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How to Select an Immigration Attorney

Posted by attorney Carl Shusterman

Immigration law is one of the most complex areas of law. Selecting the right attorney can make the difference between obtaining a green card or being forced to leave the United States. In this video, Carl Shusterman, a former INS Attorney (1976-82), explains what you should look for in choosing an immigration attorney to represent you.

How much experience practicing immigration law does the attorney have? Is he a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law? Have you checked his biography on Avvo? How about his client reviews of Google and Yelp? How is he regarded by his peers? Is he listed in the “Best Lawyers of America? Is he a “SuperLawyer? Does he have the top “AV" rating from the prestigious Martindate-Hubbell Legal Directory? What if his office is in another state – should this make any difference to you? Do you trust him?

We hope that our video answers many of your questions about choosing the right immigration attorney to represent you.

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