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 joined Scott Global Migration Law Firm as a Paralegal in 2018. As a...
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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, a Law Clerk at our firm, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of...
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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, founder, and owner, and attorney of Scott Global Migration Law Group, has...
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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 is the daughter of a Moroccan father and American mother. Rabia earned her...
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Kasia Rechmal
Kasia Rechmal, our essential Paralegal and Senior Administrative Services Manager, joined Scott Global Migration Law Firm in...
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Supreme Court on INA Crimes of Violence

On April 17, 2018, in Sessions v. Dimaya, the United States Supreme Court held a portion of the INA’s crime-based removal provision was unconstitutionally vague. The INA virtually guarantees deportation of any non-citizen convicted of an aggravated felony. A “crime of violence” is listed among those included offenses. In holding the INA’s definition of a …

Lisa Scott on “Buy American, Hire American”

A Law360 article published this week covers some issues that have resulted from the “Buy American, Hire American” mandate of President Trump. See what attorneys, including our own Lisa Scott, had to say about the effects of the mandate on immigration and U.S. industries. Click here to read or download the article. …

Of Counsel

Of Counsel to SGMLG Vivian R. Khalaf Vivian R. Khalaf is Of Counsel to Scott Global Migration Law Group. She is an experienced litigator who has successfully represented individuals in immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal District Courts.  She also focuses a large part of her practice on …

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 …

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 …