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Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Tom and his team got the result for me, that's a fact. He spent a lot of time helping me and researching my tricky case. I know he cares about his impressive record of victories. I would definitely recommend Tom if your Green Card application is a simple process and you need to make sure all the paperwork is in order.
Posted by Margarita, a Immigration client, Flag
Tom Roach and his team are very knowledgeable with immigration laws. They helped me move through F1-OPT status to H1B. Then, when I got married to an American citizen, they helped me with my Grreencard process. Both times I hired Tom Roach were successes. Tom and his team are very helpful. They answered any questions and concerns I had and patiently clarified anything that I didn't understand. They also had solutions to help me out with when there were some glitches on my life plans (i.e. my work permit's end date coming up prior to my planned wedding date, moving to another state in the midst of obtaining my Greencard, etc.). His office kept us up to speed with appointments, deadlines, and what documents to prepare or bring to the appointments. If I need help with other immigration issues in the future, I will hire Tom again, even if I am in another state. He knows his stuff and is very reliable.
Posted by Gabe and Rossana, a Immigration client, Flag
Tom Roach and his staff handled our case through all stages of the process since 2003 until it's completion last June, when we achieved our goal of becoming US citizens.
We always felt reassured by the level of professionalism shown at every step; and appreciated the personalized attention we received, shown in the fact we only dealt with Mr. Roach and/or his assistant Ms. Andaya throughout.
We are deeply grateful for his work on our behalf, and willingness to walk that extra mile into solving specific needs raised by our case, and would wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Roach's services to anyone needing legal representation on immigration issues.
Posted by Stan, a Immigration client, Flag
Having been informed by friends and random contacts that hiring a lawyer would be beneficial for the immigration process, I proceeded to hire Tom Roach despite some skepticism about needing a lawyer for completion of the immigration process. As a Canadian student in America on a student visa I happened to find a woman that I wanted to marry and proceeded to do so. While I thought the process of becoming a permanent resident would be fairly straightforward, some unusual complications from my past muddled the already murky waters of immigration.
I hired Tom based upon his extensive immigration experience, and I was thoroughly satisfied with the service he provided. I appreciated the accessibility of Tom. He answered my calls, or returned them in a timely manner, and I was always treated professionally. Tom excels in his attention to detail, and serving in this field of practice for many years has equipped him with the ability to handle any situation, even if it involves unusual matters. Tom dealt with me in a straightforward and honest manner in all aspects of the process.
Not only is Tom Roach the consummate professional, but he is also a great guy. I will always recommend him.
Posted by Steve & Mayra, a Immigration client, Flag
At our first meeting, Mr. Roach saw that Mayra is an intelligent young lady of outstanding character and a bright future. He was patient, answering all our questions and concerns regarding Mayra's immigration situation. He and his staff help Mayra to organize her case files to prepare for the possibility for Dream Act one day. She works full time and attends college full time, which is stressful enough, but with her immigration status hanging over her head, she was beginning to feel as if all her hard work would be for nothing. After spending a couple of afternoons with Mr. Roach, she felt optimistic about her future.
When the Deferred Action status became available this summer, Mr. Roach did an excellent job of preparing Mayra. As soon as it was announced that young people could apply for Deferred Action status, we made an appointment to see Mr. Roach. At that time, there was no information available as to what was needed, but because Mr. Roach possesses a wealth of knowledge in immigration matters, he had Mayra prepared and waiting for the application forms to become available.
Mayra applied for Deferred Action status and soon after that she received her work permit in the mail. Mayra was very nervous about going down to the Social Security office to apply for her social security card. She was afraid there would be a problem. Much to our surprise, the process went extremely well. Mayra was very well prepared, thanks to Mr. Roach, with all the needed documentation and in a matter of 10 minutes; Mayra's application for her social security card was finished.
Mayra now has her work permit and will be receiving her social security card within the next few weeks. With Mr. Roach's help and guidance, Mayra is on her way to fulfilling her own American dream. We cannot thank you enough for all you did for this very special young lady.
Thank you, Mr. Roach!
Posted by Cindy, a Immigration client, Flag
We hired Tom to help with an immigration matter when my husband had to leave the country due to his mother's illness and then could not reenter. Tom and his staff were very informed on the law and what would be required to get my husband back home legally. He provided a time line with best and worst case scenarios and gave me a flat rate price that I could pay in monthly payments.
Our case seemed to be cursed and fell into the worst case scenario over and over. Eventually we basically had to start over from scratch when laws changed and Tom provided this at no extra cost.
