New York Immigration and Discrimination Law Office of Alena Shautsova

2908A Emmons Ave
New York City , New York 11235, United States
Phone: 917-885-2261
Fax: 347-561-9008
Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
Other Countries
  • Russia
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Practice/Organization Description

New York Immigration and Employment Discrimination Attorney at the Law Office of Alena Shautsova

New York Immigration attorney helping with adjustment of status, cancellation of removal for permanent residents, cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents; TPS status, EWI entry; Waiver of inadmissibility; I-601 waiver, I-212 waiver, missed TPS re-registration

Immigration attorney helping with green cards, appeals of denial of family petitions;

Immigration attorney US visiting detained by the ICE immigrants; helping with deportation and removal proceedings;

Attorney immigration US filing petition for review in Federal court;

Immigration attorney NYC helping with Immigration bond, Immigration hold, ICE, DHS, Immigration court

NY Immigration lawyer representing immigrants at the Master and Individual hearings

New York immigration lawyer helping with immigration deadlines, RFE, employment visas, tourist visas

Immigration attorney US helping with citizenship application, good moral character for citizenship, criminal convictions while applying for citizenship, arrests without convictions for citizenship, prostitution charges before citizenship application, DUI before citizenship application, shoplifting, assault, drug convictions, fraud convictions;

Russian speaking lawyer helping immigrants in the US

Brooklyn Immigration attorney helping immigrants with criminal convictions

NYC immigration lawyer serving immigrants with inadmissibility questions

Brooklyn lawyer helping conditional residents to remove conditions

NY immigration lawyers helping with VAWA petition, domestic violence victims, status based on VAWA cancellation of removal; adjustment of status based on VAWA;

Immigration lawyer ny helping abused women with no status, without legal entry

Russian speaking attorney US serving Brooklyn

New York Russian speaking attorney helping with I-485, I-130, affidavits of support, joint sponsors,

Federal court representation;

Discrimination of Immigrants at work; immigrants’ rights, domestic workers rights; unpaid overtime; Federal lawsuits; minimum wage; sexual discrimination; sexual harassment; representation before the EEOC; representation before the New York State Division of Human Rights;

"Helping non US citizens to overcome Immigration challenges"

Drafted Proposed Rules of Conduct for Immigration Attorneys in New York (member of the Special Committee on Immigration Representation of the NYSBA)

ABA YLD District Representative of New York, 4th District

Co-chair of the NYSBA YLS Bridging the Gap 2013 program: the largest CLE class for young lawyers in NY

Chair of the ABA Section of International Law Section program during the 2012 Midyear meeting

Chair of NYSBA YLS CLE Program during the NYSBA Annual Meeting



the NOID

Notice of Intent to Deny

601 Waiver

212 Waiver

Cancellation of Removal

Overcoming Immigration challenges due to Criminal Convictions/record

Family-Based Immigration




Federal Litigation

Naturalization and Derivative Citizenship

Deportation and Removal Defense

Civil Rights

Employment Discrimination

Unpaid overtime

Unpaid minimum wage

Domestic workers abuse


Appeared in the New York Law Journal; the New York State Bar Association State Bar News, the Nassau County Bar Association News, the New York Magazine; Daily News; New York Post; the Huffington Post; NTV America; RNTV; Russian Radio 87.7

Bar Admissions

Admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008

Eastern District of New York – 2010

Southern District of New York – 2010

US Supreme Court -- 2012


The Belarusian State University, equivalent of Juris Doctor, 2004

Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, LL.M, 2006

The Trial Academy of the New York State Bar Association, 2011

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association

Admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008

Member of the American Bar Association

Member of the New York State Bar Association

Member of the Nassau County Bar Association

Co-Liaison to the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association

2011-2013 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division District Representative for the 4th District, New York

Member of the Special Committee on Immigration Representation of the New York State Bar Association

Coordinator of Disaster Legal Services for the State of New York under ABA YLD and FEMA contract

Co-Liaison from the Young Lawyers Section to The International Law Section of the New York State Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Edmund S. Muskie, 2005, Scholarship sponsored by the United States Department of State

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