information. If you have any questions about anything covered, or if you need help converting from an O1 visa to green card, feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

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Aman Ahuja
19:27 20 Oct 21
I had the most wonderful experience working with Ashoori firm. Michael and team are super helpful and extremely knowledgeable people in the market right now. They deliver what they promise and are with you throughout the journey. Best part is... YouTube videos from Michael which helps us in keeping posted with latest news from USCIS.read more
Raveena Mathur
20:44 14 Oct 21
Ashoori Law is amazing! We collaborated with Jesser and I only have great things to share about the experience . Extremely accountable, humble and responsive work by him. Whole immigration process is hard but having him by our side was such a... blessing. Those difficult times with no answers, were made easier by Jesser. Would highly recommend:)read more
Ahmed Mohamed
02:37 14 Oct 21
I highly recommend Ashoori Law and the team that works there. Great and easy to work with, highly efficient and helpful. I will certainly continue to use their service.
Annette llanera
17:35 12 Oct 21
I like Ashoori law office because they are very good. They helped me with my papers to get my permanent residence card .All the staff were professional and responsible. Ashoori law office is very trustworthy and I highly recommend... this to my friends. A million thanks to all the staff and most of all to Michael Ashoori .God bless us..read more
Mufakhar Raza
19:46 11 Oct 21
They've been really helpful. Responded to all my questions and everything went really smooth so far. Strongly recommended!
Amit Patil
14:55 11 Oct 21
I am very happy with the service provided by Ashoori Law firm. I have processed my green card and employment authorization card from Ashoor Law. They are very professional and responsive.Throughout in my green card process Ashoori Law is very... cooperative, knowledgeable and supportive in the process. I really recommend Ashoori Law firm for the immigration law services.read more
Alannah Paul
18:12 10 Oct 21
Great experience with Ashoori Law. Very straight forward process and additional guidance provided when we needed it. Took me 5 months from application to interview for a spousal green card. Very pleased with the service and outcome!
Rijo Joy Kattukaran
16:51 10 Oct 21
My experience so far with Ashoori Law has been awesome. I was in a hurry as it was years of waiting, and then the turn came up quickly, I had to act fast, am very glad I made the decision to choose Ashoori Law. Right from the initial request for a... consultation, the entire team was very responsive, attentive, prompt, detailed oriented. They were very transparent, with their fees (which is very reasonable) and clear. Especially during this pandemic made it as much as they could easier for me through virtual online submissions as much as possible. Ashoori Law exhibited had prepared documentation which was very easy to fill in and complete. Special mention to Lahaina Araneta, who helped me with all my queries and I hardly had to wait more than a day for all those to be answered. Though my journey is still not yet complete, would use Ashoori Law for any of my future needs and also would recommend them for all who is looking for immigration needs. Again a big note of thanks for all your help.read more
ALI ALNASAR
21:26 08 Oct 21
They are quick to respond and answer any questions I have. The staff was friendly, helpful, and easy to understand. This is the most professional office I had dealt with!
Seann Farrell
01:36 08 Oct 21
Citizenship acquired from beginning to end in under 10 months. Professionally prepared paperwork, documentation easy to submit online, very pleased with the outcome. Without the professional services of Ashoori Law there's a good chance delays and... issues could have occurred. I recommend Ashoori if peace of mind is your goal.read more
Juliana Chen
21:30 04 Oct 21
My experience with Ashoori Law was excellent. The teams were very attentive, always there to help with any of my questions. Always quick to respond and deal with any of my concerns. They are very knowledgeable and professional. I couldn’t be more... pleased with the services that they provided to me. I would highly recommend Ashoori Law to anyone with legal needs.read more
amit singh
16:04 04 Oct 21
I had a consultation with Rohit today. He patiently listened to my case and questions and provided satisfactory responses to all. I am happy with the discussion. I may end up taking a paid consultation for more details. I would recommend them to... others as well. Thanks Rohit!read more
Ashish sinha
00:27 02 Oct 21
