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Batya really lives up to her excellent reputation. She is extremely through and very knowledgable about Immigration law and options. She was able to address my complicated immigration situation with clarity and explain exactly what needed to be done. She successfully was able to get my Visa approved even when other attorneys that I had dealt with could not. She kept me informed in every step . I think her communication skills, knowledge , and genuine concern for my situation were really top notch , the best! I would highly recommend Batya and her Schwartz Ehrens Immigration law firm without reservation.
Batya helped me obtain my O1 Visa and she was a pleasure to work with. She was diligent and thorough and did a great job coordinating every facet of my application. I would work with Batya again in an instant. I cannot recommend her more highly.
Before we contacted Batya, our post-interview Green Card application was inexplicably stalled in an opaque bureaucracy that wouldn’t provide us any answers. Our previous lawyer was doing little to investigate what was wrong, and only seemed to think of us when we’d contact him. With my wife’s advance parole and work permit about to expire, we followed a friend’s recommendation and contacted Batya.
From the very beginning we could tell that Batya was different from every other lawyer we’ve interacted with. During our first talk via phone, Batya suggested we call USCIS together. She waited with us on the line for a half an hour for the first available agent. She knew the right questions to ask and the right protocol to follow. She explained to us what we should expect, what our plan-B would be, and the likely time frames. We felt optimistic for the first time in months. In each of our following calls and emails, she demonstrated the same incredible knowledge and sympathy.
Within a few weeks, Batya had unjammed our case and facilitated it’s reassignment to a new agent who issued my wife’s green card within the week.
Batya is the rare lawyer who is supportive both professionally and personally. Too often, it felt like previous lawyers were merely keeping track of their 15-minute increments and having some assistant fill out paperwork we could’ve done ourselves. Batya was the opposite - she was generous with her time and support. We consider ourselves incredibly lucky to have her in our corner and would recommend her strongly.
Ms. Ehrens prepared my extraordinary ability green card petition. In every phase of my case, she provided me with excellent guidance and great expertise. She always gave me advice that was realistic for my complicated situation, and told me about any risks, along with her recommendations for my family and me. She acted extremely professionally, with the highest degree of ethics, and I got my green card approved because of her hard work. She always answered my questions and communicated clearly with me so that I understood what to expect in my case. She was honest and straightforward, and never rushed me. It's hard to find a lawyer who will take the time to listen, but Ms. Ehrens is committed and truly a gem. I would highly recommend her if you want to hire a caring and conscientious lawyer.