Washington, D.C., Visa Lawyer

Cecil C. Harrigan, PC., has been helping individuals, families and business clients resolve their U.S. immigration needs since 2000. Attorneys Cecil Harrigan bring more than 20 years of immigration legal experience to every case, for every client. We offer a personalized level of client service that simply isn’t possible at large immigration law firms. Our attorneys work directly with their clients and are responsive to calls and concerns. The firm has a policy of doing everything possible to return phone calls and e-mail inquiries within one business day.

Contact us to arrange an initial consultation about any area of U.S. immigration law, including:

Family and non-business visas (permanent residence)

  1. K-1 fiance(e) visas through consular processing
  2. K-3 marriage visas
  3. Adjustment of status
  4. Visas for immediate family members
  5. Visas for international adoptions
  6. Consular processing
  7. Waivers of inadmissibility

Business immigrant visas

Nonimmigrant visas (employment and investment)

  • H-1B Specialty Occupation
  • H-1 Free trade agreement professionals from Chile and Singapore
  • NAFTA Free Trade professionals from Mexico and Canada (TN)
  • Free Trade E3 visas professionals from Australia
  • Inter-company transferees (L)
  • Physicians, medical professionals (J, H-1B)
  • Visiting exchange professors, scholars and teachers (J)
  • Workers performing temporary or seasonal labor (H-2B)
  • Religious workers (R)
  • O Extraordinary Ability Workers
  • P Performers and Athletes
  • Domestic employees accompanies by foreign national employer (B-1)
  • Au pairs exchange visitors (J)

Other nonimmigrant visas

  • A visas for diplomats and foreign government officials
  • B-1 visas for business visitors, domestic employees or nanny
  • G-visas for employees of a designated international organization, NATO
  • J visas for exchange visitors
  • NATO, A-2 visas for foreign military personnel stationed in the U.S.
  • O visas for foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, education or business
  • Q visas for international cultural exchange visitors
  • B-2 visas for medical treatment
  • I visas for journalists and members of the foreign media
  • J visas for physicians, scholars, exchange teachers
  • B-2 visas for tourism, vacation, pleasure visitors

Removal/Deportation Procedures

  • Bond procedures: Motions for bond hearings Immigration Court proceedings – master and individual calendar hearings
  • Court proceedings: Master and individual calendar hearings
  • Defenses to removal: Asylum, withholding of removal, cancellation of removal, waivers of grounds for removal
  • Appeals

Citizenship and Naturalization

  • Citizenship: Analysis of weather an individual board abroad has acquired citizenship through parents or grandparents
  • Naturalization: Analysis of weather an individual meets the age, residence, physical presence and good moral character requirements for naturalization

Success, Based on Integrity

We apply more than 40 combined years of immigration law experience to evaluate your case and give you an honest assessment of whether your immigration matter has merit to proceed to a successful conclusion. If we do not believe there is an opportunity for your immigrant or non-immigrant visa to be approved, we will tell you so honestly and we will not accept your retainer to represent you.

Experienced Arlington Immigration Attorney

Our lawyers represent clients in Washington, D.C., and surrounding communities in Virginia and Maryland. Call us at 202-387-8866 or contact us by e-mail to arrange an initial consultation with an experienced Washington, D.C., visa attorney. If you hire us for a package of immigration legal services, the initial consultation fee will be credited to your retainer.