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!

Asylum for Chinese national fearing persecution

A Chinese man had been living in the United States for several years and was afraid of the persecution he would face if he returned to his home country. However, he did not know what he needed to do in order to remain in the United States. Luckily for him, he contacted Margaret W. Wong & Associates. Our immigration experts at the firm helped him prepare his I-589 Application for

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Client overstayed we got her a permanent Green Card

Her Green Card Story Our Client, Ms. W,  immigrated to the United States from China. She entered the country on a visitor visa but overstayed. While here, she found love and got married to a U.S. citizen. Because of her marriage, she was able to apply for a Green Card, which was approved. However, since she had been married to her husband for less than two years, she only received

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Christian Chinese woman granted Asylum

Beginning a life in the United States Our client came from China and entered the United States on a ship arranged by Chinese smugglers. She entered illegally in Miami, without any inspection, in 2002. The Chinese government targeted her and her family for being ‘anti-communists’ and for being Christians. Unfortunately, she did not apply for asylum within one year of her entry. She just saw too many denials from friends

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Persecuted Chinese Christian comes to the US and Wins Asylum

His Asylum story in China Mr. C was born in Fuzhou, China. At the age of 26, he met his wife, who was as devout Christian. Upon his marriage to her, he was baptized and became a Christian himself. He admits that, at first, his faith was not so strong. However, his wife’s pregnancy and labor were difficult, and Mr. C prayed for their safety; after the birth of a

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Chinese woman finally becomes a naturalized US Citizen

Obstacles on the path to Citizenship Ms. J was born in China and immigrated to the United States. Surprisingly, she was not living in one of the 50 states, Puerto Rico, or DC, but on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands. While she was there, she met and married her husband, a United States. citizen. He filed an I-130 petition for her and then she was able to

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I-140 EB-11 approval: athlete, swimmer

A young promising swimmer who has competed internationally hired us last year to file for EB-11 alien of extraordinary abilitywhile visiting US on B visa. Since client was not prepared for the filing before he came to the US so he basically had very little documentation of his achievement, and he did not even know whom to go for support letters and was not even sure if he would get one

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Fracture mechanics engineer approved for eb11 i-140 and Green Card

Our team was thrilled to inform a recent client that his EB-11 I-140 petition was approved. Our client, a fracture mechanics engineer, is a skilled and innovative researcher highly respected among his peers, but was at times unsure of the larger significance of his technical achievements. Our attorney worked closely with the client, reviewing his technical works and publications, in order to be able to explain the originality and significance

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EB-2 approved for research scientist from Malaysia

Research scientist reaches 6-year limitation on H-1B visa A young (under age 35) research scientist from Malaysia retained our firm to assist her in petitioning for an employment-based immigration, second preference (EB-2) visa with a request for a National Interest Waiver (otherwise known as “EB-2 NIW”). Our client was entering her fifth year on an H-1B employment visa sponsored by a well-known research institution in Ohio. However, her employer was

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Ukrainian chemist has i-485 approved in two months

Mr. B, of the Ukraine, first came to the U.S. on an H-1B in October of 2008.  His employer approached our office to file the H-1B for him.  As we found out, this was Mr. B’s third attempt at an H-1B visa!  His prior two applications had not been selected in the H-1B “lottery” (USCIS’ method of randomly selecting applications when too many are received in a given year).  The

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Software engineer from China obtains permanent residency through EB1-a Visa

Our client, born in China, is a highly accomplished, internationally acclaimed Software Engineer and Developer, employed as a Software Engineer at a large corporation in the United States.  He came to us on an H1-B visa wondering how he could obtain permanent residency.  We reviewed his C.V. and determined that he would qualify for the EB1-A employment category as an alien with extraordinary ability in the field of Software Engineering

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