My husband is now home with his green card and we can rest easily knowing everything is legal and if any unforeseen problems arise we have Tom in our corner.
Thank you to Tom and his staff , especially Rachel.
Posted by Ivone, a Immigration client, Flag
As a client whose case was handled from across the country, I feel very satisfied with the services I received from Tom and his office. My questions and concerns were always answered and matters were handled as efficient as possible. I felt very comfortable having Tom represent my case as I knew of his longstanding experience and professionalism.
Since this program was recently developed, I knew there existed the possibility for unexpected outcomes, but Tom's extensive knowledge as an immigration lawyer provided optimism for a smooth process. The end result was positive and I appreciate Tom's work on my case.
Posted by Khaled, a Employment client, Flag
Mr. Thomas Roach have worked on my case so i can get H1B Visa. I asked many lawyers and friends to advise me on my case. they all agreed that i have 10% to 15% chance of getting an H1B visa. my case was very hard case and i thought it would be impossible to get H1B visa. i am really glad that Mr. Roach agreed to work on my case, because of that i have an H1B visa and i am working in Seattle
Posted by Mary, a Immigration client, Flag
Tom is very efficient and knowledgeable about immigration. He and his office staff worked very hard on our case. They kept us abreast on every detail and gave us very good information. He is a very caring and compassionate lawyer. His staff, as well as Tom are very capable of working with any immigration session that may arise. My family had full confidence in his work and had confidence that he was going to be successful in handling our case. Tom & staff prepared us very well for the interview. We were done with in 30 minutes. Cannot thank Tom and his staff enough. Highly recommend Tom’s firm to anyone!
Thank you Tom and staff for handling our immigration case. God Bless…forever grateful!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
He may be knowledgeable about the case. But the huge problem about his office is that his rude assistants handle the case 99% and clients cannot get the full benefit from the lawyer. Even at the meeting with the client, assistants lead the case and the lawyer sometimes got lost in the middle of conversation. So, the limitation of the assistant's knowledge creates the limitations of the service you get form his office, in general. Also, people say, "expensive fee with bad service" compared with other offices. To be honest, I agree about it.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
My husband and I went through Roach Law Offices for my husband's immigration process. We found them to be very helpful with explaining things to us when we did not understand parts of the process which can be vey long and drawn out. We also appreciated how well the paperwork was done and that it was checked multiple times before being submitted. The attorney was also very good about making sure my husband had the best chance at being accepted for his green card.
Posted by Maria, a Immigration client, Flag
Since the initial consultation, Mr. Roach was very helpful. He is very knowledgeable in his field of practice. I would like to thank him and his very attentive legal assistants for guiding me through the process of becoming a U.S. Citizen.
Posted by Randy, a Immigration client, Flag
Great communication, Tom's office was great to work with in
getting my step son here from Africa. Thank-you again!!
Posted by vicente, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Thomas Roach, Thank you for the outstanding work performed by you and Mr. Bob Pauw on my behalf. My self and my family want to express our immeasurable gratitude for your assistance and the positive results. Now I am a U.S. Citizen with all the rights after being order of deportation. I really appreciate all your attention and dedication on my case. I highly recommend your services to anyone who is considering to filing for U.S Immigration benefits. thank you very much for all your help.
Posted by Brenda, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Roach was a very honest, knowledgeable, and friendly attorney. I could not have been in better hands. I was referred to him by a person he also helped, and I now referr anyone I know with an immigration problem. I will forever be grateful to Mr. Roach and his staff for being so caring. They were honest with me from day one. Mr. Roach is straight foward and doesn't go around the bush. I am now able to continue living in this country with my loved ones thanks to Mr. Roach.
Posted by Blessing, a Immigration client, Flag
Tom Roach is a great attorney who knows what immigration is all about. I would score him an A because of his skills. Tom wouldn't waste your money and time but gives the right advise and asks for necessary documents so you don't have to be denied and do it again and make more payments. He has helped my husband and I and we would gladly go back to him on any legal case.
Posted by TAM, a Immigration client, Flag
Thomas is a great lawyer. He is very professional and friendly. Thanks for his help and his assistant, Rachel, the process to register for permanent resident faster. I just got the green card on October 31st, 2011.THANK YOU VERY MUCH, TOM, for all the help so that I can build the future with my husband and fly back to my hometown to visist my grandfather and my dad.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Do it once, do it right!
I first acquired the services of another lawyer and wasted a lot of time and money. Nothing moved and nothing happened. I was in fear of deportation and dreamed of someday being a permanent resident.
