What you need to know to stay in America after graduating
Having a degree from a U.S. university proves to prospective employers that you are up to the challenge of coming to a different country, with a different culture, and a different language to pursue the best educational opportunities in the world. While getting here as an F-1 student is fairly straightforward, staying here after graduation is complicated and stressful. We can help you explore your options including OPT, STEM Extension, H-1B, TN, O-1, E-1/E-2, and L-1. Let us help you explore the options.
Bringing over 40 years of legal experience
Special Counsel James Grable, Sr. has served as the Buffalo Chief Counsel for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from 2003-2012, the Buffalo District Counsel for the former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and DHS from 1981-2003, and as a Trial Attorney for the INS from 1976-1981. He also taught immigration law at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
Over the course of his career with the DHS and the INS in Buffalo, New York, Jim established close working relationships with northern border DHS/INS officials and federal prosecutors. He became a recognized expert on a former U.S. - Canada agreement relating to northern border inspections. He also served as an expert witness for the Canadian Government in Canadian criminal cases that required the interpretation of U.S. immigration laws.