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The attorneys at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. have over 70 years combined experience. At Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C., our practice focuses on immigration and nationality law, which allows us to help immigrants in DeKalb, Illinois, the greater Chicago area, and throughout the nation.
Our consultations focus on an array of immigration matters including employment and family-based immigration, immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing, employer sanctions, requirements for employment authorization, deportation, exclusion matters, and political asylum. We also serve as legal counsel to the government of Mexico through the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago.
We’re here to advise you on several immigration matters, including:
Scott D. Pollock has been practicing immigration law since 1985 and founded Scott D. Pollock & Associates five years later. Since 2004, he has been named a Leading Illinois Attorney for immigration law, a distinction that is reserved for the top 5% of attorneys within his field. He has also been named an Illinois Super Lawyer by Law and Politics since 2007. Scott D. Pollock is here to serve the DeKalb area.
Some of the kinds of cases Scott D. Pollock & Associates can help you with along your immigration journey to DeKalb include:
A permanent resident card—known as a green card—is often sponsored by a family member or employer. An employer has five different options when choosing to sponsor an employment-based green card:
The attorneys at Scott D. Pollock & Associates can provide legal representation to guide you through these options, fill out the proper forms, and take the necessary steps to receive a green card for employment.
We can help to provide pathways to the United States for students, visiting professors, and researchers who will be working at colleges such as Northern Illinois University.
Removal, commonly known as deportation, includes three main steps:
Removal begins when a United States judge or officer decides if a person can remain in the United States. Grounds for removal are listed under the 8 U.S.C. § 1227 and include:
All of our attorneys at Scott D. Pollock & Associates Law Firm represent our clients through the entirety of the removal proceedings. We have experience with every step in the process, including:
An EB-2 green card can help you become a Lawful Permanent Resident. NIWs help facilitate this process, as they allow you to work within the United States without employer sponsorship. The three types of EB-2 visas are:
You must fill out Form I-140 to apply for an EB-2 visa.
Scott D. Pollock and his team can help you construct your best path towards acquiring an NIW, finding alternative options if denied, and filling out a self-petition if necessary.
Naturalization is the process of becoming a U.S. citizen if you were born outside the country. In order to become a naturalized citizen, you must fill out an application, attend an interview, and pass an exam on U.S. civics. There are various types of naturalization applications. It may be tough to determine which is best for you and how to properly complete the paperwork. We can guide you through the process with ease, efficiency, and understanding.
There are a few options in the DeKalb area for immigration attorneys, but none match the experience, prestige, and caliber of Scott D. Pollock & Associates P.C. We can provide you with immigration legal services that will increase the chances of having your application accepted. In the end, you will save both time and money working with us.
While the cost of an immigration attorney can seem expensive, navigating the various immigration statuses and the court system without an attorney can ultimately cost even more. Our team has experience working with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. Department of State (DOS). We can help make DeKalb your new home.
While we do work nationally, all of Scott D. Pollock’s attorneys have a great deal of experience working in both the DeKalb and Chicago areas. And we have been recognized by local organizations and coalitions and worked on committees throughout the city.
All of our attorneys have compassion, experience, and knowledge within their fields.
Selecting the right attorney to guide you through the immigration process can be just as tough as going through the immigration process itself. To ensure you are well prepared for the process, it is best to connect with a skilled, compassionate, and hard-working immigration attorney. Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. is based in Chicago, but our attorneys have worked around the state and nationally to help clients resolve their immigration issues. The firm’s lawyers have also done a great deal of immigration work with Northern Illinois University and DeKalb County and our combined 70 years of experience has made us leaders in the field. We are here to work with you no matter what part of the application process you are currently in. Call us at 312-444-1940 or visit our website today for more information.