Ms. Klopman promises and delivers “compassionate excellence”
The office handles non-immigrant visas for individual and corporate clients, immigrant visas in all employment based categories , DACA applications(Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), immigration compliance issues, other employment based matters, hardship waivers, AAU and BIA appeals and other immigration matters.
THE OFFICE OBTAINS NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS FOR INDIVIDUAL AND CORPORATE CLIENTS:
- O visas: The O-1 temporary worker visa status is designated for individuals of extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, arts or athletics and individuals of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture and television industries. (click for further details)
- P visas: The P visa status covers foreign nationals that are internationally recognized athletes, artists or entertainers.
- J-1 visa programs: The J-1 Exchange Visitor visa may be used by those coming to the United States to study, teach, conduct research, or receive training. In addition, Corporations may develop training programs and utilize J-1 visas to bring over foreign nationals to participate in these programs
- R-1 visas: The R-1 Visa is provided to individuals in religious occupations coming to the United States to perform services in their religious vocation. .
- H2b visa: H-2b visas are utilized by foreign nationals coming to the United States to perform work which is temporary in nature: Recurring seasonal need, intermittent need, peak-load need, or one time occurrence.
- E visas: E visas refer to foreign nationals coming the United States under Treaty Trader programs or pursuant to a qualifying Treaty Investment (click for further details)
- L-1a, L-1b visas: L-1 visas allow certain foreign nationals to work in the United States as a result of an intra-company transfer. (click for further details)
- H-1b visas: H-1b visas are visas for foreign nationals traveling to the United States to work in a Specialty Occupation (click for further details)
- F-1 Visa (Student Visa) issues
The office obtains migrant Visas in all employment and family based categories as follows:
- Schedule A Occupation (Including Nurses, Physical Therapists)
- EB-1 foreign nationals with Extraordinary Ability
- EB-1 foreign nationals who qualify as Multinational Executive
- EB-2-foreign nationals who have Advanced Degrees
- EB-2 National Interest Waivers
- EB-3-foreign nationals in Skilled or Professional Positions
- I-140 petition (Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker)—consultant for other attorneys on “ability to pay” issues
- Labor Certification – PERM cases for professional and unprofessional occupations
- “Follow to Join” Cases
- Immediate Relative Petitions: Consular Processing or Adjustment of Status
The Office Handles Additional Employment Matters:
- I-9 Compliance
- Workplace Enforcement
- Travel Ban Waivers
The Office Also Handles Matters Arising In the Following Areas:
- Diplomatic Visa Issues (A,G,M visas)
- Re-entry Permits
- Advance Parole Applications
- Waivers: Including 601
- Motions to Reopen
- Appeals to AAU (Administrative Appeals Unit)
- BALCA appeals (Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals)
- BIA appeals (Board of Immigration Appeals)
Ms. Klopman has a close working relationship with the Law Office of Cheryl R. David in Manhattan. Ms. David, a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association Board of Governors and past New York AILA Chapter Chair, handles most of the office’s exclusion, deportation and criminal immigration work.