Best Immigration
Lawyers in New
York City

Why These Immigration Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Immigration Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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RelisLaw is an award-winning immigration law practice (AVVO, Thumbtack, Thervo 2016-2020) based in New York City and serving clients in all U.S. states Dr. Tamara Relis, co-founder was selected to the prestigious Superlawyers Rising Stars group (2019, 2020), and is a member of AILA, the top American Immigration Lawyers Association. The RelisLaw group provides assistance in most visa and green card immigration matters including family-based immigration, citizenship/naturalization, fiancé visas, complex waivers, LGBTQ+ families, entrepreneurs and businesses, O visas for extraordinary ability in all professions, artists, court removal defense, asylum, VAWA and U visas for victims of crime.The legal office serves clients in various languages including French, Spanish Chinese, and Korean.

43 W 43rd St Suite 135
New York, NY 10036


Akerman LLP

Akermam is a nationwide law firm with a New York office that offers immigration services for business clients. It helps employers obtain temporary work visas and permanent resident visas for their workers. The firm works with its clients to transfer critical foreign employees to U.S. offices. Clients can request an audit of their employment documentation to ensure immigration law compliance and receive assistance with employment verification. The firm also represents employers in ICE and DOL cases.

666 5th Ave Fl 20
New York, NY 10103


Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig

Founded in 2001, Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig is a full service law firm with an office in New York City. The firm operates on a global scale, with attorneys who are licensed to practice in over 40 states and internationally. Its immigration practice assists clients with family and corporate immigration, procuring non-immigrant visas for foreign press members, religious workers, athletes and entertainers, and those with extraordinary ability. It additionally advises and represents individuals seeking asylum, green cards, citizenship, and naturalization.

31 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001


Jeffries & Corigliano, LLP

Located in New York City and founded in 1980, Jeffries & Corigliano LLP is a business immigration law firm. It assists professionals with a variety of immigration matters, including O-1, EB-1, H-1B, and E1/2 visas, national interest waivers, J-1 waivers, and immigration petitions. Its attorneys monitor immigration laws as they change and tailor their strategies to meet the individual needs of their clients. Attorneys Jeffries and Corigliano are both members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

1560 Broadway Ste 914
New York, NY 10036


Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC

Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC has over 200 years of experience in offering immigration law assistance to the New York City area. The firm represents clients seeking immigrant and non-immigrant visas at US consulates all over the world. It also provides assistance with obtaining asylum, and citizenship through naturalization, and defends its clients in deportation cases. Additionally, it handles enquiries pertaining to temporary work visas, such as student visas, and spouse and children visas for treaty traders and investors.

139 Centre St Ph 112
New York, NY 10013


Montgomery McCracken

With an office in New York, Mongomery McCracken is a full-service law firm that takes business immigration cases. It works with corporations and employees to obtain immigration visas for foreign nationals. It also assists employees and their families in gaining permanent resident status. Attorneys Louis R. Moffat Jr. and Harry Carl Schaub have several decades of combined experience in business litigation, and Moffa was recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

437 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022


NPZ Law Group

Nachman, Phulwani, Zimovcak Law Group, P.C. is a full-service international immigration and nationality law firm in New York City that provides a wide range of business and family immigration law services for skilled immigrant workers bound to the United States and Canada. The firm’s immigration attorneys are well-experienced at handling a variety of immigration-related cases such as waivers, marriage cases, I-130 sponsorship for family, asylum, green card and citizenship applications, removal, and deportation. The law firm also has affiliated offices in India and Canada.

108 West 39th Street, 8th Floor, Suite 800
New York, NY 10018


Robinson & Cole

Robinson & Cole is located in New York and includes offices along the East Coast and in California, offering comprehensive U.S. immigration law services. Since opening its doors in 1845, its team of immigration attorneys in New York has offered legal help to companies looking to secure top-level employees from around the globe. For individuals, the firm utilizes six sigma processes to obtain positive results with immigrant petitions, labor certification, visas, and other U.S. immigration forms and requirements.

666 3rd Ave Fl 20
New York, NY 10017


The Kasen Law Firm, LLC

The Kasen Law Firm LLC has offices in both Flushing and Charleston. It assists individuals and families seeking fiancé, business, investor, or visitor visas; green cards; naturalization; asylum; deportation defense; and informed counsel on visa waivers. The firm also handles business or employment-based immigration by securing employment visas and assisting employers with regulatory compliance, including I-9 audits. Founding attorney Lawrence M. Kasen is a member of the New York and South Carolina Bar Associations.

13620 38th Ave Ste 3C
Flushing, NY 11354


The Law Office of Paul O’Dwyer, P.C.

The Law Office of Paul O'Dwyer PC has offered immigration legal services throughout New York for more than 20 years. The firm assists with employment immigration, family immigration, naturalization and citizenship, investment visas, and asylum law. Additionally, it represents individuals in deportation and removal cases. Attorney Paul O'Dwyer has written and spoken extensively on immigration law. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the New York City Bar Association.

134 W 26th St Rm 902
New York, NY 10001


Vinson & Elkins LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP has 13 offices worldwide, including one in New York. The firm helps children receive special juvenile immigrant status. It also assists immigrants who are rightfully U.S. citizens under the Child Citizenship Act. Vinson & Elkins LLP strives to help new businesses with any immigration obstacles they may have, such as helping foreign business owners obtain visas or handling issues arising with DACA employees. Other areas of focus include energy, infrastructure, and intellectual property.

666 5th Ave Fl 26
New York, NY 10103


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