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U.S. Immigration Relief for Haitian Nationals The devastating January 12, 2010 7.0 earthquake in Haiti caused tremors around the world as people everywhere reacted to the tremendous loss.

Having fun by helping people "Very challenging, very rewarding, never boring,” says Nosuk Pak Kim of her work as an immigration lawyer. “Lawyers deal with people, and I think that keeps it fresh and unique,” says Kim’s partner, William Cowardin.

Attorneys making a difference The life paths that crossed to create the partnership of William C. Cowardin, Jr. and Nosuk Pak Kim began on opposite sides of the globe.

H-2B or not 2B The H-2B visa is a temporary worker visa that allows non-immigrants to enter the United States for a temporary time to perform a temporary service.


William C. Cowardin, Jr. has over 44 years of experience in general practice specializing in litigation, real estate, estate administration, and business. He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, '63 and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary, '66.

Nosuk Pak Kim is a veteran Immigration specialist, bilingual in Korean and English, with over 20 years experience in the field. She also has many years of experience in the area of family law including divorce, custody, visitation and support. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, ‘83 and Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts ‘89.

Jeanne Anderson is an immigration specialist, a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary.


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