CPG Immigration Law Group


Please be advised that Goeschl Law Corporation has ceased operations as of September 3, 2012. Malcolm Goeschl is now a Partner at Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP and can be reached at the contact details below.

CPG Immigration Law Group has purchased the operating assets of Goeschl Law Corporation and will continue to operate using the same address, internet domain, and phone numbers. Many of the clients previously represented by Goeschl Law Corporation have agreed to representation by CPG Immigration Law Group. Please contact Malcolm Goeschl or Charina Garcia should you have any questions.

Malcolm Goeschl
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
One Market
Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, CA 94105
Direct: 415.442.1145
Main: 415.442.1000
Fax: 415.442.1001

Charina P. Garcia
CPG Immigration Law Group
155 Sansome Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
Main: 415-371-1800
Fax: 415-371-1811

At CPG Immigration Law Group, we focus on understanding our clients' individual needs and provide immigration services to meet these needs with speed, accuracy, responsiveness, and creativity.

News Alerts

May 1, 2013
May 2013 Department of State Visa Bulletin More

May 1, 2013
May 2013 Department of State Visa Bulletin More

April 12, 2013
USCIS Handbook for Employers on Guidance forCompleting Form I-9 More

April 9, 2013
UPDATE: FY 2014 H-1B Cap Reached and Lottery Conducted More

April 5, 2013
FY 2014 H-1B Cap Has been Reached! More

April 1, 2013
FY2014 H-1B Cap Filing Period Opening Soon! More

April 1, 2013
April 2013 Department of State Visa Bulletin More

April 1, 2013
April 2013 Department of State Visa Bulletin More

March 8, 2013
USCIS Issues Revised Form I-9 More

March 1, 2013
Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 More

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F-1 students and the H-1B Cap
Considering hiring an F-1 student and wondering when you will need to file an H-1B? Wondering whether the student will be caught in the "Cap Gap"? Try our "Cap Gap Caculator" (Beta)

Nonimmigrant Workers, Export Controls, and Export Licenses FAQs:
What are export controls and what do they have to do with immigration? Export Control FAQs

E-Verify FAQs:
What are the pros and cons of enrolling in E-Verify? E-Verify FAQs

H-1B Employer Site Visit FAQs
The DHS has significantly increased the number of investigations, or "site visits," of employers who sponsor foreign nationals for H-1B nonimmigrant status. Please refer to our FAQs to prepare your company for a DHS site visit ... More

Bridging the Cap-Gap Strategies for Dealing with the Unavailability of H-1B Visas in Fiscal Year 2012:
Although in many cases H-1B status may be the only option for some prospective hires, there are often many alternative to H-1B status that should be considered. Many of these options are in fact superior to H-1B status in terms of cost, speed and flexibility... More

Upcoming International Travel Plans?:
Before you leave the U.S., it is a good idea to review the procedures for re-entering the country after international travel. Nonimmigrants (e.g. H-1B, L-1, etc.) may need to obtain a new visa and prepare other supporting documents before leaving the U.S. Adjustment of status applicants (application for green card pending) may wish to use Advance Parole documents. For AOS applicants please refer to our travel memo here. For nonimmigrants, please refer to the travel memo here.

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