Castillo Law Firm offers personalized service and immigration solutions to its 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

•Refugee status or asylum

•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