About the Firm:
The Law Office of Heidi J Meyers is a full-service immigration law firm, established in 1997. We are now focusing on federal court litigation against the government to challenge unreasonable immigration policies and practices. In addition to H-1B petitions and employment-based immigration, our office offers a wide array of immigration services, including: E-1 (treaty traders), E-2 (treaty investors), L-1A (managerial and executive transferees) and L-1B (specialized knowledge workers), cap-exempt H-1Bs to work at non-profit universities or their affiliates, O visas, family petitions, marriage petitions, F-1 (student visas), naturalization, asylum, deportation and removal proceedings, waivers of deportability, waivers of unlawful presence, and DACA (Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals).
Ms. Meyers has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 1995, and has had her own firm since 1997. We speak French, Fulani, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu. We represent people of all religions and nationalities, and from all walks of life.
Our office is located at:
11 Broadway, Suite 925
New York, NY 10004
We are conveniently located near the Staten Island Ferry, Wall Street, the R and W trains at Whitehall Station, the 1 train at South Ferry and the 4, 5, trains at Bowling Green.
For further inquires, please contact us at (212) 791- 4007 or Heidimeyerslaw@gmail.com
We are open from Monday – Friday: 9am to 5pm (except national holidays)
Immigration News and Updates
ICE has begun workplace inspections of employers who have F-1 OPT STEM workers. Thus, if a company has an employee with the two-year extension of OPT work authorization limited to those F-1 students with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) degrees, the...read more
New DHS Rule To Collect Social Media Data to Enter the US and to Apply for Permanent Residency, Naturalization, Asylum, and Advance Parole
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a proposed rule requiring collection of all social media sites used for the past five years, including user names, not only to enter the U.S., but also on numerous immigration applications, including those for permanent...read more
New Public Charge Rule Will Harm Many Middle and Working-class Immigrants Who Have Never Taken Public Assistance.
The new Public Charge rule will harm many middle and working class immigrants who have never taken public assistance. The Trump administration’s new rule appears aimed to target all the middle and working class families and young people who believe in the American...read more
The Immigration Judge must use the categorical approach when analyzing whether a conviction for a crime constitutes a ground of removability under the INA (Immigration and Nationality Act). The facts are irrelevant, only the minimum conduct required to meet each of...read more
EB-1 Outstanding Professor or Researcher, Requirement of a Tenured, Tenure-Track or Permanent Position
In order to qualify to apply for EB-1 as an Outstanding Professor, first, your position must be as a professor in a tenured or tenure-track position. The title of the position does not necessarily indicate whether it is tenured or tenure track or just temporary. For...read more
The O-1 may be an option for those who did not get an H-1B visa number. Unlike H-1Bs, which have a shortage of visa numbers, there is no limit to the visa numbers for the O-1 category. Because it is for those with “extraordinary ability”, it generally is not suitable...read more
According to federal regulations, a foreign national who fears persecution in his or her home country, must apply for asylum within one year of their entry date in order to be eligible. First, we will review the requirements for meeting the one-year deadline for...read more
The Commerce Dept’s BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security) has issued a final rule providing a temporary general license for companies already doing business with Huawei or one of its related companies as of May 16, 2019. For the complete final rule, see,...read more
Foreign nationals who obtain their green card through marriage to a US citizen or permanent resident, but who have been married for less than two years at the time of approval of their adjustment of status, get only a two-year conditional residency, with an expiration...read more
Visa Bulletin July 2019 Current for Spouses & Minor Unmarried Children of Permanent Residents. Get Ready to File during July!!
The July 2019 State Department Visa Bulletin is showing the F2A category, spouses and minor unmarried children of permanent residents, as current for all countries including China, India, Mexico and the Philippines. Thus, spouses and minor children of permanent...read more