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Posted by Rachel, a Immigration client, Flag
My husband hired Emily to help me file for immigration (I-130 Petition/I-485 Application for Permanent Residence) and she was very professional and efficient. I was extremely impressed with how fast she was to respond to any question that I had (email or phone). She really knows the immigration laws and kept me informed of the process/timeline and how things were going to happen step-by-step. It all happened the way she said it would: we filed, I got my Employment Authorization Card, I had an interview, and then I got my green card. Overall she made the immigration process uncomplicated and headache-free for me.
Posted by DerekM, a Immigration client, Flag
I have worked with a lot of immigration attorneys in the past for various needs for family and friends. I have not had to find a new attorney since I got in touch with Emily. I have known her since her early days as an attorney and she was the best one at her job in that office. It was only natural that with continued success with DHS and USCIS, and recommendations from all her clients, that she started her own firm. The best part of it is that she is even more accessible now and with her expertise in the immigration field, she is able to help out quicker than ever.
She worked with me and helped customize my solution to my issues ( as all of you know, immigration rules are the same, but each situation is different). She is very approachable and quick to follow up. You can rely on her advice and she will do everything within the rules of the law to help you succeed.
Apart from being good with what she does, she is a good human being and a delight to deal with.
I wish her all the success in helping others figure out this complex immigration system.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I have engaged Ms. Sumner to assist me in obtaining an immigrant petition (permanent resident status). This has been fulfilled successfully (July 2011 - Oct 2012) with receiving my green card one week ago. Ms. Sumner's work during this time has been excellent (100% satisfactory). Not only has she been able to answer all my questions and concerns, but also has she been responding to my E-mails without any delays (immediately). Further, Ms. Sumner has kept me perfectly updated and informed throughout my green card process.
Posted by Kishore, a Immigration client, Flag
My Green Card got approved! Thank you very much for your help, I highly appreciate it!
The way you have executed the filing procedure was simply perfect, from filing labor to GC approval, your documentation and communication with me was the best. I would specifically like to thank all the personnel from your firm for their very professional and friendly attitude. It was a pleasure having business with you. I will provide my highest recommendation towards your firm among my colleagues and friends. Thank you once again for your help and understanding during such an important process of immigration/naturalization.
Posted by Sharief, a Immigration client, Flag
after working with emily i found out emily is extremly responsive and she truly understands importance of the immigration . just to give an example if there any simple question i have if i drop an e-mail usually i will get the response within the same hour.
Posted by Sridhar, a Immigration client, Flag
Emily Sumner helped me with my Green Card process and I would say she is the best. She has a very good understanding of the immigration matters, given a problem she gives a detailed explanation of different solutions. The best part with her is she responds to our emails within a day. If someone is looking for an Immigration attorney I would strongly recommend using Emily Sumner immigration services.
Posted by avanti, a Immigration client, Flag
Emily Sumner has been my legal counsel since 2006 when she handled a somewhat complicated turn of events related to my change of status from HOB-J1. This was a matter in which we had hours to act rather than days, in order for me to avoid having to leave and reenter the country and Emilyâ€™s competence and professionalism saved the day for me something that I remember to this day. Emily ensured that my application material was prepared and dispatched the very same day which was no mean task considering it was a late on a Friday afternoon about one hour before closing. She clearly knew her trade well and was acutely aware of my needs and urgency/time lines involved even before I had a chance to explain everything to her. Her timely intervention was critical in me maintaining legal status during the status transfer period and obtaining the J1 visa with no further delays/ issues.
Since then I have relied on Emily's expertise for all my visa related issues, including removal of my 2 year home residence for the federal Govt J1 visa in 2008, Green card Application in 2010 and issues related to removal of the provisional status on the GC in 2011. I have a continuing legal relationship sometimes seeking advice in an informal manner. Inspite of her busy schedule she has always been very responsive, detailed and through in her replies. It is an asset to have a competent, experienced and trustworthy legal counsel who you can rely on and I remain deeply indebted and extremely grateful to Emily for all her support and help.
Indeed, I have had no hesitation in recommending Emily to close friends for their legal needs and am not surprised that they have gone on to build their own strong legal relationship with her. I wish Emily the very best as she branches out with her own firm and am sure with her indebt knowledge, competence and winning attitude, she will continue to be a successful attorney and asset to all her clients
Posted by Deepa, a Immigration client, Flag
I hired Emily while she was working at Challa Law to file my permanent residency application under EB-1A category. She worked with me patiently through various stages of the process. She helped and guided me through every step, from writing reference letters to responding to USCIS queries. My I-140 application received a lengthy request for further evidence notice. Emily helped me obtain the necessary additional documents and also drafted an excellent cover letter to address various issues raised in the RFE. This resulted in a quick approval of the I-140. I strongly recommend her services for filing immigration applications.
Posted by Kumar.S, a Immigration client, Flag
I have been thru various immigration processes with several attorneys and finally got under the valuable umbrella of Emily, she represented my H1 transfer, 7th year H1 extension, Perm Process & I-140. Through all these process she was informative and provided me the options which were in my best interest and never made any false promises, was detailed went beyond her way in presenting my case to succeed and updated the status of my cases in timely fashion and never kept me in limbo. She has pioneered to be a techee too, which helps getting in touch with her and communicating with her instantaneous, she always responded back to my questions right away. Although my education was not in the related field Emily has successfully handled my Perm process & got the I-140 approval. â€˜Per my HRâ€™ the service fees which she quoted for my cases were pretty acceptable.
Posted by Muneesh Batra, a Immigration client, Flag
Emily Sumner ,
She is one of those lawyers you can trust and wil be very helpful in any situation .Having known her for the last few years , I would recommend her as one of the best in the Industry who is very quick to respond .You can expect great results in any situtation as she is one who can turn the things around very quickly if you have a genuine case.