East Los Angeles, California Immigration Lawyers

Nazanin Ghazi
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California Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience

We handle many US immigration cases on behalf of clients throughout the United States and from around the world. Our mission is to provide you with individual attention and professional service at every step on the... Read More »
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Jacob J. Sapochnick
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Free Consultation! Dedicated, Skilled Immigration Lawyer for Clients Worldwide!

I provide aggressive legal counsel for a wide array of immigration matters. I have answers to your immigration questions! Visit my website for reviews, results and immigration information. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jeffery L. Greco
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California Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience

I am a trial lawyer by trade. People do not hire me to plead them guilty. They hire me to fight for them and that is what I do. I cut my teeth as an assistant district attorney in the third largest city in the U.S.,... Read More »
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J Craig Fong
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Exceptional Immigration Law Attorney! Experienced & Aggressive Representation!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable immigration law attorney. My practice is devoted to exclusively advocating for immigration and nationality matters! Visit my website to see client reviews or call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(323) 727-2828 6334 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
UCLA School of Law
Jeffery L. Greco
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(323) 583-1200 7136 Pacific Blvd.
Suite 230
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Free ConsultationHuntington Park, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
South Texas College of Law
I am a trial lawyer by trade. People do not hire me to plead them guilty. They hire me to fight for them and that is what I do. I cut my teeth as an assistant district attorney in the third largest city in the U.S., handling narcotics cases and major felony cases. I rose to the level of Chief Prosecutor and then I left and took that trial experience with me. I switched sides to become a defense lawyer to protect my clients' constitutional rights that get trampled everyday. Based out of New York, I run the New York...
Diego Wiensetel
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Huntington Park, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(212) 951-1300 7136 Pacific Blvd.
Suite 230
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Immigration
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
David Andres Lluis
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(213) 687-4412 205 S Broadway
Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
Ritu Goswamy
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(323) 526-1254 1916 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Immigration
Boston Coll Law School
Carl Shusterman
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(213) 623-4592 600 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 45 years experience
Immigration
University of California - Los Angeles
The Law Offices of Carl Shusterman is one of the top immigration law firms in the United States, representing both corporate and individual clients in all 50 states. Founded by a former INS Trial Attorney and staffed by 8 veteran immigration lawyers, the firm has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the National Law Journal and dozens of other national and international media outlets. Our website, https://www.shusterman.com, is a virtual encyclopedia of U.S. Immigration Laws and Procedures.

Immigration Attorney Carl Shusterman has over 40 years of experience practicing immigration law. He served...
Bobby Cheng-Yu Chung
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San Gabriel, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(626) 642-8066 123 S. Mission Drive, Suite D
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Free ConsultationImmigration
Golden Gate University
Bobby C. Chung practices exclusively U.S. immigration law with emphasis in employment, investor, and family based immigration and citizenship cases. Before entering private practice, Mr. Chung served as an Attorney Advisor with the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review. Mr. Chung represents clients in all 50 states and before U.S. Consulates worldwide. Mr. Chung is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S.Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Chung graduated from the University of Southern California and obtained his Juris Doctor from Golden Gate...
J Craig Fong
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(626) 577-8020 709 E Colorado Blvd #250
Pasadena, CA 91101
Immigration
University of Pennsylvania Law School
J Craig Fong has been practicing law for over thirty years. Although his legal career started with large corporate law firms, handling bank mergers and acquisitions, he gravitated toward community-based and civil rights work. He served as Assistant Director of the immigration project of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Director of the Immigration Project of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California, and Director of the Downtown Immigration Advocates, a nonprofit project of the United Methodist Church. In the 1990s, he also worked as an advocate for gay and lesbian civil rights as the Regional Director of...
Sergio Alejandro Copete
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Downey, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(714) 376-5234 8409 Florence Avenue. Suite 202
Downey, CA 90240
Immigration, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Sergio Alejandro Copete is the owner of Copete Law Firm, a full service law firm that provides legal services in the areas of: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Immigration Law, Landlord / Tenant, Real Estate, Business Litigation and general Civil Litigation.

Sergio Alejandro Copete is bilingual, speaks English and Spanish fluently and provides individual attention to every case and every person that contacts the firm. In his years of experience, he has successfully obtained great results for his clients, as shown by the reviews he has received by his clients on his various pages on the web.

Sergio Alejandro Copete provides services all...
Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(888) 207-9600 801 S Grand Ave
11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Immigration and Workers' Comp
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Attorney at Law | Professor of Law | Certified Specialist
Expert Witness | Legal Analyst | Author

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(888) 207-9600 (310) 277-2266
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For over 20 years, Attorney Nikki Jacobson has been a dedicated advocate for California injured workers and immigrants from all over the world. She has focused her practice of law exclusively on workers’ compensation and immigration law. Los...
Romben Aquino
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Guiding immigrant families towards achieving their American dreams.

