6057A Arlington Blvd. (Rt.50), Falls Church, VA 22044
TEL: (703) 237-1170 FAX: (703) 534-8734


General Information

H1B Application

TN Visa

National Interest Waiver

Labor Certification/PR Application

L-1 Visa Application

E-1/E-2 Visa Application

Legal Fees/Service Charges

Direction to Our Office

Job Opening(s)

Write to Us


We specialize in Immigration practice with concentration in immigrant visa (Labor Certification, Adjustment of Status) and Nonimmigrant visa (H, L, E) applications for professionals and skilled workers.

Mr. Jerry C. Chang is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Virginia State Bar, and District of Columbia Bar. He has been practicing Immigration law since 1983.

With experienced staff, we provide efficient service nationwide. To better prepare your case, in addition to English, we speak Japanese and Chinese.


Links to Related Web Sites

1A.   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

  1. Case Status Search

  2. Hiring a Foreign National for Short-Term Employment H-1B Nonimmigrant Workers and other Visa Categories (Page 4)
    Visit the US
    B-1 Temporary Business Visitor
    Employment Authorization

    Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

    Nonimmigrant Services
  3. Immigration through Employment (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3)
    Immigration through a Family Member
    Immigration through Investment
    Immigration through Diversity Lottery
    Lawful Permanent Residence ("Green Card")
  4. Permanent Resident Application Procedures
    Green Card Renewal - Replacement
    A Guide to Naturalization
    Study Materials for the Naturalization Test
  5. Emergency Travel
    Re-Entry Permit
  6. Temporary Protected Status
  7. Field Offices (Service Centers and District Offices)
  8. Processing Dates at Service Centers and District Offices
  9. Introduction to Electronic Filing (E-filing)
  10. Form AR-11, Change of Address
  11. Forms and Fees
    Electronic Filing
  12. Premium Processing Service
  13. Create Automatic E-mail Notification thru USCIS Case Status Online
  14. Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record  &  Find a Civil Surgeon

  15. Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS and SEVP)
  16. Immigration Laws, Regulations and Guides
    Immigration and Nationality Act
    8 CFR - Aliens and Nationality
    Adjudicator's Field Manual
    Operations Instructions
  17. Aging Out - Child Status Protection Act (CSPA)
    USCIS Memo Dated June 14, 2006 
  18. Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker
    H-1B Specialty Occupation
    Section 104 & 106 of the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-first Century Act (AC21) Pub.L. 106-313
    Amended Section 106(a) of AC21 - Pub.L. 107-273 Section 11030A - NOV 2002
  19. H-1B Visa Cap
    H-1B VISA REFORM ACT of 2004
  20. H-1B Cap-Gap Relif for Student and STEM OPT Extension
  21. USCIS Memo on 245(i)
  22. Photo Guide
  23. InfoPass
  24. Resources for New Immigrants / A Guide for New Immigrants
  25. E-Verify
    Registration for E-Verify
  26. SEVIS Finding a certified school
    SEVIS Current Students- Working in the United States

    STEM List for 17-Month OPT Extension

1B.   U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  1. I-94 and I-94W
  2. Visa Waiver Program

2.   U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

  1. Permanent Labor Certification
  2. Foreign Labor Certification
  3. Foreign Labor Certification How Do I questions
  4. Labor Certification Frequently Asked Questions
  5. Labor Certification Forms
  6. DOL Prevailing Wages
  7. DOL Online Wage Library
    Prevailing Wage Policy Guidance - Skill Level
    SVP Explanation
    NAICS Code - US Census Bureau
  8. Labor Certification Processing Times
  9. DOL Labor Certification Organization
  10. Labor Certification Contact Information
  11. Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  12. Occupational Outlook Handbook
  13. 20 CFR �? Labor Certification Process
  14. LC Backlog Reduction � CFR �?24a
  15. CFR - Retrieve by Citation
  16. Expiration of Labor Certification - 20 CFR �?30
  17. PERM Effective on March 28, 2005
  18. O*NET Online

3.   U.S. Department of State - Visa Services

  1. Visa Application Forms
  2. Renewing A, G, and NATO Visas in the U.S.
  3. Frequently Asked Questions
  4. How Should a Third Conutry National Apply for a Visa at a Border Post - Canada and Mexico
  5. Tips for U.S. Visas: Temporary Workers
  6. Immigrant Visas
  7. Types for U.S. Visas: IMMIGRANTS
  8. United States Embassies and Consulates
  9. J Visa Waiver
  10. Visa Bulletin
  11. Instructions for Immigrant Visa Applicants
  12. The Bureau of Consular Affairs
  13. Mexican and Canadian NAFTA Professional Worker
    NAFTA Secretariat
    Appendix 1603.D.1: Professionals
  14. Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
  15. Discontinuation of Reissuance of Certain Nonimmigrant Visas
  16. Foreign Affairs Manual
  17. Reciprocity by Country
  18. Who Needs a Nonimmigrant Visa to Enter the United States from Canada, Mexico or Bermuda?

Important Telephone Numbers and Addresses

Information line: (800) 375-5283 (in English and Spanish)

Vermont Service Center

75 Lower Welden Street

Saint Albans, VT 05479

Tel: (800) 375-5283

Washington Field Office

2675 Prosperity Avenue

Fairfax, VA 20598

Baltimore Field Office

31 Hopkins Plaza

Fallon Federal Building

Baltimore, MD 21201

District and Sub Offices by State

            DOL - SWA

Virginia Employment Commission

3751 Nine Mile Road, Suite C

Richmond, VA 23223

Tel: (804) 236-2717

Fax: (804) 236-2709

Maryland Department of Labor

Licensing and Regulation

1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 212

Baltimore, MD 21201

Tel: (410) 767-2059

Labor Certification Contact Information by State

Visa Quota

Recorded message: (202)663-1541

Fax: (202) 647-3000

The Internet Web address:

Visa Office

Visa Office

Department of State

Washington, D.C. 20522-0106

Tel: (202) 663-1213 and (202) 647-4000

FBI Fingerprint Information

Tel: (304) 625-2000


6057A Arlington Blvd. (Rt.50), Falls Church, VA 22044
TEL: (703) 237-1170 FAX: (703) 534-8734      


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