Immigration Law

With offices in Virginia and Maryland, Thoronka Law Offices has served the U.S. and international clients since 2005. Individuals and businesses come to Thoronka Law for our highly rated multilingual attorneys and their extensive experience solving our Client’s most complex immigration needs. We keep families together and help businesses prosper. Whether in DC, Maryland, or Virginia, our clients know that a solution to their immigration problems is a phone call away.

Attorney Ishmael Thoronka saw the need to invest in the community and be of service to people in need. Due to their efforts, this firm represents clients with diverse backgrounds from all walks of life and has built its reputation on honesty, integrity, and the exemplary work ethic of its outstanding staff. As an experienced law firm, Thoronka Law Offices offers each Client the individual attention they need in addressing and resolving their legal matters.

Immigration Lawyer In Virginia

Our immigration lawyers handle cases involving complex immigration issues and have successfully guided and assisted our clients in obtaining their legal status in the United States of America. We take pride in providing professional and efficient counsel to our Clients and feel most rewarded when we witness our Client’s and their family members’ lives become successfully adjusted in the United States of America.

We are a conscientious team of attorneys who will tenaciously protect your interests and fight for your rights. We provide you with a prompt response to your inquiries and follow up with the necessary measures to help facilitate expedited processing of your case.

Award-Winning Law Firm

Our goal is to provide the best legal representation available at reasonable costs. We have a long-standing commitment to our clients and an unparalleled dedication to the perception of their success.

Good legal representation comes from good people. A firm is known by its attorneys. Although we invite only the most qualified lawyers to practice in our firm, technical competence is only part of what makes a good lawyer or a quality law firm. Greatness requires depth, perspective, and service to others. Our attorneys donate a significant amount of time to public issues, civic leadership, and representation of the low opportune or indigent. We work hard to improve the quality of life for our clients, our community, and our families. Our goal is to keep families together.

Our Expertise

  • Criminal Immigration
  • Green Cards and Citizenship
  • Asylum and Refugee Immigration
  • Removal Proceedings (Deportation Defense)
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ)
  • Petition for Alien Relative (I-130)
  • Employment Authorization Documents and Renewal (I-765)
  • Violence Against Women Act Support (VAWA)
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • All Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visas
Non-Immigrant Visas

H-1B has been one of the most frequently inquired temporary worker visa categories, followed by E-1/E-2 Treaty Trader/Investor visas, religious visa (R-1), student visa (F-1), Fiancée Visa (K-1), TN workers from Mexico and Canada, visitor’s visa (B-1/B-2) and many other temporary visas. We represent US employers as well as employees with their H-1B petitions and assist the families of the employees in obtaining their dependent visas or status in the US. Our immigration department has handled numerous non-immigrant visa consular processing cases, change of status as well as an extension of status in the US

Citizenship & Naturalization

Our office represents clients who are N-400 applicants. Our immigration attorney will guide the client through the process of becoming a US citizen and accompany her to the interview if the case involves complex legal (criminal) issues remaining to be discussed with the adjudicator at the interview. We also provide services relating to other citizenship-related matters such as children’s citizenship application (N-600), posthumous application (N-644), citizenship certificate application (N-600-K), medical disability exceptions (N-648), and citizenship through grandparents (N-600/N-643 Supp A).

Family-Based Immigration

We represent married couples, spouses and children of US citizens and US permanent residents as well as brothers and sisters of a US citizen.

Our immigration attorney will introduce DORA (District Office Rapid Adjustment) program to those of you whose immigrant visa numbers are current. Under this program, eligible aliens will receive their green cards within 90 days from their interview dates provided their FBI name check becomes cleared within the 90 days period.

We also follow up with the application to remove condition (I-751) for those clients whose conditional residency expires in two (2) years and accompany them to their interviews.

Consular processing of immigrant visa application is another practice area in family-based immigration. We represent alien spouses of US citizens, who have entered the US illegally by guiding them through the visa interview process including the waivers based on extreme hardship on their US citizen immediate family members.

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Employment-Based Immigration

Our immigration lawyer guides our client through labor certification process (PERM), I-140 as well as their adjustment of status (I-485) for EB-2 (Advanced Degree Holders/Persons of Exceptional Ability) and EB-3 (Professionals, Skilled and Unskilled Workers).

The firm also represents religious organizations and foreign clergy or non-clergy religious workers and other immigrants in the EB-4 category as well as EB-1 priority workers and EB-5 employment creation investors investing $1,000,000.00 ($500,000.00 in certain areas) in the US.

Citizenship & Naturalization

We also assist our clients in applying for their work authorization card (I-765), Travel Documents (I-131) and Permanent Resident Card Renewals or Replacements.

Defense for Deportation and Removal

We provide counsel to aliens in removal proceeding concerning any and all relief available to them, such as voluntary departure, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, asylum, waivers and more.