I bring immigrant families together and defend against families being torn apart. Although based in Southern California, I am able to assist clients nationwide. I have also successfully litigated numerous appeals. Read More »
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Marie Puertollano
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Immigration Attorney! All Areas of Immigration Law!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney. I provide skilled legal help on all immigration issues. I am here to help you! Visit my website to see testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Heather Lorraine Poole
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(877) 486-2678 225 S. Lake Avenue
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationImmigration
New York Law School
Attorney Heather is a private immigration attorney passionate about protecting the human rights of immigrants. Primarily focused in the area of family-based immigration including unlawful presence & criminal waivers, Heather regularly obtains visa approvals, green cards, and U.S. citizenship for her clients. She regularly travels throughout the US for court appearances and CIS (immigration agency) green card, citizenship, and conditional green card waiver interviews to be by her clients' side and to protect their interests. As immigration law is all federal law, she is able to represent clients in every US state & throughout the world. Attorney Heather...
Mark I. Davies
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(213) 337-6757 601 South Figueroa Street
Suite 4050
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Immigration
University of Pennsylvania
Dual qualified as a lawyer in the United States and the United Kingdom, Mark I. Davies is the Global Managing Partner and founder of Davies & Associates, LLC. Mark also Chairs the Global Business and Investor visa team and focuses his practice on EB5, L1, E2 and other business and investor visa solutions. A former General Counsel, Mark is relied on as primary counsel to major corporations, investors, non-profits and businesses of all sizes.

Mark holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a law degree from a major university in the United Kingdom (UK) and an...
Joshua L. Goldstein
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(213) 262-2000 811 W 7th Street
12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Immigration
Boston University School of Law
Immigration attorney Joshua L. Goldstein practices in all areas of immigration and citizenship law on America's East and West coasts. Attorney Goldstein works tirelessly to protect families throughout Massachusetts and California from being destroyed by deportation or removal from the United States. In immigration matters, Attorney Goldstein represents businesses who seek to employ foreign nationals. Joshua Goldstein resolves immigration delays with writ of mandamus lawsuits and appeals the denial of N-400 citizenship and I-485 adjustment of status applications.
Alex Sarajian
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(877) 861-8601 222 S. Reno Street #101
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Free ConsultationImmigration, DUI, Employment and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School
After graduating with honors from USC, Alex Sarajian received his J.D. from Loyola Law School. Prior to forming LA Injury Attorneys, Mr. Sarajian worked at the nationally recognized firm of Geragos & Geragos where he practiced in the areas of civil litigation, products liability, and insurance bad faith. Mr. Sarajian has over 20 years experience in handling personal injury cases of various complexity. As a former insurance adjuster and fraud investigator for Farmers Insurance Exchange, Mr. Sarajian gained invaluable insights as to the claims handling process and procedures which allows him great latitude and experience in securing high dollar settlements...
Abraham Chaparian
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(626) 831-8963 1055 E. Colorado Blvd.
5th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91106
Immigration, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Helping individuals, families and businesses since 2005
Colin Thomas Greene
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(626) 559-0808 301 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 520
Pasadena, CA 91101
Immigration and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Colin T. Greene is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization with 25+ years of experience, and has significant experience is other areas of law, including immigration and estate planning, as well as civil ligation in the California state courts and the federal courts.
Albert Lum
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 56 years experience
(626) 795-8886 225 South Lake Ave.
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Immigration, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
USC Law School
As an attorney, Mr. Lum has over fifty years of experience, specializing in all aspects of immigration applications and immigration litigation. His immigration application practice includes consultation and representation on applications for Immigrant Investor Visas (EB-5), PERM, Nonimmigrant Business Visas (E-2, L-1, H-1, B-1/B-2), and all forms of family based visa applications. Mr. Lum’s immigration litigation practice includes representation for Asylum, TPS, VAWA, and Cancellation of Removal.

