The Immigration Law Group is a Washington, D.C. law firm which practices exclusively in United States immigration law. From our Washington, D.C. office we handle cases from a world wide clientele.
We offer legal services in nearly all areas of U.S. immigration law, including:
H-1B Temporary Professional Worker Visas
Deportation/Removal Defense/Appellate litigation
PERM/Permanent Residence through Employment
National Interest Waivers/Extraordinary Ability Permanent Residence Â
Family-sponsored Permanent Residence
K-1 Visas for FiancÃ©es of US Citizens
E-1/E-2 Investor/Trader Visas
R-1 Religious worker visas
H-3 trainee visas Â
L-1 Transferee Visas
ILG represents a wide variety of clients. The practice represents both individuals and the business community. The firm's clients include large and small corporations in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, health care, manufacturing and engineering, as well as non profits, industry associations and hospitals. The firm represents computer and information technology professionals, engineers, scientists, physicians, nurses and other professionals. The firm also represents individuals with family-based immigration filings and individuals seeking to stay in the United States based on humanitarian grounds.
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 700
Washington DC 20036
Glen D. Wasserstein, Esq. is founding partner of Immigration Law Group, P.C.,
a Washington, D.C. based law firm practicing exclusively in immigration law. Mr.
Wasserstein specializes in E-2 Investor Visas, L-1 visas, H-1B visas, PERM/Labor
Certification applications, federal litigation and complex consular processing
issues such as waivers of inadmissibility. Mr. Wasserstein worked for the U.S.
House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and
the Pacific during the 103rd Congress (1994-1995). While at the subcommittee,
Mr. Wasserstein specialized in international trade and immigration. In 2000, Mr.
Wasserstein spoke before the 10th annual United Nations Convention on Crime in
Vienna, Austria on the issue of human trafficking. Mr. Wasserstein has been
interviewed by many media outlets, including CNN, ABCNews, FoxNews, The
Washington Post, The Washington Times, Voice of America (VOA), The Kansas City
Star, Polish National Television (PTN) and United Press International (UPI) on
immigration issues. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia.
Mr. Wasserstein holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of
Wisconsin at Madison, and a law degree from American University's Washington
College of Law.
Ms. Yurika S. Cooper is a Partner with the Washington, D.C. firm of Immigration Law Group, P.C.
Ms. Cooper's area of expertise lies in business immigration, particularly H, E, L and O visa classifications. She obtains employment-based immigrant visas through the PERM process, through extraordinary ability visas (EB-1) for nationally and internationally acclaimed professional athletes, artists and scientists, as well as national interest waivers (NIW). She also handles investment issues, family-based petitions, naturalization applications and a variety of waiver issues, including J-1 waivers for physicians and non-physicians alike. Ms. Cooper represents domestic and international corporate and institutional clients, as well as individuals and families.
Ms. Cooper's other responsibilities include I-9 compliance matters, consular processing and representation and immigration litigation before U.S. Immigration Courts and federal trial and appellate courts. She has successfully represented clients in removal/deportation proceedings involving asylum, cancellation of removal and crime-triggered immigration litigation. In addition to litigation and removal defense, she obtains humanitarian relief through the affirmative asylum process.
Ms. Cooper's interest in immigration law began in law school where she studied immigration and asylum law and was accepted into the law school's Immigration and Human Rights Law Clinic. She has been practicing immigration law since her graduation from law school. Since 1996, Ms. Cooper has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association, Bar Association of the State of California (inactive), the Bar Association of the State of Maryland and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
Ms. JENNIFER WASSERSTEIN is an Associate at Immigration Law Group, PC. Ms. Wasserstein's area of expertise lies in complex federal litigation before immigration courts and, particularly, federal trial and appellate courts nationwide. Ms. Wasserstein's specialization is employment-based immigrant visas through the labor certification/PERM process and national interest waivers (NIW) for nationally and internationally acclaimed professionals, as well as through extraordinary ability visas (EB-1). She also specializes in deportation/removal defense and asylum cases. Ms. Wasserstein is a member of the State Bar of California. She holds a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Ms. Wasserstein developed her interest in immigration law while in law school, where she primarily studied immigration law and served as an intern for the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, writing comments on behalf of the ACLU on INS' regulations regarding mandatory and indefinite detention. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wasserstein practiced in both the federal government and the private sector handling a wide array of complex federal litigation.