About Us

The Team at Motion Law is built on a strong foundation of expertise, knowledge, understanding and respect. Many of our attorneys and Client Care staff have experienced the immigration process with their own families. With this combination of both legal and personal immigration experience, we are uniquely equipped to help you navigate the complexities of the US immigration process.


Our Team

Motion Law LLC will act as your personal guide through the complexities of the US immigration system. We provide fully comprehensive immigration law services for employers and individuals. Motion Law attorneys can advise you in all areas of business immigration including labor certification, how to obtain work visas for your employees, employment eligibility verification and any other issues which may pose a barrier to the operations of your company. We can help you apply for a family visa, fiancé visa or immigration visa and will guide you through the process of obtaining a green card for lawful permanent resident status.

When your right to live and work in the US is at stake, you should not risk representing yourself with immigration officials. An experienced immigration attorney from Motion Law can guide you through the process and fight to defend your rights. Your concerns are our concerns and Motion Law Immigration will offer you honest and straightforward advice to help you find the solution that best suits your needs.

Motion Law's offices are located centrally in Washington, DC but we can work with clients throughout the US and across the globe. We provide bilingual services in Spanish, with translation in other languages available upon request.

Are you in need of help from an expert immigration attorney?

Don't hesitate to contact Motion Law Immigration. We have helped many people in the same situation as you. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation.

Meet The Team

DC Immigration attorney

Adil S. Qaiyumi, Esq. Attorney, Partner

Adil Qaiyumi has worked in the field of immigration law since 2007 and has practiced in Maryland since 2010. Mr. Qaiyumi obtained his law degree from The University of Baltimore and his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he majored in Business. While in law school, he spent three months in Madrid, Spain studying laws of the European Union and International Commercial law.

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Mireya Martinez Immigration Attorney

Mireya Martinez, Esq. Managing Attorney

Attorney Mireya Martinez, hailing from an immigrant family herself, brings deep empathy and understanding to her practice. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Mireya experienced firsthand the economic hardships that drove her family to seek a better life in the United States. Despite facing the challenges of being first-generation immigrants, Mireya's determination propelled her to earn a Juris-Doctorate degree from the George Washington University School of Law. During her time at law school, Mireya excelled as the president of the Hispanic Law Student Association and held leadership roles within the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).

Since graduation, Mireya has dedicated herself to serving the immigrant community in the DC area, specializing in family and employment-based immigration cases. With a focus on navigating complex immigration laws, she has become a trusted advocate for Spanish-speaking immigrants nationwide. Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French, Mireya's expertise extends beyond the District of Columbia, making her a valuable resource for immigrants across the country.

Beyond her legal practice, Mireya resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and four children. She is passionate about inspiring and educating others through her professional endeavors, embodying the values of hard work, determination, and compassion that define her journey.

Motion Law Attorney Shelby

Shelby Scibetta, Esq. Attorney

Shelby obtained her law degree at the University at Buffalo School of Law receiving a concentration in International Law. While in law school, she was the recipient of a BHRC Summer Human Rights Fellow where she focused on asylum cases.

Prior to joining Motion Law, she was a Justice Fellow through the Immigrant Justice Corps, a prestigious national fellowship providing quality immigration representation at non profit organizations throughout the United States.

Shelby specializes in an array of immigration cases including: asylum, U visas, Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, Hardship and Inadmissibility waivers, and VAWA.

She is admitted to the New York bar and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Client Care Manager

Claire Esquivel

Legal Operations Manager

Claire holds a graduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and holds a undergraduate degree in Paralegal Studies from Indian River State College from her hometown in Florida. She has interned at the Public Defender's office where her aspirations to become an attorney grew. Claire is studying to become an immigration attorney and help immigrants across the US to achieve their immigration needs. She has experience as an immigration paralegal and enjoys helping to ease the stress of clients through managing their immigration process.


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Margarita Morales

Client Care / Legal Assistant

Margarita studied journalism at the University of El Salvador. In 2013 Margarita emigrated to the United States. She is currently studying Criminal Justice and has five years experience in customer service. She has participated in pro women rights and gender equality in El Salvador. Margarita enjoys helping her community and has found a passion for helping immigrants. As an immigrant, she knows the challenges immigrants face on a day to day basis. Being part of Motion Law has enabled Margarita to become closer to her community and their immigration issues.


Andrew Haywood

Andrew Haywood


Andrew Haywood is a business entrepreneur who has owned and managed a number of successful businesses both in the US and his native UK. As a holder of British and American Citizenship , Andrew has lived in the US since 2010 and has worked in the field of Immigration Law for a number of years. A passionate advocate of "client care", with a strong eye for detail, Andrew's success in business has been consistently founded upon the focused promotion and effective delivery of exceptionally high standards of customer service to all clients of his business operations.



The team at Motion Law are extremely welcoming and helpful and like to get things done as quickly as possible for you. Always available to speak to, their service is excellent. I would choose Motion Law every time...

— Luis G.

The support that I received was amazing, very helpful, and human. I really appreciate all the advice provided to me. The expertise of Motion Law Immigration is very high, and all the staff are equiped with the best knowledge to provide counseling and advice in the best manner. I highly recommend their services....

— Roberto Carlos Garza Rodríguez

Excellent service and excellent staff with a lot of helpful information on marriage/fiance case...

— Sayed Anwary

Im very please with the staff of Motions Law firm They are very warm and friendly. I felt comforeable talking to them. Our discussion was fruitful as I was able to see clearly what i need to do with regards to my situation. Im glad i came to see them...

— Aateju Ojomo

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Motion Law LLC
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 200E
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 918-1799

Hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Mon - Sat

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