Immigration Law

The process of immigrating to the United States will undoubtedly be one of the most important,life changing decisions that a person will experience. The reasons for immigration are often profound and range from a desire to obtain relief from human rights violations to religious or financial freedoms; or can be as simple as a desire to pursue educational and business opportunities and to provide a better opportunity be it for education or an improved living condition for their children. Whatever the impetus to leave the society, family and linguistic familiarities of home, an immigration to America is not only a physical journey, it is a legal one.U.S. Immigration law is one of the most politically charged areas of the American judicial system and is constantly changing and evolving.  Understanding  the  nuances  of  the  law and possessing the capacity to  provide

Common to every resident of the United States is an immigration story that details a quest for something so profoundly and personally meaningful that they were willing to embark upon a journey to fulfill a vision that would ultimately change the course of their future generations.


and fair knowledgeable representation when dealing with government agencies is vital to completing the immigration voyage. CMA’s Immigration Law team is dedicated to offering the most complete, experienced, first class immigration legal support for all of our clients. We pride ourselves in maintaining the most up to date information regarding Immigration Laws, Rules, Regulations and Policies.

For close to two decades, CMA attorneys have represented clients from around the globe, including professionals, multi-national corporations, small to medium sized businesses, celebrities, athletes, and those individuals who require immigration assistance for their families. We provide our clients with unparalleled service and results in an expeditious and professional manner.  Our immigration law team, led by the firm’s founder, Ms. Lilin M. Ciccarone, has filed thousands of immigration petitions with overwhelming success.  The approval rate for many immigration petitions we have filed is currently 100%; this includes some of the most difficult petitions in immigration law. *(past success does not represent guarantee of future outcome.)  

Our immigration practice focus includes, but is not limited to Business and Investment Based Immigrant Petitions; Petitions for Temporary Employment Visas, Waivers, Motions to Re-open and Reconsider Federal Law Suits, Deportation and Removal proceedings.

The following is a list of immigration petitions that we regularly provide to our clients:

  1. Employment Based Immigration

       A. Permanent Resident Petition ( Green                     Card)

  • EB-1-1 Extraordinary Ability Personnel

  • EB-1-2 Outstanding Professor or Researcher

  • EB-1-3 Multinational Executive or Manager

  • EB-2 Professional Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability

  • NIW National Interest Waiver

  • PERM Labor Certification

  • EB-3 Skilled Workers or Persons Holding a Bachelor’s Degree

  • EB-4 Religious Worker Green Card

  • EB-5 Investor's Green Card 

      B. Temporary Non-Immigrant Work Visas   

  • E-1 Treaty Traders

  • E-2 Treaty Investors

  • H-1B Specialty Occupations and Fashion Models

  • H-1C Registered Nurse 

  • H-2A Agricultural Workers

  • H-2B Non-Agricultural Workers

  • H-3 Nonimmigrant Trainee

  • L-1A Intracompany Transferee Executive or Manager

  • L-1B Intracompany Transferee Specialized Knowledge

  • O-1 Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

  • P-1A Internationally Recognized Athlete

  • P-1B Member of Internationally Recognized Entertainment Group

  • P-2 Performer or Group Performing under Reciprocal Exchange Program

  • P-3  Artist or Entertainer Part of Culturally Unique Program

  • R-1 Temporary Religious Workers

  • T Visa for Victims of International Trafficking

  • U Visa for victims of the violent crime

   2. Family Based  Immigration

  • K-1 Fiance Visa

  • K-3 Spousal Visa

  • Green Card for Immediate Realatives of U.S Citizen (Spouse/ Parents/ Unmarried child under 21-years old)

  • ​Green Card for Preference Realatives:

    • Spouses of LPR
    • LPR's unmarried children 

    • Siblings of U.S. Citizen

  • VAWA Self Petition for Battered Spouse of US Citizen/ LPR

  • Orphan/Adoption Petitions

  • Green Card for U and T Status Applicants

  • DACA

   3.Legal Representation Before Immigration             Court

  • Removal/Deportation Proceedings

  • Waivers, Motions to Reopen and Reconsider

  • Board of Immigration Appeals

  • Cancellation of Removal

   4. Federal Court Representation 

  • Petition for review before Federal Circuit Courts 

  • Federal Detention for Illegal Entry

  • Mandamus Action before Federal District Court

Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Tel No.: 212-528-1533 |  718-361-9311 

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