Immigration Interview Questions

  • Do you have experience with immigration law cases?
    • How long have you done these cases and how many have you handled?
    • Are you a specialist?
    • Are you certified as a specialist?
    • Have you published anything in this specialty or taught or lectured in it?
  • Are you a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association or board certified?
  • What percentage of your cases are immigration law cases?
  • Do you specialize in visas for any particular industry?
  • Do you have experience with cases similar to mine?
    • How many?
    • How many in the last two years?
  • Are there any issues in my case you haven’t dealt with before?
  • What is the attorney/paralegal ratio your firm uses in immigration law cases?
  • What is your current caseload?
  • Are attorneys or translators available who speak my language?
  • Are you willing to help with part of my case if I can’t afford your fees for handling the whole case?
  • Who will choose the attorney and pay the legal fees for an employment-based petition?