Sweta completed her Masters in Law from the University of California, Los Angeles and her JD from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University in India and has been practicing law for 15+ years getting visas, green cards, and citizenship for 1000+ clients, 100+ companies across 50+ nationalities.
Sweta has been recognized as a ” Super Lawyer, Rising Star,” and as amongst the ” Top 40 under 40″ immigration attorneys in California (American Society of Legal Advocates). She is also the recipient of the Advocacy Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Sweta is also a chartered accountant — the 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. She has assumed key roles at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), both at the local and national level. She has been a past chair at the Santa Clara Valley Chapter at AILA and has also been involved in various practice area committees at AILA National. Sweta has addressed multiple conferences/forums in the United States and worldwide on immigration and business issues.
Sweta in the Media
September 27th 2021
ul 07, 2014:Sweta one of the four recipients of the 2014 AILA Advocay Award. The four recipients were the Chairs of the four California Chapters of AILA-Northern, Bay Area, Southern, and San Diego. The CA Chapter Chairs were recognized for their efforts at preventing the passage of a CA Bill that would have adversely impacted […]
September 27th 2021
May 19, 2014: The Bay Area Chapter of AILA was amongst the top 5 AILA Chapters (out of approx 50) to receive the Platinum Award. This recognition to the Chapter was during Sweta’s term as Chair.
May 08th 2013
Facilitated At The Annual Installation Dinner Of The Bay Area Valley (SCV) Chapter Of The American Immigration Lawyers Association
Facilitated At The Annual Installation Dinner Of The Bay Area Valley (SCV) Chapter Of The American Immigration Lawyers Association May 08, 2013: AILA SCV has about 230 members. The Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal is proud that Sweta has been elected as the Chair of the AILA SCV Chapter.
February 24th 2014
Feb 24, 2014:The February 2014 issue of Siliconindia magazine focussed on Immigration centric issues and Immigration reform. The Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal was recognized as amongst the Best Immigration Law Firms by the magazine.