Svetlana Schreiber and Associates LPA - Immigration Lawyers help immigrants and employers across the world obtain work visas (H-1B, H-2B, B-1, H-1C, H-3, L-1), visitor visas (B-2, J-1), family visa (H-4, F-2, J-2), student visas (F-1, M-1, J-1). We also prepare green card applications including PERM labor certifications, I-130, I-140, I-360, I-485, and handle U.S. citizenship applications, Asylum/Refugee, BCIS Representation and Consular Practice.
We have Arabic, Romanian, Spanish, German, French, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Maithili, Bangla, Macedonian, Serbo Croatian and Albanian speaking staff.
We also possess an in-depth understanding of many inherent multi-cultural issues from clients of multi-cultural background.
Svetlana Schreiber Esq. is member of American Bar Association.
Svetlana Schreiber Esq. has been admitted to practice in New York State and is an active member of the New York State Bar Association.
Immigration attorneys Svetlana Schreiber Esq., Michele Norton and Tom Gilbert are all members of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Immigration attorneys Svetlana Schreiber Esq. & Michele Norton are members of The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
How the client should contact the firm for details about consultation (fees, schedule, etc.)
Consultation-what does it mean?
A consultation is a meeting between an attorney(s) and potential client(s) for the purpose of examining their situation, and discussing what the best possible course/option to take is. Consultations are completely confidential, and the attorney cannot disclosure any information given. Along with confidentiality, there is no obligation for the potential client to hire the firm after the consultation.
Why a consultation is important?
- It is absolutely necessary for anyone with an immigration issue in the U.S. to discuss what possible directions they can take.
- It establishes position of potential client, different options, and examines each individual case.
- Allows attorney to gain knowledge/facts to suggest best course of action to take.
- Allows for any questions the potential client might have to be answered by attorney
- Can be a place to establish a client/attorney trust relationship
What forms of consultations are available?
- In office consultation: FREE
- Over the phone: $100 paid in advance. The conversation can take anywhere from 30-60 min. or as long as needed for attorney to get substantial information
How to prepare for a consultation?
- Potential client should be completely honest and forthcoming about their individual situation. Remember the firm is here to help you, and confidentiality protects you from attorney disclosing information. Any piece of information may be beneficial to your case.
- Please bring any documents that may be involved with your case; immigration forms, current status, paycheck stubs, etc.
- If the client does not speak English, although we have employees in the office that do speak other languages, it might be helpful for them to bring along someone who can translate for them.
(we have Arabic, Romanian, Spanish, German, French, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Maithili, Bangla, Macedonian, Serbo Croatian and Albanian speaking staff.)
Family-Based Immigrant and Non-immigrant Visa Petitions
Employment-Based Visa Petitions
- Permanent Residence Applications for family members
- Alien Relative Petitions
- FiancÚ Petitions
- Consular Processing for Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas
- Applications for Removal of Conditions
- Advance Parole/Permission to Travel
- Employment Authorization
- Document Replacement: Alien Registration Card, Naturalization Certificate etc.
Deportation and Removal
Defense, and Immigration Appeals
- Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
- Advanced Degree Professionals
- Labor Certification Applications
- National Interest Waivers
- Exchange Visitors
- International Business Executives and Managers and Transferees
- H-1B Professionals
- L-1 Transferees
- O-1 Artists and Others of Extraordinary Ability
- E-Treaty Investors
- J-1 Exchange Visitors, including Medical Professionals
- NAFTA/TN North American Free Trade Agreement cases
Special Immigration Petitions and Projects
- Denial of Applications
- Deportation or Removal Proceedings
- Petitions for Review and Declaratory Relief to U.S. Federal Circuit Courts
- Motions to Reconsider and Reopen
- Criminal Convictions
- Hearings before the Immigration Judge
- Stays of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal
- Appeals of Decisions
- Consequences of being out-of-status
- Asylum Applications
- Self-Petitions for Abused Spouses
- Religious Workers
- F-1 Students
- Naturalization/Citizenship Applications
- Immigrant Visa Lottery