The Law Offices of Derek Lim provides excellent service and professional representation when it comes to obtaining visas for work or play and in helping you become a naturalized citizen of the United States. Whether you came here on holiday and decided you wanted to stay, want to study at a California university or are interested in starting a business or investing in a business here, we will work diligently to make those dreams a reality.

We have helped thousands of people from all over the world obtain visas for visiting, study, work, marriage, family members, businesses and business investors. We have helped people become citizens of the U.S. We can help you, too. Our clients have included people from China, India, Afghanistan, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Mexico, Burma, Nepal, Indonesia, Germany, the U.K., France and more. Contact our law firm for more information regarding your unique situation.

Skilled Help With a Wide Range of Immigration Law Issues

Derek Lim has advocated for immigrants for more than 20 years. He is particularly accomplished at handling issues of immigration through investment, including EB-5 investor visas, as well as immigration through employment, including permanent labor certifications, nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1 and E1/E2 treaty, trader or investor visas, family-based immigration, asylum, deportation, appeals, waivers and criminal backgrounds affecting immigration status. For two years, he wrote an immigration column for two Chinese newspapers here in San Francisco. His tenacity and dedication will push your case toward a successful resolution.

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Contact Our Attorney for Immigration and Naturalization Guidance

Whatever immigration assistance you need, we will provide tenacious advocacy in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We measure success by many happy returns.

Call our immigration and citizenship lawyer to schedule an initial appointment at 510-818-0898 or contact us online . We have offices in Fremont and San Francisco, but we help clients around the world. Appointments are available on Saturdays by arrangement. We are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Thai and Laotian.

Client Reviews
"My father was hit by a car when he was cross the road close to a grocery parking lot last year. Although he was not seriously injured but he still spent months in hospital. We needed a lawyer to help to deal with the insurance issues. Luckily we found office of Derek Lim for their professional guidance. Christine handled everything professionally and made the whole process easy for us so we can focus on taking care of my father. We are satisfied with their service and results and highly recommend them to anyone who needs an accident lawyer." Yun J.
"Law office of Derek Lim did an excellent job on settling my personal injury case. I look up their ad online and I called their office about my car accident. Mr. Lim came to my home the next day to obtained all the info. They settled my case promptly. I am very pleased with the settlement and highly recommend Law office of Derek Lim." Janice C.
"We had Derek help dealing with a car accident case. Derek and Christine were very responsive. They handle everything with the insurance company and gave clear guidance on all questions that came up. We were very satisfied with the service we received and we highly recommend Derek and Christine if you need help from a professional law office." Yin Yin W.
"We had 2 car accident cases which both handled by Christine at Derek Lim. They are very professional, I highly recommend that you give them a call, they will handle everything with the insurance company and hassle free." Kris L.
"Hi Mr. Lim, I want to spread the good news to you that my brother has obtained the immigration VISA, see attached. Thank you very much for your great assistance and consistent support along the way." Ada T.