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We’ll be your closest advisors for navigating the paths of U.S. immigration.

Personable. Professional. Present.

We’ll be your closest advisors for navigating the paths of U.S. immigration.

A woman-owned immigration law firm serving the Pacific Northwest
in practice areas of work visas, PERM and employment-based permanent residency, citizenship, and marriage-based immigration.

How Can We Help You Today?

Christoffersen Law provides individualized US immigration solutions to Northwest businesses and professionals. We are invested in our clients and are proud to represent many foreign nationals from their first US work visa to US citizenship. Clients include:

Corporations & Professionals

Corporations
& Professionals

Students, Entrepreneurs, Researchers & Artists

Students, Entrepreneurs, Researchers & Artists

Individuals & Families

Individuals
& Families

Recent Immigration News

November 2018 Visa Bulletin

The visa bulletin hardly moved for the month of November 2018. EB1 remains backlogged. The final action date for EB1 remains April 1, 2017 for all areas except China and India, which are still backed up to June 1, 2016.  For individuals who are interviewed at USCIS during this time, post-interview the file will be sent to the National Benefits Center awaiting a current visa number.  Note that this is consistent with the September Visa Bulletin, which suggested that little [...]

October 11th, 2018|

CBP Statement on Legalization of Marijuana in Canada

CBP Statement on Canada's Legalization of Marijuana and Crossing the Border Release Date: September 21, 2018 UPDATED: 10/09/2018   U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforces the laws of the United States and U.S. laws will not change following Canada’s legalization of marijuana. Requirements for international travelers wishing to enter the United States are governed by and conducted in accordance with U.S. Federal Law, which supersedes state laws. Although medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in some U.S. States and [...]

October 11th, 2018|

October 2018 Visa Bulletin

EB1 is backed up for everyone. The priority date is April 1, 2017 for all areas except China and India, which are backed up to June 1, 2016.  For individuals who are interviewed at USCIS during this time, post-interview the file will be sent to the National Benefits Center awaiting a current visa number.  The September Visa Bulletin suggested that little forward movement is anticipated before December. The October 2018 visa bulletin jumped forward in EB2 as is common at [...]

September 13th, 2018|

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What Our Clients Have To Say About Us

“Lisa is fantastic. My current position is my fourth company I’ve used Lisa as our immigration attorney. I was new to immigration the first time I used Lisa and she walked me through everything. She is patient, knowledgeable and timely. More importantly she is extremely honest. You can speak freely with her and I get the same in return.”
– Seattle Human Resources Manager