JEELANI LAW FIRM, PLC is a full service immigration law firm with flat fee options.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2011||02/11/2017|
|IL||Active Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to Practice||Unknown||11/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|HILLMAN TRIAL ADVOCACY PROGRAM||HILLMAN TRIAL ADVOCACY PROGRAM||2015|
|CRIMINAL PROCEDURE BOOK AWARD/BEST STUDENT||ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW||2010|
|HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYERING BOOK AWARD/BEST STUDENT||ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW||2009|
|PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY||JEELANI LAW FIRM, PLC||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fourth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals||Admitted to Practice||2015 - Present|
|U.S. EASTERN DISTRICT COURT OF MICHIGAN||MEMBER||2012 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Michigan chapter)||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Federal Writ of Mandamus Against USCIS||Settlement in Favor of Our Client|
|AAO Appeal of Denied L1A Petition||Appeal Sustained and Remanded to USCIS for Approval|
|AAO Appeal and Federal Writ of Mandamus (undisclosed name)||Settlement in Favor of Our Client|
|See all legal cases|
|immigration-lawyer-mi.com||I-601A PROVISIONAL WAIVER FOR UNLAWFUL PRESENCE: INFORMATION AND ANSWERS||2013|
|immigration-lawyer-mi.com||FILING A WRIT OF MANDAMUS AGAINST USCIS||2012|
|St. Thomas University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Tax Law Seminar||Immigration Implications of Tax Delinquencies||2016|
Posted by Suleiman
Attorney Jeelani is a pleasant and knowledgeable individual. This is a gem as far as immigration law is concern. He quickly got up to speed and understood the entire problem relating to the case. He is easily accessible by phone and return e-mails promptly. He did all these at a very affordable cost. Those good qualities set him miles apart from many.
Attorney Jeelani is miles ahead in terms of professionalism and a breath of fresh air. My wife's H-1B extension (under a J1 VISA waiver) was mishandled by her employer and they terminated her job on the ground that she lacks the immigration requirements. What a sleazy way to fire somebody. This whole thing happens while my wife still has about 6 weeks to complete her J1 Visa waiver. Non completion would have forced her to go back to her original country of origin.
The employer now wanted to re-hire her under unfavorable terms which I found amusing. I see that as a carrot and stick tactics. A refusal of new contract terms will force her to be out of status and result in wasted 3 years of serving her J1 VISA waiver, acceptance of new conditions will lead to more abuse down the line.
The employer hired an Attorney for themselves to avoid paying the 90 days penalty for wrongful termination of appointment (which was included in the initial contract they signed with my wife) and violation of immigration law. Attorney Jeelani made all these known to the employer through their Attorney and they show no concern whatsoever.
Fortunately, my wife got another job few months later. It was after this that the real immigration nightmare begins. USCIS were grilling my wife/Attorney Jeelani about the non-compliance with the J1 VISA waiver and these lead to two RFEs (Request for Evidence) to which the Attorney handle timely and excellently well. This is where I really respect Attorney Jeelani, because he drafted a memorandum of law backing the case for my wife without implicating the employer with USCIS regarding their immigration violation. This is a rare wisdom considering that most Attorneys' are quick to exploit the other side weaknesses to make their case. That was a classic example of making your case without burning bridges with others.
Attorney Jeelani is blessed with great knowledge of his profession and the wisdom to deal with immigration issues when relating with the client and the USCIS. We are very proud of your work Attorney Jeelani and we wholeheartedly recommend you to anyone with immigration matters. This guy will fight for you and make the case with knowledge and wisdom no matter how hard the case may be. We are impressed! Thank you very much and you are a super lawyer in our books.
Posted by SK
HASHIM is a wonderful immigration lawyer,honest,trustworthy and compassionate person. He has given me the right advice to file my case and i got my green card in less then 6 month which is unbelievable.He has wide knowledge of immigration law and know how to handle any situation in short time.He is very responsive if any question needed to be answered.I HIGHLY recommend this lawyer if you want green card and best lawyer by your side.
John O'Brien, Personal injury Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
A truly excellent attorney well respected in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.
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