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Press Release: Chavez & Valko, LLP is pleased to announce the opening of its Baton Rouge office 11/2012


Contact: Claudia Torrescano

Chavez & Valko, LLP is pleased to announce
the opening of its Baton Rouge office

Dallas, Texas – November 29, 2012. Chavez & Valko, one of the leading North Texas-based immigration law firms, continues to expand its federal immigration practice out of state. After successfully assisting thousands of clients in all areas of immigration law through its two offices in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, the firm is now providing its legal services in the Louisiana market by opening a new office in Baton Rouge.

“We couldn’t be happier to announce the opening of our third office – this time in the state of Louisiana. We pride ourselves in providing our clients with aggressive, zealous representation in all facets of immigration law, and we look forward to being able to provide Louisiana residents with the representation they deserve,” stated the firm’s partner, Martin Valko.

About Chavez & Valko, LLP

Chavez & Valko handles all types of immigration and naturalization cases throughout United States and abroad. The firm’s attorneys represent individuals and businesses in a broad range of immigration matters including permanent residence (“green cards”), work and family visas, U.S. citizenship, waivers, deportation defense, appellate litigation, and employer compliance. Clients range from individuals to families, small businesses to large corporations, including Fortune 500 and multi-national companies. Among other clients are foreign nationals with distinguished backgrounds including Grammy-nominated artists and world-class and Olympic athletes, MLB and NFL trading card manufacturer, NHRA racing team members, and our attorneys have provided counsel to various ATP tennis players, LPGA members, and NHL players.

Partner Nick Chavez is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Immigration and Nationality Law. Partner Martin Valko has been serving as Slovakia’s Honorary Consul to the State of Texas, and has also been providing legal advice to the Embassy of the Slovak Republic on U.S. immigration laws and policy. Finally, both partners have been appointed by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) to serve as legal advisors (Abogados Consultores) to the Mexican Consulate in Dallas, Texas on U.S. immigration matters. For more information about Chavez & Valko please visit; Chavez & Valko, Your Key to Immigration Solutions. SM


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“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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