Seasoned Santa Clara Immigration Lawyer for all your US Visa needs
Principal Attorney, Sweta Khandelwal
Sweta has been practicing law for more than 10 years and has represented clients across multiple nationalities. Sweta has been recognized as amongst the “Top 40 under 40” immigration attorneys in California by the American Society of Legal Advocates. As an immigrant herself, Sweta came to the United States as a dependent on a H-4 Visa, transferred to a student (F-1) visa, interned under the Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program, worked on a H-1B Visa, and is finally self-employed while obtaining her Permanent Residency. Sweta has navigated her way through the complex web of U.S. immigration laws and is sensitive to the challenges faced by her clients.
Sweta completed her Masters in Law from the University of California Los Angeles and her J.D. from the Faculty of Law, India. During her academic career, Sweta has been recognized at multiple international forums for her sharp analytical and oratory skills.
Sweta is licensed by the State Bar of California. Sweta is also a Chartered Accountant- equivalent of a CPA. This makes her uniquely positioned to understand the immigration needs of her business clients in the broader context of their corporate objectives. Sweta is actively involved with immigration issues and immigrant communities in various capacities: Member of the Business Immigration Committee at the National Board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (2014); Member of the Law Student Committee at AILA National (2014); Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of AILA (AILA-SCV) (2013-2014); Chair-Elect (AILA-SCV 2012-2013); Media Liasion at AILA-SCV (2014-2015); Advocacy & Media Liasion (2014-2015); AILA liaison for the San Jose Customs and Border Protection unit of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2011-2012); and as a pro-bono/volunteer attorney for several legal-aid clinics. Sweta has addressed multiple conferences/forums in India and the United States on immigration and business issues.
Our Approach to Practicing Immigration Law
The focus of our immigration practice at the Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal is providing each client with creative immigration solutions that are customized to their personal and professional situation. We understand that while all of our clients may have a similar objective – to study, work, invest, and/or permanently reside in the United States – each have constraints that are unique. We take the time to listen to your needs and concerns and will provide you with all available reliefs and remedies for you to make informed decisions.
We are not a visa mill. We do not believe in a cookie-cutter approach to solving the challenges faced by our clients. Immigration law is an ever-evolving and dynamic practice. Attorney Sweta Khandelwal is well versed in the latest in U.S. immigration laws and policy and will provide you with the solution that best works for you.
Our personalized approach is complemented by advanced case management technology that allows our clients to monitor the progress of their case, answer questionnaires, and upload documents and data to instantly share information. This streamlines the immigration process and helps us maintain our commitment to provide quality service to our clients.
We understand that to best serve your interests, we must first be available to listen to your concerns. We promise that you will always have an Attorney to speak to, not a case manager or paralegal assigned to your case. We promise to return all of your calls and emails within the next business day. Our commitment to quality, use of technology, knowledge and application of the law, and ability to deliver optimal solutions in a timely manner are the cornerstone of our legal practice. Together these help us establish long-standing relationships with our clients and our communities.