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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

2608, 2016

Breaking News: USCIS Proposes International Entrepreneur Parole Rule

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|August 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Entrepreneurs, News, News Alert, USCIS|

After years of anticipation, the Department of Homeland Security has proposed and released the draft text of a 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. […]

2408, 2016

H-1B Dependent Employer – Definition and Responsibilities

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|August 24th, 2016|Categories: Articles, DOL, Employers, H-1B, News|

The definition of an H-1B dependent employer is important in a number of ways, including due to the H-1B regulations’ certain additional recruitment and attestation requirements to such employers.   For H-1B employers, it is important to understand the definition and apply the analysis during each H-1B filing. […]

1808, 2016

Appeals Court Creates Right of I-140 Revocation Notice to New AC21 Sponsor Employer

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|August 18th, 2016|Categories: AOS, Employers, I-140, I-485, News|

In an August 3, 2016 opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that in situations where beneficiaries of I-140 petition have ported their I-485 adjustment of status application to a new employer pursuant to the AC21 portability provisions, USCIS is required to provide a notice of its intent to revoke the earlier I-140 petition to the new AC21 employer but not to the beneficiary.

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1108, 2016

Reminder: OPT Cap-Gap Employment with Pending H-1B Valid Only Until September 30th

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|August 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, F-1, News, News Alert, Students|

This year’s busy H-1B cap season included many H-1B employee candidates who hold F-1 status and who are employed in the U.S. pursuant to F-1 optional practical training (OPT) status.    Out of these F-1 visa holders, many rely on the OPT cap-gap rule to continue working in the U.S. after the post-April 1st expiration date of the OPT and for as long as the H-1B cap petition is not denied or rejected by USCIS.   However, the OPT cap-gap rule allows OPT extension only until September 30th, possibly leaving some H-1B candidates in a period of unauthorized employment. […]