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
The Buy American and Hire American (BAHA) policy, in Executive Order No. 13877, issued by President Trump on April 14, 2017, mandated that the Department of State (DOS), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS),...read more
During 2019, more than half a million employers have already received social security no-match letters. The Social Security Administration had discontinued sending “no-match” letters (Employer Correction Request Notices – EDCOR) in 2011, but during 2019, the SSA...read more
New State Dept Public Charge Rule in Effect Shortly and Will Apply to Almost All Immigrant Visa Applications
On October 11, 2019, the US Department of State (“State Dept”) published a new public charge rule, to go into effect in 60 days, which applies to almost all immigrant visa applications. See, 84 Fed.Reg. 198, at 54996-55015. The new State Dept rule closely tracks the...read more
You can be barred from the US for smuggling, even if of your own child, and even if you were not paid. The Trump administration is going after ordinary immigrants with both criminal and civil smuggling charges, even if they are not connected to professional criminal...read more
For physicians, as well as for all other foreign nationals, obtaining a green card through the PERM labor certification process actually has three steps and three separate applications: 1) First, is the PERM labor certification, filed with the US Department of Labor;...read more
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