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Services | Law Office of Sylvia M. Montan Services | Law Office of Sylvia M. Montan
Services - Visas, Passports


The practice of the Law Office of Sylvia M. Montan, PLLC is limited to U.S. Immigration and Nationality law. Services include:

  • Nonimmigrant work visas — E-1 and E-2, Traders/Investors; J-1 Interns or Trainees; H-3 Trainees; H-1B Professional Workers; E-3 (Australian professional); H-1B1 (Chile and Singapore professional); L-1 Intra-company Transfers (L-1A, L-1B, including New Office L-1); O-1 Extraordinary Ability (Arts, Science, Business); TN, NAFTA professionals (Canada or Mexico); P-3, Culturally Unique Artists;;
  • Immigrant work visas (Green Cards) — Labor Certifications (PERM); Multinational Managers/Executives; Extraordinary Ability; Schedule A workers (Nurses or Physical Therapists);
  • Family-Based immigration: Immediate Relative Petitions, Fiancé Petitions, Petitions to Remove Conditions on Residence, and counseling on matters covered under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA);
  • Counseling on consular visa processing for nonimmigrant and immigrant visas;
  • Counseling on applications for change or extension of nonimmigrant status;
  • Counseling on applications for adjustment of status to permanent resident;
  • Waiver of Foreign Residence Requirement attached to J-1, including: No Objection, Extreme Hardship to a US or LPR spouse or child, and Physician VA or Conrad program waivers;
  • Counseling on preservation of permanent residence and naturalization, including naturalization pursuant to INA 319(b) and INA 319 (c); Counseling human resources personnel on developing policies regarding sponsorship for temporary visas and permanent residence;
  • Representing schools and institutions seeking designation to enroll foreign students in F-1, M-1 or J-1 status, but counseling on the I-17 Petition process with the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP);
  • Conducting orientation seminars for clients covering various topics including work visas, permanent residence, I-9 compliance;
  • Web-based immigration portal and case management system to keep clients informed 24/7 of the immigration status and application processes of their employees and prospective employees.