Your Go-To Immigration Resource

Your Go-To Immigration Resource

Serving International Communities Since 1986
Our Services
At Scott Global Migration Law Group, we know that navigating the legal landscape of immigration can be confusing and overwhelming. From the start of a matter to its finish, we identify and handle every aspect...
Our Team
With an international reputation for legal excellence and several immigrant employees, we are internationally local.  Headquartered in Chicago, we speak Polish, Spanish, Gujarati, French and German.   As a certified women-owned business founded in 1986 by...
Reviews and Acolades
"After 7 years of waiting for my family-sponsored petitions priority date, I did not want to take any chances, and looked for an attorney who is knowledgeable and I could trust. She is both!" -Maggie...

About Us


Choosing the immigration law firm best suited to handle your immigration needs is key to a positive outcome, especially in today’s climate of changing immigration policies and practices. 

 

Headed by founder and owner Lisa Scott, a member of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, Scott Global Migration Law Group has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in all aspects of immigration law, from employment-based visas for both small and Fortune 200 companies to individual removal/inadmissibility cases and more.

 

 

Our firm offers an exceptionally experienced staff of multi-lingual attorneys and paralegals. A large portion of our staff are immigrants themselves and are thus thoroughly familiar with the immigration process on both a personal and professional level. That holistic knowledge and experience with the immigration process, combined with our dedication to providing each of our clients with immediate and customized services distinguishes our firm from our larger peers.  Scott Global Migration Law Group’s success rate and AV Preeminent Rating speak to our promise of 100% investment in each case that enters our office.

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“Best Immigration Lawyer in Chicago” -Alex on AVVO

 

Our Team

Vanessa Tecun
Vanessa Tecun
Vanessa Tecun joined Scott Global Migration Law Firm as a Paralegal in 2018. As a...
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Aleksandra Miezin
Aleksandra Miezin
Aleksandra "Ola" Miezin joined the Scott Global Migration Law Group legal team in early 2018 as...
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Livia Grogan
Livia Grogan
Livia  Grogan, a Law Clerk at our firm, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of...
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Lauren Barrett
Lauren Barrett
Lauren Barrett started working with Scott Global Migration Law Group as an intern during the...
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Trupti Patel
Trupti Patel
Trupti Patel, an Attorney at Scott Global Migration Law Group, is a Second Generation American. She...
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Lisa Scott
Lisa Scott
  Lisa Scott, founder, and owner, and attorney of Scott Global Migration Law Group, has...
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Edgar Hernandez
Edgar Hernandez
Edgar Hernandez immigrated to the United States in 2012.  With a degree in Social Sciences...
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Rabia Otry
Rabia Otry
Rabia Otry is the daughter of a Moroccan father and American mother. Rabia earned her...
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Vanessa Tecun

Vanessa Tecun joined Scott Global Migration Law Firm as a Paralegal in 2018. As a first-generation American, she is passionate about assisting and empowering immigrants in the long and complex immigration process. She graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in political science and has an ABA-approved …

Aleksandra Miezin

Aleksandra “Ola” Miezin joined the Scott Global Migration Law Group legal team in early 2018 as a full-time Paralegal.  Originally from Poland, she immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of three.  After graduating from high school, she decided to follow her roots back to Poland in …

SGMLG Named Top Immigration Firm

Scott Global Migration Law Group has been named a top immigration law firm in 2018 by two independent agencies.     Expertise’s featured list of the Top Immigration Lawyers in Chicago has been updated for 2018 and includes Scott Global Migration Law Group once again. Every year, Expertise runs an …

CPS Shadow Day

Thank you to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for inviting our office to participate this past week in our second shadow day. We hosted three high school juniors from across Chicagoland. The students were able to ask our team members questions, and sit in on real cases at immigration court. A …

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Thank you to Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and The Gwen for hosting a wonderful networking event and featuring our firm (bottom left) on their email. We enjoyed meeting local business and helping gather toys for children this holiday season!   © Scott Global Migration Law Group 2017

Help a Refugee Family

A refugee family from Honduras will be welcomed this week Tuesday, the 12th to a home in Chicago. As they begin this new chapter of their lives,  this family will be in need of clothing, food, school supplies, holiday decorations, monetary donations, or anything else to make this family feel at …

DACA FAQ from USCIS

*retrieved from USCIS* “Frequently Asked Questions: Rejected DACA Requests Specific guidance will be provided soon about the steps that a DACA recipient must take to resubmit his or her renewal request to USCIS if the filing was rejected due to U.S. Postal Service mail-service delays. Q1: Are any new DACA …

Livia Grogan

Livia  Grogan, a Law Clerk at our firm, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2017, she went on to earn her Master in International and European Business Law in Madrid, during which time she interned with a Spanish immigration firm working on employment visas. Livia is expected …

Lauren Barrett

Lauren Barrett started working with Scott Global Migration Law Group as an intern during the summer of 2017. Now, a part-time paralegal, Lauren splits her time between the office and DePaul University, where she is a full-time student. Lauren is pursuing her Bachelors of Art, double majoring in Political Science …

Featured in Voyage Chicago

Lisa Scott and Scott Global Migration Law Group were featured in this article by Voyage Chicago:   Meet Lisa Scott of Scott Global Migration Law Group in Lincoln Park Today we’d like to introduce you to Lisa Scott. Lisa, please share your story with us. How did you get to …