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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

1901, 2017

Visa Bulletin Predictions and Updates from Charles Oppenheim (January 13, 2017)

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|January 19th, 2017|Categories: Articles, I-485, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

Every day, our office receives numerous inquiries and questions about the anticipated movements in the Visa Bulletin cutoff dates.    So when we have reliable information, we are happy to share with our readers and clients.    Mr. Charles Oppenheim, who is the Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State, has provided some information about anticipated movement in the cutoff dates.   For those who are not familiar who Mr. Oppenheim is – he is simply known as the person responsible for the monthly and annual visa number allocations for family- and employment-based […]

1801, 2017

USCIS Releases Final Rule for International Entrepreneurs

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|January 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Entrepreneurs, Immigration Reform, News, News Alert|

USCIS has just released the final text of the “International Entrepreneur Rule” which would allow international entrepreneurs parole to be able to remain and work in the U.S. while developing and growing their startup companies.    The rule aims to stimulate foreign entrepreneurs to attract capital and create U.S. jobs by allowing up to five years of staying and working in the U.S.   This kind of rule is long overdue and has been anticipated and in the works for many years.   The new rule will become effective on July 17, 2017. […]

1001, 2017

February 2017 Visa Bulletin – No Movement in EB-2 India; Gradual Forward Movement Elsewhere

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|January 10th, 2017|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, I-485, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the February 2017 Visa Bulletin which is the fifth Visa Bulletin for the new FY2017 fiscal year. The headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the slow forward movement across many categories, including the lack of any movement in EB-2 India.  EB-3 China continues to have a more favorable cutoff date than EB-2 China which creates favorable conditions for EB-2 to EB-3 China downgrades.


501, 2017

Can Biometrics be Completed at a USCIS Office Outside of US?

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|January 5th, 2017|Categories: I-131, News, Reentry Permits, Travel, USCIS|

Many USCIS applications (normally those which result in the production of a “secure document”) require the applicant provide digital biometrics at a USCIS office.   In most cases, the biometrics process includes digital fingerprinting and a digital photo.

Many applicants who need to submit to the required biometrics are able to do so in the closest USCIS application support center (“ASC”) in the U.S.   However,  some applicants, especially those applying for I-131 Reentry Permit, often have very limited options to stay or travel to the U.S. for the required biometrics appointment.    USCIS has recently announced that in “rare circumstances” they will use […]