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Our team has experience working with foreign investors to get their Green Cards through the EB-5 program.
The American Dream is closer than you think! You can become a Green Card holder by investing in the United States.
The EB5 visa program allows you to invest in regional centers or direct businesses.
The permanent residency is granted to the main applicant and immediate family members. Plus, one of the main advantages is that you can live and work anywhere in the U.S.
This is a great opportunity for those looking to open a business in a financially secure environment and provide a stable immigration status to their family.
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Here at the Law Offices of Alice Antonovsky, we have the immigration law experience to identify your best option to provide your family with legal status in the U.S.
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents can sponsor their immediate family members to immigrate legally.
Whether it is through marriage or a family petition, you can reunite your family by applying for the appropriate visa program.
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Our team has experience dealing with H-1 visas for foreign workers, O visas for those with extraordinary talent, P visas for athletes and artists, E visas for priority workers, and B visas for business visitors.
Companies in the United States often look for overseas talent to complement their local services.
If you have received an employment offer or are transferring to a U.S. branch of your current employer, contact us to handle your visa application.
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As an experienced immigration law office, we have vast experience in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Provisional Waiver applications.
Contrary to what many believe, there are several status legalization options to explore. The right one depends solely on your case and needs.
If you, or any close one might be at risk of deportation, this is the time to take action and legalize your immigration status.
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The United States of America offers protection to those persecuted in their home countries for religious, political, or social beliefs.
If you fit the requirements, you might be eligible for two types of asylum, affirmative or defensive. Whichever one you are applying for, immigration authorities will require proof of your claims and decide whether to grant you an asylee status or not.
An asylum application is a complex process and we strongly suggest you are guided by a professional through it.
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Undocumented immigrants under the age of 21 and abandoned or neglected by their parents may be eligible for a status legalization program called SIJS (Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.)
If approved, the minor is granted permanent resident status, allowing them to live, work, study, and build a life in the United States.Learn More
Undocumented immigrants in the United States might be eligible for status legalization.
Available options depend on the individual’s circumstances, such as age, form of entry, U.S. born family members, and existing immigration programs criteria.Learn More
Foreign-born individuals can become U.S. citizens through the Naturalization process.
You can become a U.S. citizen if you have lived in the country as a permanent resident for 5 years or more, 3 if you are married to a U.S. citizen.Learn More
NYC Immigration Lawyer, Alice Antonovsky is your best ally when it comes to achieving your goals of obtaining legal immigration status in the United States. As an experienced attorney, she will help you find the best option for your profile, guide you through the visa application process, and work hand in hand with you until the end of the process.
As founder and sole member of the Law Offices of Alice Antonovsky, PLLC, Alice Antonovsky handles immigration law and business/corporate law cases with the highest quality legal service. No case is the same as the other, and our team knows it. As our client, you will receive personal attention and our commitment to achieve the best possible outcome.
Being an immigrant herself, Alice built a multicultural team able to understand first hand the challenges of an overwhelming immigration process. Plus, we can communicate with clients in English, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
You can count on our firm to help you with:
- Obtaining legal residency as an investor, through the EB5 program
- Transferring foreign employees from an overseas branch to your U.S. office using an L1 visa
- Getting a visa for your extraordinary abilities in arts, science, education, business, and sports
- Reuniting your family by filing a petition for your immediate family members
- Assisting qualified victims of domestic violence in obtaining permanent residency through the VAWA act
- Assisting juveniles who have been abandoned, neglected or abused by their parents via the SIJS program
From Immigration Lawyer Alice Antonovsky
- Help you identify the visa you’re eligible for.
- Make sure your paperwork is complete before
lodging an application.
- Represent you in court and keep you up
to date with your case status.
- Assist you with your naturalization application.
- Defend you from deportation and removal.
- Help you apply for a Green Card through
the program that best suits your case.
- Assist you with your asylum application and helping you
understand what to expect from the interview with the
Lawyer in New York City
- Hiring an NYC immigration lawyer means you will have someone with relevant experience by your side. Immigration applications might be overwhelming for anyone who is not familiar with the terminology and process.
