Immigration Attorney Nelson A. Castillo in Los Angeles, California, offers personalized service and immigration solutions to his clients.
We assist businesses and individuals with the following immigration matters:

IMMIGRANT – PERMANENT STATUS

FAMILY BASED

  • Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens: Unmarried children under 21, Spouse, Parent, Widow /Widower (under certain circumstances).
  • First Preference: Unmarried sons or daughters (over age 21) of U.S. citizens.
  • Second Preference: (2A) Spouses and unmarried children (under age 21) of LPRs; (2B) Unmarried sons and daughters (over age 21) of LPRs.
  • Third Preference: Married sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
  • Fourth Preference: Brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens.

IMMIGRANT – PERMANENT STATUS

EMPLOYMENT BASED

  • EB1 – First Preference: Persons of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers, Multinational Executives and Managers
  • EB2 – Second Preference: Members of Professions holding Advanced Degrees or Aliens of Exceptional Ability.
  • EB3 – Third Preference: Skilled Workers, Professionals and other workers.
  • EB4 – Fourth Preference – Special Immigrants, such as Religious Workers, Commuters from Border, Retired G-4 (Employee of international Organizations), Returning Residents and Ministers of Religion.
  • EB5 – Fifth Preference – Employment Creation Investors

NONIMMIGRANT – TEMPORARY STATUS

  • B-1/B-2 Visitor : B-1 – for Business / B-2 – for Pleasure
  • WB – Temporary business visitor under visa waiver program
  • E-1 – Treaty Trader
  • E-2 – Treaty Investor
  • E-3 – Profesionales de Tratado de Libre Comercio de Australia, incluidos sus cónyuges e hijos
  • F-1 – Academic Student
  • F-3 – Canadian or Mexican national academic commuter students
  • G – Representatives of International Organizations
  • H-1B – Specialty Occupation
  • H-1B1 – Free Trade Agreement workers in a specialty occupation from Chile and Singapore
  • H-1B2 – Specialty occupations related to Department of Defense cooperative research and development projects or co-productions projects.
  • H-1B3 – Fashion models of distinguished merit and ability
  • H-1C – Registered Nurses working in a health professional shortage area
  • H-2A – Temporary Agricultural Workers
  • H-2B – Temporary workers performing other services or labor of a temporary or seasonal nature
  • H-3 – Training in a program not primarily for employment
  • I – Representatives of Foreign News Media
  • J 1- Exchange Visitor
  • K – Fiancé/e of U.S. Citizen
  • L-1A – Intracompany transferees in managerial or executive positions
  • L-1B -Intracompany transferees in positions utilizing specialized knowledge
  • M-1 – Vocational Students
  • M-3 – Canadians or Mexican national vocational commuter students
  • O-1, O-2, O-3 – Extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, education, or business.
  • P-1A – Internationally recognized athletes
  • P-1B – Internationally recognized entertainers or members of internationally recognized entertainment groups
  • P-2 – Individual performer or part of a group entering to perform under a reciprocal exchange program
  • P-3 – Artists or entertainers, either an individual or group, to perform, teach, or coach under a program that is culturally unique
  • Q – International Cultural Exchange Program
  • R-1, R-2  – Religious Vocation or Profession
  • TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) temporary professionals from Mexico and Canada
  • Dependents of the Above

HUMANITARIAN IMMIGRATION BENEFITS

•Battered spouse, children and parents of U.S. citizens or permanent residents (VAWA)

•Victims of human trafficking and other crimes (T and U visas)

•Humanitarian parole

•Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

•Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

•Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)

•Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

USCIS REPRESENTATION

AND CONSULAR PRACTICE

• Representation before the USCIS throughout the United States and U.S. Consulates worldwide.

REPRESENTATION IN

IMMIGRATION COURT

 

• Cancellation of removal

WAIVERS

• All types of waivers, including immigration fraud and misrepresentation, certain criminal activity, alien smuggling, and 3-year or 10-year unlawful presence waivers filed abroad or in the United States

DIVERSITY VISA

• DV1 Visas (“Green Card Lottery”)

CITIZENSHIP

• Representation to file citizenship applications.

EMPLOYER IMMIGRATION MATTERS

• Form I-9/IRCA and H-1B Compliance Matters