As a highly specialized boutique immigration law firm; quality, efficiency, strategic solutions and personalized immigration counsel and service are our core guiding principles.

As Immigration lawyers, we understand how intimidating the immigration process can feel, so we bring a personal touch, walking along-side you while providing high levels of expertise that bring positive results.

With specialties in professional, business, investment and family based immigration, we are results-driven yet compassionate, efficient yet personable. Your immigration attorney will personally guide you through every step of your temporary or immigrant visa process utilizing the latest technology for improved communication, expedited case processing, and cost reduction.   

We take great pride in achieving successful outcomes for our clients. If you have a US immigration matter that falls within our area of business immigration expertise, please get in touch with us for immigration counsel you can trust. You will connect with an immigration lawyer who will provide expert and honest assessment about your matter.

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With proven success in the investor, business, professional, and family visa processes

Rajkrishna Iyer

Partner

Immigration Attorney

Corporate and Employment Based Immigration Services

Belma Demirovic Chinchoy

Partner

Immigration Attorney

Immigration Services for Entrepreneurs and Investors

Highly sought after

As experts in their areas of immigration law practice, our attorneys are highly sought after with Raj invited as a frequent speaker on H1B, PERM, and employer compliance matters, and Belma a frequent speaker and professional trainer on EB5 and investment immigration topics.

Together, immigration attorneys Raj and Belma have more than 25 years of experience providing immigration counsel in their practice areas, with proven track records of success in obtaining investor, professional, family, and business visas for hundreds of clients.

"A relentless attorney who goes the extra mile...not only dedicated, but also strategic and compassionate.”

Immigration Agent (Latin America)

Over 25 Years of Experience

With immigration services focused on specific practice areas, our expertise is sought after by investors, entrepreneurs, and professionals across the globe.

Investor Visa

Immigration counsel to successfully guide entrepreneurs and investors toward temporary and permanent residence through investment into the with a focus on the EB5, E2 and E1 categories.

Business & Professional Visas

Visa categories including H1B for specialized occupation professionals, TN, O1, P1, R1, L1, and specialty US immigration services for foreign physicians and health care workers.

Employment Based Green Card

Sound immigration counsel in green card petitions for professionals and employees through PERM (EB2, EB3), EB1, NIW and Schedule A nurses and physical therapists.

Family Based Immigration​

Offering family based immigration services as a natural extension of our investment and business immigration work and immigration counsel for clients who choose to become citizens.
"Advocated tirelessly with USICS to get a decision on our EB5 application ... Belma's clear commitment to my investment and application left no doubt that she had my own success in mind.”

EB5 Investor (China)

Meeting Your Attorney

Our immigration attorneys care about your case as much as your needs as a person, business, and family.

Understanding Your Options

Receive full disclosure of all your options throughout your immigrant visa process so you can make informed decisions.

Determining Your Goals

Your immigration lawyer will work with you to define your US immigration goals and develop a strategy to ensure your goals can be accomplished.

How You Benefit

As a boutique immigration law firm, we are committed to providing clients with direct access to their immigration attorney. As your attorney, we will guide you through every step of your US immigration process from initial meeting through to final resolution of your case. We will coordinate the services of outside professionals needed for your immigration case. This personalized service ensures that you have access to every resource needed for your case.

We Will Guide You Every Step Of The Way

More than just your immigration counsel, we also act as your dedicated advisor, and are committed to guiding you through every part of the complicated US immigration system.

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Founding Partner

Rajkrishna Iyer

Corporations, Employment Based & Professionals

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Attorney Rajkrishna Iyer has represented corporations in all aspects of immigration law for more than 15 years. In addition to serving as employers’ immigration counsel, he has successfully represented individual clients in extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, multinational managers and executives, and national interest waiver visa categories. In visa labels speak, that’s H1-B, E3, PERM, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3.

Raj has extensive experience representing health care organizations and hospitals and securing immigration status for physicians and nurses, including those who participate in the Conrad program. Individuals and corporations have trusted Raj to manage immigration processes through corporate mergers, acquisitions and changes in employers.  Raj also advises on I-9 compliance and manages corporate I-9 audits.

Raj is licensed in California and represents clients throughout the United States. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, State Bar of California, and the International Medical Graduate Taskforce.

Highly respected in his practice area, Raj has also been appointed with numerous speaking engagements on H1-B, PERM and employer compliance matters.

Speaking Engagements

  • Alternatives to H-1B: Fourth Annual Southern California CLE Conference-2016
  • Immigration for Healthcare Professionals (Via Teleconference)- State Bar of California -2015
  • From Rough to green-Understanding the latest trends for PERM and PERM based I-140    filing, Third Annual Southern California CLE Conference – 2015
  • Foreign Born Employees for Work Visas and Green Card – Los Angeles PIHRA – 2015
  • Health Care Workers: Nurses, allied Professionals and Foreign Medical Graduates – AILA Bangkok District Chapter-3rd Annual Conference (via Teleconference) – 2015
  • Guide to E-2 Visa (via Teleconference) – State Bar of California – 2014
  • Guide to H-1B visa (via Teleconference) – State Bar of California – 2014
  • Issues related to the Labor Certification under PERM Process – AILA Southern California Chapter-2013
  • Employment Based Visas: Immigrant and non-Immigrant Visas – Presentation to South American consular officers –Mil Mujeres Conference – 2012
  • Do’s and Don’ts of I-9 Verification – In-house Seminar Presentation to existing clients – 2011, 2012
  • Guide to US Non-Immigrant and Immigrant Visa – Indo American Chamber of commerce- Bangalore, India – 2008.

Founding Partner

Belma Demirovic Chinchoy

Investors, Entrepreneurs & Corporations

US immigration lawyer

Belma Demirovic Chinchoy focuses her practice on developing personalized investment-based immigration solutions for entrepreneurs and investors. Her extensive expertise in this field includes advising U.S. businesses on the operational benefits of immigration programs, along with helping foreign entrepreneurs set up business in the US and obtain EB5, L1, E2, and EB1 visas.

Throughout her career, Attorney Chinchoy has assisted with a number of successful I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions and has advised businesses and Regional Centers on EB5 compliance matters. She has worked on projects ranging from a $1 million direct investment in a vineyard-related operation, to a $180 million New York development enterprise with $140 million funded by EB5 capital.

In addition to advising foreign investors, projects, and regional centers, Attorney Chinchoy’s immigration expertise also includes litigation. She has represented foreign nationals before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, USCIS, Immigration Court, and the Central California Federal Court. This representation involved matters related to federal mandamus petitions, asylum and withholding of removal, fiance visas, marriage-based permanent residence petitions, waiver applications, and U visas.

Attorney Chinchoy is particularly knowledgeable about Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and counsels her clients in the preparation of petitions which will be approvable upon filing. Prior to her career in law, Attorney Chinchoy worked in the human rights field with the Center for Victims of Torture and the International Organization for Migrations.

Attorney Chinchoy is admitted to practice law before the California Central District Federal Court, the Supreme Court of California, and she is a member of the California’s state Bar. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, summa cum laude, with her bachelor’s degree in international politics. She also attended both the William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota and Pepperdine University Law School in California for her Juris Doctor. Attorney Chinchoy is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian.

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