Our Immigration Services

We serve clients from a wide spectrum of industries, including information technology, healthcare, universities and institutions of higher education, engineering, architecture, and financial services, as well as individuals and families.

We execute innovative immigration strategies for achieving your business or personal goals.

Business-based Immigration
For employers seeking to hire foreign national talent and for employees looking for employment based immigration solutions
Family-based Immigration
For fiancées, marriage-based green cards, and family-sponsored immigration
Researchers and Professors
For professors and researchers seeking temporary visas or permanent residence
Permanent Residency
For employers and individuals seeking a green card for their employees or themselves

We make a complex process simple and successful for you.

Multinational corporations –

Individual entrepreneurs –

Professionals and academics –

Universities and research institutions –

We guide them all safely through the complexities of the US immigration and permanent residency processes.

We serve clients from a wide spectrum of industries, including information technology, healthcare, universities and institutions of higher education, engineering, architecture, and financial services, as well as individuals and families.

We execute innovative immigration strategies for achieving your business or personal goals.

We make a complex process simple – and successful – for you.

The immigration process can be stressful and frustrating. Our goal is to take on that stress for you, and make your journey as pleasant – and as quick - as possible, so that you can accomplish your goals.

  • We listen carefully to identify your long-term plans and short-term needs.
  • We educate you about the options and about the specific process you select.
  • We give you realistic expectations and timelines and make sure we keep you informed about any immigration trends and policies that could affect you along the way.
  • We keep you closely informed about the status of your application and next steps, using our state-of-the-art online software systems.
  • We anticipate your needs and always seek to proactively address your concerns.

Maintaining our clients’ confidence and trust is always our primary focus. Because of our extraordinary client care, the majority of our clients are referrals from other clients.

Based in Richmond, Virginia, Sumner Immigration Law serves clients in all states and from around the world.

Contact us to schedule a consultation. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Emily Sumner is the founding senior partner of Sumner Immigration Law. She has practiced immigration law exclusively throughout her career, focusing on development of systems and procedures that streamline and simplify the visa process and that decre…

Recent blog posts

Feb
6
2021
By Nikita Hernandez, Sumner Immigration Law Paralegal It’s official! You’ve become Mr. or Mrs. and want to take on your spouse’s name while getting your US permanent residence situated, but when is the best time to do that? APPLYING FOR A NAME… Read More
Feb
2
2021
One of the most common questions that we receive from our clients is about case processing time. The USCIS and DOL estimated case processing times are available online, but that source can be frustrating as they sometimes give a wide range of timefra… Read More
Feb
1
2021
By Brianne Donovan, Sumner Immigration Law Clerk If you read our blog post, What to Expect When You’re Expecting (a New President), then you’re familiar with President Biden’s proposed immigration strategy. While the proposals seemed promising,… Read More

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“Emily Sumner is working with Gravitonus since 2009 and I am writing with great pleasure to recommend her work for the company. We’ve done a lot of business together over last years and I know Emily as a bright person, an expert in the law, who…”
– Alex K.
“After working with Emily I found out Emily is extremly responsive and she truly understands importance of the immigration. Just to give an example, if there any simple question I have, if I drop her an e-mail usually I will get the response within th…”
– Sharief

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