Scott M. Beller & Associates

<strong>Scott M. Beller &amp; Associates</strong>

Chicago Immigration Law Firm.
  • Over 30 years of experience practicing immigration law.
  • Guiding You through the Immigration Process.
  • Representing clients from the US and from around the world.
  • Firm Overview

    Immigration Practice Areas:

    Business Owners

    Scott M. Beller & Associates assists individuals, businesses, universities, health care institutions, religious organizations, sports teams and other clients obtain appropriate visas for highly skilled foreign national workers through employment-based immigration. The U.S. immigration process is complex, even for attorneys. Our experienced law firm will guide businesses through the PERM labor certification process when it is required. We also advise business owners about immigration categories that do not have to be recertified such as aliens of extraordinary ability and managers and executives of multinational companies.

    Individuals

    Scott M. Beller & Associates represents professionals and skilled workers of all fields, including scientists, IT workers, athletes, artists and religious workers who are seeking to further their career goals in the United States. As your lawyer, our firm will help you select the immigration category that offers you the greatest chance of success and meets your goal, whether that is a temporary visa or permanent residency Green Card. Scott M. Beller & Associates also handle asylum cases for victims of persecution and torture.

    Families

    Scott M. Beller & Associates Law firm assists family members who seek immigration to the United States based on their close relatives who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents. In addition to family-based immigration, we also guide clients through the naturalization-citizenship process.

    Employees

    Scott M. Beller & Associates Law firm represents employers and individuals throughout Illinois and the nation. The PERM labor certification is often a necessary step in the process of obtaining a work-related visa, in which foreign professionals and skilled workers may obtain permanent residency in the United States. This process requires the employing company to prove that it advertised for the position but could not find a U.S. worker who met the requirements for the position.Immigration Practice Areas
    Main Office
    Downtown Chicago Office
    208 S. LaSalle St.
    Suite #1400
    Chicago  IL  60604
    Phone
    • (312) 782-4800
    Fax
    • (312) 263-3416
    Websites
    Immigration Law
    Guiding you through the Immigration Process

    Personal Legal Service
    Experienced Legal Representation
    Chicago Based Law Firm
    Specialties:


    • Employment-Based Visas
      Over the past 25 years, Attorney Scott M. Beller has helped hundreds of professionals and skilled workers reach their goals for employment-based immigration in the United States and around the nation.

    • Family-Based Visas
      Attorney Scott M. Beller Over the past 25 years has helped many hundreds of families reach their goal of obtaining their green cards and immigrating to the United States.

    • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
      Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allows certain illegal and undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation.

    • Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
      This category may be available to those who have risen to the very top of their professional field.

    • Citizenship / Naturalization
      If you are a lawful permanent resident of the United States, and meet the statutory requirements, you can seek to become a U.S. citizen through the naturalization process.
      Asylum

    • Deportation
      Depending on circumstances such as length of time in the United States, and family relations, and good moral character, there is sometimes a defense in removal proceedings.

    What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

    Immigration Attorney Scott M. Beller has been practicing in the area of immigration law for more than 30 years. During that time, he had helped many hundreds of clients through the procedures of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (formerly I.N.S.) and the Department of Homeland Security.

    Attorney Scott M. Beller represents individuals who seek temporary work visas (employment visa) as well as green cards for permanent U.S. residency. He represents family members of U.S. immigrants who wish to immigrate.

    He also represents businesses that want to bring skilled workers to the United States or obtain appropriate visas for workers already in the United States.

    What distinguishes your law firm from others?

    Many people don't like working with large immigration law firms because they don't receive personal service. Often, the attorney they meet at their initial consultation is not the person who ends up working on their case. Their file may be given to an inexperienced associate lawyer or a paralegal who does not know them.

    At the law office of Scott M. Beller, in Chicago, Illinois we understand Immigration is about personal issues and personal goals, and that our clients deserve an immigration lawyer who will give them personal attention at every step of the immigration process, and who will be there to answer their questions.

    At Scott M. Beller & Associates Immigration Law Firm appointments are scheduled at our client's earliest convenience, phone calls and E-mails are answered promptly, our clients are kept informed at every stage of their immigration process.

    Scott Beller

    Attorney Scott Beller has concentrated his law practice in immigration law for more than 30 years. His practice includes representation of businesses and individuals in obtaining temporary and permanent visas for skilled workers as well as in family-based immigration.

    Attorney Beller's clients have included major corporations, computer workers, artists, accountants, athletes, teachers, architects, scientists, researchers, film producers, trades workers, religious workers, and other skilled workers and professionals. He has also represented clients before the Executive Office of Immigration Review, before the Board of Immigration Appeals, and in federal court in Chicago.

    Professional Affiliations

    Scott Beller is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has chaired the Asylum Liaison Committee of the AILA. Areas of Practice 100% Immigration

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chair, Asylum Sub Liaison Committee, 2004 2005 Member of Chicago Bar Association Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

    Pro Bono Activities

    Member, Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra (Cello), 2001 Present

    Languages

    English and Spanish
    License
    • Bar Number: 0164283
      Illinois
    Education
    • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
      JD , 1977
      Law Review, member
    • The University of Illinois
      Bachelor of Arts in English , 1972

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