We are a boutique law firm specializing in Immigration and Nationality Law, located in San Jose, California. At our firm, led by experienced immigration lawyer Inderjit Ahluwalia, we provide a comprehensive range of immigration services tailored to the needs of corporations, businesses, and families.

We are proud of our professionalism and that most of our clients are referred to us by current or former clients who realize that we deliver exceptional advocacy in all areas of immigration law. We strive to achieve positive results for our clients. Every client, whether an individual or business, is very important to us and we give personalized attention to each of them.

Why Choose Our Immigration Services?

  • Professionalism and Referrals: Our professionalism and dedication to client satisfaction are evident in the fact that a significant portion of our clients come to us through referrals from current or former clients. We consistently deliver exceptional advocacy in all aspects of immigration law.
  • Personalized Attention: Every client, whether an individual or a business, is of utmost importance to us. We provide personalized attention and customized solutions to address each client’s unique immigration needs.

Our Comprehensive Immigration Services Include:

  1. Family-Based Immigration: Assisting families in securing visas, green cards, and citizenship for relatives, including spouses, children, parents, and siblings.
  2. Employment-Based Immigration: Helping corporations and businesses sponsor skilled workers, managers, and executives for both temporary and permanent visas.
  3. Investor Visas: Assisting entrepreneurs and investors in obtaining visas such as E-2 and EB-5, allowing individuals to invest in U.S. businesses and gain residency.
  4. Student and Exchange Visitor Visas: Guiding students and exchange visitors through the visa application process, including F, J, and M visas.
  5. Work Visas: Handling various work visas such as H-1B (specialty occupations), L-1 (intra-company transfers), O-1 (individuals with extraordinary ability), and more.
  6. Green Cards (Permanent Residency): Providing legal services for securing permanent residency through various categories.
  7. Naturalization and Citizenship: Assisting clients through the naturalization process to become U.S. citizens.
  8. Visa Extensions and Changes of Status: Helping individuals extend their stay or change their immigration status while in the U.S.
  9. Consular Processing: Assisting clients with visa applications and interviews at U.S. consulates abroad.
  10. Temporary Visas: Facilitating the acquisition of various temporary visas, including tourist visas, student visas, and more.
  11. Waivers: Offering legal counsel to individuals facing inadmissibility issues, such as criminal convictions or prior immigration violations.
  12. Immigration Appeals: Representing clients in appealing unfavorable decisions made by immigration authorities or immigration courts.
  13. Employer Compliance and I-9 Audits: Advising businesses on I-9 compliance, E-Verify, and other immigration-related employment matters.

We are dedicated to achieving positive results for our clients and providing them with the highest level of expertise and service in the field of immigration law. Contact us today to discuss your immigration needs and let us assist you on your journey toward achieving your immigration goals.

Immigration & Nationality Law Attorneys

Our firm understands the complexities of immigration laws and their profound impact on an individual’s life. We can help you overcome many legal issues and simplify the immigration process. Whether you are a business or corporation considering filing a work visa or labor certification application (PERM) for your employee, a church planning to hire a religious worker, or a foreign national seeking adjustment of status or change of status, we can guide you through every aspect of your case. We provide innovative and comprehensive solutions to all aspects of immigration law. Call our San Jose immigration lawyers for a consultation to evaluate your situation.

Business immigration law provides more than 20 visa categories that an employer may use to employ foreign worker for either short-term and long-term employment in the United States. The short-term employment is usually limited in duration and scope of employment. Whereas, long-term/ permanent employment (green card) is not limited in duration or scope of employment. With few exceptions, most of employment-based immigration require employer sponsorship for a foreign worker to be employed in the United States.

H-1B classification is one of the most popular visa options which is used by employers to sponsor and employ foreign workers in specialty occupation in the US. Specialty occupation includes but are not limited to: Engineering, Information Technology, Architecture, Physics, Mathematics, Social Science, Physical Science, Education, Health and Medicine, Accounting, Business Specialties and law related fields.

In recent times, immigration has been in spotlight since the Department of Homeland Security has increased scrutiny and enforcement in the employment visa application process, making it harder for an employer to employ foreign workers. There are various agencies of US Department of Homeland Security involve in enforcing the laws and regulations. These agencies may conduct various types of audits, reviews and investigation to ensure immigration law compliance. The three main agencies are Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL). The ICE conducts Form I-9 audits, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) protects the foreign worker while ensuring that he/she receives the wages and investigates violations in the arena of Labor Condition Application (LCA) and Labor Certification program, popularly known as PERM, and the USCIS, Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (FDNS) conducts site visits to crack fraud in the visa petitions.

We strive not only to help our clients overcome many legal issues and simplify the process but assist them to operate successfully in a world where immigration has no borders. U.S. Immigration laws and regulations are technically very complex. USCIS Policy, guidance and regulations that is applicable in one category may not apply in another. Additionally, there are various steps and challenges involved in processing certain visa applications through an American Consulate than it was to prepare for the USCIS.

