Immigration Law in Washington
509 Olive Way, Suite 611, Seattle, WA 98101, Seattle
We are a team of entrepreneurial minded lawyers based in Seattle, WA, who believe in helping guide our clients through the constantly changing labyrinth of laws. Our expertise is in US Immigration; especially in the area of Immigration via Employment; Foreign Investors seeking to invest in the US; Individuals of outstanding merit and individuals seeking to immigrate via a family member.
We pride ourselves in offering our clients end-to-end services that are individualized and thorough. We communicate in plain language; strive to always be accessible, and to build a lasting relationship with our clients.
Our personal lived experiences as Immigrants and entrepreneurs inform our philosophy of service provision. We understand the fears and challenges that you face, because we have walked that same path. Our core values are:
Transparency: We want our clients to know the cost, timelines and scope of our services.
Accessibility: We always strive to honor your time and faith in us by responding to all calls and emails in a timely manner. We know the law is often confusing, and we take the time to answer any and all questions to ensure that our clients understand each step of the process and have the help and support they need to reach a successful outcome.
Customized Solutions: We understand that each client has his/her own unique circumstances; therefore, we take the time to determine what the best opportunity for success is for that specific client, and execute a strategy designed to achieve that goal in the most efficient manner possible
Advocacy: We are advocates for the rights of individuals. We believe that community support and education is the key to success for both, individuals as well as businesses, big and small.
Community: We believe in serving the communities in which we live and work. To this end, we regularly accept cases for humanitarian relief at no cost or low cost rates; provide free legal services to area non-profits, and religious houses of worship and work with community members to organize free seminars designed to educate them as to their legal rights.
Cultural and Linguistic Sensitivity: We understand that an individual’s lived experience inform his/her decisions; both personal as well as business. We are proud to be a diverse team of individuals who were raised and lived in various parts of the world and speak a multitude of languages.
Some of the languages spoken in house are:
Arabic English Hindi
Nepali Punjabi Spanish UrduShow more +
Kripa Upadhyay is the Founder and Principal Attorney at Orbit Law, PLLC. Over the years, Kripa’s practice has encompassed every aspect of international investor and corporate immigration. Kripa currently focuses on working with international investors and human resources and global mobility professionals to optimize their companies’ immigration programs. She guides strategies for recruiting and retaining foreign talent, and provides immigration plans for international mergers and acquisitions. She helps companies address the challenges of US Immigration compliance, and has worked with major corporations to build out compliant Immigration visa programs securing a variety of short term and long term visas/ residency for their global employees.
Kripa is a frequent speaker on immigration matters before the Association of Immigration Lawyers of America (AILA), the Washington State Bar Association, other professional associations & corporations.
Named a “Rising Star” for Immigration Law for every year from 2014-2018, she is an active member of AILA’s National committee for EB-5 (Investor based Immigration) as well as the Washington State Chapter where she has served in leadership positions on various committees. She is also actively involved with and a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences organized by Invest in the USA (IIUSA); America’s leading Investor based Immigration Trade Association.
Actively engaged in educating newly arriving Immigrants and Refugees as to their rights and responsibilities in the United States, she was awarded the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Community Service Award in 2011 in recognition of her outstanding and exemplary service in helping Immigrants and Refugees in Washington State.
A first generation Immigrant from Nepal, Kripa speaks English, Nepali, Hindi, Urdu and Spanish.Show more +