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John Alexander Bates

Bates Law Firm
  • Immigration Law, Employment Law, Securities Law
  • New York
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J. Alexander Bates is the founder and managing partner of The Bates Law Firm. His practice involves representing clients in immigration law matters. He is currently licensed in New York.

At the Bates Law Firm we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Please call us a +1 (203) 252-7374 or visit our web site:

Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Business, Securities and Corporations Law.
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Colorado College
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Bates Law Firm
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4233789
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Practice Areas
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Securities Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Is the NYC Immigration court closed? when it will be open? I have individual hearing on April 12th at 10:30 am
A: It is still closed for non-detained cases and no indication when it will reopen. If that happens, your case will be rescheduled.
Q. We filed a I-589, 19 monthes ago. The tracking number shows forms delivered. Received no receipt. Should we reapply?
A: No receipt number? Your application may not have been delivered properly.
Q. Question for N-400 application
A: Answer yes and describe the situation.
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The Bates Law Firm
Contact & Map
Bates Law Firm
1000 Lafayette Blvd.
Suite 1100
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: (475) 999-2701
Fax: (475) 204-3588
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed