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Boutique Firm in the exclusive practice of 
Business & Family Immigration Law




H-1B temporary worker

O-1 extraordinary ability

L-1 intracompany transferee

J-1 exchange visitor

F-1 student

E Investor

TN NAFTA Nationals

B-1 in lieu of H-1B

H-1Bs, O-1s

J-1 Waivers (Conrad and Hardships)

National Interest Waiver Physicians


Relative Petitions

Labor Certifications/PERM

Extraordinary Ability (EB-1A)

Outstanding Researchers (EB-1B)

National Interest Waiver (EB-2)       

Diversity Lottery                                  

Adjustment of Status

I-90 Renewals

E Treaty Trader Visas

EB-5 Investment 


N-400 Citizenship

N-470 Preservation of Residency Requirements





New York


New York Law School, JD
SUNY Binghamton, BA Cum Laude


American Immigration
Lawyers Association




New York Law School,
Immigration Law Class: Nonimmigrant Visas      
JUN 2007, JUN 2017, FEB 2018
AADPRT Annual Meeting,
J-1 Visa Waiver Options for Physicians 
MAR 2019​, SEP 2020, MAY 2023

Lucy Magardichian comes from a diverse immigration law background having practiced immigration law for over two decades.


With deep knowledge and understanding of the immigration law intricacies, she offers clients strategic, innovative and creative solutions to the most complex immigration matters. 


She represents clients from various sectors including technology, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, fashion, art, entrepreneurs and investors seeking to establish businesses in the U.S.  

Lucy's expertise includes temporary visa processes including H, O, L, E, TN, J, B, F, as well as nonimmigrant options for physicians and healthcare professionals. 


She manages green card processes for individuals, scientists and physicians of extraordinary ability (EB-1), advanced degree professionals under National Interest Waiver (EB-2), and employment sponsorship under labor certification (PERM). She advises entrepreneurs and investors on visa and green card options.


​Lucy manages all aspects of family based immigration cases and naturalization. 


Lucy always strives for the success of each and every case. It gives her immense pleasure and pride to see the beaming faces of her clients after a long and arduous immigration journey.  




I-94 Retrieval

Address Change - AR-11 must be complete within 10 days of move

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services(USCIS)

Check Status online with USCIS issued Receipt Notice

Processing Times




Guide to Naturalization​

USCIS Civil Surgeon Directory​​

VISA Bulletin


USCIS VISA Bulletin​​​

​Department Of State

Consular Processing

Reciprocity Schedule for acceptable foreign documents by United States



"Lucy handled an extremely difficult case with precision and commitment throughout the lengthy process. I fully trusted Lucy in managing my case and was very impressed by her methodical approach. She was always there to answer any questions I had, regardless if it was a late evening or a weekend. I strongly recommend Lucy to any firm or individual who needs immigration lawyer. She is an outstanding professional with dedication to achieve positive results for her clients!"

-Vesi A.

"Lucy is punctual, knowledgeable and extremely professional with her clients. She handled my H1B visa as well as my green card case and she'd always put me at ease and made me feel like my case mattered! She is prompt to answer and patient in addressing all questions either in an email, call, or even a text message over a weekend. Couldn't recommend anyone else more candidly for this type of service and fair price."

- Alex T.

"I have been a client of Lucy Magardichian for years. She helped me file my OPT extension, H1B visa, as well as guided me through the green card application process. She has been there throughout the process to answer questions, and her expertise made the process much easier and enjoyable. I highly recommend the services of this boutique firm which caters to the specific individual needs of each client! Five Stars!"

- HP



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