Immigration Attorney Chicago
Nancy M. Vizer
223 W Jackson Blvd #725
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 957-1755
Fax: (312) 957-1760
Nancy M. Vizer concentrates her practice in immigration law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, where she has served on the Department of Labor, Asylum and Advocacy Committees. She is Past President of the North Suburban Bar Association, having previously served as Treasurer and Vice President of that organization. Ms. Vizer received the President’s Award in both 2003 and 2004 in recognition of her outstanding service to NSBA. She is also a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association and The Decalogue Society.
Ms. Vizer has experience in most aspects of immigration law and has participated on panels at several continuing legal education seminars concerning immigration topics. She has also made presentations to both faculty and human resources staff at a number of universities in connection with immigration employment issues.
She has prepared and submitted numerous applications for business-related visas for immigrants and nonimmigrants. Her clients have included both small and large business enterprises in many fields, including universities, high tech, hospitality, marketing and healthcare. She has also assisted many clients to sponsor family members for permanent residence.
Ms. Vizer has presented asylum cases, both affirmatively at the administrative level, and as a defense in immigration court. In addition, Ms. Vizer’s immigration court experience includes defenses to removal based on grounds of criminal and immigration violations, and she occasionally serves as pro bono counsel for asylum cases referred through the National Immigrant Justice Center, as well as certain other pro bono work.
In addition to her law degree, Ms. Vizer has a masters in business administration, which assists her in understanding and working with the unique needs of her corporate clients.
As an immigration attorney licensed in Illinois and Virginia, Ms. Vizer is authorized to represent clients before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Immigration Court anywhere in the United States. She is therefore able to represent clients in various locations by use of telephone, fax and e-mail.
Ms. Vizer received a B.A. magna cum laude in English from Iona College, an M.B.A. cum laude from Georgetown University, and a J.D. from George Mason University, where she served as Research Editor for the Civil Rights Law Journal and received two writing awards.
Panel Discussion on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
December 6, 2013