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Posted by Darren B., a Immigration client,
USA Cricket Association employed Martin Valko and the immigration law firm of Chavez & Valko, LLP on an E-3 visa application as well as other immigration matters. Martin and his team were extremely professional and ensured that the process was seamless. He is trustworthy, knowledgeable, efficient and very responsive attorney who responded to our emails within minutes at times. His team provided guidance on the best manner in which to give the application the best chance of success which was prepared and submitted to a US Consulate, including having the visa interview scheduled all under 14 days, and kept USACA informed of the petition progress. US Cricket is grateful for the efforts of Chavez & Valko, LLP and will use their services again in the future.
Posted by Martina, a Immigration client,
I became a Permanent Resident on the Valentine´s day, right at and exactly within a week received my Green Card. I want to thank Martin Valko & his team for their great work. Thanks to them, the process was very quick and smooth. My husband and I are very glad we hired them and would recommend working with them to everyone.
Posted by a Immigration client,
I choose Mr. Valko because of his great reviews on avvo.com and surely he lived up to his expectation and more. Mr. Valko helped me with a response to a RFE for adjustment of status questioning whether I was out of status. If we didn’t prevail I would have been required to file a waiver for being out of status for over one year. The case was complicated but he explained it very well during our consultation and provided all the best options possible. His staff was outstanding in working with me in preparing all the required documents. He is very responsive with his emails. I haven't seen any lawyer respond that quickly to emails ever, and provided my situation what was very helpful. He analyzed my case in great detail and prepared excellent response to the RFE which got approved within a week. On top of that he did it within a very tight schedule to meet the deadline. That clearly shows his level of expertise and professionalism. I am forever grateful for his assistance in my case and am confident will help many more who are lucky enough to have him as their attorney.
Posted by Abigail, a Immigration client,
I hired Mr. Valko and his firm 2 years ago. My case was not an easy one by any means. It was lengthy and complicated.
As luck would have it, a new immigration program was put into place (Parole in Place), and I was able to qualify for it. Being a new procedure, there was not many prior cases to refer to, therefore requiring a combination of excellent immigration knowledge and a willingness to do extra legwork on research.
Mr. Valko's legal team of immigration attorneys and paralegals spent hours of research and work into my case; keeping me updated throughout the process, and answering my questions and concerns in a very timely manner.
Parole in Place is a very new program, and I am happy to have chosen Mr. Valko's firm to lead me through this journey. Thanks to Mr. Valko and his team, my case was a complete success and I am now a happy Permanent Resident.
So if you are looking for a lawyer that's as invested in your case as you are, do not hesitate to hire this law firm, Chavez & Valko.
Posted by Natalia, a Immigration client,
I went through my K-1 visa and process of adjustment of status with Martin Valko and his legal team. To say the least, hiring an immigration lawyer was 100% worth it, it saved us from so much stress and headache. More than that, it was extremely important to find a specialist that we could trust and rely on. And it's not even a financial matter, it is knowing that going through a process that is very important for us as a family and which we knew nothing about and felt like "blind kittens", there is someone who you can depend on and trust handling it professionally.
That's why after having gone through all this I can say that I absolutely do recommend this legal team.
Posted by Angela, a Immigration client,
My experience with Martin Valko was exceptional. I felt very comfortable from his initial communication with me, all the way through my visa extension process. I am a NFL cheerleader and our employment contracts are annual. With an upcoming I-94 expiration and a new contract, Mr. Valko was efficient and determined to be within the time frames. He and his team worked through the week with constant phone calls and emails, and completed the paperwork on the Saturday to be filed on time. With his great attention to detail on the application, USCIS approved the application within five business days!
I would highly recommend Mr. Valko and his team of professionals.
Posted by Gonzalez, a Immigration client,
Outstanding Immigration Firm!
Chavez and Valko has handled several of my H1-B petitions and most recently got my PERM Labor Certification approved. They have done an outstanding job in each of my cases but particularly in my PERM which used experience from my current employer for my new position which I understand is more difficult than normal PERM process. Mr. Valko and his team did a fantastic job advising my employer on how to handle the case correctly. They responded to an audit in the case from the Department of Labor, and a few months later, my PERM was certified. Also, my employer recently got acquired by a larger firm and that added another layer of difficulty to my case. In summary, Mr. Valko has done an excellent job in each of my cases and I strongly recommend him, the staff and his firm to anybody interested in immigration services.
Excelente Firma de Abogados de inmigración!
Chavez y Valko ha manejado varias de mis aplicaciones de H1-B y recientemente manejo mi aplicación de Labor Certification PERM. Hicieron un excelente trabajo en todos los casos pero especialmente en mi PERM ya que usaron experiencia adquirida con el empleador solicitando el PERM. Tengo entendido que esto es bastante difícil de realizar. El Sr. Valko y su equipo de trabajo hicieron un excelente trabajo dándonos su mejor opinión y guía. También, el Sr. Valko respondió a una auditoria del Department of Labor y recientemente mi caso fue aprobado. Además, mi compañía acaba de ser adquirida por otra compañía más grande. En conclusión, el Sr. Valko y su equipo hicieron un excelente trabajo y altamente recomiendo sus servicios!
Posted by Marina, a Immigration client,
My derivation of US citizenship case was rather unusual and difficult to fight. It involved reopening the government’s previous denial dated a decade ago. My lawyer Martin Valko came to the conclusion that immigration office applied wrong law in my case and decided to challenge their decision. The immigration office took longer than anticipated but thanks for the professionally crafted petition, immigration had no grounds to reject my case or even request additional clarification and procrastination was only tool left for them to reciprocate. This victory reaffirmed my US citizenship, and I can move on with my life. Thanks, Martin!
Posted by PHILINA, client,
Mr. Martin Valko is such a brilliant attorney! I talked to different attorneys beforehand to set up a consultation but among those I emailed, only Mr. Valko gave a swift response, he answered all my questions right away even after business hours. After our consultation conference, I knew that he can totally help us and we were 100% right. Everything that Mr. Valko said was true and correct. The approval came earlier than we expected. Their business is not just about money, their main goal is to help other people sincerely. The firm’s legal team is very professional, knowledgeable and courteous. They are absolutely one of the best firms not just in Dallas but everywhere around the country. They can help you wherever you are just like us, who are here in California. I highly recommend this firm simply because they’re reliable, prompt and trustworthy!
Posted by Jessica, a Immigration client,
I can finally say I have a big weight lifted off my chest! I no longer have to feel paranoid while driving as soon as I get my drivers license and most important I can finally go back to school and get a better job! I can finally go back to my home town after 13 years!!!! I am most excited to see my grandmother and just get a chance to remember where I came from! My parents are soon to get approved thanks to you guys also and when this day comes It will be one of the happiest days of our lives. My parents , including me will be able to see family we haven't seen in years! Thank you again ! My life will change forever .