Unicorn Law Group

Firm Overview

Unicorn Law group is founded with the commitment to make premium legal services affordable and accessible to everyone. At Unicorn Law Group, we are committed to provide creative, zealous, effective and affordable legal services that we would want for ourselves and our families.

Practice Areas

1. Nonimmigrant Visas

We regularly handle a variety of nonimmigrant visas, including K-1 Visas for foreign-citizen fianc(e), B-2 Visas for accompanying parents of minor F-1 child-student and extended family members of a U.S. citizen, TN Visas for NAFTA Professional Workers and H-1B Petitions for professional workers. We are also adept at helping clients with a B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa, an H-1B Work Visa or a H-4 Visa for Dependents of an H-1B Visa extend status and/or change status to an F-1 Student Visa.

2. Green Card Applications

We have successfully represented clients in family-based or employment-based green card applications, including but not limited to:

Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneurs
Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization
Form I-131, Application for Travel Document
Form I-601, Application for Waivers of Grounds of Inadmissibility
Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, and National Visa Center Pre-processing
Consular Processing in China, India, Cambodia, Philippines, UAE, Mexico, etc.
Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, on the basis of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

We have represented a wide variety of international entrepreneurs, startup companies, and family-owned businesses by helping them open new offices in the State of California. We provide fit-for-purpose immigration solutions to international entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in conducting business in the State of California, and finally immigrate to the U.S. with families.

In addition, we have a long history of providing legal consultation to Ph.D. candidates from top-tier universities in EB-1A Green Card for Aliens of Extraordinary Abilities and National Interest Waiver Green Card.

Recently, we have expanded our legal services to assist individual clients in filing petitions for alien relatives, curing the problem of overstay, bringing children to live in the U.S., applying for adjustment of status, and obtaining green card through consular processing.

3. U.S. Citizenship

We have successfully represented eligible U.S. permanent residents applying for U.S. citizenship. We have also helped foreign-born children of U.S. citizen parents return to the U.S. for family union.

Please feel free to contact us for a legal consultation to explore possible immigration solutions that fit you, your family, your company or your employees.
Main Office
East Bay Office
1900 Powell Street, 6th Floor
Emeryville  CA  94608
Phone
  • (650) 799-9996
Fax
  • (510) 588-8701
Websites
US Visa
As a Chinese-English Bilingual Immigration Attorney, Ms. Qian Chen founded Unicorn Law Group with the commitment to make premium legal services affordable and accessible to everyone.
At Unicorn Law Group, we regularly handle a variety of nonimmigrant visas, including K-1 Visas for foreign-citizen fianc(e), E-2 Visas for Treaty Investors, B-2 Visas for accompanying parents of minor F-1 child-student and extended family members of a U.S. citizen, O-1 Visas for Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement, TN Visas for NAFTA Professional Workers and H-1B Specialty Occupation Visas for professional workers. We are also adept at helping clients with a B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa, an H-1B Work Visa or a H-4 Visa for Dependents of an H-1B Visa extend status and/or change status to an F-1 Student Visa.
Green Card
At Unicorn Law Group, we are committed to providing creative, zealous, effective and affordable legal services that we would want for ourselves and our families.
We represent clients in family-based and employment-based green card applications, including but not limited to:

Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneurs
Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization
Form I-131, Application for Travel Document
Form I-601, Application for Waivers of Grounds of Inadmissibility
Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, and National Visa Center Pre-processing
Consular Processing in China, India, Cambodia, Philippines, UAE, Mexico, etc.
Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, on the basis of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
We represent a wide variety of international entrepreneurs, startup companies, and family-owned businesses, and assist them in opening new offices in the U.S. We provide fit-for-purpose immigration solutions to international entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in conducting business in the U.S. while immigrating with families.

In addition, we have a long history of providing legal consultation to Ph.D. candidates from top-tier universities in EB-1A Green Card for Aliens of Extraordinary Abilities and National Interest Waiver Green Card.

Recently, we have expanded our legal services to assist individual clients in filing petitions for alien relatives, curing the problem of overstay, bringing children to live in the U.S., applying for adjustment of status, and obtaining green card through consular processing.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Ms. Qian Chen, Founder and Principal of Unicorn Law Group, is one of the first-generation immigrants. Ms. Chen started her legal practice in the area of immigration by assisting her husband, then a Stanford Ph.D. candidate, in the immigrant petition for alien of extraordinary ability (EB-1A). Since then, Ms. Chen started offering legal consultation to Ph.D. candidates from top-tier universities on employment-based immigrant petitions and to international entrepreneurs on corporate governance of startup companies.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Ms. Chen received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Fudan University in 2009, and a Master of Laws degree from University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2011. Ms. Chen is admitted to practice law in the State of California, and is licensed to practice law in China.

Before Ms. Chen founded Unicorn Law Group, she had participated in high-profile litigations involving international companies conducting business in China and the U.S., and provided litigation support with all manner of corporate, regulatory, and litigation work.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Unicorn Law group is founded with the commitment to make premium legal services affordable and accessible to everyone. As the Founder and Principal of Unicorn Law Group, Ms. Qian Chen is committed to provide creative, zealous, effective and affordable legal services that she would want for herself and for her families.

Ms. Chen holds the belief that Justice delayed is justice denied. She develops her expertise to ensure her clients receive premium legal services in an effective and cost-efficient way. After her daughter was born, Ms. Chen expanded her legal services to help foreign-born children of U.S. parent(s) return for family reunion because she knows family is everything.

Qian Chen

As a licensed attorney with an active bar membership in the State of California, Ms. Chen has years of law firm and in-house experience in complex litigation and transactional legal matters. Before she founded Unicorn Law Group, Ms. Chen had participated in high-profile litigations involving international companies conducting business in China and the U.S., and provided litigation support with all manner of corporate, regulatory, and litigation work.

Ms. Chen is one of the first-generation immigrants. She started her legal practice in the area of immigration by assisting her husband, then a Stanford Ph.D. candidate, in the immigrant petition for alien of extraordinary ability (EB-1A). Since then, Ms. Chen started offering legal consultation to Ph.D. candidates from top-tier universities on employment-based immigrant petitions and corporate governance of startup companies.

Ms. Chen holds the belief that Justice delayed is justice denied. She develops her expertise to ensure her clients receive premium legal services in an effective and cost-efficient way. After her daughter was born, Ms. Chen expanded her legal services to help foreign-born children of U.S. parent(s) return for family reunion because she knows family is everything.

Besides immigration law, Ms. Chen's legal practice covers a wide spectrum of areas, including corporate formation & governance, contract review, cross-border e-commerce, rent control, homeowners' disputes with HOA, consumer frauds, EB-5 regional center frauds, trademark applications, social media copyrights, and wills & trusts.

Ms. Chen received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Fudan University in 2009, and a Master of Laws degree from University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2011. Ms. Chen is admitted to practice law in the State of California, and is licensed to practice law in China. Ms. Chen is an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association.
License
  • Bar Number: 291909
    California , 2013
Education
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law
    Master of Laws (LL.M.) , 2011
    Specialization in International Business and Trade
  • Fudan University
    Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) , 2009

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