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You filed an Adjustment of Status petition based on marriage to a U.S. citizen last year. You just received your Advance Parole card and you would like to travel outside the U.S. using the Advance Parole. The question then arises: if you visit any of the countries (e.g. a Schengen area country) that is currently on a list of restricted countries, do you need to apply for a National Interest Exception?

5 Reasons To Select Us

1. Our 99% Success Rate & Over 100 Five Star Reviews

Our clients say great things about us and have taken the time to leave over 100 five star reviews.  They have also written fantastic testimonials about our staff and firm.  While we cannot predict the outcome of any case and prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome, we have had a success rate of around 99%.  You can also see our exceptional rating on AVVO, a leading lawyer rating agency where over 100 five star reviews have been posted.

2. We are Accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ Rating

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) only provides accreditation to businesses after a careful analysis to ensure the business meets standards that are beneficial for the consumer.  We have not ever had a complaint.  Our firm has an A+ rating, which is the highest awarded by the BBB.  You can check out our rating here.

3. Our Founder is a Harvard Law School Graduate & We Have Experience

In addition to being a Harvard Law School graduate, Mr. Scott has an M.B.A. degree and is a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) with over 15 years of business experience.  Mr. Scott is also a lawyer licensed in New York.  He has personally trained all staff, each of whom adheres to his rigorous standards.  Our firm’s focus is on working strategically with our clients so that they are fully informed of their options and aware of any potential issues.  Also, we partner with experienced professionals when needed.  Our staff collectively have over 40 years of experience and speak multiple languages.

4. We are a member of the prestigious American Immigration Lawyers Association

Our membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) ensures that our clients receive the most updated, accurate, and comprehensive advice.  AILA only accepts members if they meet strict criteria, and it is a good idea to ensure that any immigration professional you engage is an active member.  Our staff currently sit on a number of AILA committees and have been asked to speak at numerous immigration events.

5. We have been Featured in Major Media Outlets and Received Awards

We have been published in and featured by numerous organizations, including The New York Times, NBC, Forbes, Bloomberg Law, the New York State Bar Association, Barron’s, Above the Law, LexisNexis, and more.  In addition, our staff have been selected as Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters over 5 consecutive years.  Click on one of the logos below to see our publications.

More About Our Firm Successes

Approvals & Firm Wins

If you have a green card petition pending and you obtained your Advance parole card based for example on marriage to U.S. citizen or green card holder, you do not need to apply for a National Interest Exception.

On July 6, 2021, the Department of State expanded National Interest Exception rules, effectively immediately. Previously, NIE were valid for 30 days and single entry only.

On April 28, The State Department expanded National Interest Exception to students, journalists, and those providing vital support for critical infrastructure. This expansion will apply to the following countries and regions: • Brazil • China • Iran • Ireland •…

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