Chicago Immigration Lawyers

Family and Business Immigration in Chicago and Illinois

chicago immigration lawyer Hashim Jeelani Our Chicago immigration lawyers provide tailored solutions to clients nationwide on family and business-related immigration matters.

The Department of Homeland Security takes Immigration and Citizenship filings VERY SERIOUSLY. Do NOT take a chance with your or your family’s ability to live in the U.S. ONLY a Federally authorized Immigration Attorney can represent you before the Department of Homeland Security/USCIS.

JEELANI LAW FIRM, PLC is a national immigration law practice which represents individuals and businesses throughout the U.S. from its offices in Chicago, Illinois. Our firm uses state of the art case management technology, online government filing systems, and certified mailings to represent clients throughout the U.S.

Given the complex nature of immigration law and the federal government’s extensive investigations processes, even the most innocent mistakes can lead to deportation proceedings, permanent bars, delays, denials, and/or loss of filing fees and valuable time. Contact our office so that we can help you make sense of what can and needs to be done. We will be there to represent you throughout the entire process.

Jeelani Law Firm, PLC

77 W Wacker Dr Ste 4500
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (312) 767-9030

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Chicago Client Reviews

  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Aaron L.
  • "We had a great experience with Jeelani. They were very helpful to answer any questions we had and help us fill out our forms. We were very satisfied with the advice they offered and they made a tough process easier. Our attorney Brian Kholodovsky made us feel very comfortable at our interview."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Sara N.
  • "Great firm for the immigration process. Hila and Bryan were a wonderful help! Always respond on time and answered every question in timely manner. Thank you!"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Erda G.
  • "Due to the nature of my case, Mr. Jeelani represented me for quite a few years. He was extremely professional, direct, and always responded to my calls and e-mails in a timely manner. Also, his paralegal Dahlia was WONDERFUL and super helpful. She handled my unnecessary, ridiculous phone calls with patience, kindness, and professionalism. Their office is also conveniently located minutes from neighboring cities! (Yes, I also did a lot of unnecessary visiting- I freak out easily!).So glad I chose him as my attorney!"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Amritha
  • "I had a really good experience working with Mr. Jeelani and his firm. He is really good in articulating the complex situation in a way we understand thoroughly and find the solution for mitigating the same. All my calls and emails were promptly and patiently handled.I had actually tried few other famous law firms before consulting Mr. Jeelani . Many of them actually ended up giving me half baked information. My experience with Jeelani law firm was satisfactory and I highly recommend this firm for immigration and litigation related cases."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Hamid M.
  • "Undoubtedly one of the most experienced and knowledgeable lawyers I’ve ever met! Jeelani Law Firm helped me obtain my US Immigrant Visa very smoothly! Without his help my visa application could be pending for very long time. I would definitely recommend Jeelani Law Firm to my friends and other visa applicants looking for an expert immigration lawyer."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Atshan A.
  • "I had a wonderful experience working with Jeelani Law Firm, Plc. Mr. Jeelani helped me get conditions lifted from my 2 years conditional green card. Their process is so smooth that once you submit all the documents you have, he takes care of everything in detail. He knows what he is doing and that gave me peace of mind. Their staff is also cooperative and responsive. I would definitely give him 5 stars and recommend Jeelani Law firm, Plc to anyone who is looking for immigration-related advice and help."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Julian M.
  • "I had a school project last year where I had to reach out to a lawyer here in Chicago, and no Law Firm would answer back my calls for the project. However, Mr. Kholodovsky found the time out of his busy schedule to help me out. Would recommend this law firm to any of my friends! Incredibly helpful and responsive!"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Haris A.
  • "It was a nice experience and i am grateful to have him as a my attorney. Mr. Hashim Jeelani is very knowledgeable and very good with his work. My case was kind of complicated but it's been approved now with help of Jeelani law firm."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Anna D.
  • "I would like to take the time out to say thank you to Mr. Jeelani and his team for being my immigration lawyer regarding the renewal of my Green card. I remember doing my research trying to find a good attorney to represent my case and if I had to do it all over again I wouldn’t change a thing. Special thanks to Ms. Delia, she was an absolute pleasure to deal with and her professionalism and dedication were clearly evident throughout the process. Ms. Delia is always keeping me informed and up to date with new information. I did my interview this morning and I am approved for my 10-year Green card. Thanks again for handling my case, I really do appreciate it. I would definitely recommend."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Maggie and Michael
  • "My husband and I retained Mr. Jeelani to assist with my Can/USA immigration process. Mr. Jeelani handled all the paperwork and advised us as needed, he was also always happy to answer any questions/concerns we had throughout the process. Let me just say that I recommend Mr. Jeelani, without hesitation, to anyone looking for a great immigration attorney! I would be remiss if I did not make honorable mention about his most wonderful assistant Delia M., this lovely lady always took our calls and was always ready to help in all ways possible. Mr. Jeelani is great and his assistant Delia was a huge part in seeing us through this period. I am happy to report that all my documents for immigration arrived and I thank both these wonderful people for helping make this smooth and possible!"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Dragana Petric
