There’s a reason we have one of the highest success records in the world…if we accept your case, we intend to win it. We handle cases worldwide and in every state. Call now: 1-877-223-4684 (Canada & U.S) or (619) 677-5727, from Rome: 0689385848, from Milan: 0291281644, from London: 2033710984
Riznyk & Company offers over 29 years’ experience in winning complex immigration cases. Since 1988, attorney Steven Riznyk has successfully represented clients in the field of immigration law including: foreign investors, multi–national corporations, professionals, skilled workers, people of extraordinary ability, athletes, researchers, and family-based immigration matters.
We have one of the highest success records in the world. If we do not feel that we can win your case, then we will not take it on. Our motto is, “If we can’t win your case, it probably can’t be won”™. In complex cases, we will discuss in detail the risk factors involved so that all parties thoroughly understand the case challenges and issues to overcome before beginning a case. For a free initial consultation, call 1-619-677-5727 or toll free in the US & Canada 1-877-223-4684.
We love what we do and we have a passion for changing peoples’ lives. With our years of experience and knowledge we know our clients deserve the best representation, at fair prices, with dedication, determination, compassion, and top-notch customer service.
The lead attorney, Steven Riznyk, has over 27 years’ experience in business, immigration and litigation law. He has researched and created the most comprehensive DVD explaining immigration law that has ever been created. Mr Riznyk is a worldwide speaker on immigration matters, and dedicates many hours training lawyers on immigration law.
We provide immigration legal services in the following areas:
Business Immigration Law: Immigration laws for businesses, their employees, and entrepreneurs is a highly complex area of law. We have successfully represented both small and large corporations ranging from as little as 2 employees to 200+ staffing levels. With our knowledge and expertise in business related issues, we are able to strategize with you to ensure your vision of competing in the US market become a reality.
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Family Immigration Law: Family based immigration is another area of immigration law that is overwhelmingly emotionally stressful. The forms may seem easy, but you also need to know the law that goes with them. A lot of clients make permanent mistakes in this area due to a lack of understanding of what they can and cannot do. Fiance visas, for example, have one of the highest denial rates of all the visa. This can all be avoided by obtaining the correct legal advice before taking any action. We take pride and joy in knowing that we have successfully brought hundreds of families together over the years.
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E-2 Visa – Treaty Investors: The E-2 Visa offers an entrepreneur or investing company and its executives and/or managers to enter the US on a working visa for a period of two years at a time and is renewable for as long as the company remains in operations and is earning more than a nominal amount of income. The investor (person or corporation) must invest a significant amount in proportion to the company valuation and the investment must be complete or in the process of completion and the company must be in operations or ready to commence operations at the time of filing a visa application. The investor, executive or manager must be entering the US to actively manage the entity.
Free Investor Visa Video to help you understand this area: We have created a video program that will enable you to understand the investor visa area in an organized fashion.
E-1 Visa – Treaty Traders: The E-1 Visa offers a company or business owner the ability to enter the US on a working visa for a period of two years at a time and is renewable for as long as the company remains in operations. This visa is for those who will be trading (importing/exporting) products between the US and the respective country.
L-1A Visa – Multi-National Corporations/Multi-National Executive/Manager: The L-1A visa offers a company the ability to transfer its executives and managers between its foreign offices and the US office. The foreign and US companies must qualify as related companies and the executive/manager must have been serving as an executive/manager for the foreign company for at least 1 full year out of the last 3 years prior to filing a petition. The L-1 visa is given for a maximum of 7 years. The related entities must continue to do business in both the foreign country as well as the US during the visa validity period.
L-1B Visa – Specialized Knowledge worker for multi-national corporations: The L-1B visa offers a company the ability to transfer is specialized knowledge workers between its foreign offices and the US office. The foreign and US companies must qualify as related companies and the specialized knowledge worker must have been employed by the foreign company in a specialized knowledge position for at least 1 full year out of the last 3 years prior to filing a petition. The L-1B visa is given for a maximum of 5 years. The related entities must continue to do business in both the foreign country as well as the US during the visa validity period.
EB5 – Investment based permanent residence (EB5 GreenCard Investment): The EB5 program offers an investor the ability of obtaining US permanent residence (green card) by investing $1,000,000 in a US entity and employing at least 10 full-time employees for a period of at least 2 years. There is also the option of investing $500,000 in areas of high unemployment as well as investing into designated regional centers throughout the US.
