obtaining a nonimmigrant or immigrant status;
preserving, extending, or changing that status;
obtaining US citizenship;
accessing government information (e.g, through FOIA requests), and
dealing with unusual cases, such as
returning resident visas,
relinquishment of green cards and citizenship,
transportation letters, and
Sphere of activity
Immigration and visas issues
Fields of study
White & Associates is an American law firm founded in 1993 by Kenneth White, an honors graduate of the George Washington University National Law Center in Washington, D.C. Mr. White has worked in all three branches of the US government: the Department of State and Department of Commerce, Congress, and the District of Columbia Superior Court. He is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and is a member of the D.C. and 9th Circuit Courts of Appeals and D.C. District Court bars. He is fluent in the Russian language; has conducted several seminars on immigration and business topics; and is the author of the books US Nonimmigrant Visas (available on Amazon.com) and US Immigration and Citizenship, as well as dozens of articles, including “Challenging a Finding of Inadmissibility” and “Top 25 Reasons Visa Applicants are Denied”.
Mr. White has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1994. He is also a member of the Association to Invest in the USA. He was a long-time resident of Moscow, Russia, where he had a successful consular practice, resolving complicated visa issues, overcoming prior visa rejections and ineligibilities, as well as securing waivers on behalf of clients. He has successfully sued the US Embassy in Moscow, ensuring changes in its processing of DV Lottery applications after the Lotterygate scandal. He secured a court order on behalf of a client in a mandamus lawsuit directing the Embassy to make a visa decision expeditiously on an application that had been pending for more than 3 years. He has filed a Discrimination Complaint against the US Embassy in Tashkent with the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of State, prompting changes in practices and personnel.
Mr. White has traveled to thirty-five countries and represented clients at more than thirty consulates around the world.