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Sarah C.

Sarah Corstange

96 reviews
Sarah’s practice, Corstange Law, focuses on immigration for startups and businesses to help them come up with strategies to keep their founders, investors, and employees in the US. She provides all of the necessary advice to ensure her clients stay in compliance with the immigration laws. Her interest in international law inspired her to live and travel in the Middle East for years.
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Lois (Nuo Jia) L.

Lois (Nuo Jia) Li

47 reviews
Lois Li is a commercial attorney with extensive experience in business law. She primarily focuses on assisting startup and small businesses. Lois served as an in-house and outside counsel in the past. She has a license to practice law in two countries, including the United States and Canada. Lois is able to assist clients in Chinese and English. She completed a degree in law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Lois is currently an attorney at Alpine Law PLLC.
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Sargam Hans

2 reviews
Highly inspired, grounded in moral values with a strong passion to add that ‘extra’ to make everything, ‘extraordinary’! And with a drive to excel in all undertakings, and ... read more
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Migdonio S.

Migdonio Suarez Leon

Migdonio Suarez Leon is a Lawyer of Public Administrations as well as a University Professor of Law. His areas of focus vary, but the main ones National and International Tax Law and International Trade Law. He studied Law with the University of Havana and he furthered his studies the University of Oviedo - which later awarded him with a prestigious award. At the University of Oviedo, Migdonio focused on Finance and Tax Law.
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Sid C.

Sid Chary

Obtaining a BA degree in International Business and then continuing on to earn a JD degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law, Sid Chary moved up the ladder in working as a law clerk for several firms, serving as vice president for the US Physician Resources International, Inc. and then launching his own law firm. His practice focuses on giving commercial and immigration legal advice.
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Steffany W.

Steffany Williams Cunninghm

Steffany Williams Cunningham is an attorney at law with over 16 years of experience. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and obtained her Juris Doctor degree in law from the Creighton University School of Law. Some of Steffany’s most recent corporate clients include the Cornerstone Christian Church, Suburban Knights Apparel and Meineke Car Care Franchisee. She has been serving as a general counselor at DirectBuy since August 2013.
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Christopher Reel

Christopher Reel, the founder of Tampa Bay Startup Law Talk and Networking Meetup, has plenty experience as a Business and Corporate Lawyer. He also clerked for the Franklin County Public Defender, and M/I Homes, Inc. General Counsel Division. His goal is to bring action and life to his client's business. He attained a degree in Communications with a minor in Philosophy from Wheeling Jesuit University. He is a member of the Florida Supreme Court, among other things.
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Prerna L.

Prerna Lal

2 reviews
Prerna Lal is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia by the D.C. Court of Appeals, and due to the federal nature of tax and immigration law, can represent cli... read more
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Pantea M.

Pantea Maddux

Pantea Maddux is a Defense Attorney for the New York City Law Department. She has experience in representing her clients in hearings and conferences in front of the Civil and Supreme Court. Her other areas of interest besides litigation include small business formation and needs, child support, contracts and wills, as well as Immigration proceedings. In 2009, she obtained her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law - Newark.
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The E-2 visa allows a citizen of a foreign country to enter the United States to finance and manage a business.

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People describe the E-2 visa as the next best thing to citizenship, since unlimited extensions are possible. A person with an E-2 visa can live in America for the rest of their life.

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If an individual has a pending application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal (form I-589), or to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (form I-485), he or she may also need to apply for an EAD card. It is also necessary to apply if a person is an immigrant but under a status that doesn't allow for employment. Examples include F-1 and M-1 students.

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Applicants can check visa applications, petitions, and extension requests using the immigration case status information system. Immigration case status can be checked using the online tool or through the phone, in person, or by email. Different offices handle immigration cases; therefore, the case number will have the corresponding letters before it. You can check your immigration case status at the American Immigrat

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