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Susan Cho Figenshau, P.C.

Immigration Law | 314.983.9911

Trusted & Proven St. Louis Immigration Attorney
Over 20 Years of Immigration Law Experience

Led by renowned AV™-rated St. Louis immigration lawyer Susan Cho Figenshau, for 20 years the law firm of Susan Cho Figenshau, P.C. has dedicated itself solely to the practice of immigration law. Susan Cho Figenshau is currently a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Missouri Asian Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Whether your immigration law matter is relatively straightforward or highly complex, be assured that our exceptional team has the proven experience and in-depth knowledge to successfully resolve your needs with respect to:

  • Business immigration (H-1B, H-3, L-1, TN, O-1, R-1, PERM, EB1, EB2)
  • USA-Canada-Mexico Work Permits
  • Family-based immigration
  • Adjustment of status/Green Card involving impediments
  • Naturalization involving impediments
  • Immigration criminal matters

What Sets us Apart

At first glance, it may be difficult to distinguish one St. Louis immigration attorney from another. However, a closer look clearly reveals why some firms easily stand out—and apart—from the rest. Here are the five key reasons why clients in St. Louis and across Missouri have trusted us for over two decades:


Our in-depth business acumen and knowledge of hierarchy, jobs and the competitive environment enables us to provide you with unmatched analysis, strategy, timeline, viability, and budgets.


Our superior research analysis enables us to provide you “best practices” advice with respect to timing, costs, and background information on every imaginable problem or impediment; and business, family, and criminal matters.


Our extensive expertise—which includes international work assignments—enables us to creatively use NAFTA for USA, Mexico and Canada assignments.


Our robust and longstanding relationships with criminal defense colleagues enable us to find solutions and negotiate compromises that support your objectives and goals.


Our practice of gleaning as much information as possible from publicly-available sources—including financial information, competitive information, key person information, and role descriptions—enables us to minimize your time, and maximize value and viability.

How To Avoid This Couple’s Immigration Nightmare…

Over the summer, you may have heard of one young couple's immigration nightmares coming true. Newlyweds Joshua Hedges and Elizaveta, a Russian immigrant, were married this July in Salt Lake City. After enjoying a honeymoon in Mexico, they tried to fly home, but were...

Immigration Law FAQ: All Your Questions About J-1 Waivers Answered

U.S. law requires that J-1 exchange visitors spend time in their home country after their exchange program ends. And for many reasons, J-1 visitors often want to stay in America after their program ends, and that means securing J-1 waivers. But since we're talking...

Americans Still Want an Immigration Reform Plan Rather Than Mass Deportation of Illegal Immigrants

Is deporting illegal immigrants really the best solution for reforming federal immigration laws? Many politicians say that it is -- and they also say that their views are based on the opinions of their voters -- but it's becoming clearer that many Americans actually...

Immigrants and Occupations: The Real Picture You Don’t Always See

It's nearly impossible to ignore the recent emphasis on the negative effects of immigration in the U.S., and with 2016 presidential candidates starting to tour the country and explain their views on the top issues facing the nation right now, it's really hard to avoid...

Should You Apply for a Dual Citizenship?

United states immigration laws state that U.S. citizenship can be granted to anyone who has gone through the green card application process, and have held their LPR status for between 3 and 5 years, depending on whether it was obtained through a U.S. citizen spouse or...

Moving to The United States: Ways to Get a Green Card

If you plan on moving to the United States from a foreign country, one of the first steps you will have to take is applying for a green card. A green card grants an individual the right to live and work in the United States. Each year, the President and Congress...

Steps to Becoming an American Citizen

When you look back into U.S. history, you will see that the nation is one founded on immigrants. The first Americans were immigrants from England, France, Germany, and other northern European countries. Running from political and religious intolerance, these...

How Hard is it to Obtain a Workers Visa? FAQ’s

When immigrants come to the United States, one of the most common questions asked is, "How hard is it to obtain a workers visa?" Every year, USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) is given and adjudicates around 6 million applications or petitions...

Hollywood Stars Urge Undocumented Immigrants To Share Their Stories

What may change the future of family based immigration, and immigration laws? Some industry insiders hope the answer is, at least in part, Hollywood. "Rather than conceal their identities and hide from law enforcement officials, those who came to the U.S. illegally...

Three Important Pieces of the Green Card Application Process

Getting a Green Card is probably the most well-known method of becoming a legal U.S. citizen, although the process of applying for a Green Card is far from easy. Here are a few important points about the Green Card application process and the most common problems that...


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Contact the law firm of Susan Cho Figenshau, P.C. today, and schedule your initial consultation with experienced and renowned St. Louis immigration lawyer Susan Cho Figenshau.

Discover the advantages, rewards and benefits of choosing a proven and highly respected firm that has been solely dedicated to the practice of immigration law for more than 20 years…and counting!

Susan Cho Figenshau, P.C.
11330 South 40 Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131-2555

Phone: 314.983.9911