Payam Yazdani, Attorney at Law

Immigration Lawyer Columbus Ohio

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Family-Based Green Cards


“Green Cards” or "Permanent Resident Cards" are documents that allow persons from other countries to live and work in the United States permanently. A person with a green card is a permanent resident in the United States. Permanent residents have many of the same rights and obligations of United States citizens. The major differences are that permanent residents cannot vote and they can be deported for certain types of crimes.


You may obtain a green card based on your family relationship with a United States citizen or United States permanent resident.


Family-based green card opportunities are available if you have a qualifying family member, such as a spouse, child, parent or sibling, who is willing to petition for you. The family member must be a United States citizen, or permanent resident.


CLICK HERE for more information regarding family based Immigration and Green Cards, or see Family Visas and Petitions link on the left.


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Payam Yazdani and attorneys at Bloomfield & Kempf, LLP handle all immigration matters including family-based immigration. Call us today at 614-592-7827 for consultation.





Employment-Based Green Cards


United States issues employment-based visas for foreign nationals to work in the United States. Some employment visas can ultimately result in permanent residency (green card). Certain spouses and children may accompany or follow-to-join the principal immigrant. Different categories of preference are established for employment-based visas. Such categories include:


Persons of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics with sustained national or international acclaim and recognition in the field of expertise.


Outstanding professors and researchers who are well recognized.


Certain executives and managers who have been employed at least one of the three preceding years by the overseas affiliate, parent, subsidiary, or branch of the U.S. employer.


Professionals Holding Advanced Degrees, or Persons of Exceptional Ability in the Arts, Sciences, or Business.


Skilled Workers, Professionals Holding Baccalaureate Degrees and Other Workers.

Investors who make a qualifying capital investment in the United States.


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Receiving Permanent Residency through employment is a complex process. The process generally takes a number of years, however, the applicant is able to work and live in the United States while the application is pending.


Visit the links on the left for more information regarding Employment-Base Visas.


Payam Yazdani and attorneys at Bloomfield & Kempf, LLP handle all immigration matters including employment-based immigration. Call us today at 614-592-7827 for consultation.






  Payam Yazdani


Columbus Office

175 South Third Street, Suite 1010

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Dallas Office

325 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 3100

Dallas, Texas 75201

Phone: (614) 961-4414

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Ohio Immigration Lawyer Payam Yazdani

Past Of Counsel at Columbus Immigration Law Firm Bloomfield & Kempf, LLP

Located in Columbus Ohio and representing clients nationwide including Ohio cities such as Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Akron, Toledo, Canton, Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Westerville, Lewis Center, Gahanna, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Whitehall, Bexley, and Upper Arlington, and counties such as Franklin County, Delaware County, Cuyahoga County, Hamilton County, and other neighboring Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania counties.    Providing immigration services including filing for greencards or permanent residency, citizenship, asylum, work visas, investment visas, student visas, fianc´┐Ż visas, National Visa Center visa processing, appeals, and court representation in deportation & removal proceedings before the Cleveland Immigration Court. Immigration attorneys at our office in Columbus Ohio are experienced in all areas of immigration law.

Contact our office to consult with an immigration lawyer in Columbus Ohio.

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