Anna Grigorieva

Anna Grigorieva is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anna directly using the contact details listed above.

Anna is the managing partner of the firm who steers and oversees the firm’s strategic direction and local operations. Anna is both qualified to practice law in Russia and Cyprus has extensive experience of corporate and commercial matters, insolvency and restructurings, international tax planning, immigration and real estate.

Anna Grigorieva was a partner at a reputable law firm in Cyprus for more than 10 years prior to setting up her own law firm in 2012. She has been involved in a wide range of operations involving corporate and private clients from all over the world but with focus on Central Eastern Europe. Anna further holds board positions in a number of client companies.

Firm Overview:

AG ADVOCATES is the distinctive name of Anna Grigorieva & Co. LLC, a boutique law firm, providing clients with a wide range of legal services from highly complex matters to day-to-day transactional legal need.

Driven by a genuine commitment to each client, we provide exceptional client services and attention to detail. We pride ourselves on delivering responsive client care and fresh thinking, working at the highest level of professionalism. We develop perceptive solutions to the often-complex needs of each individual client, from international corporations to high net worth individuals.

The diverse team of dedicated lawyers and associates of the firm with their combined skills and knowledge provide clients with comprehensive legal solutions according to the clients’ business needs and objectives, focusing on the best possible outcome and maintaining our high standards. Today, AG ADVOCATES with an esteemed network of professionals and associates including leading audit firms, financial institutions, professional advisers in Cyprus and internationally, invests continually in developing its expertise. The firm is committed to delivering high quality advice and excellent levels of service to its clients, both locally and internationally.

Shirli Gorenca

Shirli Gorenca is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Albania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Shirli directly using the contact details listed above.

Shirli heads the employment and immigration practice. She joined the firm in 2007 to become a partner in 2017. Shirli assists some international clients like Shell, Zara, Ericsson, Dompé, Microsoft, Inditex, Mediterranean Shipping Company, etc. and advises global HR and law firms like Baker & McKenzie, Fragomen, Ius Laboris, Newland Chase, on Albanian employment and immigration legal and practical matters.

Shirli is graduated from the Law Faculty and has further completed a post graduate degree (Masters Degree) in Public Administration at the University of Tirana. Shirli is a Member of National Reconciliation Office, representing some prominent employers’ organizations on collective labour disputes matters and she was admitted to Tirana Bar Association in 2012.”

Firm Overview:

Founded by Perparim Kalo in 1994, KALO & ASSOCIATES has been in the forefront of legal services in Albania and Kosovo in representing prominent business organisations and IFIs, including many Fortune 500.

The Firm enjoys international reputation and is “best friend” to many international law firms and IFI-s, development agencies and embassies.

The firm has significant contribution in drafting modern commercial legislation such as banking, commercial arbitration, concessions, renewable energy, gambling, insolvency, secured transactions, financial leasing, insurance, corporate and municipal bonds, pension funds and the collective investment funds law.

It is a founding member of the South East Legal Group, the largest legal services provider in the Balkans, established in 2003 (

The firm has contributed in modernising the practice in Albania, by adopting the structured practice areas, professional liability insurance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pro Bono services, anti-corrupt’ practices, art support, etc. which together give a law firm an undisputed reputation.

The firm earned reputation is related with the reputation of its founder, Perparim Kalo, who was representative of IBA for Albania since 1992 and invited as speaker to many international business and legal forums in 4 continents.

In 2006 Mr. Kalo was voted by the Parliament as one of 5 members of the Albanian Securities Commission. In 2007, the Albanian Bar Association conferred upon Mr. Kalo the award “For special contribution in the development and improvement of commercial practice in Albania”. For many years has been an active director of boards of major business organisations, including Vice-President of the Foreign Investors Association of Albania and finally, by the Decree of the Queen Margrethe II as of 19 September 2017 Mr. Kalo is appointed Honorary Consul for Denmark to the Republic of Albania.

Marina S. Grabchuk

Born in Ukraine. Trained by U.S. Immigration Law national experts in Seattle and San Francisco. Brings a decade of unparalleled experience to the Iowa community and beyond. These are the three things you should know about Marina Grabchuk, a shareholder at Belin McCormick, when you choose her as your immigration counsel. Immigration is personal to her and is a part of who she is. So, she cannot help but hold herself and her legal team to the highest quality standard, as she treats every single case as if it were her own.

