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Immigration Lawyer Buffalo – TN Visa Lawyer – Mr. Richards is a licensed lawyer in the United States who devotes his legal practice to U.S. Immigration law and related matters. He has successfully handled immigration matters for businesses of all sizes and citizens from countries all over the world. Prior to attending law school and obtaining his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Richards spent 10+ years in Sales and Operations Management. He has held the title of Vice President of Sales, Operations Manager and Sales Manager. During his career in business, Mr. Richards became intimately familiar with human resource practices and the internal operations of both public and private corporations. Through this experience, Mr. Richards gained valuable skills that enable him to understand the needs of both employee and employer.

Additionally, Mr. Richards gained an inside perspective on the government interpretation and enforcement of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act during an externship with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Richards is actively involved in the community through: ecclesiastical service, community service, youth sporting programs, The Boy Scouts of America, and is an avid outdoorsman. He is an Eagle Scout, served a 2-year mission in Salvador, Brazil for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Proficient in Portuguese) and is the proud father of seven children.

Although Mr. Richards can help with most immigration matters, he focuses his practice on business immigration including TN Visa status for Canadians and Mexicans, L1 Visas for business expansion, E1 Visas for international businesses and traders, E2 Visas for Investors, Green cards through employment, Family-based green cards, and U.S. Citizenship.

Business Expansion Lawyer

Mr. Richards has over 10+ years of experience helping business professionals to live and work in the United States. This includes facilitating business expansion through both the L1 Visa and E Visa. He has helped thousands of business professionals and business owners to achieve their goals of living and working in the United States.

TN Visa Lawyer

Mr. Richards has successfully helped thousands of Canadian and Mexican citizens to obtain TN Visa status in all 63 TN Visa professions for over 10+ years. He can also assist those in TN Visa status to obtain U.S. permanent residence (green card) through both employment and marriage to a U.S. citizen.


Mr. Richards received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Utah Valley University and his Juris Doctor degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bar Admissions

New York State – Licensed to practice Immigration Law in all 50 United States and Worldwide

Foreign Legal Consultant with Law Society of Upper Canada

Memberships and Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Immigration Lawyer – TN Visa Lawyer