Malvern C. Burnett Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers By Biz New…

Malvern Burnett, Immigration Lawyer, Best Lawyer Award

Best Immigration Lawyer - February 2019

Malvern C. Burnett is a well educated lawyer that treats every individual client with respect and honesty.

Malvern C. Burnett, an immigration attorney and founding partner of The Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett, with offices in Louisiana and Mississippi, has been recognized by Biz New Orleans in their February 2019 issue as one of the best lawyers in his field. Mr. Burnett is a graduate of Tulane Law School and has 30 years of experience in immigration law. He has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1988 and is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Mississippi. In addition to being named a top lawyer by Biz New Orleans, he has been ranked among the top immigration lawyers for the last ten years by The New Orleans Magazine and has been awarded The New Orleans Pro Bono Project Distinguished Service Award for his work as a volunteer lawyer.

As immigration lawyers in Louisiana and Mississippi, the Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett’s chief areas of practice include family petitions, temporary non-immigrant work visas, employment based permanent residence, deportation and removal, asylum, and citizenship and naturalization. According to one of their clients, “I gained my U.S. citizenship with Mr. Burnett’s help. He provided me the materials to study for the test and went with me to the interview. I will be forever grateful for his help.” Another client commented, “Malvern C. Burnett is a well educated lawyer that treats every individual client with respect and honesty.”

The practice of immigration law has grown as more people seek legal status in the United States. According to the latest available statistics, a total of 544,000 people were naturalized (became citizens) in the first three quarters of 2018. That figure represents a gain of 15 percent from the same period in 2017. In addition, 278.000 foreign nationals obtained their Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR) in the third quarter of 2018. Obtaining an LPR is necessary before applying for U.S. citizenship. According to the same report, 44 percent of these new LPRs were from Mexico, Cuba, The People’s Republic of China, India, The Dominican Republic, and The Philippines.

The Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett are active in all aspects of immigration law and have helped over 2000 people gain Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR) on their path to becoming U.S. citizens. In addition, they have assisted clients in gaining their temporary non-immigrant visas that allow them to work in the U.S. and to navigate the path to gain permanent residence through employment. The Burnett Law Offices are also experienced in providing counsel to clients who have been issued deportation or removal orders by seeking relief from removal through legal remedies such as cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, or asylum.

With over 30 years of immigration law experience and four locations in Louisiana and Mississippi to serve their clients, Malvern C, Burnett and The Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett are legal experts in all aspects of immigration law. Their offices include locations in New Orleans, LA, Ocean Springs, MS, Laurel, MS, and Forest, MS. Clients will find a diverse staff with fluency in Spanish and Cantonese to better serve their needs.

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