Employment Immigration Visas:
H-1B Visa – Professionals in a Specialty Occupation: The H-1B visa offers individuals with a US Bachelor’s Degree (or foreign degree and/or experience that has been determined to be equivalent to a US Bachelor’s Degree) the opportunity to work in the US in his/her profession. An employer who wishes to sponsor a foreign worker under this visa must file a petition with USCIS. The position offered to the foreign worker must be a position that requires a 4-year degree and the foreign worker must have a degree related to the position’s requirements. The employer must pay 100% of the prevailing wage as determined by the department of labor. The H-1B visa is given for a maximum of 6 years.
O-1 Visa – Extraordinary Ability workers: This O-1 visa offers individuals with extraordinary ability in science, education, business or athletics as well as individuals with extraordinary ability in the arts the ability to enter the US on on O-1 working visa. The O-1 visa does not have a maximum time allotment.
P-1 Visa – Performers, entertainers, and athletes: The P-1 visa allows performers, entertainers, or athletes to enter the US for a period of time limited to the performance, entertainment or athletic event schedule.
TN Visa – NAFTA qualified workers from Canada or Mexico: The TN Visa allows certain NAFTA qualified workers to work in the US for a period of 3 years at a time for a US employer.
Employment Immigration Green Card:
EB1 – Employment based multi-national executive/manager permanent residence: International executives/managers of a qualifying US Company and Foreign company can apply for permanent residence.
EB1 – Extraordinary ability based permanent residence: Persons of extraordinary ability in the arts, science, education, business, or athletics can petition for permanent residence if he/she can provide significant evidence of the extraordinary ability.
EB2 – Exceptional ability based permanent residence: Persons of exceptional ability or persons who are a member of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent. Workers who are being sponsored by an employer under the EB2 program require PERM certification from the Department of Labor.
EB3 – Professional workers based permanent residence: Persons who are a member of the professions holding a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Workers who are being sponsored by an employer under the EB3 program require PERM certification from the Department of Labor.
Family Immigration Law:
I-130 / K3 Visa: US Citizen spousal visa
K-1 Visa – US Citizen fiancé visa: The K-1 Visa offers US Citizens the ability to petition for his/her fiancé to enter the US with the intent of immigrating to the US. The US Citizen and fiancé must have met in person within two years preceding the petition filing date. The K-1 visa allows the foreign fiancé the ability to enter the US one time for 90 days. During this time, the US petitioner and fiancé must marry and file for the green card or the foreign fiancé departs the US.
US Citizen immediate relative green card: US Citizens can petition for immediate relatives including spouse, children, and parents.
US Citizenship: A legal permanent resident (greed card holder) can file for US Citizenship after having residency for at least 5 years (or 3 years if the residency is based on marriage to a US citizen and the applicant and US citizen petitioner are still married) and have met certain residency requirements.
Motions, Waivers and Appeals Law:
I-290B – Motion to Reopen and Reconsider or Appeal: If your immigration petition has been denied you can file for either a motion to reopen and reconsider or an appeal. The motion to reopen must be filed within 30 days of the date of denial. The appeal must be filed within 33 days of the date of denial.
I-601 Waiver– waiver of inadmissibility for criminal background: Certain criminal actions qualify for a waiver of inadmissibility if you can show hardship to your qualifying US Citizen relative and rehabilitation.
I-601A Waiver – provisional waiver of inadmissibility based on visa overstay and/or EWI issues: Certain applicants qualify for a provisional waiver of inadmissibility if you can show hardship to your qualifying US Citizen relative.
I-212 Waiver – permission to reapply for admissibility after deportation or removal
BIA – Board of Immigration Appeal
BALCA – Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals
AAO – Administrative Appeals Office Appeal
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Compare us with any firm you like and you will understand why we are the first choice for people in San Diego, all over the United States, and in 54 counties of the world. We have completed thousands of complex cases with a success rate exceeding 99%. Part of our success is that we only take cases we feel we can win; 9 out of 10 people do not have a winning case. We regret to provide them bad news, but it’s better than taking their money and giving them false hopes. Call our immigration attorneys for an honest no-cost evaluation so at least you know.