- All visa requirements are listed on government websites. However, having someone close to ask your questions will become an invaluable asset towards achieving your immigration goal. Avoiding unnecessary mistakes is key in any immigration matters.
Oftentimes, the best immigration option is not necessarily the one people have in mind. The United States offers a myriad of visa categories and programs for different purposes.
Hiring an immigration lawyer means having someone with the necessary knowledge and experience to choose the best option for your case.
- When looking for immigration assistance in NYC, you will find numerous paralegals offering their help with your visa case. We strongly suggest that you only hire a certified, Immigration Lawyer to work with you. This way you will avoid any chances of fraud, inexperience or mismanagement.
The Law Offices of Alice Antonovsky
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Choosing an Immigration Lawyer in NYC
#1 Do your research
You will likely talk to a few immigration lawyers before choosing one to work with. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. You want an honest attorney who can guide you through the process. Compare any information you’re given with the official USCIS website if you want to be sure of their legitimacy.
#2 Check for any professional memberships
As many other professionals, immigration lawyers also join associations that verify their credentials. The Law Offices of Alice Antonovsky is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Lawyers of Distinction.
#3 Make sure communication won´t be an issue
Assessing your case and preparing an application will require extensive communication with your immigration lawyer and their team. Our team speaks English, Spanish, Russian, and Vietnamese. Beyond language, we provide tailored advice to each case to help you obtain the best possible outcome.
#4 See to it that you will be able to meet them
While working on your case, you will probably make frequent visits to your NYC immigration lawyer’s office. The Law Offices of Alice Antonovsky offers two convenient locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. However, knowing how the virtual environment has become a norm, we make things easy for you by also keeping in touch through multiple online platforms like Skype, Zoom, Whatsapp, Telegram, and telephone.
#5 Choose someone you feel comfortable with
Yes, immigration lawyers can show empathy too. And as a matter of fact, it plays a big part in your experience. It doesn't mean our services will change due to subjectivity, but trust and communication are critical success factors to your immigration path. Our multicultural staff understands what it is like to be an immigrant and to find your own way in a new country. We’re here to help you.
Q- What type of visas are available in the U.S.?
A- The United States offers immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. Immigrant visas allow individuals to stay indefinitely in the U.S. by granting them a Green Card, or permanent residency. Green Card holders can later become U.S. citizens through the naturalization process. Nonimmigrant visas are granted for specific purposes and length of stay. For example, a business trip, tourism, studies, medical treatment, or work.
Q- What visa do I need to live in NYC?
A- Depending on your eligibility you may get an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa. If you are a Green Card holder you may live anywhere in the U.S., including New York City. However, you may also live in New York City if you’re here for a short period of time on a work, study, or other temporary visa.
Q- What kind of non-immigrant visa do I need to live in NYC?
A- The type of nonimmigrant visa you may be eligible for depends on the purpose of your travel. For example, individuals with an extraordinary talent in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics may be granted an O visa. While an intra-company transferee would be granted an L visa. To live In NYC and the rest of the United States, you can apply for nonimmigrant visas for multiple reasons, including tourism, sport competitions, studies, business activities, medical treatments, cultural exchanges, and many other purposes.
Q- What visa do I need to work in NYC?
A- If you already have a visa that allows you to work in the United States, all you need is a work permit. If that is not the case, you could be granted an L visa if you’re transferring to a U.S. office from an overseas branch of the same business. You may be granted an H1B visa if sponsored by a U.S. employer. You could get an O visa if you have an extraordinary talent in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics to perform such professional activity in the United States. Or you could get an EB visa if you have extraordinary abilities and are recognized in your field.
Q- What is the largest immigrant group in NYC?
A- According to data shared on the MOIA's 2020 Annual Report, 13.4% of the foreign-born population in NYC comes from the Dominican Republic, making it the largest immigrant group in the city. The group is followed by China with 11.8% and Jamaica with 5.7%.
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