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Immigration Lawyer New York: NYC Immigration Law Firm

Immigration Lawyer NYC

Reiner & Pleva is an Immigration Law Firm in New York City, New York. Searching for an immigration lawyer near you in NYC might feel like an overwhelming task. But at Reiner & Pleva, we want to help you with all your immigration needs. We understand that this is a stressful time, and our compassionate team of New York immigration lawyers are here to help. We have years of experience in guiding individuals and businesses through all manners of American immigration applications and legalities.

Reiner & Pleva, PLLC Law Firm

Empowering Our Immigration Clients

At Reiner & Pleva PLLC our goal as New York immigration lawyers is to empower our clients and provide them with an understanding of services needed to gain, maintain or protect their immigration status. That’s why we provide assistance in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. As a non-citizen in the US, you may be vulnerable to con artists looking to take advantage of your need for legal advice. This is why we are transparent with our immigration pricing and provide an honest assessment of your legal needs combined with outstanding client services. It is entirely natural for a percentage of the fees to be provided upfront, due to the cost of preparing papers and the forwarding of government fees associated with processing applications and appeals.

What Are The Filing Costs For Processing NY Immigration Applications?

  • The options for immigration applications with the U.S Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) are extremely varied, and include but are not limited to the following:

  • Green Cards - typically the government fees for an adjustment of status application costs $1760, for a family green card and $1925 for an employee green card without premium processing .

  • Appeals -government fees for appeals of deportation orders are $110, while appeals of USCIS decisions  can cost up to $675.

  • Employment applications -  government fees for employment authorizations cost $ 495 which includes the standard biometric collection charge.

  • Visas and waiver processes - there are a number of visa and waiver applications, which include applications for a K-1 visa ($535), a waiver of inadmissibility ($930) and a naturalization application ($725 which includes the biometric fee).


  • At Reiner & Pleva, PLLC we will help you understand these potential costs and what to expect from your very first consultation.

What Immigration Services Do Reiner & Pleva, PLLC Offer In NYC?

As experienced immigration attorneys in NYC, we are able to offer consultations and processing assistance for the following scenarios: 


Guidance Through The U.S Immigration Applications

  • Many people seeking to live in the U.S are unsuccessful due to misunderstanding the application and filing process. Reiner & Pleva, PLLC can assist and talk you through this, whether you’re looking for permanent residency or temporary status as a worker or student. If you’re looking to become a U.S Citizen, we also walk you through the steps you’ll need to complete the process, including preparing you for the necessary tests themselves.​

Family-Based Immigration

  • We offer guidance and support to families looking for permanent status in the U.S. This can be done through a qualifying resident who is already a U.S citizen or a permanent resident. In a straightforward and understandable way, we can walk you through a variety of routes towards residency as a family member. (Learn More)​

Employee Based Immigration

  • We provide assistance to businesses and individuals looking for help with an employee-based application. If you’re looking for permanent employees for positions as top-level researchers, skilled workers, or those with exceptional ability, we will work with you to secure these important foreign employees. (Learn More)​

Asylum and Refugee Status

  • Are you afraid of persecution? We support refugee and asylum applications. If you fear persecution from your original country due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a social group, you may be eligible for asylum. We can help with your application for asylum with a compassionate and understanding approach. (Learn More)​

Deportation Appeals

  • Deportation appeals are for those who have been informed of their deportation and wish to appeal the decision. We can expertly guide you through these difficult situations and we at Reiner and Pleva zealously represent you in all removal proceedings so that you can persuasively demonstrate why you should remain in the U.S. (Learn More)​

Waivers Of Inadmissibility 

  • If you have been found inadmissible for entry into the U.S, you may be eligible for a waiver of inadmissibility. A waiver means that the reasons for your inadmissibility into the United States might be forgiven if you can prove that your qualifying relatives would suffer exceptional hardship if you were forced to return to your country of origin or that you are eligible for a waiver. (Learn More)

Naturalization & Citizenship

  • United States citizenship is a unique bond that unites people around civic ideals and a belief in the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. The promise of citizenship is grounded in the fundamental value that all persons are created equal and serves as a unifying identity to allow persons of all backgrounds, whether native or foreign-born, to have an equal stake in the future of the United States. (Learn More about becoming a U.S. Citizen)

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

  • We understand the needs of foreign juveniles who come to the United States and want to gain immigration status here. In order to be accorded Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, a juvenile court located in the United States must declare the alien a dependent of the court or legally place the child under the custody of a state agency, department, or individual appointed by the state or a juvenile court in the United States. (Learn More)

At Reiner & Pleva, PLLC, we cover these cases and more, contact us today if you require assistance for something you don’t see on this list.

We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.

Jimmy Carter


We’re Here For Your Immigration Needs At Reiner & Pleva, PLLC

We’re not just a name of a firm that appears when you search "New York immigration lawyer near me". We really want to be there for you, in all stages of your immigration needs. Our clients describe us as fierce advocates, thorough litigators, and encouraging individuals. Read more through our testimonials to see why we are highly respected and are considered experts in the field of immigration.