For Richard Herman, it all started in Russia. The talented Cleveland immigration lawyer was working in Moscow helping Russian business owners with US business immigration issues.
After two life-changing years working overseas, decided it was time to return to his hometown of Cleveland and help the large and growing immigrant population of Russian Jews.
In 1995, Richard T. Herman and Associates was born with a focus on immigration law.
With years of experience as a deportation lawyer, Herman and his team speak over 12 languages and have over 50 years combined experience in student visas, naturalization and marriage green cards.
He can be an invaluable asset to those looking to those who want to make their u.s. citizenship official. Green card holders who have resided in the United States for at least five years and meet all requirements may apply to become U.S. citizens.
Herman believes immigrants are here in the hopes of creating a better life for themselves and their families. An estimated 52 percent of the undocumented immigrant population in the United States currently has a high school diploma, GED, or higher form of education.
The United States population grows an estimated 2 percent each year in the United States. A large segment of this growth comes from immigrants.
Herman also recognizes the importance of immigrants on this country’s future. Over the next 36 years, immigrants are expected to contribute an estimated $606.4 billion in Social Security funds to the US government.
Herman’s impact on immigration law doesn’t end in the courtroom. He wrote a book called Immigrant Inc. which examines the role immigrants have played on entrepreneurship in the U.S. and how they can propel the workforce in the future.
An estimated two out of three immigrants in the United States arrived in the U.S. before 2000. Most of these people are veterans of the American workforce, while their children are ready to make an impact on the economy.
Herman is married to Dr. Kimberly Chen, an internal medicine physician born in Taiwan. Richard and Kimberly are raising their children Nathan and Isabella to be citizens of the world.
Herman also has offices in Columbus and Detroit. Helpful research also found here.