Practice Areas

The Florida Immigration Law Counsel provides a full suite of immigration law services. Our compassionate and hardworking immigration attorneys have expertise in a variety of practice areas and can help you achieve your goals. When working with our clients, we take the time to thoughtfully assess their needs, explain their immigration options and guide them the process of pursing them.Our practice areas include:

Immigration Law

Whether you need help completing the necessary paperwork, filing an application, or appealing a denial, the knowledgeable legal team at Florida Immigration Law Counsel is here to support you.

Deportation Defense

There are a variety of different reasons that someone may face deportation, and therefore many different approaches towards the appeals process. Build your defense and your case for a deportation appeal as soon as possible.

Family Visas

If you have family in the country, you might be eligible for a family visa. Contact our office today to learn more about the steps you need to take for successful results.

Student Visas

Student visas give foreign nationals the chance to reap the benefits of the American higher education system. We’re here to answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

U Visas

Our dedicated legal team is passionate about helping victims of abuse receive the safety and security they need. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help you obtain a U Visa.

Green Cards

We are committed to guiding you through each step of your green card application, making sure that all the documents are accurate, complete, and filed on time. Reach out to us today to learn more.

Labor Certification

A Labor Certification is certified by the Department of Labor. By obtaining the certificate, you have proof that the foreign national will not be taking away jobs from U.S. workers.


Naturalization is the process in which someone goes through to become a U.S. citizen. If you are an immigrant with a green card or one with military service, then you may be eligible for the process.

Waivers for Immigration

In the U.S., immigrants are held to a certain standard. People from other countries don’t only need to comply with state and federal laws; they also must comply with immigration laws.

Immigration Motions

When the immigration court or USCIS makes a decision regarding your immigration case, it isn’t the final word. You may be able to file a motion or appeal.

Consular Processing

Consular processing consists of a number of steps. Each step must be assiduously followed. Any deviation from the rules or requirements could result in your application being delayed or denied.

O Visas

O visas are specifically designed for those with remarkable talent and/or achievements in their chosen profession. There are four types of O visas. Each has its own criteria for eligibility as well as the length of the stays they allow.

P Visas

P visas are not for ordinary people wishing to enter the United States. They are specifically made for nonimmigrants who are visiting the United States as athletes or entertainers.


Only some individuals are eligible for asylum. By contacting an attorney at the Florida Immigration Law Counsel, you can learn more about your options for avoiding persecution. One of our asylum attorneys in Florida can help you.

Employment & Business Visas

There is a broad range of business visas, each with its requirements. Certain visas are better-suited for a specific purpose, and no visa applies to all situations.

R Visas

R visas are designed for nationals of a foreign country who wish to be employed in the United States in some religious capacity.

Hardship, Waivers Appeals & Motions

In life, mistakes are going to happen. Lapses of judgements are going to be made, even big ones. However, when you consider the immigration process, the mistakes that we make can be critical.

Business and Investment Visas

Obtaining a business visa or investment visa can be a complex task depending on your situation. It is recommended that you connect with an experienced immigration attorney to help you navigate the visa process.



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Attorney Saman Movassaghi, Esq.

Caring and compassionate, Saman Movassaghi Gonzalez is a Florida immigration attorney dedicated to producing the results her clients need. She has over 17 years of experience helping both corporate and individual clients with an emphasis in employment/investment cases and family adjustment cases.

As the Managing Attorney at Florida Immigration Law Counsel, Saman Movassaghi Gonzalez and her team are capable of representing and helping individuals looking to attain a Family VisaWork Visa, and Citizenship/Naturalization. Her experience successfully representing clients in front of the Department of Justice for cases involving Deportation/Removal Proceedings will lead to success in your case.

Her experience and expertise in immigration litigation has led to multiple Avvo awards and other accolades, including the Clients’ Choice for 2017 Immigration Attorney. Her clients also consistently post positive reviews on her Facebook page. Her experience has also allowed her to teach a new generation of lawyers as an adjunct professor of law at Nova Southeastern University, and she also regularly gives speeches on immigration matters.

Counselor Gonzalez is also experienced in helping corporate clients through the process of filing for Employment Visas, Labor Certifications, and Business and Investment Visas with the Department of Labor. She takes on the entire case from start to finish, simplifying the process for her clients and allowing them to focus on their business.

Fluent in English, Spanish, and Farsi – Saman Movassaghi Gonzalez is dedicated to making her clients feel comfortable and assured in making her their go-to immigration attorney in Florida. Her goal is to ensure that those who want to live the American dream have a professional fighting for them and making the process as painless as possible.

Saman’s passion for immigration law stems from her personal life as the daughter of immigrants. Her parents were recipients of the student F1 visa in 1971. Her father came into this country with the goal to improve his life and the life of his children. He earned a PhD in Civil Engineering and Business, instilling in his daughter a strong work ethic that she carries to this day. Saman saw firsthand what it means to be an immigrant and achieve the American Dream.

Saman Movassaghi Gonzalez can personally understand the struggle of immigrants and the children of immigrants navigating through the bureaucratic process of immigration law. Because of this, she dedicates herself fully and provides her personal attention to every case. She prides herself on developing a strong relationship with each and every client, and she is not afraid of pushing the envelope and looking for answers where other attorneys have failed.

Saman Movassaghi makes it her goal to provide you with only the best representation for immigration matters because she believes it’s time for you to live the American dream!