The firm of Steven C. Thal, P.A. has been helping clients achieve their immigration and visa goals since 1982.
The firm offers a complete range of immigration law services. It helps corporations obtain the talent they need to compete and prosper by obtaining visas for executives, professionals, and technical workers. It helps reunite families by obtaining visas for parents, children, spouses, and fiancés of U.S. citizens.
Steven C. Thal, P.A. is a full service immigration law firm. It provides customized advice and representation to meet the individual needs of each client. In every immigration matter, the firm will work to:
Thoroughly understand the client's needs, concern's and goals.
- Apply its experience and expertise to determine the fastest and most cost-effective solution
- Prepare all petitions, applications, and supporting documentation correctly and completely
- Follow up with all parties involved, to keep the process moving forward to a successful conclusion
- Respond promptly to client questions and concerns, and keep you informed at all stages of the process
The U.S. immigration system is complex and confusing. Steven C. Thal, P.A. can successfully navigate through the system and help you achieve your immigration goals.
About the Attorney
Since graduating cum laude from University of Minnesota Law School in 1982, Steven C. Thal has practiced immigration law exclusively.
He has taken leadership positions in several immigration law associations, serving as past Chair of the Minnesota/Dakota chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). For the national AILA, he served on the AILA Essential Workers Committee, the AILA Immigration Works Committee, and the AILA InfoNet Committee, and chaired the Technology Seminar Committee and the Legislative Ways and Means Committee. Mr. Thal edits articles for AILA’s publication, Immigration Law Today as part of the editorial advisory board.
Steven C. Thal has received the AILA National Presidential Commendation for "creative and tireless advocacy" on behalf of immigrants.
He is AV-rated* under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, and has been named a SuperLawyer in immigration law by Minnesota Law and Politics magazine.
The practice of Steven C. Thal, P.A. encompasses all aspects of immigration law, including:
Green Cards and Permanent Residence — obtaining permanent residence status for family members, executives and employees, professionals and skilled workers, and through the Green Card Lottery.
Employment-Based Immigration — temporary and permanent visas for executives, managers, professionals, and technical workers.
Family-Based Immigration — obtaining visas for family members and fiancés.
Naturalization — helping clients become U.S. citizens.
Non-Immigrant Visas — temporary visas for the purposes of employment, study, travel, or other purposes.
Deportation and Removal — defense of removal actions in all venues of the administrative and judicial systems.
Asylum and Temporary Protected Status — helping victims of persecution, violence, and natural disasters obtain temporary and permanent residence in the U.S.
Steven C. Thal, P.A. serves clients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and other states, as well as assisting clients abroad in consular and port-of-entry processing matters.
National Interest Waiver
PERM Labor Certifications
Immigrant Visas and Green Cards
Links to other Immigration related Websites