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Welcome to Chavez & Valko
With experienced lawyers dedicated solely to the practice of U.S. immigration and citizenship law, Chavez & Valko, LLP offers effective legal representation to clients nationwide and around the world. Our clients range from individuals and families to small businesses, startups, and multinational companies. Our attorneys regularly speak on immigration topics and have published numerous articles and advisories on complex issues.
Our passion is to help clients realize their immigration goals and fully resolve their legal challenges. We focus on remaining easily accessible to our clients and keeping them informed about the process step-by-step. As our client, we offer you the best possible legal advice and support and will relentlessly pursue your immigration benefit or relief under the law.
We help individuals and companies fully resolve their immigration law challenges quickly and completely. Remaining easily accessible to our clients and keeping them informed throughout the entire process.
As a highly decorated immigration law firm, we’re proud to continually serve our clients and resolve their issues. Our purpose is simple, but our commitment is absolute.
We’ve had the honor of serving a broad range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to NFL players and Grammy-nominated performing artists. We’ve helped hundreds of families and have provided immigration counsel to hospitals, factories, performers, professionals and Olympians.
No matter who you are, as our client, we will offer you the best possible legal and support services. We are relentless in pursuit of your immigration relief under the law.
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What Our Clients Say
“Mr. Chavez I cannot THANK YOU enough for helping us in reuniting our family. The WAIVER you completed for my husband was EXCELLENT. We will forever be grateful to you and your professional staff. I knew from my first consultation that you were sincere about helping your clients. You are an example of what a great attorney is. I HIGHLY recommend your law firm to everyone.“
—Elizabeth C., Crowley, TX (I-601 Waiver of inadmissibility in Cd. Juarez, Mexico)
“I am the General Counsel for a global internet security company. I have been working with Martin and his team for over three years on immigration matters including permanent residence, intracompany-transferee, investor’s, and H-1B matters. My experience has been outstanding. Martin or anyone in the firm always respond promptly and professionally. I usually work on very tight deadline and Martin and his team have always helped us achieve our goals. In my experience in comparison to working with other immigration lawyers, Chavez & Valko makes the complicated and burdensome process feel like a breeze. I would recommend Chavez & Valko to anyone who wants precision, promptness and professionalism.”
—Alexandra Albro, General Counsel, ESET
“I used this law firm for the deferred action application and they were wonderful. They came through with everything they said they would, and their follow-up was also excellent. I would recommend this law firm to anyone.”
—G.B., Fort Worth, TX (Deferred Action and Employment Authorization Document)
“Your service from start to finish has been EXCELLENT and on a professional, knowledgeable, yet friendly level. Nothing ever seemed to be too much of a problem to you and we were made to feel unique, never feeling that we were “just another client”. It was so refreshing to receive prompt and professional service. Thanks a million!!!”
—Job and Lovella, Carrollton, TX (Adjustment of status)
“The first time that I went to the law office of Chavez & Valko I was received by much amiability. Today thanks to the confidence, organization and to the professionalism of the lawyers that worked in my case, today I have my permanent residence. I am very grateful for their assistance. God bless.”
—Margarita and Cornelius W., Killeen, TX (Adjustment of Status with I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence)
“We were extremely delighted with the outcome of our case and we thank Mr. Valko and his team, for their collective efforts as we were very pleased with the services and representation that we received. My wife and I felt very reassured throughout the process, and we remained confident throughout the process, that our case was in capable hands. In the end, we were proven correct. Thank you once again for the capable and client friendly representation.”
—Jeff and Carmen, Dallas, TX (Adjustment of Status)
Immigration News & Updates
El DHS finalmente ha codificado la nueva regla de carga pública, que ayuda a un oficial a determinar cuándo es probable que un solicitante de una tarjeta verde se convierta en una carga pública y, por lo tanto, no sea elegible para la residencia permanente.
DHS has finally codified the new public charge rule, which helps an immigration officer determine when an applicant for a green card is likely to become a public charge and therefore ineligible for permanent residence.
El boletín de visas de octubre de 2022 ya está disponible para los solicitantes de visa, y es hora de verificar si su fecha de prioridad está actualizada. Verifique las categorías a continuación para conocer las fechas de prioridad de su visa familiar, de empleo o de diversidad.
The visa bulletin for October 2022 is now available for visa applicants, and it is time to check if your priority date is current. Check the categories below for your family, employment, or diversity visa priority dates.
Nicolas Chavez is board certified in immigration and nationality law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Nicolas Chavez is rated by Super Lawyers.
Ann Kelleher Miller is certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Attorneys Nicolas Chavez and Martin Valko serve as legal advisors on U.S. immigration laws to the Mexican Consulate General in Dallas, TX since 2011.
Martin Valko is the Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic to Texas and Legal Advisor to the Slovak Embassy in Washington, D.C. since 2010.
All our attorneys are members of the American Immigration Lawyer Association.