Mr. Lum also provides personal representation to individuals, partnerships, and corporations regarding all business and corporate matters, trust, wills, and estates, and business litigation and real estate litigation matters.
R. David DiJulio
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Glendale, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(818) 502-1700 330 North Brand Boulevard
Suite 702
Glendale, CA 91204
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business and Real Estate
Southwestern Univ School of Law
We have more than 25 years of experience representing clients in a wide variety of practice areas, including business law and real estate law. As your legal representatives, we will dedicate ourselves to meeting your needs. To us, that process starts by taking the time to talk to you and learn about your goals. The next step is building a legal strategy designed to obtain the results you want. We are ready to go to work for you to achieve those results. Whether you are interested in taking your case through the traditional route of settlement negotiations and trial,...
Ali Elachkar
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(213) 223-2117 633 W 5th St.
Ste. 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationImmigration
Pepperdine University School of Law
H. Glenn Fogle Jr.
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(213) 344-3780 631 South Olive Street
Suite 960
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Immigration
Georgia State University College of Law
H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., the founding member and principal of The Fogle Law Firm, LLC, is in his twenty-fifth year in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law. Raised in the United Kingdom until he was fourteen, Mr. Fogle returned to the U.S. with his family to attend high school and college. Mr. Fogle is a member of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals of the Second Circuit, the Fourth Circuit, the Fifth Circuit, the Sixth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit. He is a longtime member of the American...
John Khosravi
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We Believe You Deserve An Excellent Immigration Experience

John Q. Khosravi's law practice focuses on Family, Business (Investment & Employment) and Talent (Artists, Athletes, Scientists/Professors/Researchers & Individuals with Extraordinary Abilities) based Immigration... Read More »
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Yingfei Zhou
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Free Consultation! Experienced Lawyer for All of Your Immigration Concerns!

I am a dedicated and successful immigration attorney. I provide exceptional advice and representation for a wide array of immigration matters! Visit my website for reviews and results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Marc Aaron Goldbach
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Long Beach, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(562) 216-8296 111 West Ocean Boulevard, Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Employment and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
For more then 2 decades, Mr. Marc Aaron Goldbach has worked tirelessly to develop a successful bankruptcy and civil law practice for clients located throughout Los Angeles County. Whether his clients are facing insurmountable debt, foreclosure, serious felony charges, immigration or other legal issues such as personal injuries, workplace harassment, family and medical leave act violations, whistle blowing and retaliation, consumer law, criminal defense they can be rest assured that Marc Aaron Goldbach will take all steps necessary to fight for their legal rights to protect their interests. Marc Goldbach has represented many legal cases with 100% success...
Todd Becraft
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(213) 388-1821 3450 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1015
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration
New York Law School
Todd Becraft has practiced immigration law for almost twenty years. He specializes in removal defense, asylum, and family immigration matters. He has assisted thousands of immigrants with their path to legal status in the United States. He is also a visual artist and avid cyclist. Two activities that balance the challenges of immigration law.
Martin Yeranosyan
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(213) 389-6800 3600 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1818
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration
Univ of LaVerne
Martin Yeranosyan, Esq., is an immigration attorney with vast amount of experience in family and employment based immigration as well as in removal and deportation defense cases. Our office represents employers throughout the United States who would like to petition for foreign professionals to work for their companies or corporations in the United States on a temporary or permanent basis. We have proudly represented many clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. immigration courts. Mr. Yeranosyan is also experienced in handling different types of nonimmigrant visas, waivers, motions, and appeals before the Board of...
Romben Aquino
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(626) 577-8020 709 E Colorado Blvd
#250
Pasadena, CA 91101
Immigration
Northeastern University School of Law
I am the son of immigrants. My father came to the United States in 1964; my mother in 1968. They met at a party in Hempstead, New York. Turns out they are from the same province in the Philippines and that their towns are only an hour apart. My grandfather was a revered mathematics teacher in Manaoag. My father served 22 years in the U.S. Navy and another 20 years with the State of California; my mother made sure that my brother, sister and I had everything we needed to excel in school. It worked: I was valedictorian of my...
Janine A. Soukiasian
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(310) 650-4665 900 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1440
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Free ConsultationImmigration and Criminal
Law Offices of Janine A Soukiasian provides legal services throughout Southern California.
Michael Mario Felix
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Santa Fe Springs, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(562) 464-6934 11823 Slauson Ave.
Suite #2
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Immigration and Entertainment & Sports
New England Law | Boston
Thomas Davis
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(424) 241-0840 3600 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1128
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration, Business, Collections and Employment
University of Connecticut School of Law
Thomas Davis litigates cases in several areas of civil and criminal law, including probate, landlord tenant, personal injury, business law, DUI, and immigration. Attorney Davis has had over 15 years of California litigation experience. Attorney Davis has litigated cases in federal courts, state courts and administrative forums in both Southern and Northern California.
Jean-Pierre Gallelli
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(323) 782-3877 633 West 5th Street
26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Immigration
University of La Verne College of Law
Jean Pierre Gallelli is the attorney now directing our office in Los Angeles, located in the historical Flynt Publications building. Our office is located one floor above the Consulate General of Brazil.

As the son of immigrants, Jean-Pierre understands the daily challenges faced by our immigration clients. Jean-Pierre Gallelli is a native of Los Angeles and has been practicing law in California since 2000.

