The Herman Legal Group, a nationally-known immigration law firm based in Downtown Cleveland, just a few blocks from the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service, and the Immigration Court. The firm was founded by Attorney Richard Herman in 1995 with the mission of treating every client like family, and always remembering that we work for the client --- not the other way around! We are passionate about helping immigrants navigate the complexities of immigration law. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Bethany McAllister and Erin James, Richard and his team speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including family immigration, deportation defense, employment immigration, investor immigration, and citizenship. Our general practice areas include criminal defense, divorce, personal injury, employment, and business law. We are the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Our visa and green card lawyers provide help in the following areas: marriage green cards; fiancée visas; work visas such as the H-1B and TN visas; E-2 investor visas; L-1 intra-company transfer visas; employment green cards based on national interest waiver (NIW), outstanding ability, extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, labor certification or EB-5 investor program; asylum and deportation defense; immigration bond hearing representation, cancellation of removal, citizenship & naturalization; I-601 hardship waivers and J-1 waivers; work authorization; Board of Immigration Appeals, Circuit Court Appeals, temporary protected status (TPS), U visas, VAWA claims. Richard Herman and his team work hard for our clients and finding creative solutions to immigration challenges in such as areas as deportation or removal hearings in the Cleveland Immigration Court; Request for Evidence or Notice of Intent to Deny; R-1 religious worker visas; O visas and P visas; extension of B-1 or B-2 tourist visas; change of status to F-1 student status; Forms such as the I-130, I-485, I-864, I-129F, I-140, I-129, I-212, I-9 Audits and Compliance; and E-Verify. The Herman Legal Group was awarded the designation of “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report in the field of immigration law. Criteria on which clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms included such areas as expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility. Richard is “AV-Rated,” the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review conducted by lawyers and judges. The firm has been named to Best Lawyers in America 2015, 2016, and 2017, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Partnered with U.S. News & World Report, the Best Lawyer lists are published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times and Chicago Tribune. For 12 years in a row, Richard has been acknowledged as a “Super Lawyer” and “Leading Lawyer” by various business publications. Richard is a nationally-known author and speaker on immigration. He is the co-author of the internationally-acclaimed book, Immigrant, Inc. --Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (John Wiley & Sons, 2009), a powerful interweaving of success stories and research which will forever change the way you look at immigrants ---- and America. Richard’s poignant commentary on immigration has been sought out by many national media outlets, including New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Forbes, FOX News (The O’Reilly Factor), National Public Radio, Inc., National Lawyers Weekly, PC World, Computerworld, CIO, TechCrunch, Washington Times, San Francisco Chronicle and InformationWeek. Richard Herman received the “Client’s Choice Award” and top rating of “10” as an immigration lawyer by the law website AVVO. We are proud to serve Cleveland area residents as a trusted and reliable advocate, and represent our clients with compassion and commitment. If you researching the best immigration lawyer in Cleveland, it is best to interview several immigration law firms. Consider calling us to ask us our opinion on your case. Richard’s team speaks over 10 languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, French, Serbian and Bulgarian. We provide FREE immigration consultations by phone. Call (216) 696-6170 or 1-800-808-4013.