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Expertise 2021

Nonimmigrant Visas

Since the founding of our practice in 1996, The Law Offices of Derek Lim has successfully represented hundreds of clients throughout the world in obtaining U.S. nonimmigrant visas. Thanks to the excellent service provided by immigration lawyers serving at our Fremont and San Francisco locations, we continue to do that up to this day. Whether you are coming to the United States to visit, study, or do business, we can help you get the documentation you need to be here legally.

Contact us online to learn more. In addition, feel free to explore our website to get more information.

Guidance With All Types of Visas

We assist people with:

  • B1 and no-spacing-list: B-1 visas are issued to those entering the United States for temporary business purposes
  • B2 temporary visitor visas: Mainly concerning tourism, those seeking medical treatment, or attending social events or a contest
  • F-1 student visas: The most common type of student visa, offered to individuals seeking to study and realize their academic pursuits.
  • E1 treaty trader or employment visas and E2 treaty investor or employment visas: Designed to facilitate trade, investment, and commerce between the United States and the treaty nation.

Our U.S. visa lawyer has years of experience in immigration law. He works with people every day who want to come to the U.S. for many reasons. This is our law firm’s main focus and we excel at making it possible for you to visit this country in whatever capacity you choose.

Helping Determine Which Visa Best Suits Your Needs

Derek Lim will sit down with you and discuss your background, your goals, and your intent while visiting the U.S. He will then help you determine which visa will best meet your needs while you are here. Our work is efficient and cost-effective. We can help you if you are already in this country or before your trip.

Having an accomplished immigration attorney to help you with your visa application will increase your chances of obtaining the paperwork you will need to enjoy your time in California. We will analyze your situation and offer you the best options and what you are eligible for under U.S. immigration law. We understand that many people are diverse in their background and employment, which we know can cause confusion throughout the whole ordeal. We will handle the entire process for you so that you don’t need to worry about deportation upon entry or removal while you are here. We also handle appeals, asylum cases, and other immigration law issues. We measure success in many happy returns.

Consult With Our Immigration Law Offices in Fremont and San Francisco

To speak with us about your visitor visa needs, please contact us online or call us at 800-769-3977 to schedule an initial appointment with one of our many immigration attorneys serving from Fremont and San Francisco. Appointments are available on Saturdays by arrangement. We offer services in a variety of different languages, including English, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, Thai, and Laotian.

Client Reviews
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.