Nicolas Chavez

Nicolas Chavez

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About Me 

Nick Chavez is an expert in immigration and naturalization law as he is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He represents individuals seeking solutions in obtaining lawful status or citizenship in the United States.  He has represented several notable immigrants including a Grammy-nominated artist, a racecar team member, and a highly accomplished muralist.  He has written publications for local media and has been featured in radio and television shows to discuss relevant developments in immigration law to the community.  He is regularly invited to speak on immigration topics, and has participated as a speaker at lawyer conferences and community events.  He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is presently serving as a Member of the AILA Amicus Committee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Nick is also a published cartoonist.  He has published over 20 law-related cartoons for national magazines such as the The National Jurist and Immigration Law Today.

 

Areas of Practice:

Appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeal (BIA), Administrative Appeals Off

Motions to Reopen or Reconsider before the BIA, AAO, USCIS, Immigration Judge

Petitions for Review before the U.S. Court of Appeals

Immigration court litigation

Writ of Mandamus & Writ for Declaratory Relief before the U.S. District Courts

Family-based immigration, adjustment of status, and consular processing

Waivers for unlawful presence, crime, deportations

Waivers for misrepresentations & medical conditions

Citizenship & naturalization, and aturalization appeals

EB-1 Extraordinary Visas

EB-5 Entrepreneur Visas

E-1 / E-2 Treaty Trader / Investor Visas

L-1 Intracompany Transferee Employee Visas (Manager/Executive/Specialized Knowle

O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visas

O-1 Extraordinary Ability

P-1 Entertainment Group and Athlete Visas

R-1 Religious Worker Visas

 

Certification/Specialties:

Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization