Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner, Deborah Notkin, included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News Best Lawyers for Immigration Law

BMKLLP partner, Deborah Notkin, has been included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News’ Best Lawyers for Immigration Law. Moreover, The BMKLLP standout has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, for her work in Immigration Law, since 1995. During her 30 years in practice, Ms. Notkin has acquired a nationally recognized expertise in […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner, Deborah Notkin, named one of the nation’s top 20 immigration attorneys in Lawdragon Human Resources

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner Deborah Notkin was once again named as one of the 20 Top Immigration Attorneys nationally in Lawdragon Human Resources.  She has been honored with this designation for many years. Ms. Notkin has earned her place among the nation’s leading corporate immigration lawyers and is a mainstay on Lawdragon’s Guide to […] Read more..

New EB-5 Rules to take effect November 21st, 2019.

On July 24th, 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule making significant changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investors Program. The final rule will go into effect on November 21st, 2019. In order for investors to be grandfathered under the much lower, $500,000 investment amount, they must file their I-526 petitions […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner Partner Alexis S. Axelrad Re-elected to AILA Board of Governors.

On June 20th, BMK partners Alexis S. Axelrad and Deborah J. Notkin spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference on Immigration Law in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Axelrad spoke at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Open Forum as well as Regulatory and Policy Changes at USCIS and DOS: Part II. Ms. Notkin […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, selected for 2019 AILA President’s Commendation

BMK partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, has been selected to receive a 2019 AILA President’s Commendation for outstanding volunteer service and assistance to AILA’s President,  Anastasia Tonello. Ms. Axelrad will be presented this award at the AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law in Orlando on Thursday, June 20th. For over 20 years, partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to speak at 2019 Legal Association for Women Symposium

BMK Partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be speaking on a panel at the 2019 Legal Association for Women Symposium, “Are Times Really Changing? Perspectives on the Legal Profession’s Glass Ceiling.” The event will take place on April 18th, 2019 from 6:00 pm EDT to 9:00 PM EDT in the Events Center at New York Law […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner Partner Deborah J. Notkin quoted in Bloomberg Law

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner Deborah J. Notkin has been quoted in Bloomberg Law. Read the full article, “Big Immigration Impact Could Come From Modest Deficit Proposal,” here. For over 25 years, partner Deborah J. Notkin has served as a distinguished immigration attorney in New York. Learn more about Ms. Notkin here. Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to Speak at AILA Audio Seminar this March

BMK Partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be leading an audio seminar, hosted by AILA, for which she is an acting member of the Board of Governors, in order to discuss the latest U.S. Customs and Border Protection practices through the United States. The seminar will take place on March 14th, 2019 at 2:00pm EST and […] Read more..

Partial Government Shutdown 2019: Implication on US Immigration

The debate over border security funding continues as we enter the fourth week of 2019. There has been little to no sign of compromise or resolve between President Trump and Congress. Approximately 25 percent of government functions are currently shut down. How does this affect future and existing immigration cases? While the answer still remains […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner Attorneys Are Listed as Super Lawyers

BMKLLP is pleased to announce that three of our distinguished partners have been selected as Super Lawyers in the New York metro area for immigration again in 2018. Deborah J. Notkin, Alexander G. Rojas, and Alexis S. Axelrad are recipients of this honor due to their deep expertise, outstanding dedication, and advocacy on behalf of […] Read more..