Steven D. Heller has
been practicing US immigration law since 1992.
He began practicing with a small Washington, DC firm. He then joined the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in New York, and later Newark, before returning to legal practice with a New York-based non-profit organization. He subsequently returned to the government, taking positions with US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) headquarters in Washington, DC. In 2006, he relocated to the UK where, after a brief foray into private client representation with a Brighton solicitors firm, he rejoined USCIS as an adjudicator at the US Embassy in London. He left USCIS to join a London law firm before establishing his own Brighton-based practice.
Steven has experience in
representing individuals and businesses in matters ranging from family-
and business-based immigration to inadmissibility waivers and protection
issues, as well as citizenship and naturalization.
A 1991 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and a member of the New York Bar, he has spoken on US immigration matters before various groups and associations, including the American Bar Association, the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and community groups.
He has published articles on US immigration including articles in Benders Immigration Bulletin, Immigration Briefings, AILA’s Immigration Today, and the Solicitor’s Journal (UK). He is also the co-author, with Cheri Sicard, of US Citizenship for Dummies.Steven D. Heller is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).