Available.
At NawLaw, we can successfully solve your legal problems as we have done for 30 years!

Affordable.
Exceptional Lawyers. Outstanding Results. Since 1980, NawLaw provides expert legal services for its clients.

Understanding.
At NawLaw, winning matters. Discover what our clients have to say about our services.

Client Testimonials
Read what NAWLaw clients have to say about the firm on Google, Yelp, and online.

Neil A. Weinrib
After establishing himself as a trusted immigration expert, Neil founded his own immigration practice NAWLaw in 1980.

Business Law
At NAWLaw, we craft arrangements that help you grow your business and your future.

Real Estate
NAWLaw guides our clients through the complicated process of real estate transactions in New York City.

Matrimonial & Family
At NAWLaw, we are focused on solving matrimonial and family disputes in the most favorable way possible.

Personal Injury
Our attorneys at NAWLaw will fight to recover what is owed to you.

Litigation
Our litigation attorneys are regularly called upon to handle NAWLaw clients’ most difficult and challenging litigation issues.

Criminal Law
At NAWLaw, we handle criminal cases on both the state and federal level.

Wills
At NawLaw, we are committed to leveraging all of our experience to ensure your estate is distributed according to your wishes.

Immigration Law
NawLaw is renowned for its involvement in groundbreaking decisions affecting many areas of immigration law.

Practice Areas
Neil A. Weinrib & Associates (NawLaw) offers legal services in many different areas

Other Services
Neil A. Weinrib & Associates (NawLaw) offers a broad range of legal services.

Newsletter
Read the latest news and opinions from our lawyers at NawLaw about Immigration, Business, Real Estate, and other legal topics.

Immigrant Visas
Our firm handles employment-based and family-sponsored immigration, political asylum and more

Nonimmigrant Visas
NAWLaw handles a wide variety of visas for people seeking to be in the US on a temporary basis.

Contact Us
Located in Downtown Manhattan, NAWLaw is engaged in practice across the entire U.S. and abroad. Our attorneys at Neil A. Weinrib & Associates stand ready to assist you.

Citizenship
Let NAWLaw help you file your application for U.S. Citizenship.

Blog
Thought leadership from our team on Immigration, Business, Real Estate, and other legal topics

Judge Halts Trump Administration’s Plan to Remove Protections for 300,000 DACA Beneficiaries – Government Is Now Asking The US Supreme Court to Hear This Case Directly

By | News | No Comments

A federal judge has moved to block the Trump Administration’s plan to end the Temporary Protected Status of more than 300,000 foreign nationals from Haiti, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Sudan. Some individuals with TPS have been living in the United States for decades. The Trump Administration planned to force these TPS individuals to find another immigration status or face deportation…

Read More

Immigrants Could Be Denied Green Cards If They Have Received Benefits

By | News | No Comments

A proposed rule by the Department of Homeland Security may deny green cards to legal immigrants if they have received government assistance or if the government anticipates that they would request government assistance in the future.  The move by the Trump Administration will primarily target legal immigrants, not illegal immigrants who are not eligible for government assistance. The benefits that…

Read More

Immigrant Children in Custody Reaches Record Highs

By | News | No Comments

As of the end of September, there are 12,800 immigrant children in U.S. custody. A spokeswoman for the Health and Human Services Department, responsible for the care of these children, has confirmed that this is highest number of children ever in U.S. custody. Insiders at the HHS Department have also confirmed that the rate of children being released from custody…

Read More

Canadian Cannabis Workers, Investors, and Users Risk Lifetime Ban on U.S.

By | News | No Comments

According to a senior official working under the U.S. Customers and Border Protection agency has stated that Canadians working in the marijuana industry – including investors – could risk a lifetime ban on travel to the United States. Canada will become the world’s only major industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana sales beginning on Oct. 17. The U.S. CBP will…

Read More

DIVERSITY VISA GREEN CARD LOTTERY FOR 2020

By | News | No Comments

Registration for the 2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now officially open and available! For Fiscal Year 2020, (Oct. 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2020) 50,000 DV Green Cards will be made available to those selected! The submission period began on October 3rd and runs only to November 6th. We’ve listed the regions and countries below that are eligible to take part…

Read More

Another Crazy Week In U.S. Immigration-Whew!

By | News | No Comments

Dear Readers: It is truly amazing to be on the U.S. Immigration Roller Coaster these days! We have never before experienced the level of upheaval that has transpired in only 18 months since President Trump took office! It is truly volcanic! The week began with a great piece by Noah Smith in Bloomberg titled, “Watch What Happens When You Push…

Read More

Immigration Is Now A Runaway Train!

By | News | No Comments

Keeping up with U.S. immigration news has certainly become a significant challenge lately since there is so much happening each and every day! As if May and June were not tumultuous months…it just keeps going – like a runaway train! Where should I begin? Well, here it goes: THE FEAR FACTOR I just read a very disturbing story that ICE…

Read More

Q&A: NawLaw Answers Your Questions (July 2018)

By | News | No Comments

Pakistani national (dentist by background) currently in the US on a B-2 visitor visa applied for a change of status to F-1 student to attend a dental hygiene school (and has recently received an acceptance to the Boston University Dental School) which was refused by USCIS. She is now considering applying for an F-1 visa at the US Consulate in…

Read More

Quick Visas for Investors (July 2018)

By | News | No Comments

L-1 Executive/Manager Transfer Visa E-2 Investor Visa 1 year start-up visa 5 year visa Management required Develop the business Must stay in the U.S Flexible presence in the U.S No investment treaty required Investment treaty necessary Direct path to Green Card No direct path to Green Card Maximum 7 years Renewable indefinitely Spouse and dependents can accompany Spouse and dependents…

Read More

Alert: USCIS Policy Update! (July 2018)

By | News | No Comments

Currently, when USCIS receives a petition which is incomplete or does not adequately prove that the foreign national satisfies their visa petition requirements, USCIS would send a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID). Starting September 11th, 2018, USCIS will no longer require visa petition evaluators to send RFE’s and NOID’s to foreign nationals before denying…

Read More