Then I found Tom Roach and his team, laid out a plan and guided me every step of the way. They updated me and reminded me of what needed to be done. Tom and his team were very comprehensive in preparing all the documents needed to get results. They were very professional yet conveyed an atmosphere of support and friendship.
Thanks to their help, the deportation order was dismissed and my green card application was approved. I can now look ahead and peacefully build a future.
If you need help, youll be in good hands with Tom and his team.
Posted by Tang, a Immigration client, Flag
I would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to Mr. Tom Roach, and his assistant, Ms. Rachel Bliss, for their help to obtain the immigrant visa for my wife.
My wife is a Canada citizen and we got married in September last year. Before the wedding, we decided that my wife will immigrate to the United States, instead of my moving to Canada and we also decided to seek a lawyer specialized in immigrant law to assist us for my wifeâ€™s immigration visa application. We are lucky to have Mr. Tom Roach and his assistant, Ms. Rachel Bliss to help my wife to get the immigrant visa so smoothly. The whole visa application process was a very pleasant experience. Their knowledge and experience in immigrant visa application and professionalism have earned our respect. Our trust to Tom and Rachel has increased with the time.
I would like to describe in a little details about how they helped us and our interaction with them.
Before giving our case to Tom, I have interviewed four other immigrant lawyers, three in California, and one in Washington State. Tom was the fifth one recommended by a close friend of mine. I was immediately impressed by Tomâ€™s experiences and knowledge in immigrant law in our first meeting. He clearly showed me several different routes to apply for the immigration visa and patiently explained to me the advantages/disadvantages of each route. Once my fiancÃ©e and I made our choice, Tom and his very capable assistant, Rachel, explained to us each step of the application process and gave us estimate on how much time it might take. In the whole meeting, they were very patiently answering every question I asked. They used simple layman language precisely to convey complicated legal issues to us.
A good lawyer needs good assistants. Rachel is an excellent assistant to Tom. She has handled almost all details for my wifeâ€™s visa application. Our communications were mainly carried out with e-mails. Her communications with us have typified by following distinguished characters: 1), when she needed more information/document from us, she always wrote to us earlier enough to give us sufficient time to prepare for it. 2), she always answered our inquirers within 24 hours. 3), her e-mails were always very polite and the messages were always clear and precise, left no room for misunderstanding. Her diligent and dedicated work not only reflects that she is a true professional, but also shows that Tom has a well organized and disciplined legal team which has earned our trust.
My stepson is also a Canadian, applied immigrant visa with the help from another lawyer in the city where he was working two year ago. According to my stepson, he has never known what he would expect and when he would get his immigrant visa. â€œI was completely in darkâ€, he said. Although he has got his immigrant visa now, he was frustrated with his lawyer. Our experience with Tom and his team is completely different. My wife and I always knew what we should do and expect next step and when my wife might get her visa. My wife got her visa two weeks before the date as predicated by Tom in our first meeting. At my first meeting with Tom, he told me that his legal fee is not cheap. Judged on the services Tom and his team have provided, his fee is not high at all.
My friend recommended Tom to me one year ago. I have no reservation to recommend Tom to my other friends if they need the similar legal help.
Tang Chiao Ph.D.
Posted by Vanessa, a Immigration client, Flag
I have been with Roach Law for the past 3 years and my entire experience has been great! I contacted Roach when I was put in deportation proceedings. With the help of Roach I am now out of deportation and have my "green card". Roach and his staff were always very helpful and available throughout the entire process. I also wanted to thank Rachel (Toms assistant) for keeping me informed and updated with everything regarding my case. My husband and I highly recommend Roach Law!! THANK YOU for allowing me to visit my family after 3 years!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
After almost two years with Tom Roach and his staff, my husband and I could only say that it’s an excellent firm to work with.
When we first met him to talk about my possibilities and steps of obtaining my green card, he explained with detail until we understood.
He has years of experience in immigration and is very knowledgeable at what he does and most importantly honest about a critical situation, that, for a lot of us a “green card” is a dream and Tom and his staff work hard to fulfill mine. When we had questions our emails and phone calls were always return on time. His staff is well organized, trustful and very professional.
While waiting for my appointment in Ciudad Juarez, I received emails from his staff saying that it would be “okay.” I received my green card couple weeks ago!!!
I definitely recommend Thomas Roach and his staff if you’re seeking honest and high quality immigration assistance.
Thank you Tom and Catalina for bringing me back home!!