Van Wormer Law, LLC

A Comprehensive Approach to Immigration Law.

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Firm Overview

Van Wormer Law, LLC represents individuals, small businesses, and large multi-national corporations in all aspects related to U.S. immigration. Our office works to provide families, employers, and employees with the latest and most appropriate immigration services.

Main Office

Van Wormer Law, LLC
4216 Evergreen Lane
Suite 136
Annandale  VA  22003

Phone
  • (703) 244-6733
Fax
Green Card
Marriage Based Immigration (including Same-Sex Marriage)
Van Wormer Law offers a full range of family based immigration assistance, including assistance family-based derivative visas, marriage visas, and more.


*Fiance Visas
*Marriage Green Cards & Visas
*Family Based Green Cards & other derivative visas
Immigration Law
Business and Employment-Based Immigration
TEMPORARY: Some options are temporary, such as these basic nonimmigrant (temporary) business and employment-based immigration categories:



B-1 Business Visitors
E-1 Treaty Traders / E-2Treaty Investors
G Representatives of International Organizations
H1B Specialty Occupations General Applications, and Benching/Nonpayment Complaints
H1C Registered Nurses
H2A Agricultural Laborers
H2B Other Temporary Laborers
H3 Trainees
I “ Representatives of Foreign News Media
J Exchange Visitors
L Intra Company Transferees
O-1, O-2 Extraordinary Ability
P-1, P-2, P-3 Athletes and Group Entertainers
Q “ International Cultural Exchange Programs
R Religious Vocation or Profession
TN Trade NAFTA Professionals



PERMANENT RESIDENCE: Other options can result in permanent resident status (green card status), such as these immigrant business and employment-based categories:



EB1 First Preference Persons of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers, Multinational Executives and Managers
EB2 Second Preference Members of Professions holding Advanced Degrees or Aliens of Exceptional Ability
EB3 Third Preference Skilled Workers, Professionals and other Workers
EB4 Fourth Preference Special Immigrants
EB5 Fifth Preference Employment Creation Investors
US Citizenship
Naturalization Assistance
We offer expert assistance transitioning from Green Card status (Lawful Permanent Resident) to Citizen status.

Rachel Van Wormer

Attorney Rachel Hersh Van Wormer, the founder of Van Wormer Law, LLC is an experienced attorney who concentrates her practice in all aspects of immigration law. She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Virginia Bar Association (VBA). She also serves as co-chairperson of the Immigration Law Forum of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Van Wormer practiced at VK Vandaveer, PLLC, where she focused on a wide variety of immigration law matters.

Ms. Van Wormer earned her law degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. She received her bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where she was a James Monroe Scholar.

Ms. Van Wormer has a background in international law and international relations. She has lived and studied in Krakow, Poland and Rome, Italy. While in Krakow, she took part in the Jagellonian University's International Business and Trade Law Program as a recipient of the Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence. While in Rome, she spent her time mastering the Italian language and studying Italian history, art and architecture.

Outside the office, Ms. Van Wormer works as a pro bono attorney for the Borromeo Legal Project in Arlington, Virginia. There, she provides assistance to members of the St. Charles Borromeo parish community who have unmet legal needs in matters related to U.S. immigration, such as naturalization and deportation.

License
  • Bar Number: Virginia State Bar
    Virginia , 2008
Education
  • Catholic University of America
    Juris Doctor , 2008
    Washington, DC
  • College of William and Mary
    BA , 2005
    Williamsburg, VA

Articles Written

How to Navigate Your Adjustment of Status (AOS)

Created On: 11/30/2010

Adjustment of Status is the process of obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident (greencard) status in the United States without having to leave the United States to do so. It is important to distinguish AOS from...

How to Extend Your Nonimmigrant (Temporary) Visa Status (EOS)

Created On: 11/30/2010

Nonimmigrant visa holders in valid (unexpired and qualifying) visa status may, in certain circumstances, extend their stay in the U.S. under their current nonimmigrant visa status...

How to Change Your Nonimmigrant (Temporary) Visa Status (COS)

Created On: 11/30/2010

Nonimmigrant visa holders in valid (unexpired and qualifying) visa status may, in certain circumstances, stay in the United States for a different nonimmigrant purpose than the one listed on their...

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