More Than 40 Years Of Immigration Law Counsel

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

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In recent years, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented a program whereby a randomized lottery determines which applicants will be eligible for H1B cap petitions. The initial selection process for fiscal year 2022 has now come to an end. If your name was not selected in this lottery, what can you do?

Partner With A Diverse Group Of Immigration Law Attorneys

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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.

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Why Should You Work With Litwin & Smith?


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.


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.


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

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In-Depth Immigration Counsel For Businesses And Families

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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.

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Hear From Our Past Clients

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“I cannot express my gratitude for what you and your firm has done for me. You know you’re amazing right! You have helped me go forward in so many ways that I am really grateful getting to know you.” – FR

“I had the pleasure to interact with Donald Smith twice, for an O-1 visa and an EB-1 visa. All along the procedure, he provided excellent guidance, answered all the questions that I had, and he prepared with me strongly documented applications, paying attention to the details. I am very satisfied about the collaboration and his professionalism.”– SJ

“It’s a pleasure working with you. Everything you’ve done seems to show a fine understanding of the legal process entailed by LL’s application, and clear thinking, conscientious effort, steadiness, and general helpfulness. I cannot speak for LL, but do I hope to express how much I appreciate the quality you have shown.” – J

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Speak With An Experienced Immigration Lawyer

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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.

Important Announcements

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Aug 2020

Donald Smith Comments on H1B Government Contractor Executive Order

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Oct 2020

District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Halting Implementation of USCIS Fee Rule

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Aug 2020

DACA Update August 24, 2020

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