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Immigration Law Professionals

The Capitol Immigration Law Group PLLC is a boutique law firm based in Washington, DC specializing exclusively in U.S. immigration and nationality law. We serve corporate and individual clients throughout the U.S. and internationally. We are proud to be able to offer practical, prompt and professional immigration and employment compliance legal advice to our clients.

Because of our focus on business immigration law, we are able to handle competently all of our individual and corporate clients’ needs in this area. Our ability to provide quality and practical legal advice lies not only in our devotion and competency in immigration law, but also in our efforts to understand our clients’ business and to act as immigration-related business advisors.

We take great pride in the quality of our work, in our professionalism and in our expertise. We provide regular client updates on important developments in immigration and compliance law and are often invited speakers to relevant business community and other labor and immigration events.

We offer free and confidential initial evaluations and we offer competitive flat fee rates for our services. Our goal is to provide stability to our clients’ immigration and compliance needs by ensuring a combination of high level of service and predictable and transparent billing arrangements.

Our typical clients are small and mid-size companies doing business in a variety of sectors, non-profit organizations, universities and foreign investors. We consider our size an asset allowing us to provide loyal, intimate and personal legal services. In addition to corporate clients, we also represent foreign nationals from over 40 countries on individual employment-related immigration matters.

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News and Recent Articles

802, 2016

March 2016 Visa Bulletin – Cutoff Dates Advance for Most Categories; EB China Advances Significantly

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|February 8th, 2016|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, I-485, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the March 2016 Visa Bulletin which is the sixth Visa Bulletin for the FY2016 fiscal year. The major headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the notable advancement in the cutoff dates for many categories, especially for EB-2 and EB-3 China.     EB-2 India advances again, although the rate of advancing seems to slow down.   The “Filing” cutoff dates advance for many categories as well.

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202, 2016

H-1B Visa Cap Season Is Underway – Opens for New Filings on April 1, 2016

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Articles, Employers, H-1B, News, News Alert|

On April 1, 2016 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start accepting applications for one of the most popular U.S. work visas, H-1B, for fiscal year (FY) 2017.    Our intelligence and past experience suggest that this year’s H-1B cap season will be very short — five business days.   Our office is already preparing a number of H-1B applications for our clients and we urge employers to prepare for a very short H-1B season by identifying and initiating H-1B sponsorship cases now.

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3101, 2016

USCIS Issues a Multitude of RFEs on Pending I-485 Applications

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|January 31st, 2016|Categories: AC21, AOS, Articles, I-485, News|

Many of our clients and readers are already aware of the move by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) to issue what are hundreds, or perhaps even thousands, of very similar, if not identical, requests for evidence (“RFE”) on pending employment-based primary Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status, cases (mostly for EB-2 India applicants).    Our office has been receiving such RFEs and we have been hearing from readers and clients who have also been affected by this large-scale RFE event.    We have seen similar RFE flood waves in the past and many EB-2 India applicants may have seen two or even three such RFEs.    Like previous RFE waves in the past, USCIS is generally seeking updated medicals, in addition to employment verification documents from the sponsoring employer. […]

2801, 2016

U.S. Implements Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

By Aleksandra Michailov, Esq.|January 28th, 2016|Categories: ESTA, News, Travel, Visa Waiver|

As of January 21st, 2016, the U.S. began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). Under the Act, travelers in the following categories are no longer eligible to travel or be admitted to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP):

  •     Nationals of VWP countries who have traveled to or been present in Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria on or after March 1, 2011 (with limited exceptions for travel for diplomatic or military purposes in the service of a VWP country).
  •     Nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Iran, […]