Business Immigration:

Marina is all about results. There is no such thing as “good enough” in her practice. She is a firm believer in the “no room for error” approach when it comes to immigration law. Being overly meticulous helps her prepare thorough applications and find quick creative and effective solutions to the most complex immigration cases. Marina serves her clients with exceptional care and provides them with the individualised attention, as she understands the high stakes and urgency of each case.

Marina helps multinational corporations, small and medium-size companies, hospitals, and universities successfully navigate the immigration process of sponsoring foreign national employees by providing practical guidance each step of the way. Her practice is focused on assisting with employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters, including H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, PERM and I-140, EB-1 petitions, and J-1 Visa Waiver applications. Marina partners with in-house counsel, human resources personnel, and recruiters in securing and retaining foreign national talent and problem solving to meet business objectives.

Marina also handles applications for Adjustment of Status and Naturalisation and family-based I-130 petitions and has successfully appealed decisions to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO).

Grace P. Osewele

Grace Osewele is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Grace directly using the contact details above.

In 1993 Grace graduated from Leicester University with a combined studies honours degree majoring in Law. She went on to continue her academic training at the College of Law in Chester before being Articled in the City of London. Grace was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1999.

Grace is a highly experienced immigration specialist with over 20 years of practise going forward. Her expertise extends to representing clients’ at the First Tier Tribunal on immigration appeals where her advocacy style has been described as assured and confident. She has developed a reputation for being meticulous in her preparation of applications, but also approachable and client focussed. Grace was the primary immigration solicitor at leading Human Rights and Civil Liberties firm Christian Khan Solicitors.

Aside from immigration law Grace has experience in Personal Injury Law and she has also held post within the public sector as a Criminal Prosecutor for the London Borough of Islington. Grace headed up the Immigration Department of Chelsea firm Dholakia Cummings-John Solicitors, where she was also instrumental in securing the firm its first Legal Aid franchise for immigration work in 2000.

Grace Osewele is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm, and leads on implementing best practices, covering compliance, case management as well as business development.

Micol Mion

Attorney Micol Mion is the founder of Immigration Solutions LLC. She holds a B.A., M.S., J.D. M.A., LLM, M.A. degrees from Harvard University, Brandeis University, Boston University School of Law, Northeastern University and City University of New York. Micol was educated in five different countries—Italy, Switzerland, England, Mexico and the U.S.– from the age of 13.

Micol has an entrepreneurial spirit since she grew up in an industrialist-textile Italian family. She has been practicing exclusively Immigration law for a decade and has gained numerous awards for her performance.

She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar since 2006, as well as a member of the Massachusetts Federal Bar, the First Circuit of Appeals and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

A native of Italy, Micol is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese and has working proficiency in French.

What experience or education distinguishes Micol from others?

Micol Mion, the founder of Immigration Solutions LLC, became an active participant in social services from a young age. She volunteered to help individuals in need. As an adult she pursued a Master in Science in Criminology to help immigrant communities fend against crimes and rehabilitative teenage gang members.

Seeing how immigrants were often victimized but often reluctant to report crimes due to their illegal status in the county, Micol decided to pursue a law degree and engage in the practice of immigration law.

What distinguishes Immigration Solutions LLC from other immigration law firms?

We understand exactly how clients feel because we were immigrants. We went through the worry, the uncertainty and the feeling of not being able to dictate one’s future until a decision has been reached by Immigration.

Our attorneys can communicate directly with clients in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Hindi, Urdu, Bangla, Czech and Slovak.

It is because we went through the same feelings our clients are experiencing that we strive to obtain the best solutions in as little time as possible.

It is paramount for us to gain clients’ complete trust by keeping them always up-to-date and establishing a professional yet amicable relationship.

Our Experience:

Our attorneys excel in all areas of Immigration Law. We offer more than 100 immigration services to address your specific immigration needs. The founder of Immigration Solutions LLC is an immigrant herself, who has personal experience in dealing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State.

Immigration Solutions attorneys are active members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Worldwide Clientele:

Immigration Solutions LLC’s attorneys have experience representing multinational companies and individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including: Biochemical, Transportation, Food Distributors, Engineering, Educational, Legal, Information Technology, Religious Institutions and Entertainment Groups.

Trusted Resource:

Immigration Solutions LLC is a rich source of information for all your immigration needs. Our immigration attorneys continuously monitor the latest changes in immigration policy, legislation and procedure, in addition to foreign country’s conditions, to ensure that our clients fully benefit from the most recent information.

