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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

2001, 2018

Government Shutdown and Immigration: (How) Will It Affect Me? (January 2018 Edition)

By | January 20th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Government Shutdown, News, News Alert|

Update (Jan 23, 2018 8:00 AM):   As of Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Federal government has reopened with most services restored or in the process of being restored.   This includes DOL operations.    However, the current government funding is set to expire on February 8, 2018, raising the possibility of another shutdown at that time.

As of 12:01 on Saturday, January 20, 2018, due to lapse in appropriations funding, U.S. Federal government has shut down.   We would like to provide some information as to how this government shutdown affects immigration cases pending or to be filed shortly.   Our office […]

1701, 2018

February 2018 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 India Slow Movement; EB-3 China Advances Significantly; Cutoff Date Predictions

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the February 2018 Visa Bulletin which is the fifth Visa Bulletin for the FY2018 fiscal year. The headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the continued anemic forward movement in EB-2/3 India.   EB-3 China advances significantly by 5 months and continues to have a more favorable cutoff date than EB-2 China and this creates good conditions for EB-2 to EB-3 China downgrades.   Also, we provide predictions for the anticipated cutoff date movement over the next months.
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1512, 2017

USCIS Starts Rulemaking Process to Take Away H-4 EAD Work Authorization

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Articles, H-1B, H-4 EAD, News, News Alert|

After months of speculation and discussion, USCIS has taken the initial steps in the rulemaking process in order to take away the H-4 EAD work authorization for certain H-4 spouses which had been available since 2015.      It should be noted that this is an initial step in the rulemaking process and until and unless a new rule is finalized and effective, H-4 EADs remain available and valid.

The Rulemaking Notice

The notice, published December 14, 2017, states that it is reviewing the 2015 H-4 EAD rule in light of President Trump’s Executive Order 13788, Buy American and Hire American.

DHS […]

1412, 2017

January 2018 Visa Bulletin – EB-3 India Advances Slightly; Slow Movement in EB-2 India/China

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the January 2018 Visa Bulletin which is the fourth Visa Bulletin for the FY2018 fiscal year. The headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the continued anemic forward movement in EB-2 India/China and EB-3 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.
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