Important H-1B Update: The filing period for applicants selected in the FY2023 lottery begins April 1.
Litwin & Smith has a long history of success guiding businesses through the filing process. Please contact us today for a free 10-minute H-1B consultation.

Important H-1B Update: The filing period for applicants selected in the FY2023 lottery begins April 1. Litwin & Smith has a long history of success guiding businesses through the filing process. Please contact us today for a free 10-minute consultation.

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Litwin & Smith provides trusted immigration support to businesses, individuals and families in the Bay area

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USCIS Announces Record Number of H-1B Cap Registrations for FY20232

USCIS announced that they have received 483,927 Registrations for the 2023 H1B Cap, surpassing last year by almost 180,000—nearly a 60% increase! According to USCIS, 31% of the submissions were made under the U.S. Master’s Cap, for which there are 20,000 dedicated visas. USCIS has selected 127,000 registrations in anticipation …

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PARTNER WITH A DIVERSE GROUP OF IMMIGRATION LAW ATTORNEYS
At the Northern California immigration law firm of Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation, our lawyers counsel and represent employers, employees, outstanding individuals, and their families from around the world.
We have a diverse team of immigration attorneys, including Donald E. Smith, J.D., Managing Shareholder; Robert L. Smith, LLM, Transnational Law and Shareholder; and Edward Litwin, Founder, a Certified Specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Investment visas

Our law firm offers more than fifty years of experience in utilizing United States immigration and naturalization laws to serve our investor clients’ needs.

employment visas

We help employees and employers avoid delays in the processing of employment visa applications and ensure compliance with immigration laws.

family immigration

Our family immigration attorneys offer more than 50 years of experience guiding clients through the process of helping their family members come to the U.S. — legally and permanently.

business services

Our firm can help you, your company or your business realize your business plans and address both your immediate and your most strategic immigration needs.

WHY SHOULD YOU WORK WITH LITWIN & SMITH?

1

EXPERTISE IN IMMIGRATION LAW

Solely focused on immigration law, we have an in-depth understanding of this complex field that is hard to match. Our Founder, Edward Litwin is a certified specialist in immigration and nationality law.

2

A RECORD OF SUCCESS

Our firm boasts a success rate high above the industry average for both H-1B Request for Evidence (RFE) approvals and Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) appeals.
3

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS

Our lawyers know how to distill complex information and present it in a direct and compelling manor. This allows us to effectively represent you and persuasively present your case to the appeals office.

DEDICATED SAN FRANCISCO
IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS

60+

Years Experience

1450

EMPLOYERS

100

Countries

99%

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IN-DEPTH IMMIGRATION COUNSEL FOR BUSINESSES AND FAMILIES

We routinely provide focused immigration assistance to U.S. and global businesses. From our San Francisco, Bay Area, Silicon Valley offices, we serve industries that include bioscience, telecommunications, technology, gamers, manufacturing and engineering, energy and financial services, sports and entertainment. We are known for responsive, timely and professional expertise to provide our clients with strategic advice and effective and efficient immigration solutions to assist them in achieving successful immigration results.

Our immigration attorneys also assist U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents (green card holders) with sponsoring a family member for a temporary or permanent visa. These can include IR visas, K visas and other family-based visas.

SPEAK WITH AN EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION LAWYER

Contact an experienced immigration law attorney at Litwin & Smith. Our team can assist you with all of your business and personal immigration needs.

For more detailed information regarding work and family visas, green cards, and other immigration and naturalization issues, please view our Immigration Articles.

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