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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

1710, 2016

Never Give it Up? Relinquishment of U.S. Citizenship

By Aleksandra Michailov, Esq.|October 17th, 2016|Categories: citizenship, News, Travel|

In recent years, the U.S. government has been more efficient in reaching its citizens living abroad in order to collect U.S. taxes. Those efforts seem to have spurred a growing trend of U.S. citizens choosing to relinquish their U.S. citizenship. Burdened with ever-increasing tax compliance regulations, onerous reporting obligations and mounting professional fees to accountants and advisors, ordinary Americans residing aboard are taking steps to simplify their lives by giving up U.S. citizenship.

Voluntary Renouncement

The so-called “Voluntary Renouncement” is the most common process used to relinquish U.S. citizenship. Typically, the applicant has two interviews with an officer at a U.S. consulate […]

1210, 2016

November 2016 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 India and China Advance Notably

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|October 12th, 2016|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the November 2016 Visa Bulletin which is the second Visa Bulletin for the new FY2017 fiscal year.  The headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the fact that EB-2 India and China advance notably while the forward movement in most of the other categories is fairly minor.  Additionally, 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.


610, 2016

Happy New (Fiscal) Year – The New Government Fiscal Year and Immigration

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|October 6th, 2016|Categories: Articles, News, USCIS|

While few, if any, of our clients and readers spent too much time planning and celebrating, October 1st is an important date as it marks the beginning of the new government fiscal year.     This has new fiscal year turnover has immigration implications for many — for example, H-1B cap petitions are becoming effective and the quotas for green card visa numbers are being reset for the new fiscal year.

Approved H-1B Cap Petitions (and Change of Status) Becoming Effective

October 1st is the earliest starting date for an H-1B petition filed in April under the annual cap.     As a result, […]

310, 2016

DV-2018 Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery Opens October 4, 2016

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Articles, News|

The Department of State will open the DV-2018 Diversity Visa (a.k.a. “green card”) lottery on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.   The entries for this year’s lottery must be submitted electronically between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday, October 4, 2016, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5), Monday, November 7,  2016.

Applicants may access the electronic Diversity Visa entry form (E-DV) at during the registration period. Paper entries will not be accepted. Applicants are strongly encouraged not to wait until the last week of the registration period to enter. Heavy demand may result in website delays. No entries will be accepted after noon EDT on November 7, 2016. […]