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Welcome to the website of Bander & Associates P.A., an internationally recognized, two-generation Miami-based firm of lawyers and associates that focuses on all aspects of immigration and nationality law. Under the leadership of founder Michael A. Bander, Esq., Bander & Associates has provided the highest quality US immigration and naturalization legal services to corporations, families, small and mid-size businesses, foreign scholars, investors, religious institutions and individuals for over 25 years.
Areas of practice include family, business, foreign scholar, and professional US immigration services; deportation; exclusion; federal litigation; consular liaison; asylum; citizenship; and nationality issues. The Firm specializes in nonimmigrant visas, immigrant visas, employment authorization, reclamation of citizenship, labor certificates, exclusion and naturalization. Bander & Associates has received extensive media attention for the work of Stephen M. Bander, Esq. in successful citizenship claims under the Cuban Adjustment Act and some 80 suits against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for delays in processing naturalization claims. A full list of possible interest areas is available to the left of this screen.
Known for our aggressive and creative approach, the firm has a well-earned reputation for finding solutions to complex and challenging problems---including difficult cases that other firms won't take. The Firm is often called upon to rectify mistakes made by less-experienced and aggressive lawyers or to recommend alternative strategies. The Bander referral network is the major source of clients, because the word on streets throughout the world is that Bander & Associates is the Firm that gets results.
Bander & Associates has received the highest rating (“AV”) for legal ability and legal ethics from the Martindale-Hubbel Legal Directory, publisher of the most comprehensive directory of law firms in the United States. Michael Bander and Stephen Bander have also individually been awarded AV ratings from Martindale-Hubbell for their respective legal abilities; Michael Bander is listed in the 2009 edition of the South Florida Legal Guide as one of the Top Lawyers in South Florida. It uses the most up to date immigration case management software, LawLogix.
Displayed on pages throughout our website are paintings and graphics from the Bander & Associates Corporate Art Collection, many of which are the work of former and current clients who have become residents and then citizens because of their extraordinary ability. Please ask for a tour of the collection when you visit us.
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