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United States immigration and naturalization law for businesses, individuals and organizations.
From their own stories to fighting for laws that help immigrants and their families, our team members have spent their lives making immigration and nationality issues personal. That high level of expertise and care have brought us very high to preeminent ratings from clients, peers, and various legal guides. We know how important your case is; you can trust us to help.
Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. is located in Chicago, IL. In addition to serving the Greater Chicago Area, our legal services and expertise are available nationwide. We provide United States immigration and naturalization law services for businesses, individuals, and organizations. Regardless of your location, we would be honored to take on your case.
The process of obtaining a visa, green card, citizenship, or other immigration related services can be complex. Working with an immigration attorney is important in simplifying this process for you, the client, and allowing us to take on any unique situation or problem that may arise. Our legal team will evaluate your case and offer the most appropriate advice pertaining to your needs.
The attorneys at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience to successfully provide you or your loved one with legal advice and guidance all across the United States.
As the grandson of immigrants, Scott Pollock is committed to serving people coming to the United States for the same reason his ancestors did: to make a better life for themselves and their families. With over seven decades of combined experience in U.S. immigration law, we’ve helped guide numerous clients through the process of gaining immigrant visas and citizenship in the United States. Our firm is located in Chicago, IL, and we serve clients all across the United States. Contact a member of our team today at 312.444.1940.Contact Us Today
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"Scott Pollock and his law firm restored my faith in the system… I would like to give my highest recommendation to any and all people who need a legal advocate to fight for you with intelligence and resolve. I cannot imagine anyone doing a better service than Scott Pollock, Christina Murdoch and the rest of the excellent staff at Scott Pollock & Associates."
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"Anne Relias was wonderful. Detailed oriented, caring and sharp. She was ready for all obstacles. Helped me get my green card although the case was difficult and should have taken much longer with a different lawyer. Would recommend her to anyone who needs immigration help!"
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"Hugo Rojas is an excellent attorney with SDP&A. He worked on my H1-B transfer case on a very short notice and it got approved. Excellent documentation and clear communication were a plus with Hugo. Will love to work with him in future as well."
Documentation allowing a person to become a permanent resident immediately upon U.S. entry
Documentation allowing a person temporary travel to the United States, and for K visas
Civil immigration litigation, including affirmative and defensive cases
Processing of immigrant visas (green card) through an American Consulate abroad
Ensuring companies hiring foreign nationals in the United States meet a variety of compliance standards
Obtaining the advantages of United States citizenship, including the right to vote and receiving a U.S. passport
Representation in investigations at any point during the United States immigration process
Court processes initiated by the U.S. government to determine if a foreign national must be removed
The attorneys at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience in immigration law. Our practice specializes in making the immigration and nationality issues of our clients personal. Our high level of expertise and the care we have for our clients has led us to high ratings and praise from clients, peers, and other legal cohorts. Your case is very important to us — you can trust us to help.
Visas allow immigrants to enter the United States and stay for different periods of time. The two types of visas are immigrant and non-immigrant. Green card holders are also known as lawful permanent residents. Our legal team is experienced in immigrant and non-immigrant visa and green card services including immigration-related litigation, adjustment of status, consular processing, employment-based visas, deportation and removal hearings, family sponsorship, and more.
The national interest waiver (NIW) is an exemption from the labor certification process and job requirement for advanced degree or exceptional ability workers applying for an EB-2 visa in the United States. E-2 visa classification pertains to those holding exceptional abilities in science, arts, business, and other professions. E-2 petitioners may avoid the PERM Labor Certification process by presenting their NIW. In addition to the standard NIW, there is a Physician National Interest Waiver designed for physicians and doctors to work in the United States.
Non-immigrant visas give temporary permission for those coming to the U.S. for a limited time and specific purpose.
Different types of non-immigrant visas include:
Learn more about our non immigrant visa lawyer services.
If you or a loved one is curious if you qualify for a non-immigrant visa, contact a member of our team today.
Employers interested in hiring foreign nationals to work in the United States must first meet a variety of compliance standards set by the U.S. government. To meet the United States compliance standards, you must obtain an H-1B & public access files. The public access files must be maintained by all U.S. employers for their H-1B workers. Specific documents should be kept in these files in the case of an audit by the Department of Labor. Additionally, a Form 1-9 must be completed with each new hire. This form requires employers to review employment authorization for their employees. The process can be complicated, but the legal team at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C.
For immigrants or family of immigrants, the process of obtaining temporary visas or citizenship can be long and difficult. If you or a loved one are in need of legal representation to appeal an unfavorable decision from an immigration judge, contact a member of our team today.
There are several advantages to becoming a citizen of the United States, but the road to citizenship can be long and complicated. Naturalization is the process in which a lawful permanent resident becomes a U.S. citizen. To become a citizen through naturalization, you must first submit a completed application and fingerprints. Following the application and fingerprinting, an interview will be scheduled. Any applicants must also pass a U.S. civics test and an English test. If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance in obtaining citizenship or naturalization, contact the experienced citizenship and naturalization lawyers of Scott D. Pollock Associates, P.C. today.