Harlan York and Associates

Immigration Services

At Harlan York & Associates, our immigration attorneys use their extensive experience with thousands of cases and daily reviews of new developments in the constantly changing field of immigration law to give you the best legal counsel available.

Marriage and Family Based Immigration

There has never been a better time to get your spouse a green card. Whether your husband or wife is outside the United States or already stateside, we are here to help.

If you are an immigrant or a US citizen, you don’t need to be afraid.

We’ve been helping immigrants become green card holders and US citizens for a quarter-century. We stay current on all the daily changes to immigration law and have a history of solving complicated immigration issues.

Appellate Litigation

We have successfully stopped deportation on many occasions. Additionally, our firm has filed arguments in cases where our clients’ green card and citizenship applications were unreasonably delayed. Whether you need a review of an asylum denial or visa refusal, a federal appeal might be appropriate. We have taken on novel issues and made them work.

Business Immigration

From architects to dentists, librarians to engineers and teachers to every type of information technology specialist imaginable, our office has been able to secure long-term and permanent immigration status for a wide range of professionals.


Whether you have a complicated case due to prior mistakes with the criminal justice system, tax problems or allegations of fraud, we will consult and advise if citizenship is right for you. Do not forget, the 2014 version of the naturalization application is 21 pages long. Even those of you who think that the process looks simple, be careful, please. Call 973.642.1111 or email HYork@ImmigrationLawNJ.com for a consultation now.

Deportation and Criminal Defense

It is your Constitutionally guaranteed Sixth Amendment right to have your criminal counsel work with us on ensuring the best way to avoid deportation at all times.

Employment Immigration and Work Visas

At Harlan York & Associates, we pride ourselves on resolving cases for clients from all over the world, who are sponsored by companies from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.

Green Cards

Our constant, thorough review of the latest progress – in the ever-changing procedures by which to secure legal permanent residence status – will help you achieve the best outcome possible on your green card application.

Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportation

Harlan York & Associates has gained ground in the various waivers such as I-601s, I-212s, I-601As plus waivers under Sections 237(a)(1)(H) as well as 212(d)(3).

Removal and Deportation

Do not find yourself in the two million-plus removed under the current presidential administration. Contact us regardless of where you live if you are facing removal and we will do everything we can to find a solution before you are taken away from your loved ones.

K Visas for Fiancées

The procedure is often fraught with challenges ranging from document review to time delays to questions as to the validity of the relationship. You deserve to be united with your true love as soon as possible. We will do everything we can to return your emails and calls as soon as possible. Our immigration firm has assisted American citizens whose fiancées are all over the world waiting to enter the US.

Labor Certification (PERM)

We will outline and execute PERM cases for you, no matter what industry. We know the ins and outs of carefully crafting job duties and responsibilities. Recruitment and “ability to pay” issues are carefully reviewed in order to have the best results.

National Interest Waivers / PERM Bypass

Harlan York & Associates has won many such cases by demonstrating that it is in the interest of the US to allow immigrants in this category to live here. These cases have gotten more challenging in recent years, and we will provide the support needed to overcome the difficulties.

Orphans and Adoption Cases

We have helped thousands of families successfully navigate this process as quickly and painlessly as possible, ensuring that precious years are spent with your family and not in court. US citizens adopting a child from another country must ensure legal status is conferred on their child. We are here to help you make this happen.

Political Asylum

The system is tricky and overwhelming. New caselaw commonly results in a need to keep up with how to win, given the obstacles of a backlogged bureaucracy. We have a proven record and are up to the task.

Temporary Protected Status / Sanctuary

There are a handful of nations whose citizens qualify for TPS, and we have helped hundreds and hundreds of these applicants seek sanctuary in the United States.

U Visas and Related Petitions for Victims of Violence

If you have been the victim of a crime or violent act, call us today at 973-642-1111 to discuss your rights and how you may qualify to receive legal status. There is a growing interest in our government to deter violence by encouraging immigrants to apply for legal status after suffering as victims of many criminal acts. We can help you.

Sciences, Arts, Sports and Entertainment Immigration

Winners of international and national awards have graced us with their presence, and we have represented them in their visa and green card filings with aplomb.

Harlan York & Associates practices law in the areas of Immigration, Deportation Defense, Family Immigration, Corporate Immigration, Naturalization throughout Essex County – Hudson County – Morris County – Passaic County – Somerset County – Middlesex County – Bergen County – New Jersey -Immigration Lawyer – NJ Immigration Lawyer – Jersey City-Newark-Paterson Passaic Elizabeth Edison Woodbridge Toms River Hamilton Trenton Camden Clifton Passaic Garfield Wallington Cherry Hill East Orange Passaic Union City Bayonne Irvington Old Bridge Lakewood North Bergen Vineland Union Wayne Parsippany-Troy Hills New Brunswick Plainfield Bloomfield Perth Amboy East Brunswick West New York West Orange Hackensack Atlantic City Kearny Mount Laurel Montclair Essex Hoboken North Brunswick Belleville. In addition to serving clients in New York, Pennsylvania, the greater United States, and Internationally.

Stop Deportation

Stop Deportation

As of today about 1 Million immigrants await removal / deportation hearings. Many of those who are waiting sit in jails. 3 million immigrants were ‘removed’ by President Obama.  Of course, President Trump has made immigration a focus of his administration.

America deports many people who might be contributing members of our society. You could be deported for immigration violations, DUIs, illegal entry, or for a shoplifting conviction that happened over a decade previously – even if you have rehabilitated your life in the meantime.

Our legal team got together and outlined the seven best ways to deal with the threat of deportation and removal, and are sharing it with you for free! Why? Immigration law is very complicated, and proper information is the key. We want our clients, and others to understand what they are facing, and what they might have to apply for in order to remain in the country.

Getting a Green Card Through Marriage

Getting a Green Card Through Marriage

You have a handful of choices when seeking permanent residence in the United States. Family based immigration, statistically, has been shown to result in more green cards than any other category. Even so, over the last two decades of working as an immigration lawyer I have seen many people make mistakes when applying for their green card through marriage. Once mistakes are made in the process it can be very difficult to continue down this path.

Our lawyers at Harlan York and Associates have put together a guide to help you understand the process, rules, and what will be expected of you in the process of getting your green card through marriage…and more importantly outline the risks and pitfalls that are most commonly made.

Find Out What Our Clients Think

The freedom we win our clients has earned us excellent reviews and testimonials.

Our Immigration Attorneys help thousands of clients avoid deportation, get their green cards and become US citizens. See what our clients and colleagues have to say about how Harlan York & Associates helped them with their case.

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Our immigration law firm has earned the highest ratings in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, US News and World Report, Avvo, and Martindale-Hubbell.

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