A. Carin Weinrich

A. Carin Weinrich

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Practice Areas:

  • Employment based immigrant Petitions (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, PERM)
  • Employment-based Non-Immigrant Petitions (H-1B, L-1, E-2, E-3, TN, O, P)
  • Family-based petitions, including Fiance
  • Citizenship & Naturalization
  • I-9 Compliance and Best Practices
  • U Visas
  • Waivers

Carin’s practice has focused exclusively on immigration law for more than 20 years. Her focus is on both employment and family-based petitions. She has held leadership positions with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) at the national and state levels, and shares her knowledge of complex immigration issues through speaking at legal education seminars.  She regularly volunteers for Citizenship Days, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the Washington Medical-Legal Partnership.

She has extensive experience providing guidance to companies and individuals on immigration options. Working in a partnership with her clients, Carin provides strategy development and plan implementation to meet each client’s needs. She prides herself on integrity, client orientation, and effective collaboration.


Admitted to Bar:

Washington State Supreme Court



Gonzaga University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, Spokane, Washington

Scripps College, B.A., International Relations and Economics, Claremont, California

Professional Associations And Activities:

American Immigration Lawyers Association Washington State Chapter (AILA WA)

Vice Chair, USCIS AILA Liaison Committee

Member – AILA National Distance Learning Committee

Member, AILA WA Congressional Committee

Past Chair, AILA WA Employment Committee

Past Member, AILA Annual Conference Committee

Past Chair, Vice-Chair & Secretary, AILA WA Executive Committee

Past Chair & Vice-Chair, AILA WA Customs & Border Protection Committee

Past Chair & Vice-Chair, AILA Northwest Immigration CLE Committee

Past Chair & Vice Chair, AILA Young Lawyer Division


Pro-Bono Activities:

Volunteer for Citizenship Days organized by AILA WA and Washington New Americans Program

Volunteers for Medical Legal Partnership

Volunteer for Northwest Immigrant Rights Project


Classes & Seminars:

Regularly presents at continuing legal education seminars on immigration topics including employment-based petitions, family-based petitions, naturalization, and citizenship.