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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Online Payment System Maintenance - June 22, 2015

Our online payment processing system will be undergoing maintenance Tuesday, June 23, 2015 through Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EDT. This means that you may have difficultly making an online payment, or may not be able to make an online payment during this time.

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Managing Partner Speaking At German Conference - April 15

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm, is pleased to announce that Managing Partner and N.C. Board Certified Immigration Law Specialist Steven H. Garfinkel will be speaking at the 5th HR International - Challenges and Best Practice, Special Act Immigration USA seminar in Kassel, Germany.

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Web Portal Brings New Features - Jul 17

We are excited to introduce the following enhancements to our client web portal (Client Log In).

  • Online Document ManagerTM - Company Contacts and Individuals can now select multiple files at the same time to upload, and can add file descriptions.
  • Report Wizards - "Receipt Number" is now a Hyperlink to the USCIS website, where case status information is available.

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm New Website Lauch - May 23

We are pleased to announce the launch of Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm's new website, located at The new site reflects an extensive re-design in an effort to bring clients and viewers a more streamlined and intuitive layout and functionality. The website features informative content, easily accessible by corporate and individual users. It also includes a safe and secure area for online payments, as well as a Client Login button for private access to our web portal.

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Announces New Partners - Nov 25

We are pleased to announce the elevation to partnership of Meredith W. Barnette and Hannah F. Little. We congratulate each of them for the manner in which they have distinguished themselves in the representation of our clients and the community. Meredith W. Barnette is a 2005 graduate of the Campbell University School of Law. She represents employers and employees in a variety of industries including, but not limited to, financial services, information technology, medicine and

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Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Hires New Attorney - Sep 19

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Hires New Attorney Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Attorney Team Strengthens With New Addition Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm, the largest immigration law firm in Charlotte, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Colleen E. Forcina, who joins the Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm team as an Associate Attorney. Ms. Forcina comes to Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm from the Elon University School of Law. While Ms. Forcina was attending law school she studied

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Garfinkel Immigration Adds 3 New Websites - Jul 07

Visit our three (3) new websites! The new websites provide more detail on our growing practice groups!

Steve Garfinkel to serve as a Panelist at the Fifth Annual Schloss Summer Lecture- May 06

Steve Garfinkel will serve as a panelist at the Fifth Annual Schloss Summer Lecture series entitled "The Great Immigration Debate: The Strangers Among Us" at Temple Beth El, Charlotte.

Immigration Article Published in NC Lawyer's Weekly - Mar 22

Steven Garfinkel Presents to the NC School Boards Association - Mar 03

Steve Garfinkel has been invited to speak at the NC School Boards Association's 2010 Spring School Law Academy on March 18, 2010. His presentation is entitled "U.S. Immigration Law for School Administrators".

Steven Garfinkel Asked to Serve as a Panelist at AILA's National Conference - Feb 20

Steve Garfinkel has been invited to serve as a panelist at the 2010 American Immigration Lawyer's Association's ("AILA") national conference.

Steven Garfinkel selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Immigration - Feb 04

Steven H. Garfinkel has been selected by his peers to appear in the 2010 edition of the Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For a quarter century, we have helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in unfamiliar jurisdictions or unfamiliar practice areas. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate

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Garfinkel Immigration Holiday Season 2009 - Dec 31

As a firm and as individuals, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm contributed to the charities listed below during the 2009 holiday season. Second Harvest Hospitality House Loaves and Fishes Angel Tree Heffer International Alexander Youth Network

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm hosts meeting of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers - Nov 10

On October 22nd, 23rd & 24th, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm hosted the Fall, 2009 meeting of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers ("ABIL"). Click here to learn more about ABIL.

Garfinkel Immigration Announces New Associate - Nov 25

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm is very pleased to announce that Ms. Hannah Little has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Ms. Little's primary emphasis is family-based immigration. She assists with immigrant visa ("green card") sponsorships including immediate relative petitions (including marriage cases) and applications to adjust to permanent resident status. She also assists with petitions to remove conditions on residence, fiancée petitions (K-1 and K-3), consular processing, waivers and citizenship/naturalization matters. Ms. Little was

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Garfinkel Immigration Represents Many Large Employers in Charlotte - Oct 08

Garfinkel Immigration represents five (5) of the eight (8) largest employers in the Charlotte Metro Region. Click Here to view.

IndUS Business Journal recognizes Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm - Aug 15

In September 2008, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm was cited by IndUS Business Journal as one of the largest immigration law firms in the United States. Click here to view listing.

Meredith Barnette presents "Fundamentals of Employment Law" - Jun 08

Associate Attorney, Meredith Barnette, was invited to present "Fundamentals of Employment Law" at the North Carolina Bar Foundation on Friday, June 5. Please contact Margaret Hughes, Director of Business Development, if you would like to arrange for one of our attorneys to present your organization. Common immigration topics include: Basics of Immigration 101, Healthcare Immigration, I-9 and Employment Compliance Issues, Immigration for HR Professionals.

Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Adds Deportation/Removal Practice - May 15

Ms. Ziemba has practiced U.S. immigration and visa law since 1998. She routinely assists families and individuals who require representation before U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement ("ICE") and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The scope of her practice includes advising about and representing foreign nationals with Removal Proceedings, Forms of Relief from including Cancellation of Removal, Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Temporary Protected Status, Voluntary Departure, Bond Redetermination Hearings, and Orders of Supervision. Ms. Ziemba

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