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MARCOUILLER PS is a law firm providing custom immigration solutions for businesses and families.  We don’t hire large numbers of temporary paralegals to mass process forms. We employ over 24 years of experience dedicated 100% to immigration  and nationality law to give you the most thorough analysis and detailed case preparation. What’s more, you may also benefit from our background in international business, like one of our recent clients from Europe whose employer had received a Request for Evidence on his case.  The employee came to Marcouiller who determined based on international business background that the term “Engineer” was being used as a title not an area of study causing USCIS confusion about the employee’s education.  There were other issues including experience at companies that had been acquired, which also caused confusion.  Marcouiller prepared a detailed response addressing each issue raised, including 216 pages of evidence, and sent it to the employer’s attorney at the firm in Chicago to submit.  The petition was approved in a matter of a couple days.

We are very experienced with employment-based first preference and second preference with national interest waiver applications for outstanding researchers and professors, scientists, medical researchers, multi-national executives, artists, and more, as well as PERM applications for high-tech workers, all aspects of family based immigration, naturalization, nationality, and temporary visas including H1B, H4, O1, L1, TN, B2, H3, and F.

Attorney Profile of the Owner:

Ms. Marcouiller is licensed to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Federal District Court for the Western District of Washington, as well the states of Washington and Illinois (currently inactive due to presence in Washington).

Ms. Marcouiller’s background in international business includes a master’s degree in international business and economics through the prestigious Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  Her graduate level coursework included country risk analysis, international finance, international business operations, economic development of the third world, and more.

Ms. Marcouiller is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).   She has held a number of leadership positions on behalf of the Washington State chapter of that organization including chapter officer, and liaison with the USCIS on behalf of the attorneys, liaison with the Washington State U.S. Representatives and Senators, and currently serves as co-chair of the Consumer Protection and lawyer Professional Responsibility committee.

She is a frequent speaker at professional seminars including on the national level, and has been recognized for her achievement by the Washington State Chapter of AILA for “service to our organization, our profession and our community” and by The Legal Clinics of the King County Bar Association.

Ms. Marcouiller is a Co-Editor of “Ethics and Your Immigration Practice,” published by AILA.

Ms. Marcouiller is fluent in Spanish, and believes in community service including serving on the Board of St. James Immigrant Assistance Legal Services, and donating her time to the Eastside Legal Assistance Program.  She has appeared as a frequent guest on Spanish language radio programs discussing immigration issues and responding to questions from the public.  She donates her time as a speaker at forums on immigration issues.

Contact us to smooth your way through the red tape jungle of immigration law.