About Our Office

Established in 1993, Chen & Mu is a law firm specializing in all aspects of immigration law, including business-related immigration law, family-based immigration law, and deportation/removal defense.  We have filed visa petitions and applications of all sorts with USCIS, and have also represented our clients before the Department of Labor, the Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals and the federal courts.

Our office is located in the center of downtown Portland. Utilizing the most advanced technology in our office systems and law libraries, we are able to provide our clients with the highest level of professional attention. Our clients range from large, medium and small businesses and research institutes to individuals coming from all over the world. Our attorneys are dedicated to the highest order of professional ethics and quality service and have achieved successful results for our clients over the years.

Our firm offers experienced and knowledgeable representation for U.S. employers, non-U.S. citizens and their ­families before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals and federal courts.
Since our inception, we have handled thousands of immigration cases. Our knowledge of USCIS, what USCIS wants and how USCIS handles cases is grounded in over 20 years of experience in all aspects of immigration petitions and applications. We have helped non-U.S. citizens obtain approval for cases as simple as Visitor Visa Extensions and as complex as Extraordinary Ability petitions, H-1B petitions, L-1 petitions and EB-5 investor applications.

We have also handled hundreds of PERM/Labor Certification cases with the Department of Labor (DOL) including appeals of DOL denials to the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA).

Our firm has an exemplary record in cases before the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals,  Federal District Court, and Federal Appellate Court. Notable cases and decisions include:

ANA Intern., Inc. v. Way

Bui v. American Telephone & Telegraph Co. Inc. 

Ching Yee Wong v. Napolitano

Opinion and Order – Writ of Habeas Corpus, 2003 (pdf)

Findings and Recommendations – I-485 delay, 2007 (pdf)

SnapNames.com, Inc v. CIS (OR. Dist. 2006) (pdf)

In addition to our specialized practice in immigration law, we have handled other matters such as corporate incorporation, real estate transactions, motor vehicles accidents, and more.

Our Attorneys:

Baolin Chen, Esq.
Shawa Mu, Esq.