Posted by Beatriz M
I am extremely happy with the services provided by the attorney Vladimir Galstyan. Since our first meeting, prior to hire, the attorney exuded experience, honesty, and a realistic attitude, that made me trust him. He explained what the law requested and how the application process was put together. Throughout the entire process, which can be very nerve-racking, his knowledge, skill, involvement and availably to answer any questions, were appeasing. All feedback I received was clear, direct and helpful, which made me more confident every step of the way. He didn’t just cover the majority of what the law required, but he went above and beyond to build a case that would not be denied. I believe the fact that my case was approved in record time, a little over a month, was due to Vladimir Galstyan’s remarkable job preparing my case.
Posted by Ryan
Vladimir was recommended to me by another songwriter who is well known in the industry, so right off the line I knew I was heading in the right direction.
During my first consultation I felt extremely confident in his abilities and as we progressed through the O1 process he made sure to attend to my every query, assisting me with any details, explaining in layman's terms different parts of the criteria and the evidence needed to qualify.
I feel like Vladimir truly cares about his clients and has a genuine & honest nature.
All round great communicator, always answer his phone, professional and I'll be using him again when I renew my O1 or apply for a Green Card.
Posted by Sab
My experience with Vladimir as my O1 lawyer was great and here is why:
1) he is very very clear and explains everything in DETAIL. When I wouldn't understand something (and let's face it some of this stuff is really complicated) he would go over and over it again in different ways until I understood.
2) He is available. He always responds (usually within MINUTES or hours, the VERY MOST would be 24 hours but that RARELY happens)
3) not only with responding he is available but I actually spent hours upon hours at his office to work on the case together and put it all together. let me tell you, not every lawyer would do that.
4) He CARES. I swear this guy cares about every single case he works on. I watched him twice in his office receiving an approval notice for other cases and he is so happy like it is his personal case.
5) He is honest. He tells it like it is. WHICH IS SO IMPORTANT FOR THESE KIND OF THINGS. I can't stress that enough.
5) WE GOT AN APPROVAL!!!!! I am so happy to have my O1 visa approved and to be able to work here as an actress. This is everything I wanted and more.
Last but not least. Don't forget to put work in yourself too you guys...! This is a partnership of a sort and not: here's my case now do everything. No, be good client too and work as a team. Vladimir won't let you down.
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I'm very thankful to Vladimir for getting me my O-1 visa. He explained the requirements and the process to me during consultation. Gave me clear instructions on what I needed to do. He is professional and meticulous. Has plenty of experience. My case looked great and got approved without an RFE. Thanks Vladimir!
Posted by Michelle
After creating my portfolio, I was about to move forward with my initial lawyer for my 01 Visa. I then got an email saying that now was a difficult time for people to get their 01 Visa and some were starting to be declined. This was not the person I wanted to represent my case.
I was referred to Vladimir by a friend who had a wonderful experience with him. I gave him a call, and he was very clear that he wanted to take cases he knew he could win. He was smart and knowledgeable so I left my portfolio with him to look over and get back to me. He read it over and thought I had a strong case and outlined what I needed to provide to him in addition to my portfolio.
Vladimir was always quick to respond to phone calls and emails, and I could tell he was doing the work. He was not the type of person to offload important steps to other members of the firm. I submitted my case and when it came back as needing more evidence he was very clear to me this was a common practice. We added additional press and I got additional letters supporting my abilities from more colleagues and industry.
I got the approval call from Vladimir last week and met him today to get my paperwork. I would gladly recommend Vladimir to friends and peers, and let you know that almost everyone I have spoken to has gotten a request for more evidence and it is nothing to worry about. You just need to stay positive and follow the steps Vladimir lays out.
I know that Vladimir was as happy I got my visa as I was, you can tell when someone cares about what they do and who they work with.
Posted by Attila
As an international artist manager I had the chance to work with multiple attorneys, but so far Vlad was the best immigration attorney i have ever worked with. He was always prompt and easy to deal with, I really enjoyed working with him on my Visa case, application process went smooth and I have got the visa in no time. I highly recommend Vlad and his Law Firm to anyone who's planning to obtain a visa or green card to the U.S.
Posted by Minjin
In June 2015 I applied for an O-1 visa under premium processing as a fine arts photographer through an immigration law firm in New York that was denied in November 2015 after our lawyer responded to a lengthy RFE.
We were referred to another immigration law firm in New Jersey who filed a new O-1 application in December 2015. As in the first case, USCIS sent an 11 page long request for evidence challenging the entire application. Our new lawyer gave up on the case and said we should give up and file a new case which meant another $1225+$325 in filing fees alone.
Fearing a second denial we consulted other immigration lawyers most of whom suggested we file a new case or give up.
We then found Vladimir Galstyan and his firm who after reviewing the first denial and the second lengthy RFE suggested his legal strategy to respond to the 11 pages RFE. Going that route we didn’t have to re-file a new application as suggested by other immigration lawyers. Vladimir Galstyan, took our case, filed an entirely new case in response to the 2nd RFE and my case was approved.
Having worked with 3 immigration law firms I highly recommend this lawyer and his firm. My case is a clear indication of Vlad’s experience with O-1 visas. He always answered my email promptly and explained well even if that is a stupid question. Also, most important thing as an immigrant lawyer, he knows what he is doing. REALLY. Believe me. I hired 3 immigrant lawyers for just O-1 visa. I got one denial and one 11 pages RFE and then met Vladimir. I know what I’m doing. I truly believe nobody can be better than Vladimir Galstyan.
Posted by Katie
The Galstyan Law Group was incredibly helpful in helping to obtain VISA status for one of our employees. Vlad's knowledge of international law is second to none - incredibly helpful. The process was incredibly fast and easy for us. We will use Glastyan Law again and highly recommend them!
Posted by Martin
I was looking for immigration lawyer and found Vladimir. I am a Canadian looking for US work visa. It's a blessing I found him. He put everything together in couple weeks. 55 days went by between our first phone call and the email from USCIS saying my visa was approved.
He is knowledgeable, efficient, available for emails or phone conversations.
I definitely recommend him!
Posted by Ramon
Last year, I was looking for a lawyer who specializes in extending O-1 visas. I found Vladimir through the web and sent an inquiry. Shortly, I received a phone call. We talked, I had many questions about extending O-1 visas and he answered them promptly. I called him a week later to set up a consultation. When we met Vladimir, we felt very comfortable. He brings a lot of knowledge of experience to the table. He immediately started on our case right away to ensure we can extend before the visa expired. Weeks later, he called and let me know that he successfully extended the O-1 visa for 3 years. He is a true professional and rockstar in my eyes. I'd like to also mention that he's very responsive. I've been recommending him to my friends. Thanks Vladimir!!