Jean-Pierre studied international law in El Escorial, Spain. He has worked in Sao Paulo, Brazil and in Century City, California, for the international law firm of Noronha Advogados. In 2004, he began his own immigration law...
Sanjay A. Paul
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(626) 432-1699 Suite 705
Pasadena, CA 91101-1911
Immigration and Family
Attorney Sanjay Paul was recognized as a Rising Star in 2015 by Super Lawyers and nominated a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine in 2014. Mr. Paul focuses on Family Law and Immigration matters, including Divorce, Custody, Support, Prenuptial Agreements, Green Cards through Marriage, including obtaining green cards through marriage for same-sex clients and Citizenship matters.
Roman Mosqueda
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(213) 251-9481 3460 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 407
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Dr. Mosqueda, a valedictorian from grade school, graduated Magna Cum Laude in B.S. Economics the Ateneo de Manila University, and Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines Law. He was elected President of Student Council of Ateneo de Manila University, University Councilor of the University of the Philippines Student Council, President of the Institute of Student Affairs Leadership Training Conference, and President of National Student League, an association of student leaders all over the Philippines. Dr. Mosqueda, aside from his published 500-page doctoral dissertation on products liability from the University of Michigan, is the author...
Jeffrey C. Pettys
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Free Consultation! Experienced Representation for Immigration Law Matters!

I am an immigration law attorney with legal knowledge, skill and success. I am dedicated to helping clients with marriage-based immigration needs. Visit my website to see client testimonials and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Diego Wiensetel
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California Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolCalifornia
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Norma Duenas
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(213) 330-8999 515 S. Flower St.
36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Immigration, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
University of San Diego School of Law
Consumer bankruptcy attorney representing clients in Southern California.
Franklin Wright Nelson
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(626) 683-3451 301 E Colorado Blvd
Suite 325
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of Southern California
Mr. Nelson obtained both his Bachelor's Degree and his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Southern California and has been practicing in immigration law since 1990. A member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, Mr. Nelson is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Throughout his more than two decades of practice in the immigration...
Robert Edward Myers
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(213) 489-6856 445 South Figueroa Street, 26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Immigration, DUI, Domestic Violence and Insurance Claims
Whittier Coll School of Law
Amy Maitrayee Ghosh
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(213) 365-2370 3435 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 2270
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Family
University of La Verne College of Law
Ms. Rekha G Garg
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Pasadena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(626) 319-2064 801 Madre
Pasadena, CA 91107
Free ConsultationImmigration and Family
India and India
Irwin Avelino
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Glendale, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(818) 660-1192 100 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Glendale, CA 91203
Immigration
As a first-generation American of both Filipino and Japanese descent, I have a unique compassion for those of you who wish to come to the United States in search of a better life for yourself and your family. I know that if it were not for the brave determination and hard work of my parents to immigrate to the United States, I wouldn’t have had the opportunities and freedoms I had growing up and continue to enjoy to this day. For this, I am thankful. But perhaps, isn’t it the parents who are even more thankful for...
John Stephen Rubenstein
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(323) 988-5571 3435 Wilshire Blvd Ste 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy and Business
Georgetown University Law Center
Wilfred I Aka
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 10 years experience
7019 6th Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business and Tax
University of West Los Angeles Law School
Saurab Rijal
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Artesia, CA Immigration Law Lawyer
(855) 997-4525 18000 Poineer Blvd
Suite 203
Artesia, CA 90701
Free ConsultationImmigration, Estate Planning and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Darrick Vallar Tan
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Los Angeles, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(323) 639-0277 3580 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Immigration, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Matthew J. Merrick
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Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Matt Merrick is an experienced attorney whose practice is focused solely on U.S. immigration law. Matt earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and is an active member of the... Read More »
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are components of the Department of Homeland Security and handle the processing, enforcement, and adjudication of U.S. immigration matters. U.S. immigration laws treat persons as either citizens or aliens. The law classifies aliens according to immigration status, with each group afforded different rights and obligations, such as the right to reside in the United States, the right to sponsor relatives, and the right to work in the United States. Aliens may be lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holders), immigrant visa holders, temporary lawful visitors, or undocumented persons.

Immigration lawyers represent persons seeking visas or green cards, which allow them to enter or remain in the United States. Two common types of visas are employment-based visas and family-based visas. Employment-based visas grant a non-U.S. citizen the right to work in the United States. Spouses and children may sometimes accompany employment-based immigrants. Family-based visas confer lawful permanent resident status to a foreign national based on an immediate relationship to a U.S. citizen.

Immigration attorneys also handle deportation/removal, naturalization (citizenship) and asylum matters. Because immigration proceedings are often complex, an immigration attorney is invaluable to those dealing with immigration issues.


Deportation/removal: The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Removal (formerly called deportation) is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.

Lawful permanent resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant.