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Mr. Michael Phulwani is admitted to practice law in India, New York, and New Jersey. He has been practicing law for about 40 years in the field of US Immigration and Nationality Laws. He has successfully handled many complex immigration matters with the Immigration and Naturalization Service and Consular Processing cases at American Consulates abroad and especially in India.


 He is the author of “Guide to U.S. Visas” and numerous articles have been published in various ethnic South Asian newspapers and other publication in the U.S., including News India & Gujarat Times (published from New York). His knowledge and experience about the Immigration and Nationality Act is remarkable and expertize about the changing rules & regulations pertaining to the U.S. visa processing at American Consulates abroad. Mr. Phulwani is a frequent lecturer on U.S. Immigration Law nationwide in the U.S. and abroad.


He is the recipient of Mahatma Gandhi Award and has been honored by several community organizations for his dedicated community service in the field of Immigration and nationality Law. He is recipient of Lifetime Achievement award from Federation of Indian Association in 2008 and recently 2015 Professional Excellence Life Time Achievement Award by the New Jersey Law Journal. He also co-hosts a weekly television program “Immigration and You” with Attorney David Nachman which has been telecasted on ITV in English every Saturday and Sunday in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and other places. Mr. Phulwani is fluent in Hindi, Urdu and Sindhi can communicate in Gujarati and Punjabi languages.



Mr. Phulwani has a law office located in Mumbai, India and Maywood, New Jersey (USA). He is one of the managing partners of Nachman, Phulwani & Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group located in Ridgewood, NJ.






Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu

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  1. Immigration: 100%
    42 years



Fixed (sometimes)

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Law Offices of Michael Phulwani PC

888 Maywood Avenue
Maywood, NJ, 07607

Michael Phulwani P.C.

888 Maywood Ave
Maywood, NJ, 07607-1632



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Professional Excellence Life Time Achievement AwardNew Jersey Law Journal2015
Lifetime Achievement awardFederation of Indian Association2008
Mahatma Gandhi AwardN/AN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney At LawMichael Phulwani P.C.1974 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)The Visa Processing GuideN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Maharaja Collage & University law Collage Jaipur IndiaLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws, BAN/A