About the Law Firm of Shihab & Associates

Serving Clients in Fairfax VA, Columbus OH, and Around the World

Experience High-Quality Immigration Services

The immigration lawyers at The Law Firm of Shihab & Associates understand that retaining an immigration lawyer is an important decision, one that carries a high level of trust; clients often look to their immigration lawyer not only to navigate their way through complex immigration processes and legal matters but to guide them in making some of the most important decisions affecting their families, companies, financial futures, and lives. Our Columbus immigration lawyers offer more than 50 years of experience in effective legal representation on behalf of clients in a variety of business, immigration, and other matters.

Our Mission Statement

It is our law firm's mission to provide competent, timely, transparent, creative, responsive, professional, and affordable legal representation. We do so by partnering and collaborating with our clients thereby carefully studying their objectives, identifying the legal issues involved, and by proposing alternative legal strategies that would bring forth their desired outcome. We understand that immigration is not just an end, it is a lifelong commitment. We make certain that we deliver our service taking into account our clients' investments, hopes and aspirations.

Who We Serve

Our immigration lawyers represent small and large corporations, individuals, and families successfully in immigration matters. We have processed thousands of cases on behalf of our clients including H-1B, PERM, and Intracompany transferee L-1A, and L-1B visas. Our firm has represented international investors to start small businesses as well as multi-million dollar investors in alien entrepreneur EB-5 green cards, E-2, and E-1 visas. Our practice includes representing global corporations to transfer employees through blanket L-1 and individual Intracompany transferee L-1A and L-1B visa cases.

Give us a call at (800) 625-3404 to get started on your case today.


Keeping Clients Updated

As part of our service, we offer several programs to make certain that clients have the highest level of access to our lawyers and receive status updates on their cases.

These programs include:

  • Recurring case status conferences
  • Connect with Gus Shihab Program
  • Work & Exercise Program
  • Webinars and Seminars to bring our clients updates on recent changes in immigration law

Our law firm is technologically savvy; we have implemented numerous tools to build transparency with and accessibility to counsel, and to update our clients on the progress of their case; this includes the institution of robust web-based immigration case management systems, virtual files, advanced telephony systems, and free informational webinars, all to bring you closer to your immigration law representative and to relevant information affecting your case. Whether your case is pending before the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, U.S. Consul General overseas, or any other agency, our lawyers are experienced in the ins and outs of every process and will spend the time and effort to assure that your case is concluded quickly and efficiently.

We Have Helped Thousands of Immigrants

  • “I strongly recommend The Law Firm of Shihab & Associates!”

    - Vinay

A Global Immigration Firm

Our immigration lawyers offer services in Columbus Ohio, Cleveland Ohio, Southfield Michigan and Washington, DC. We are keen on understanding the needs of our clients and their loved ones. Gus M. Shihab, the founder of The Law Firm of Shihab & Associates, is himself foreign-born and has family and/or friends who have gone or are currently undergoing the complex U.S. immigration journey. As a result, he instituted a culture of ethics, sensitivity, responsiveness, and competence in the delivery of immigration law services. We pay close attention to our clients' matters, hopes, aspirations, and personal goals. The business immigration lawyers in our firm have a personal and exceptional approach to processing visas and dealing with our international clients. Our lawyers will individually and clearly explain the visa or green card process and will simplify the complex procedure step by step.

To schedule a consultation, please feel free to contact The Law Firm of Shihab & Associates online or call (800) 625-3404


Secure an Immigration Attorney Today

Our lawyers will individually and clearly explain the visa or green card process and will simplify the complex procedure in small, easy to understand steps.

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