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Cherie E. Cookorinis – Attorney | Practice Manager



Cherie Elizabeth Cookorinis has more than twenty years of expertise as an attorney practicing exclusively in the field of immigration law. Her practice areas include employment based visas and permanent residency, naturalization, preservation of residency, consular visa assistance, and family immigration, including waivers of inadmissibility. Her approach is to evaluate cases thoroughly and honestly to give clients as many options as possible, using an “out of the box” approach. As the founder of the firm, Cherie is dedicated to the concept of providing customized immigration solutions for you, your employees, your business, and your family, and prides herself on producing results-oriented, professional work to achieve clients’ U.S. immigration goals: employment, study, permanent residency, citizenship, or merely visiting and enjoying the United States. Because of her background as a first generation U.S. born child of immigrants, Cherie fully understands how important the decision to immigrate to the USA is and what impact it has on is on a person’s family and career. Cherie received her BA (Russian, Spanish) from Emory University and her Juris Doctor from Georgia State University (cum laude), both in Atlanta. Her professional career has included working in non-profit, small firm and large firm settings prior to founding her own firm. She is fluent in Spanish, Greek, and English and also conversant in French and Portuguese.

Our Practice



The Law Office of Cherie E. Cookorinis, P.C. is committed to providing you with the highest quality personalized U.S. immigration services. We are dedicated to providing you with customized legal advice and counsel, professional service, and prompt turnaround for all your immigration matters we handle. The Firm regularly processes all manner of family based petitions, employment visas (H, L, E, J, O, and P) employment-based green cards, and naturalization matters. Our specialty is an “out-of-the-box” approach to finding solutions to practical problems, both in day-to-day business matters and in the unusual issues that may arise in the context of employing foreign nationals. We know the law and keep you posted on developments in Immigration law affecting you and your organization’s foreign employees. Our streamlined systems and procedures for handling cases ensure the fastest, most reliable turnaround. Due to both the relatively small size of our firm and the dedication of our attorneys and staff, we offer an extraordinary high level of personal service and attention to detail. We guarantee accessibility, absolute quality control, and impeccable service relating to immigration matters. All of our staff members are dedicated to providing the highest level of service to make the immigration process as smooth and confusion-free as possible for our clients.



Our Naturalization services include an in-depth and honest evaluation of eligibility, assistance with challenging applications such as for persons seeking English or civics test exemptions, suggesting learning strategies, and helping with appeals.

Family Visas


We provide a full range of family visa assistance: petitions for relatives, adjustments of status, consular immigrant visa processing, waivers of admissibility based on family hardships, military family assistance and strategies to keep families together.

Employment Based


We are experts in work visas! We regularly prepare and file petitions and processes for all kinds of entities from global multinational organizations to startup enterprises. Let us apply our advanced visa skills to solve your visa issues. We file temporary and permanent visa petitions and applications for permanent labor certification in all kinds of employment opportunities. We prepare visas for professionals, executives, managers, investors, highly skilled specialists, skilled and unskilled workers, interns and trainees, researchers and professors, artists, entertainers, athletes and coaches, religious workers, and investors and entrepreneurs.

Our Services

The areas we specialize in include:

· Nonimmigrant work visas (H, TN, L, E, B, R, O, P, J)

· T and U visas and VAWA applications for victims of criminal activity

· Deferred Action and Parole in Place for military families

· Preservation of Residency during absences from the USA

· PERM labor certification

· Consular visa practice – all types

· Immigrant and nonimmigrant waivers of inadmissibility

· Challenging naturalization applications, including appeals

· Adjustment of status and Removal of conditions on residency

· Maintenance of status issues

· Removal of conditions on residency

· Employment-based immigrant petitions (extraordinary or exceptional ability, national interest   waivers, outstanding professors and researchers)

· DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Process



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Case Status 

Naturalization Self Test

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Deferred Action

USCIS Naturalization Interview Video

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