I reached Michel to get help on i765(L2 EAD) expedite request. He explained me the chances are slim yet filed the request on my behalf.They are just a message away and revert phone calls anytime. They try to explain every bit of your... case.Despite of my expedite request having a low chance of approval, I am glad that my case was picked it's all because Michel and his team prepared my case so well that I got the expedited request approved.I am so happy, kudos to Michel, venshkha, jaser.Ashish Sinharead more
Dina Ibrahem
22:56 01 Oct 21
I've been dealing with them for a year now, they helped me a lot, very professional and friendly! I am always comfortable taking their advices and consult them through my case and they never let me down. and most importantly is that they are very... humble and available literally any time i needed an advice or if I have any concerns.I also LOVE that they email me before any important appointment I would have, making sure that I receive the mails and always sending me soft copies just in case which is GREAT and they constantly keep reminding all the way till my appointment comes. I am still a client with them and very happy, Thanks to Vaneskha Wilson, Jeser Romero, Lahaina Araneta, Milena Manukyan, Elaine Leduna , Karla Samayoa and of course Michael Ashoori.read more
Sach Gill
19:39 30 Sep 21
Had a chat with Rohit Srinivasa. He is informative and possess good knowledge about the immigration related matters. Highly recommended.
Aniruddha Ghosh
16:53 30 Sep 21
Talked to Rohit Srinivasa from Ashoori Law. He is incredibly knowledgable about US immigration laws and is quite freindly. Highly recommended if you are a student on F-1 (OPT, STEM) or are looking to file H-1B.
Kristina Karalic
18:56 29 Sep 21
We accidentally found Ashoori Law online, but we're so happy we did because they have been nothing but outstanding! Ashoori Team has been helping us with multiple cases, including B, L visas and green cards. Their portal is very user friendly, and... their staff is always responsive, caring and detailed. I'd like to give a special shout-out to their Director of Legal Operations, Lahaina Araneta, who has been an absolute delight to work with. I am highly recommending Ashoori Law to anyone seeking immigration services!read more
Zulfa Sultana
18:18 29 Sep 21
I am glad I chose them. Above everything, they are friendly and work closely with you. Owner of the law firm himself is available to talk if needed. Highly recommending them.
Joao Castro
00:31 29 Sep 21
Michael and his team deserve more than a five star rating. I hired Mike already based on a recommendation from a friend of mine, who also requested his services. My friend gave him five star as well, and this could simply not be different.Since my... first contact with Michael, I've perceived his solid ethical principles, responsive professionalism and personal attention to all details in US immigration complex process. In my case, he was key for me to obtain I-131 permits for three Green Cards - and the documents were shipped after just six weeks after the process initiation. In another process, he has been immediately responsive to replace Green Cards. And all my contacts were online - which is a testimony of his great online reputation.If you are looking for US Immigration lawyer assistance for true delivery, great value and avoid risks and potential problems, the answer is Michael Ashoori Law, with his fantastic team, that really and personally takes care of your immigration needs.JCread more
Ahmad Jawid
01:45 28 Sep 21
Ashoori Law, Michael and his team are very professional , helpful and great people for their clients . i am very glad that i had Ashoori Law team for my paperworks . I recommend everyone Ashoori Law especially for Immigration purposes ask for... Michael .read more
Ariel 0054 Realty
01:43 28 Sep 21
Extremely professional teamWithout any doubt, they can handle with knowledge and expertise any caseYou are in good hands with them
Mittal Patel
20:29 27 Sep 21
Have worked with many immigration Lawyers. Ashoori law was very affordable and got back to me in timely manner. Made sure I was on time with my fillings and that we responded to our RFE with adequate info. Lahaina is one of their E2 lawyers and was... expert with these kinds of cases. Will hire them again for renewals.read more
Pragalath Mohandas
20:30 25 Sep 21
Amazing experience. Ashoori Law firm gave me hope and prepared a strong case & I got my E2 case approved in one week. I spoke to other immigration lawyers & i was not satisfied. its easy to communicate with everyone! I highly recommend them to... anyone looking to get immigration help!read more
bhakti savai
12:26 21 Sep 21
I had great experience with Ashoori Law. Professional, knowledgeable, responsive, client-centric, and timely! Highly recommended!
William & Heather Oon
01:17 20 Sep 21
We are grateful and thankful to Ashoori Law and its team. They are very understanding, patient, responsive with all our enquiries and prompt in providing updates to our status. We highly recommended their service.
