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    Our main focus on business immigration allows us to bring unparallelled depth of knowledge, expertise and level of service.

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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

2306, 2015

Challenges of Completing the Form I-9 for Remote Employees

By Aleksandra Michailov, Esq.|June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Articles, Compliance, Employers, Human Resources, I-9, News|

Form I-9
In today’s globalized economy, more and more industries rely on telecommuters and remote employees to fill in positions, whether part-time or full-time. One of the challenges that our corporate clients are faced with in such a global market is the difficulty of getting remote employees to appear in person at the employer’s location and complete and sign Form I-9 at the beginning of employment.

The standard Form I-9 compliance regulations require that the employee completes and signs Section 1 of Form I-9 at the first date […]

1706, 2015

USCIS Starts Issuing Approvals and Production of H-4 Spouse EAD Cards

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|June 17th, 2015|Categories: Articles, H-4 EAD, News|

One of the most frequent questions our office gets since and even before May 26, 2015 when the H-4 Spouse EAD filing window opened has been, “How long would it take to get the H-4 Spouse EAD approved?”    Because the H-4 Spouse EAD is a brand new program and especially due to the really high anticipated volume of H-4 Spouse EAD applications, we have not been able to provide a firm answer.    USCIS had indicated that their goal would be to issue EAD approvals within 90 days of filing.      But as our office is starting to receive H-4 Spouse EAD approvals and notifications of approvals, we are starting to get at least some preliminary idea of the processing times. […]

1706, 2015

Visa Bulletin Updates from Mr. Charles Oppenheim (June 2015)

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|June 17th, 2015|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, News, Visa Bulletin|

Our office closely monitors not only each monthly Visa Bulletin but also any developments and updates from here in Washington, DC which may give us some idea on upcoming movements and surprises.   Our goal is to share any and all credible information with our clients and readers in order to allow proper planning and to set expectations as realistically as possible.

Mr. Charles Oppenheim, who is the Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State and the person who prepares and publishes the monthly visa bulletin, has provided some thoughts and his expectations for […]

1006, 2015

Current PERM Processing Times (June 1, 2015)

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|June 10th, 2015|Categories: Articles, News, PERM|

Our office handles a substantial number of ETA Form 9089 – Permanent Labor Certification (“PERM”) applications and we are closely monitoring the current PERM processing times not only for the […]