About Jessica Hargis
Jessica Hargis is the founder/owner of Hargis Law Firm PLLC, an immigration law firm located in New York City. She specializes in all areas of immigration and nationality law, having helped hundreds of clients to successfully obtain their U.S. visas and green cards. She works with a diverse group of clients across all stages of their cases, from large corporations and businesses to families and individuals.
Attorney Hargis has nearly ten years of experience serving the bustling New York City area, focused solely in the field of immigration law. Her expertise in employment-based filings includes all employment "green cards" such as the EB-5 visa, labor certifications/PERM for EB-2 and EB-3 filings, EB-1 and O-1 extraordinary ability cases, E-1 treaty trader and E-2 treaty investor visas, H-1B professional visas, L-1 intra-company transferee visas, and J-1 training visas, among others. Her family-based filings include U.S. citizen spouse and fiance cases, all family-based "green card" categories, and waiver cases. Attorney Hargis also provides services related to citizenship matters, B-1 and B-2 cases, F-1 student visas, and removal proceedings.
Attorney Hargis is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and she holds an active membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is honored to be on the attorney referral list for Immigration Equality for her knowledge of complicated family immigration issues, including same-sex marriage matters.
Attorney Hargis graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor’s degree in political science and international economics in 2003. That same year, Seton Hall University School of Law awarded her the prestigious Presidential Scholarship to study law. She began representing immigration clients in 2005 through the law school's Center for Social Justice. Attorney Hargis’ legal training and education also include pro bono work for community-based public interest organizations such as the ACLU-NJ, and the study of International Law at Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires Argentina.