• A CREWMAN WHO JUMPED SHIP WENT HOME TO THE PHILIPPINES ON AN APPROVED PROVISIONAL WAIVER, BUT WAS CHARGED WITH FRAUD...

  • A JOURNEY THAT FELT LIKE GOING “TO HELL AND BACK” REACHES A HAPPY CONCLUSION Roselyn (center) married her U.S. citizen...

  • ABUSED AND ACCUSED WOMAN GETS THE ULTIMATE REDEMPTION Imagine being broken on the inside by your husband’s constant verbal abuse...

  • AN ABUSED BRIDE SELF-PETITIONS AND FINDS REDEMPTION AND FREEDOM WITH THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (VAWA) Anne was certain she...

  • A FAMILY PETITION DENIED DUE TO ABANDONMENT WAS SUCCESSFULLY REOPENED, AND A FAMILY WAS REUNITED Elsinore was petitioned by his father...

  • A ROLLERCOASTER RIDE THAT INCLUDED RETROGRESSION OF PRIORITY DATES, AGING OUT, AND HIS FATHER SUCCUMBING TO CANCER JUST BEFORE VISA...

What Our Clients Say

  • Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular...

  • Most family-based petitions take years to be processed and for the priority date to finally become current.  For example, it...

  • The Trump Administration recently announced new regulations on public charge, to be effective October 15, 2019.  The plan is to...

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Michael J. Gurfinkel, Inc.

Is one of the most respected and successful immigration law firms in America. We take pride that many of our cases are considered “miracle cases” that were “emergency” in nature, or were considered “too difficult” or “impossible” by other attorneys. Through hard work, determination, and years of experience in immigration, litigation, and negotiation, we have been fortunate to help thousands of people solve their immigration problems, be reunited with their families, and be able to live the “American Dream.”