  • "I hired Mr.Jeelani regarding the asylum case earlier this year. Considering the fact that it was my first time dealing with a law firm, I was a bit skeptical and concerned. However, I ended up being extremely pleased with the way I was treated throughout entire process. Mr. Jeelani was very honest and straightforward from the very beginning, therefore, we had easy and smooth communication the entire time. Mr. Jeelani's paralegal, Delia, was extremely kind and helpful. She made sure I had all my concerns addressed and questions answered at all times. Couple weeks ago, we won the case and I can't thank them enough for all the support and help they've given me over past few months. Needless to say, I highly recommend Jeelani Law Firm."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Christana D.
  • "This law firm is amazing. My case was a little complicated. I received a letter from USCIS after 3 years of being in the country and I had separated from my husband. My case seemed like it would be serious case that would require interviews and going to court. Jeelani’s firm was so good. Put in my application for the June 22nd deadline. 3 weeks later my case is approved and in 60 days my green card will come in the mail."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Parkpoom T.
  • "Great service, Jeelani Law Firm completed my case very well with preparing the documentation, advise on processing/timing, and follow up the status. I was told by USCIS during the interview that Hashim did an excellent job !! , thank you again Hashim."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Roz M.
  • "After 2 years, 2 months and 2 days our visa got issued. And that was not possible without Mr. Jeelani’s help at the time we were so frustrated and our family was separated. He is a very professional lawyer and the only thing you need to do is trust him and he will handle the rest. Thank you so much Mr. Jeelani and Delia! God bless you and your family. 🙏"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Jordan M.
  • "Mr. Jeelani provided me with excellent service in pursuing a green-card application. His costs were reasonable and he was still readily available to answer all questions and concerns (via email or phone). He provided me with reasonable accommodation when my employer got "cold feet" and I had to find another job. Very pleased with his services."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Mansoor A.
  • "Immigration matters weigh heavily on Offshore Voluntary Disclosures with the IRS Criminal Investigations Unit. For this reason, our firm often relies on the advice of Attorney Hashim Jeelani J.D., to assess the needs of our client's tax matters in relation to their immigration case. He is informed about the latest changes to the Immigration Act which makes him a very effective immigration attorney. I highly recommend this attorney to businesses and individuals."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by SY O.
  • "Attorney Jeelani is a pleasant and knowledgeable individual. This is a gem as far as immigration law is concern. He quickly got up to speed and understood the entire problem relating to the case. He is easily accessible by phone and return e-mails promptly. He did all these at a very affordable cost. Those good qualities set him miles apart from many.Attorney Jeelani is miles ahead in terms of professionalism and a breath of fresh air. My wife's H-1B extension (under a J1 VISA waiver) was mishandled by her employer and they terminated her job on the ground that she lacks the immigration requirements. What a sleazy way to fire somebody. This whole thing happens while my wife still has about 6 weeks to complete her J1 Visa waiver. Non completion would have forced her to go back to her original country of origin.The employer now wanted to re-hire her under unfavorable terms which I found amusing. I see that as a carrot and stick tactics. A refusal of new contract terms will force her to be out of status and result in wasted 3 years of serving her J1 VISA waiver, acceptance of new conditions will lead to more abuse down the line.The employer hired an Attorney for themselves to avoid paying the 90 days penalty for wrongful termination of appointment (which was included in the initial contract they signed with my wife) and violation of immigration law. Attorney Jeelani made all these known to the employer through their Attorney and they show no concern whatsoever. Fortunately, my wife got another job few months later. It was after this that the real immigration nightmare begins. USCIS were grilling my wife/Attorney Jeelani about the non-compliance with the J1 VISA waiver and these lead to two RFEs (Request for Evidence) to which the Attorney handle timely and excellently well. This is where I really respect Attorney Jeelani, because he drafted a memorandum of law backing the case for my wife without implicating the employer with USCIS regarding their immigration violation. This is a rare wisdom considering that most Attorneys' are quick to exploit the other side weaknesses to make their case. That was a classic example of making your case without burning bridges with others.Attorney Jeelani is blessed with great knowledge of his profession and the wisdom to deal with immigration issues when relating with the client and the USCIS. We are very proud of your work Attorney Jeelani and we wholeheartedly recommend you to anyone with immigration matters. This guy will fight for you and make the case with knowledge and wisdom no matter how hard the case may be. We are impressed! Thank you very much and you are a super lawyer in our books."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Mrugesha
  • "I had a wonderful and stress-free experience with Jeelani law firm for my H1B renewal. Mr Hashim Jeelani is very attentive, patient and considerate and definitely went above and beyond to answer all my questions and concerns. I would highly recommend their services to anyone looking for an excellent immigration attorney."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Chris.
  • "Hashim is a great attorney who know how the USCIS works. He coached me on what to expect at the interview and he was spot on. This helped boost my confidence as I prepared as advised and the experience matched every step. Thank you for your services"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Rajesh R.
  • "Me Jeelani is one of the best attorneys in the Chicagoland area. The best part is the communication. There is always someone to answer the call and provide updates."
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Hannah H.
  • "Thank you Mr. Jeelani and his team. I am so grateful for his and team's passion, dedication, and professionalism. I've hired lawyers before, but you are truly the best I've ever worked with. Thank you so much!"
  • 5.0 stars
    Posted by Adil A.
  • "Absolutely Amazing Law-firm I called to ask for help, panicking about my current situation and they helped with with extreme perfection! Would 100% recommend them! Extremely honest and amazing people!"

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