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Jagbir Singh Terkiana

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  1. Jay Terkiana is a fantastic attorney.

    Posted by Manikandan,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    He handled my case for H1B Transfer, he treated me with respect, was a good listener, extremely honorable and always carefully explained my options in the case and also Green Card processing. I would always turn to Jay for legal assistance.

  2. Complicated Green Card filing for my wife

    Posted by Ming,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    I am a US Citizen and was looking for an attorney to handle immigration process for my wife, who I met in China, and married in the US when she was visiting on a visitor's visa. My case was very complex because of the facts involved and difficulty in establishing my financial ability to support the green card filing. Moreover, for the past several years I was traveling back and forth to China to launch my start-up business in the US. As a result my tax returns did not reflect financial ability to support an immigrant petition for my wife. Our wedding was very small and we did not have many wedding photographs or other evidence as usually required in these types of cases. I hired Jay Terkiana after my previous lawyer quit on my case. Jay was very responsive, patient and always attending to details. he filed the petition and informed me in advance about the issues involved and on what grounds USCIS will come back asking for more evidence. As predicted by Jay, USCIS came back questioning the exact same issues and also my financial ability. I did not have any joint sponsor. Jay suggested to respond to the RFE by presenting my net assets, cash in bank, and likelihood of success of my start-up business. USCIS issued a 2nd RFE, questioning the financial ability and the start-up business. Jay meticulously responded with great details and USCIS approved the immigrant petition. I would recommend Jay to anybody seeking a good immigration lawyer.

  3. OPT Denial Reversed - Motion to Reopen Approved!!

    Posted by Raymond,
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    I am an international student from Nigeria and studied in Minnesota. I had initially filed an OPT STEM application with a wrongly dated check. USCIS rejected it because of my error and requested a date-corrected check to be sent along with my application. The problem was, at this time, my OPT card has expired by 2 weeks! My resubmitted application was eventually denied because it was submitted late.
    This was when I approached Jay Terkiana to help me file a Motion to Reopen (MTR), much against the advice of my DSOs and several attorneys who considered an MTR to be futile in most cases. One of my DSOs specifically said that the only successful MTR he has seen was due to USCIS error and not error from applicants like in my case. I spoke to Jay and discussed my case. He was nice to talk to and explained to me all the issues involved and how to handle them. I felt confident that he could handle my case. He filed a motion to reopen, with a very persuasive brief that I really liked. I think that is what did the trick. USCIS approved my OPT application and ordered the card for production, despite my late filing or not having an active I-20. I cannot be any happier. I highly recommend Jay Terkiana!

  4. Excellent legal guidance and flawless professional service.

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    I consulted Jagbir Singh (Jay) for my visa processing needs. He helped me every step of the way, and explained me the legal aspects of my case nicely. He was very informative and kept me updated at all times. Given the guidelines for this review, I cannot mention the details, but I can only say that I am very happy that Jay handled my case and would certainly request for his service in future if the need arises. Thanks Jay!

  5. Patient and Brilliant

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    Jay has helped my renewal of L1A. His work involves the collection of the information from my previous application and get my current status updated and showed in the application.Due to the change of my work locations, we had quite a lot of changes and updates to make which involved a lot of communication between us. He has been very patient every time I had any questions and explained to me based on his experience. I can say that he is very experienced in L1 application and has done a great job. Thank you again Jay for your help and I am looking forward to our next application together.

  6. Subject: H-1B for Market Analyst / Business Development Specialist

    Posted by Valentina, a Immigration client,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.
    • I hired Jagbir 1-3 years ago.
    • Jagbir handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I am from Italy and have a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Business Management from Milan. Mr. Terkiana filed my H-1B for the position of Market Analyst / Business Development Specialist under the H-1B quota. The outcome of this petition was going to determine if I could continue to stay in the US. Therefore it was very important for me as a denial would have severely jeopardized my stay in US. I have learnt through my acquaintance that several times H-1B candidates are selected under H-1B lottery, but their cases are later denied because they fail to meet the technical requirements. From what I understand, H-1Bs for certain positions, specially Market Analyst / Business Development Specialist, can be very challenging because USCIS does not consider them to be H-1B level positions. Mr. Terkiana gave me great deal of confidence and guided me through the process and complexities involved. Even before starting the case, he knew about the technical challenges involved, and explained and guided me accordingly. Once the petition was filed, USCIS never questioned the position qualifications and approved the case. In my opinion a knowledgeable attorney with technical expertise can make all the difference and avoid all the hassles and potential problems. Mr. Terkiana is a very hard working and knowledgeable attorney. He got my case approved and I am now going for my visa stamping in Milan. I would absolutely recommend him for any immigration matter.

  7. Excellent "O" Visa process

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.
    • I hired Jagbir 6-12 months ago.
    • Jagbir handled my Immigration matter.

    We have worked with Jagbir for my artist case "O" Visa, and he did a great job. He was very helpful with fast reaction of any step of application. We applied for premium process and get the result immediately without RFE. I suggest him I you really need a good case about O type Visa.

  8. Excellent diligence

    Posted by Ganesh,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.

    Jagbir handled my H1-B petition. The process was handled in a very transparent manner and there was impeccable attention to every minute detail. He has an excellent knowledge of the roles and responsibilities involved in different industry domains and this goes a long way in avoiding legal hassles. Another great thing is he keeps his clients informed regularly and answers every question.

  9. Excellent H1B visa procedure

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.
    • I hired Jagbir 1-3 years ago.
    • Jagbir handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    I would recommend Jagbir Singh Terkiana as he did a wonderful and efficient work regarding my case.
    He was following with me every single step of the procedure, assisting me with any question I might have asked.
    Indeed I had a lot of interrogations concerning my visa situation in the US for me and my girlfriend. Even after changing my plans 2 times, Jagbir always adapted himself and found out the best way to rich the given goal, which was H1B visa.
    Now that this procedure is almost done, Jagbir is still assisting in all the last minute questions of organization I might have.
    I will definitely recommend him and work with him again in the future as this tricky visa situation went really smoothly! No issues at all.
    Thank you!!!

  10. Recommended immigration lawyer

    Posted by Elena, a Immigration client,
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    • I recommend Jagbir Terkiana.
    • I hired Jagbir 1-3 years ago.
    • Jagbir handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    After a previously terrible experience with immigration lawyers I did extensive research in order to change in better.

    Jagbir Terkiana went above my expectations, he explained the entire process, was up front honest about everything and you could really see his experience. He promptly replied to my every email during the process and really kept me up to date through every step.

    I would highly recommend Jagbir Terkiana to anyone seeking a honest and reliable immigration lawyer.

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