Representing clients' interests on appeals before Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Court Proceedings
EMPLOYMENT BASED VISAS
Temporary work visas or greens cards for individuals, with education and/experience that US employer requires.
EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY VISAS
Temporary unique visas or green cards for individuals with extraordinary abilities in art, science, music, business or any other field of endeavor
Green cards for individuals who are able and willing to invest either money in US economy, allow the business to grow and financially prosper
Temporary visas for individuals who want to come to US and study
Becoming a US citizen and knowing all the rights and obligations that follow
Protection status in US for individuals who experienced persecution and mistreatment in their countries because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, orientation or by simply being a member of a particular social group.
Representing clients in removal proceedings before Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals or Federal Courts.
Green cards for close family members of Legal permanent residents or US citizens
AREAS OF IMMIGRATION
ABOUT OUR FIRM
Our Firm has been in business for over 20 years, helping people solve their immigration problems. With our experience, knowledge, dedication, and personal approach to each case we are able to achieve unprecedented success for our clients. Our success is in the quality of our work, our passion, and excellence in everything we do.
What makes us unique is our extensive experience in immigration law, which is the only area of law we specialize in and practice. We get to know our clients and their families and provide a personalized approach to each client.
"Immigrants for Immigrants' is our slogan and we live up to its' name. Both partners, who are sisters as well, came to America from St. Petersburg, Russia and understand the delicate nature of being an immigrant, coming to a new country, establishing a new life here.
We are conveniently located in the heart of NYC, easily accessible by public transportation. We also are able to represent our clients and appear in courts across the United States.
Knowledge, experience, personal attention, care, and successful case history makes Schimmel & Samus, the Law Firm that will treat you like family and fight for you to win.
The professionalism, knowledge and experience of two caring sisters are only surpassed by their kind nature and compassion. Treating each client as a member of their family, investing time and effort into each individual situation, honesty and a winning attitude, insure that you are in good hands of experienced attorneys who will fight for you to win.
NATASHA SAMUS - graduated J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY. Vice President of the International Law Society, Participant in Intense Trial Advocacy Program. Earned her B.A. in Soviet Studies, graduated Magna Cum Laude from State University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY. From 1991 was employed as Chief Immigration Attorney for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), New York, NY. Represents clients in various immigration proceedings before Immigration Court and Department of Homeland Security.
LANA SCHIMMEL - J.D. from Nova University Law School, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, Member of International Law Society. B.A. in Soviet Studies from City University of New York at Queens College, NY. From 1989 she was Chief Judicial Staff Attorney, Civil / Criminal division, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Honorary Co-Chairman of Business Advisory Council.