Here at Lightman Law Firm, our Jersey City, NJ immigration lawyers seek to set themselves apart from all other immigration firms in the country. We understand that you have a lot on the line, regardless of the legal issue you’re facing, and we are prepared to do everything in our power to fight for a positive outcome on your behalf. Whether you have concerns about asylum, citizenship and naturalization, deportation defense, employment immigration, or family immigration, you can depend on us to provide you with the comprehensive legal strategy you need. Contact Lightman Law Firm today to schedule your initial consultation with our legal team so we can get started.
Trusted Jersey City, NJ Immigration Lawyers | On Your Side
Lightman Law Firm was founded upon the principles that open and frequent communication, mixed with highly personalized and honest service provided at reasonable fees, should be the standard rather than the exception. If you’re facing an immigration matter of any kind, the time to act is now–don’t hesitate to speak with a competent attorney from our firm.
Our Practice Areas
The legal team here at Lightman Law Firm handles a wide array of immigration-related issues on behalf of our Jersey City clients, including the following:
Work/Employment Visas & Green Cards
We know that for many immigrants, it is their number one priority to get a job here in the United States. Doing so can allow them to make better lives for themselves and their families. Fortunately, there are various routes available to those looking to make a living in the U.S., including several types of work visas and employment-based green cards.
Just some of the most common work visas available to certain immigrants are as follows:
- H-1B Visa
- H-2A Temporary Agricultural Worker Visa
- H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Worker Visa
- J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa
- L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visa
- TN Visa (USCMA TN)
- O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa
- P-1 Entertainer/Athlete Visa
- E-1 Treaty Trader
- E-2 Investor Visa
- E-3 Australian Specialty Occupation
- R-1 Religious Visa
Employment-Based Green Cards
Some of the most common employment-based green cards available to certain immigrants are as follows:
- EB-1 Multinational Executives, Researchers & Extraordinary Ability
- EB-2 Advanced Degree Professionals
- NIW (National Interest Waiver) Petition
- EB-3 Skilled & Professional Worker
- EB-4 Religious Worker
- EB-5 Investor
- PERM Labor Certification
Our Family Immigration Services
For most people, their families are the most important things in their lives. Here at Lightman Law Firm, our Jersey City, NJ immigration lawyers understand that immigration is far more than another type of legal process–it is an incredibly personal process as well. For years, our firm has dedicated itself to representing clients through a wide array of family immigration matters, including the following:
- Green Card Marriage
- Conditional Green Card
- Green Card Citizenship
- Work & Travel Authorization
- Green Card Affidavit of Support
- Immigrant Visa Process
- K-1 Fiance Visa
Our Deportation Defense Services
Our firm handles a wide array of immigration matters concerning deportation defense. We understand just how frightening can be to face the prospect of being forced to up and leave this country, and we are dedicated to helping you stay. Just some of the deportation defense matters our firm handles are as follows:
- Immigration bonds
- Stokes interview
Citizenship & Naturalization
Becoming a United States citizen is the end goal for most foreign nationals. Though you may not think you will require an attorney to help you through the process, however, you should understand that hiring an attorney can make a world of a difference. Naturalization is a document-heavy and, at times, complex process that requires the attention of a legal professional. Our Jersey City, NJ immigration lawyers can help ensure the process moves along as smoothly as possible. Don’t make the mistake of proceeding without competent legal representation.
Why Lightman Law Firm?
Of course, there are several immigration law firms throughout the state of New Jersey. However, all law firms are not created equal. Our legal team has decades of combined legal experience representing clients in the field of immigration law, and we are prepared to put those decades of experience to work for you. Founding attorney Douglas Lightman has received several prominent awards over the years, a testament to his hard work and dedication to his clients. Just some of the awards Mr. Lightman has received over the years include Top 3 Immigration Lawyers in New York, NY, Rising Star Super Lawyer, Top 100 Lawyers by the National Advocates, and the firm has won the Immigration Law Firm of the Year in New York award.
Contact Our Jersey City Immigration Lawyers
The bottom line is that if you are currently facing an immigration-related matter of any kind, it is in your best interests to retain the services of a knowledgeable and dedicated legal team. Lightman Law Firm will not take your case lightly–we know all you have at stake, and you have our pledge to provide you with the stellar legal advocacy you deserve and need. Contact Lightman Law Firm today to schedule your initial consultation.