Success Stories

Here you can find hundreds of our firm’s immigration success stories. Each one of them represents another person who can live legally and happily in the United States. For over forty years, our immigration law firm has helped tens of thousands of immigrants achieve their American dreams. We have worked with clients from Mexico to India to China and beyond. Be it employment-based or family-based, temporary or permanent, legal entry or illegal, or any other immigration matter, we have the experience and knowledge to get the best results. Come read these stories and see for yourself exactly how we have guided our clients through the immigration process. Whatever your situation, Margaret W. Wong and Associates is here to help. Contact us today!

Green Card for a Bulgarian

A Chance Meeting An American citizen from Ohio wanted to get a Green Card for his wife, who is from Varna, Bulgaria. They have a romantic story that feels like a movie script. They met by chance on a cruise ship together. At the end of the trip, they continued communicating with each other and began to fall more and more in love. He even went to visit her in

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Chinese national receives green card through EB-5 investment

Need investment Mr. Z, a national of China, approached our office seeking a Green Card for himself and his wife through investment in the U.S. We arranged for Mr. Z to invest $500,000 in a Regional Center. A Regional Center is an investment opportunity that has been reviewed and approved by the USCIS for the EB-5 program (but note that USCIS doesn’t endorse the quality of the opportunity or guarantee

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Stopped Deportation for Brazilian Mother

Our client crossed the Mexican border illegally in 2004. She is originally from Brazil. Soon after she arrived, a judge ordered her removed from the United States. During her time in the US, she married another Brazilian man. Together, they had three American Citizen children. Many years later, ICE finally apprehended her and put an ankle bracelet on her to monitor her. She was due to be deported back to Brazil

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Relentless Pursuit of Justice in Temporary Protected Status

Coming to America Mr. P has been our client for many years. Our firm had worked with him on his employment authorization and other matters. Most recently, we fought for him and regained his Temporary Protected Status. He first entered to the United States without status in 1999 from El Salvador. Because of the huge earthquake that shook his country in 2001, he was eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

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Hard Work for I-601A Waiver

First Steps with Our Firm Our client, Mr. G, came to the United States from Mexico when he was just 16 years old. He was looking for a better life and found love. He met his wife, a U.S. citizen, and they started a family together, living in Ohio. After they were married, ICE came to their home one day and arrested Mr. G. Looking to get him out of

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Long Wait for Green Card

Waiting Patiently to Apply Mr. G came to the United States from Mexico in the 1990s. Soon, he was able to gain permanent residence and filed an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative for his daughter. The next step is to apply for a Green Card with an I-485 Application for Permanent Residence. However, the government only gives out a small number of visas every year and so there is very

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Green Card dream come true

Mr. W’s Story of Struggle Our client, Mr. W, was an electrical engineer in his home country of China and had traveled extensively for his work. Eventually, in 1997, his travels brought him to the United States; he entered legally, originally on a visitor visa. Once he was in this country, he was dazzled by the quality and quantity of educational opportunities here. He also began to appreciate the more

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Two-pronged approach gets Waiver

Our client, Ms. P, came to the United States from India in 2002 at the age of 40. She fled the violence and discrimination against women that are common in India. After a few years in the USA, she came to Margaret Wong for help with her case. There are many different strategies that we can use to help immigrants stay in the U.S. For this case, we decided to

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Ex-Soviet scientist receives EB-1 Visa Approval

What Dr. K needed  Dr. K is an ex-Soviet scientist who now specializes in the planning and building of power infrastructure in developing countries (think electrical power plants, sub-stations and electrical grids). He approached us at Margaret Wong and Associates for assistance in obtaining an EB-1 “Extraordinary Ability” Green Card. You see, the best research in renewable energy technology is being done here in the U.S. Dr. K wanted to

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Chinese immigrant married in jail receives a Green Card

Final order of deportation leads to jail We were retained by a Chinese client on February 10, 2011. Our first meeting with the client he was not in jail.  He came to the United States on April 12, 1994 and had an old case back in January 1995 which was denied, which gave him a final order of deportation. At the time we met, he was single, but he had

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