Tafapolsky Smith Mehlman Immigration Services




immigration is in our DNA

The World Works Better When We Work Together. Think Global. Work Global. Hire Global.


Our Philosophy


People. Process. Predictability.

We believe immigration is essential to driving business forward, and that talented people with great ideas are your passport to growth. So we put in place customized business immigration solutions that match the best people from around the world, with the best businesses, to make a difference.


One Size Does Not Fit All

Tailor-Made Immigration Programs
With every engagement we take on, we build a customized immigration program, designed to provide strategic legal thinking for companies that rely on foreign national talent. Whether you are a start up, multinational organization, or plan on becoming one, TSM can craft a unique immigration program to meet your needs. 



Confidence During a Complex Process

Worry-Free Approach
When it comes to business immigration, nothing is simple. The process is opaque; the requirements exacting. We aim to demystify the immigration process with a step-by-step approach that provides visibility, predictability, and the confidence you need to make smart hiring decisions and staff your organization with certainty.



Size Matters

A Personal Approach to Immigration Matters
TSM is a boutique business immigration law firm with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and London. We have the capacity, experience, systems, and savvy to handle the most complex immigration requests efficiently, while maintaining concierge-quality service that ensures individual attention to your immigration matters.



We are your Strategic Partners

Strategic Thinking with People in Mind
At TSM, we hire attorneys who are out-of-the-box thinkers. As a result, our clients trust us to provide creative legal advice for their businesses, and for the foreign nationals they employ. At the end of the day, we know there is a person, a family, a company, and a community that benefits from what we do. 



Focused on Talent

Extend Your Reach
No matter where you find candidates around the world, your business must compete for the best people, with the brightest ideas. 



From intake to approval,
our product is confidence




Clear communications.
Custom immigration programs.
Concierge-level service.