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About Green and Spiegel

Green and Spiegel is one of the world’s oldest immigration law practices with over 50 years of experience assisting a diverse global clientele. We are headquartered in Toronto, Canada with U.S. offices in Philadelphia, PA, Providence, RI, and Vail, CO.

Green and Spiegel US offers a full range of United States immigration services for employers, temporary workers, individuals and their families.  Whether you are migrating to work, to join your family, as an investor/entrepreneur, or seeking new opportunities, Green and Spiegel can help. If you are an employer who needs an expert to manage your global mobility needs, Green and Spiegel has the depth and breadth of expertise to provide your business with immigration support to ensure global mobility program that operates smoothly and efficiently. 

Our History

Mendel Green founded Green and Spiegel LLP in 1962 at a time when there were very few avenues to immigrate to Canada. It was not uncommon for families to be separated by seemingly arbitrary decisions and there were no appeals – immigration decisions were final. The importance of the work was underlined by a lack of accessibility to representation – there were only two lawyers practicing immigration law in Toronto at the time.  In the early 1990s, the Firm expanded its offerings to include comprehensive immigration options into the U.S. Our efforts culminated in 2012 with the opening of the first U.S. offices in Philadelphia, PA, (which serves as our U.S. headquarters) and Providence, RI. In 2015, we opened our office in Vail, Colorado.

Our practice now includes five partners and a family of over 100 employees. Expanding upon our Canadian roots the U.S. practice has grown substantially, representing household name clients operating in the healthcare, insurance, professional sports, information technology, and many other industries. As a boutique firm, we also cater to entrepreneurs, investors, and start-ups seeking immigration benefits.  Because we restrict our practice exclusively to immigration law, our attorneys are widely considered to be thought leaders on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border. 

Our Culture

Green and Spiegel is built on the foundation of our diverse staff and our dedicated team approach to immigration services. Our diverse and talented staff of over 100 immigration professionals are able to offer services in over 30 different languages.  

Our Reputation  

Green and Spiegel U.S. represents employers throughout the United States and individuals from every corner of the globe. Focusing on comprehensive immigration solutions instead of mere visa processing, we provide detailed assistance to clients ranging from large corporations to individuals regarding the most complex immigration matters.

Our firm is comprised with leaders in the industry and considered to be thought leaders in their specific fields of immigration law. Our U.S. attorneys are very active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the American Bar Association (ABA), where we have held chapter leadership positions at the executive level, in advocacy, and for agency liaison as well as committee chair contributions. In addition, we have multiple attorneys listed as “Rising Stars” in SuperLawyers magazine. Given our expertise, we are frequently called upon as presenters for immigration, human resources, investment, and industry-specific conferences throughout the U.S. and on three continents.

We are also frequent contributors and authors in immigration specific, local, and national media. Our blogs are regularly updated with breaking news and cutting-edge analysis on immigration and related topics. We are passionate about our work and are widely recognized for such passion and the successful results for our clients.

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