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Why Clients Trust Us

"Hands down amazing! Charges a flat fee, no making up hourly rates as you go along. He gives it to you straight, no sideways talk. Always honest, and cherry on the sundae he has a great sense of humor. Impressed is an understatement."

Gloria M.

I was fortunate to find Richard. He is a great professional! I had no problems and my case was resolved successfully and quickly!! Thanks Richard!!

Ana A.

"Hands down amazing! Charges a flat fee, no making up hourly rates as you go along. He gives it to you straight, no sideways talk. Always honest, and cherry on the sundae he has a great sense of humor. Impressed is an understatement."

Alicea P.

"Richard has been my immigration lawyer since January 2005 I got my permanent residence through him and am now applying for my US citizenship. He is very efficient and courteous and kept me well informed as to the process. I have recommended him to several people and will continue to do so."

Julie C.

"Richard is an excellent lawyer! He is kind, fast and very organized. He explained the immigration process with simple words and he was always available to answer my questions. He will guide you step by step through the process in person, by email or by phone. I keep recommending him to all my friends."

Fabiola A.

"He'll be there with you every step of the way. It is not that much money for his services, and WORTH IT!! Best there is! Use him!"

Katie C.

"Very courteous, efficient and competent. Referral was from a friend who told me the same, and i have never been happier with a lawyer.Good work, Richard."

Odhran M.

"Richard is absolutely the best. Very knowledgeable, kind and super competent!"

Alexandre M.

"I called up Mr. Kolomejec with an immigration question and he answered it quickly and confidently over the phone, for no charge. Seems like a good guy. If I need to hire an immigration attorney in the future, I will definitely go to him."

Estevan M.

"He resolved my life i'm from italy was in a really bad situation i chose him over many friends suggestion... went to see him,i decide to start my case with him... 1 year after... i can tell you he is the best,really honest person and always with a smile.THANK YOU RICHARD."

Adrian M.

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Richard Kolomejec

Founding Attorney

Richard Kolomejec, Attorney At Law has helped many individuals through the complex immigration laws in hopes of legally entering this great country. Our well-versed law firm is capable and up to date with current policies that will ensure you are informed on every important detail regarding your case while also providing expert advice for any problems as they arise so rest assured we can assist!

Call us today so that one of our knowledgeable attorneys can answer any questions and assist on behalf of all those who need assistance from an attorney regarding their case

Why Choose us?

Our Legal Service Is Tailored to Your Immigration Needs. We Make the Process Easier


Seeking the help of an immigration attorney can be a daunting and expensive proposition.

However, my rates are very reasonable, and I offer payment plans to make it more affordable. I also accept major credit cards. You don't have to go through this process alone — let us help you navigate the complex world of immigration law. Contact us today to set up a consultation. We'll go over your individual case and come up with a plan that's right for you.


People who are considering immigrating to the U.S. often have many questions and concerns.

The process can be complex and confusing, and it's important to make sure you have all the information you need before moving forward. That's why we offer free consultations for potential clients. During our meeting, we'll discuss your individual situation and we'll answer any questions you have, give you an overview of the immigration process, and let you know what to expect every step of the way.


If you're looking for experienced help with your immigration status, look no further than Richard Kolomejec.

With over 20 years of experience, Attorney Kolomejec has assisted hundreds of individuals and families obtain legal status in the U.S. He has a proven track record of success, and he can help you navigate the complex immigration process. Whether you're applying for a visa, green card, or citizenship, he can provide the experienced assistance you need.

Committed to Guiding
Immigrants Throughout
San Francisco and
Surrounding Areas

-Richard Kolomejec

frequently asked questions

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What Is The Immigration Law?

United States immigration law determines who is eligible to come into the U.S., how long they can stay, the rules and procedures for becoming a citizen, etc. In addition, U.S. immigration law dictates the consequences of visa overstays, what happens when a foreign national commits a crime, and detention and removal proceedings.
The U.S. Congress has the authority to legislate all immigration areas.

The mainstay of immigration law lies in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). But, there are countless other pieces of legislation that affect immigration law. The agencies charged with administration and enforcement include ICE, USCIS, and CPP. All of these are under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security.

How Does Family-Based Immigration Work?

Family-based immigration must involve either a permanent resident or a U.S. citizen, also called a green card holder.

Citizens and permanent residents have the right to sponsor a foreign citizen family member to lawfully immigrate to the United States.

Although immigration law magnanimously allows for family members to be united in America, it does not make it an easy process. Depending on the type of relation, this process can range in duration and difficulty, which is why legal assistance from the experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal team at Richard Kolomejec is essential to a successful outcome.

How Long Does It Take To Get A Family-Based Immigrant Visa?

This depends on the category to which you are applying. In the Immediate Relative (IR) category, there are an unlimited number of visas available. This means that processing can begin immediately upon approval of the initial petition.

From start to finish, IR visas typically take from six to nine months or longer, depending on the circumstances. In the Family Preference category, there are annual numerical limits, and applicants may have to wait several years for a visa to become available.

Who Is Eligible To Sponsor A Family-Based Visa Petition?

Sponsors must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who are at least 21 years of age or older. Sponsors must also have domicile in the United States or a U.S. territory. If a sponsor lives abroad, they must show proof that their residence abroad is temporary, and their permanent domicile is in the U.S. Sponsors must prove their family relationship with the applicant/beneficiary and meet certain financial requirements as well.

What Is The Difference Between Citizenship And Naturalization?

There are two general types of U.S. citizens: citizens by birth and naturalized citizens. Those who were born in the United States and born to U.S. citizens abroad receive automatic citizenship. All others obtain citizenship through what is known as the naturalization process. In general, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) can apply for naturalization if they have maintained continuous residence in the U.S. for three or five years, depending on the circumstances.

Does The New Immigration Law Affect Green Card Holders?

The new immigration law that was recently passed does not affect green card holders. Green card holders are still able to live and work in the United States legally. However, there are a few changes that green card holders should be aware of.

Additionally, the new law makes it more difficult for green card holders to bring family members to the United States. Overall, however, green card holders are not significantly affected by the new immigration law.

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If you would like to know more about how our firm can help with your case, we invite you to give us a call at 415-433-7205 or fill out the form below. We seek a favorable outcome on your behalf and provide superior service you require.