San Jose immigration attorney Inderjit Ahluwalia has broad experience in representing business executives and employers regarding various employment-based petitions (work visas) involving special skills or investment in the United States. He can assist you in determining what type of visa is required, corresponding to the purpose of your travel to the United States. He puts a lot of efforts to make the process as clear and straightforward as possible for his clients.

There are many visa pathways where a foreign national can migrate to the United States. There are more than 20 different visa categories including but are not limited to: H-1B work visa, L-1 intracompany transferees’ visa, E treaty investor and treaty trader visa, E-3 visa for nationals of Australia, O-1 extraordinary ability visa, P visa for athletes, artists and traditional entertainers and TN professional visa.

A substantial number of foreign nationals obtain green cards through their family members residing in the United States. Family based immigration is divided in two categories: immediate relatives and family preference. The immediate relative of U.S. Citizen includes: spouse, parents and children under 21 years of age. There are unlimited immigrant visa numbers are available each year for immediate relatives of U.S Citizens. The family preference category includes spouse and unmarried children of lawful permanent residents and children over 21 years of age and siblings of U.S. Citizens. The number of family preference category has limited immigrant visas. Our immigration attorneys have experience in successfully representing U.S. citizens, or Lawful Permanent Resident (green card holder) sponsoring their family members for permanent resident status in the United States. In addition, we can assist you in obtaining temporary K-1 fiancée visa and K-3 visa for spouse of a U.S. citizen.

At The Ahluwalia Firm, our emphasis is on:

  • Providing careful review of your personal circumstances
  • Confirming eligibility and determining the appropriate strategy
  • Delivering value for money, ensuring seamless status processing
  • Notifying the company and employee during every step of the process
  • Ensuring a service-delivery model that meets and exceeds your satisfaction

For further information about our ability to help resolve your immigration problems, contact San Jose immigration lawyer Inderjit Ahluwalia for reliable advice.


Mr. Inderjit Singh Ahluwalia is the managing attorney
of The Ahluwalia Firm. His legal practice is dedicated to U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. This narrow
focus allows him to provide specialized and in-depth services to clients who require assistance with immigration-related matters, making him a valuable resource for individuals, businesses...

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Dear Mr. Ahluwalia, I would like to thank you for all your help with Dr. xxx case. She and I were very impressed with your services and the professionalism that you showed both of us. I am referring you to a very good friend of mine who is opening a manufacturing plant and wants to bring his brother in as a partner/investor/employee from Italy. I am forwarding your information for xxxx to contact you and make arrangements accordingly. Thank you for all your help.

Dr. F.

Inderjit, thank you so very much. I sincerely appreciate all the effort you took to get this approved and your incredible patience. As xxx mentioned, we will only work with you for all our future H1's. Thanks once again.


Inderjit handled our immigration matter in reference to my parents. We approached him and found him extremely pleasant to work with. In addition to his knowledge of the law, he guided us very well throughout the process. I would recommend him very strongly to anyone in matter of immigration.

Ajay (Avvo Reviewer)


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Experienced Leadership

Led by Mr. Ahluwalia, an immigrant with over 15 years of dedicated experience in immigration law.

Proven Success

A track record of successfully navigating the complexities of the Department of Homeland Security.

Diverse Expertise

Expert handling of employment visas (H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1), investment visas (E-1, E-2), family reunification, and complex cases like VAWA, U-visa, or T-Visa.

Commitment to Excellence

Our aim is not just to meet but to exceed your expectations with the highest level of professionalism and meticulous attention to detail.

Your Success is Our Goal

Choosing our firm means partnering with a team dedicated to the success of your immigration journey.

Expertise in Immigration Law

At The Ahluwalia Firm, we pride ourselves on our deep-rooted expertise in immigration law. Our comprehensive knowledge and understanding of this complex field ensure that we are exceptionally equipped to handle all your immigration needs with proficiency and skill.

Experience with Handling Complex Cases

Our history is rich with successfully navigating through some of the most challenging immigration cases. This experience underscores our capability to manage intricate legal scenarios, offering our clients reliable and adept representation.

Responsive Support

We understand the importance of timely and effective communication. Our firm is committed to providing responsive support, ensuring that you are kept informed and supported throughout your immigration process. Our approach is always client-centric, focusing on your needs and concerns.

Compliance Assurance

Navigating the maze of immigration law requires a keen eye for compliance. At The Ahluwalia Firm, we ensure that every aspect of your case adheres to the latest legal standards and regulations, thereby safeguarding your interests and maintaining the integrity of your immigration journey.

Personalized Case Review

Every case is unique, and we treat it as such. We offer personalized case reviews, taking into consideration your specific circumstances and goals. This tailored approach allows us to craft strategies and solutions that are not just effective but also resonate with your personal immigration narrative.


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