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Chavez & Valko, LLP



Dallas 214-251-8011

Fort Worth 817-332-1100

Your Key to Immigration SolutionsSM

“I cannot thank you enough for helping us in reuniting our family.”

“Experience and great knowledge in immigration law.”

“… Chavez & Valko makes the complicated and burdensome process feel like a breeze. I would recommend the firm to anyone who wants precision, promptness and professionalism.”
- Alexandra Albro, General Counsel, ESET ESET

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"please continue doing what you do because you guys really
do change lives.”

“...he gave my family and I that peace of mind of hope
and encouragement that everything will be fine.”


“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 ESET

“My husband WAS detained in a detention center, facing the possibility of deportation. As of today, my husband is home . . with the judge granting his cancellation of removal, and he was able to keep his permanent resident status here in the United States. . . The law firm of Chavez & Valko was wonderful to work with, guiding us through this long and difficult process with such conviction and compassion, that they gave my family and I that peace of mind of hope and encouragement that everything will be fine. . . I highly recommend the law firm of Chavez & Valko to anyone with immigration matter(s). . . Please continue doing what you do because you guys really do change lives. ”

– Removal client, Dallas, TX (Cancellation of Removal of Lawful Permanent Resident)

“My family and I would like to thank the attorneys from the immigration law firm of Chavez & Valko LLP for the great work fulfilled in my immigration case which had a happy ending. . . the immigration law argued that a criminal case like the one I had was eligible for deportation and my options were minimal. . . With their experience and great knowledge in immigration law, their perseverance and professionalism, they were able to win my case in my favor in Dallas immigration court (EOIR). I would like to give special thanks to the law firm of Chavez & Valko, who was with us at all times giving us support, security and great optimism.”

– Cecilio & Family, Dallas, TX (Defense against deportation in immigration court with 212(h) Waiver and Cuban Adjustment)

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Baton Rouge Immigration Lawyer

The American legal process is complex and sometimes confusing, especially in the area of immigration law. It can be hard to understand your rights and options when immigration policies tend to change quickly. You need an experienced lawyer who is up to date on the latest immigration and naturalization laws, regulations, and policies to guide you.

The Baton Rouge immigration attorneys of Chavez & Valko, LLP, can answer your questions and help with your immigration cases. We can work with you to determine the best way for you to work to acquire a temporary visa whether for school or employment, the so-called “Green card” through your family or employment, all the way to become an American citizen, and we can represent you throughout the entire process.

For the latest information on immigration changes, including deferred action (similar to previously proposed DREAM Act), contact our immigration law firm online to discuss your case. We help clients from across the country and around the world on their path to the American Dream. Call today.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Attorneys Defending You and Your Family Members Against Deportation

At Chavez & Valko, LLP, we understand the struggle of trying to get authorization for work, education or citizenship in the United States. We offer a full slate of immigration law services in the following broad areas:

Our attorneys will provide you with compassionate, effective representation during your case. The immigration focus of our firm is exemplified in partners Nicolas Chavez, Board-certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and Martin Valko, Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic to Texas. These two men have spent their entire careers fighting for the rights of immigrants. They can do the same for you and your family. They have both been appointed by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs to serve as legal advisors on all matters involving U.S. immigration laws to the Mexican Consulate in Dallas, Texas.

Never Give Up: The Philosophy Behind Our Immigration Appeals Practice

A denial of an immigration case, whether for business, a family member or in deportation proceedings, can be devastating to individuals and families. At Chavez & Valko, we know that these denials are just the beginning. Our experience in immigration appeals extends to the following courts:

  • The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
  • The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Administrative Appeals Office

Each level of the appeals process has numerous procedural requirements that our experienced attorneys can complete. If you have had an immigration case denied and are interested in appealing, the experienced immigration lawyers at Chavez & Valko, LLP, are at your service. You can be confident that when you are represented by our lawyers, you are getting the best service and support available anywhere in the country. Partner Nick Chavez is also a Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Associations (AILA) Amicus Committee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Contact Our Baton Rouge, Texas and Nationwide Immigration Attorneys Today

For questions about family- and employment-based immigration, immigration appeals or deportation defense, contact our Baton Rouge immigration lawyers online.

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