Rabindra K. Singh (Rabi) is an Attorney in the firm’s Chicago office where he focuses on complex employment- and family-based immigration matters. From individuals to startups to multinational corporations, he has advised clients in a variety of industries, with a primary focus on the high tech, engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and financial services industries. He represents clients before various agencies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and the U.S. Department of State (DOS).
Rabi’s areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, preparation and submission of: various employment-based Immigrant Visa (commonly referred to as ‘Green Card’) petitions such as EB-1, EB-2, EB-2 NIW, EB-3; PERM Labor Certification Applications; a range of Nonimmigrant Visa petitions such as H-1B, L-1, TN, O, P, U, etc.; Humanitarian Reinstatement Applications; Affirmative and Defensive Asylum Applications; and family- and marriage-based Green Cards. He also advises clients on Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) and DHS’ Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) matters. Additionally, Rabi has been very successful in fetching favorable results on Extreme Hardship Waiver Applications and Nonimmigrant Waiver Applications. More so, he frequently assists clients in obtaining Investor-based Visas such as New Company L-1s and E-2s. Rabi’s practice also focuses in the area of worksite enforcement and compliance which involves advising corporate clients on DOL/WHD audits and I-9 investigations. Further, he is adept in submitting Motion to Reopen and/or Reconsider to USCIS in order to review adverse decisions, and filing Appeals to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
Rabi holds the unique experience of working both as a client and service provider within the realm of immigration law practice. As a client, he has worked in the past with various immigration lawyers and law firms in the United States. On the other side, as a service provider, he has catered to the immigration needs of multinational corporations, startups and individuals. Rabi’s professional work experience entails working with one of world’s largest Information Technology (IT) Company, Capgemini. At Capgemini, he worked as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on U.S. Immigration matters. During his stint with Capgemini, he played a pivotal role in initiating the ‘In-House’ processing of nonimmigrant visas such as H-1B, L-1, etc.
An avid writer, Rabi frequently writes for both print and electronic media. His co-authored articles have appeared in the prestigious New Jersey Law Journal and Law360. In addition, he is a frequent contributor to the ILW.COM. Further, in the past, he wrote weekly articles for various ethnic Indian newspapers published in New York, New Jersey and Chicago.
“Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.” Swami Vivekananda