MICHAEL W. LIN

PARTNER

Mr. Lin has been working in the immigration field since 1992. Mr. Lin has worked on countless highly complex immigration matters ranging from corporate mergers, successor in interest, crimmigration, H-1B, E-2, and all aspects of immigration law. Mr. Lin served as a Special Assistant Attorney General of the State of West Virginia in representing its state agencies. In addition to his dedication to the immigration community, Mr. Lin is a volunteer attorney with Catholic Charities Legal Services providing pro bono services to underserved individuals facing deportation. Mr. Lin provided pro bono legal services to homeowners facing foreclosure during the housing crisis. Mr. Lin received a Certificate of Appreciation from the State of Maryland for such work.

EDUCATION

JD (cum laude), American University Washington College of Law, 1997
BA in Economics, the Johns Hopkins University, 1992

ADMITTED JURISDICTIONS

MD and DC
US District Court of MD
US District Court of DC
US Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Maryland State Bar Association
NASFA – Association of International Educators

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  • A Close Partnership

    Michael Lin and his team worked on my green card application during the challenging time with many changes and heightened expectations tan USCIS. With a great amount of foresight and advice, he was able to both astutely and carefully compile a compelling case in support my application and strateg...
  • Excellent attorney and staff

    The immigration process can be so stressful, and Michael Lin has made it feel easy for me. Wether it was his pleasant demeanor or his constant reassurance, I will say that this was the first time in over a decade that I did not feel completely overwhelmed by the immigration process. He and his st...
  • I-130, I-485 and I-601

    I met Mr. Lin in 2017 with my parents' immigration case. My parents' case started from 2003, and it took 19 years for them to get green cards. The case was very complicated. Mr. Lin guided us what to do step by step from chaos to green cards. Thanks to Mr. Lin and his teams' jobs and efforts, my ...
  • We think he has all the attributes of the best lawyer

    It's always when we need professional help that we need a lawyer, so choosing a lawyer is always very careful. When we finally chose Lawyer Lin after meeting several lawyers, his preciseness and conciseness were the reason for us to choose him initially. The fact proves that our choice is very co...

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(verb) Look after and provide for the needs of.
– Oxford Dictionary

Being kind and caring is very important as it will bring much peace to our lives. Our job is to represent our clients, with care and kindness. We believe by doing so, one way or another, everything will be fine.

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