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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

2704, 2017

CILG Attorney Alexandra Michailov Recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Star for Washington, DC 2017

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|April 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News|

The Capitol Immigration Law Group (“CILG”) is pleased to announce that attorney Alexandra Michailov has been named to the Super Lawyers list of 2017 Rising Stars for the Washington, DC region.  Super Lawyers, a highly respected rating service of outstanding legal professionals, releases a list of top up-and-coming attorneys in each state every year. […]

2704, 2017

President Trump to Keep The NAFTA Treaty and TN Visas (For Now)

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|April 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News, News Alert, TN|

One of the top campaign promises of the Trump administration during the election season was to scrap the NAFTA treaty between the U.S, Canada and Mexico.    The NAFTA treaty is the source of TN visas for nationals of Canada or Mexico and, understandably, TN workers and employers have been nervous about the future of NAFTA for the last few months.  In an announcement today, the Trump administration confirmed that they will not seek to revoke the NAFTA treaty, at least at this time. […]

1704, 2017

Alert: FY2018 H-1B Cap Demand Very Strong; Random Lottery Just Completed

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|April 17th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Employers, H-1B, News, News Alert, USCIS|

Our office just learned that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has completed the intake and processing of all of the fiscal year (FY2018) H-1B cap petitions.    According to USCIS, there were over 199,000 H-1B cap petitions filed during the April 3rd-7th filing period.   This indicates that the number of H-1B cap filings this year is slightly lower than the number of H-1B cap filings during last year’s cap season (236,000); nonetheless, this marks continuing very strong H-1B cap demand.   The H-1B cap lottery has also been completed. […]

1104, 2017

May 2017 Visa Bulletin – No Movement in EB-2 India; EB China Downgrading Opportunity; EB-1 China/India and EB-2 ROW Cutoff Date Expected

By Dimo R. Michailov, Esq.|April 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles, EB-2, EB-3, I-485, News, News Alert, Visa Bulletin|

The U.S. State Department has just released the May 2017 Visa Bulletin which is the eights Visa Bulletin for the FY2017 fiscal year. The headline in the upcoming month’s Visa Bulletin is the lack of any movement for EB-2 India, the notable forward movement in EB-3 China which continues to create a great opportunity for EB-2 to EB-3 China downgrades and I-485 filings.    Also, notable is the warning of a possible cutoff date introduction for EB-1 India and China and EB-2 ROW/Mexico/Philippines.