Immigration Services

Law offices of Popkin Shamir & Golan USA Immigration

We facilitate and guide applicants in different aspects of U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Laws


1. Immigrants who are Legal Permanent Residents (holders of Green Cards) and wish to apply for U.S. Citizenship.

2. Immigrants who already applied for naturalization, were denied and wish to reapply.

3. Immigrants having applications pending and expecting a denial for various reasons.

4. Non-immigrants who claim eligibility for U.S. Citizenship through an American parent or grandparent.

5. Immigrant children who claim automatic citizenship through a naturalization of a parent.

6. Individuals who are eligible for citizenship but have language limitations or health issues.


1. Family-based petitions and applications in all Family categories, either in the U.S. leading to Adjustment of Status
2. At American Consulates abroad leading to Immigrant Visas.

3. Employment-based petitions and applications, requiring Labor Certification from the U.S. Department of Labor,

4. Employment-based petitions and applications exempt from Labor Certification.

5. Applications not requiring petitions, such as Registry, Amnesty (when available), Political Asylum, Withholding of Removal, Cancellation of Removal, etc.

4. Assistance with Intents To Deny and actual Denials of petitions.

5. Applications based on old (“Grandfathered”) (Section 245(i)) eligibility.

6. Requests for Evidence issues, Affidavit of Support, criminal issues or questionable entry to the U.S.

7. Affidavit of Support and Public charge issues

8. E-B1 Priority Workers


1. Petitions and applications such as: Employment - H1B; L1;
Fiancé or Fiancee - K-1/K-2:
Student - F-1/OPT/Stem OPT Investor/Trader - E1/E2 TN Visas (Mexico/Canada)
Extensions of Stay for any of the above.

2. U.S. Consulates: Applications for non-immigrant visas in the above mentioned categories.


1. Joint applications by two spouses.

2. Waiver applications by single spouse.

3. Re-applying after denial.


1.Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

2.Re-Entry Permits

3.Asylum One Year Rule Applications

4.Employment Authorizations


1. Representing alien's before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), in appeals on Orders of Removal by Immigration Judges.

2. Representing aliens in Federal Courts of Appeal (like the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco or US District Court) in Petitions for Review of final Orders of Removal from the BIA, and BIA denials of Motions To Reopen and Reconsider.


Representing aliens before the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) in requests to delay or avoid the actual removal (deportation) of the alien, including requests to the Chief Counsel of ICE for consent to Joint Motion to Reopen Removal Proceedings.


EVALUATIONS - OPINION 1. Advising potential immigrants - in the U.S. and overseas - about immigration possibilities, based on personal circumstances, such as: Family relations, business connections, education, work experience, financial ability, criminal record, immigration history, family size, age and health.

2. Reviewing immigration history and criminal records and advising about feasibility and risks of further immigration procedures.

3. Consulting with, and advising, criminal defense lawyers about immigration consequences of various options in handling the defense of a client.

4. Reviewing Denials and Intent to Deny and advising about best way to continue.