My grandfather, Joseph Zwaik, was 16 years old when he walked off the steamship... more
My grandfather, Joseph Zwaik, was 16 years old when he walked off the steamship plank onto Ellis Island. It was 1911 and he was traveling alone, carrying everything he owned in a small suitcase. He came to a country that needed his labor and he faced an immigration bureaucracy that was more concerned with trachoma than with terrorists. Physicians checked for trachoma, a contagious eye infection... view profile
I have been working with Mitchell Zwaik and Associates since October of 1999. I... more
I have been working with Mitchell Zwaik and Associates since October of 1999. I became a Partner in 2010. I am fortunate to work in a firm that handles all types of immigration issues and is devoted exclusively to the practice of immigration law. I have had the opportunity to represent foreign nationals at each end of the immigration spectrum. Our clientele ranges from high level business e... view profile
Immigration attorneys (sometimes called “green card lawyers”) represent people who want to come to the United States, whether it be for schooling, work, or just a visit. Immigration lawyers can also help “illegal” immigrants found living in the U.S. without permission. Immigration laws govern who can enter the U.S., how long they can stay, what they can do while they are here, and how they can become American citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen and want to apply for a green card or other visa, or if you are already in the U.S. and have been threatened with deportation, an immigration lawyer can help you.