Personal Attention:

Immigration lawyers at Immigration Solutions LLC believe that each case is unique and important. We strive to respond to your questions within 24 hours, during regular weekdays. We offer proactive, creative and successful solutions to your immigration needs. You are notified of progress and changes on your case on a regular basis by an immigration lawyer.

Our Services:

Our lawyers provide friendly, results-driven, and efficient services, drawing upon a wealth of legal training and professional experience in the filed of U.S. Immigration and Citizenship law. The law relating to persons seeking work visas, temporary residency, or permanent residency in the U.S. can be complex, strict, and changeable. Whether you are an individual or corporation, Immigration Solutions LLC aims to provide you with a personalized, professional service while facilitating the U.S. migration process for you.

Our Commitment:

At Immigration Solutions LLC, we understand that dealing with U.S. immigration authorities and processes can be confusing, time consuming and stressful. We strive to make every possible effort to ensure that our clients understand the status of their cases and their cases are prepared to the best of our abilities to increase the chances of success.

Key Commitments:

By upholding seven key commitments to our clients, we provide a dedicated and personalized service that we believe simplifies the U.S. immigration process:

  • Assess the prospects of success of each case at the initial consultation
  • Clearly outline the steps required to apply for the visa
  • Plan each case to ensure efficient preparation and minimize the timeline for the application
  • Actively monitor each case’s status and liasing with U.S.C.I.S.
  • Provide ongoing advice concerning the immigration process as the case progresses
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of clients and their applications
  • Zealously advocate for our clients rights through any available legal mechanism

Michael Niren

Michael Niren is President and CEO of VisaPlace LLC and the President and Managing Partner of Michael H. Niren Professional Corporation (“Niren and Associates”), an immigration law firm in Toronto, Canada that he founded in 1997.

Mr. Niren is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section, American Lawyers Association, and Associate Member of the American Bar Association.

He is an accomplished and sought after public speaker and is often called upon by the national and international media as an authority on immigration current events.

Mr. Niren’s media interviews and appearances in both Canada and the US include The Boston Globe, New York Daily News, CTV, Global News, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star and CBC. He also has published articles on immigration related topics including RealClearMarkets and is a contributor to the Huffington Post .

Mr. Niren is considered an industry leader, a professional businessman, a team coach and organizer with very strong entrepreneurial skills. Under his leadership, Niren & Associates has become an award winning and leading immigration law firm in Toronto, as well as one of the largest immigration law firms in Canada. Niren & Associates is the recipient of the “Top Choice Awards” for the Top Immigration Law Firm in Toronto from 2010 through to 2017 as well as many other global immigration awards. The law firm has successfully processed many thousands of visa applications.

As CEO of VisaPlace LLC, Mr. Niren has assembled a highly talented US and Canadian based team to roll out customized immigration client acquisition and distribution technology to service immigration solution providers world-wide.

Why Choose Us?

There are many options out there when seeking help with your Visa Application. We feel we can offer you the very best when it comes to immigration and visa services. We work with only licensed and experienced immigration professionals who have handled thousands and thousands of visa cases and know how to get the job done. And don’t take our word for it. Check out their reviews from real clients who used their services.

Welcome to VisaPlace:

All cases are handled by competent and experienced immigration lawyers. These licensed award winning Canadian and US lawyers and consultants are employed by Niren and Associates immigration lawyers in Toronto adhere to the highest standards of client service. They are all trained to be very responsive and know how to deal with government officials effectively in order to maximize outcomes for all visa applications.

VisaPlace uses the latest case processing technology, a wide range of advanced case management tools and of course top talent to ensure that your Visa case is handled with the upmost care.

Our lawyers have:

– Over 40 years of combined experience with thousands of cases filed
– A proven track record for handling all US and Canadian visa cases;
– Fully licensed US and Canadian lawyers
– Access to the latest technology that allows better communicate with clients and to track cases
– Are friendly and great to deal with!

Our Goal:

We know that these days, the Canadian and US government has created complicated barriers to entry. Immigration rules and regulations are becoming more and more complex. In order to qualify to relocate to Canada or to the US, you must present your case properly to an immigration officer who has the authority to grant or deny your admission.

We have made it our primary goal to be your navigation and information tool to assist you in getting your visa to Canada or to the US. And if you are facing removal, we can direct you to get the help you need to resolve your immigration problems. Our job is to help open the door so that you, your relative, friend or employee can live, work or study in Canada or the US.