John Alexander Bates

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:

Practice Areas
  • Immigration Law
  • Employment Law
  • Securities Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Bates Law Firm
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Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Business, Securities and Corporations Law.
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Colorado College
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4233789
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Websites & Blogs
The Bates Law Firm
Legal Answers
32 Questions Answered

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.
Q. N-400.
A: The ability to speak and read English is a requirement for becoming a US Citizen. It does seem unfortunate they did not tell you this the first time. You may be able to appeal this decision or file a lawsuit in Federal Court.
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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
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed