The Law Offices of David M. Kramer are located in Sherman Oaks, a district in the San Fernando Valley area of the county of Los Angeles, California. The firm, which specializes in the area of immigration law, has been representing clients nationwide and worldwide for more than three decades in employment-based and family-based immigration and temporary work visas.
David M. Kramer is a member of the State Bar of California and has been admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Court. Mr. Kramer was among one of the first lawyers to be approved by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law. He also is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Immigration Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Martindale-Hubbell, one of the foremost sources of information about members of the legal community, has awarded Mr. Kramer an AV rating for 16 consecutive years. The AV rating is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating, reflecting the highest standards in legal expertise and professional ethics and conduct. In addition, David M. Kramer is listed in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. The Bar Registry includes only those select lawyers that have consistently earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell’s Law Directory and that have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.
Mr. Kramer was selected by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in the field of Immigration Law. Considered among the best in their profession, Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Southern California. Southern California Super Lawyers are selected by their peers in an extensive nomination and polling process.
For the past several years, Mr. Kramer’s practice has focused increasingly on providing services to foreign researchers and other professionals working at biotech companies, major universities and research institutions throughout the United States. For companies with overseas offices, the firm has assisted in obtaining work visas for their foreign based employees who wish to work and train in the U.S. on a temporary basis and for those employees who wish to remain in the U.S. on a more permanent basis.
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Q: I read that the USCIS will soon process unlawful presence waivers in the U.S. for certain immdeiate relatives of U.S. citizens who are filing immigrant visa applications at a U.S. consulate abroad. Will applicants still have to attend an interview for the visa at the U.S. consulate and if so, how soon can they return to the U.S.? What happens if the waiver is denied?
A: Yes, the applicant will still have an immigrant visa interview scheduled at the U.S. consulate. If the waiver is approved, the applicant can immediately return to the U.S. assuming that…