Successful H-1B Petition for Quality Engineer for Medical Devices Developer/Manufacturer – February 2019

Attorney Winkowski represented a Medical Devices Developer/ Manufacturer in its petition to classify a Chemical Engineer for an H-1B level specialty occupation as a Quality Engineer.  The company is developing/manufacturing an ophthalmological optical scanner for the early detection of strabismus and amblyopia in young children, a potentially sight-saving device for hundreds of thousands of children.

Expert Witness in Wrongful Death Action

The murder of a foreign national resulted in a civil suit for damages in Suffolk Superior Court.  Questions of Immigration Law were at issue.  Attorney Winkowski qualified as an expert in Immigration Law and testified at trial.  The case was successfully resolved.

P-1 Visa Petition for Grammy Winning Rock/Jazz Fusion Band – Blood, Sweat & Tears

Attorney Winkowski represented the internationally renowned band in its successful visa petition to bring world class drummer, Dylan Elise, to the U.S. to join the band’s “No Primadonnas No Passengers” world tour.  Multi Grammy Award winners, Blood, Sweat & Tears has a storied place in rock and roll history and is now fronted by “American…

New York Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd Degree – Successful Naturalization

Client convicted of New York Vehicular Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree.  USCIS took the position that client was ineligible to naturalize due to a conviction for an aggravated felony.  Attorney Winkowski successfully argued that his client had not been convicted of a crime of violence and thus not an aggravated felony.  Result: Successfully naturalized to U.S. citizenship.