What We Do

Since 1977, the immigration lawyers at Garganigo Goldsmith & Weiss have provided prompt, professional, and highly personalized representation at a reasonable cost.  We offer quality legal services focused on immigration law for both individual and corporate clients ranging from nonimmigrant visas to complex corporate matters.

Nonimmigrant visas

L1, Blanket L, E1, E2, E3, H1B, TN, O1, J1, I, B1/B2, F1, etc.

New petition, extension, change of status, employer change

DS-160 visa application at American consulates worldwide

Amendments from L1B to L1A, change of status from L1 to E, recapturing of time for L1 or H1B

New H1B, change of status from F1 to H1B, extension of H1B beyond six years, Labor Condition Application (LCA)

Amendment of L1 or H1B petition due to mergers and acquisitions, and other organizational changes

Work authorization for spouses of L1 or E1/E2

Immigrant visas (Green Card)

Employment-based categories including Multinational Executives and Managers,  Persons of Extraordinary Ability, Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability, Skilled Workers, Professionals and Other Workers, and Employment Creation

Family-based categories including Immediate Relatives, Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents, etc.


We handle most types of deportation and exclusion matters, and the applications for relief that may be available in removal proceedings. We have successfully obtained green card status for many foreign nationals under the cancellation of removal process that requires as a prerequisite at least 10 years of continuous physical presence in the United States. We have also been able to obtain favorable treatment for clients based on the recently announced prosecutorial discretion program.

Deportation/Exclusion (Removal Proceedings)

We assist lawful permanent residents who wish to apply for naturalization to U.S. citizenship status by completing the lengthy naturalization application and preparing them for the interview process.