Kaushik Kuila
19:43 17 Sep 21
I have used Michael Ashoori's Law Firm for my mother's Green Card processing. I have found them very professional and responsive along the way, answering all my queries in a timely manner. I'll readily use them for any immigrations needs in future.
Hyunwook Shin
07:45 10 Sep 21
Michael Ashoori and his firm helped us navigate the complex filing process, answer any questions we have with care, and eventually attain successful approvals. Highly recommended!
Sharon Shanaya
21:53 05 Sep 21
My case was a bit complicated due to my ex-husband and his family but this firm dealt with my I-485 case so nicely and professionally. I was given only 2 weeks to lodge my application due to my messy divorce. This firm made sure my case was filed... before my conditional green card expires. Got my green card in 5 months even during this Covid time when everything takes ages to process. I Will recommend them to anyone who is having difficulty with immigration. Absolutely the best. Don't waste ur time with other attorneys.read more
H. George
02:10 01 Sep 21
Very professional, they have a very good system to prepare your case and make proper follow ups.My case was a little bit complicated and other places they were taking advantage trying to charge me a lots of money but Michael never did... that.Recommending 100% best lawyer ever.read more
Linda Bradley
06:06 25 Aug 21
Very happy with your services 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
jarka sakacova
01:08 24 Jul 21
I have a very pleasant experience with Rohit from Ashoori Law , he was very patient, professional and had a strong knowledge and answered all my questions in detail. I would recommend highly to use Ashoori Law service.
samah elwakkad
15:36 23 Jul 21
I would like to thank Ahoori law office and all the team who was helping us to obtain our L1A approvalThis office Law is truly dedicated to clients, very responsive and professional, they helped me get through so many obstacles.Can't thank them... enough for their effortsIt's really amazing how they guide their clients until they achieve their goals.Thank you Michael for the amazing dedicated team and a special thanks for Lahaina who is really an amazing person and very knowledgeable and really helpful and supportive, also Christina who has helped me a lot through this.You're the best guysKeep it upread more
raechel schofield
22:07 22 Jul 21
Highly recommend Ashoori Law. My adjustment of status was a smooth and easy process. They are always happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.
Kishore Kumar
21:13 22 Jul 21
I highly recommend Michael and his legal team for being thorough professionals. I worked with Lahaina Araneta and Kelly Raposa. Both are so helpful. They made my adjustment of status to register permanent residence a smooth and seamless process. I... definitely recommend their service !read more
Manoj Gunawardena
13:46 22 Jul 21
My experience with Ashoori Law is very good, all of my questions were quickly answered and clearly. The staff was qualified, friendly. Specially I worked with Mr. Rohit Srinivasa . I can highly recommend them.
Mohammad Ahraz Hussain
19:55 20 Jul 21
The whole process of evaluating the case, submission of RFE and then correspondence was extremely well done!
Zed Karkar
15:06 20 Jul 21
A Very helpful and professional law firm. helped us out with our application.
Inger Nicolaisen
14:57 15 Jul 21
Michael Ashoori’s professionalism and expertise is unmatched in the industry! My experience with Ashoori Law is very positive, all of my questions were quickly answered making my adjustment of status a very smooth process. The staff was... unbelievably friendly and ensured the best amount of care was taken with my case! I can’t recommend them enough!!read more
Sadaf Nadeem
00:42 09 Jul 21
I highly recommend Micheal and his legal team for being thorough professionals. Their knowledge and expertise are second to none and their work ethic is unmatched.
kvshirazi
18:28 08 Jul 21
I had a great experience with Ashoori Law. Lahaina, Michael and Ehsan helped me to get my TN visa approved in no time.Lahaina is very responsive. Being able to reach out and talk to your lawyer/attorney is exactly what you need when you apply for... your visa...I definitely recommend them for any immigration services.read more
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Michael Ashoori, Esq.

U.S. Immigration Lawyer

I’m a U.S. immigration lawyer and I help families, professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs get visas, green cards, and citizenship to the United States.

Since starting my law firm, I’ve helped hundreds of people from all over the world with their immigration needs. I’m very passionate, hard-working, and committed to my clients.

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