Novato, California Immigration Lawyers

Peter Duong
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Serving Northern CA. 16 years experience. Se Habla Espanol.

Mr. Duong is the owner of the Law Offices of Peter Duong. He holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School, where he was president of the Moot Court Board and received the Hilmer Oehlman Memorial Prize and... Read More »
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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)... Read More »
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Andrew Bartlett
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San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(415) 234-0191 930 Irwin St, Suite 218
San Rafael, CA 94901
Immigration
University of California - Davis
I help families and individuals avoid immigration problems. I work with the undocumented as well as those who wish to change their status or apply for an immigration benefit. Marriage Visas, Waivers, DACA, VAWA and U Visas, Non-immigrant student and employment visas except for the H-1B craziness. I represent children and special immigrants in court.
Daniel E. Chavez
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Petaluma, CA Immigration Law Lawyer
(707) 775-4531 407 C Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
Immigration
Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Law at the University of California Davis and University of California at Berkeley
Hermin Adella Dowe
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San Pablo, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(510) 233-7700 13925 San Pablo Avenue
Suite 203
San Pablo, CA 94806
Immigration and Bankruptcy
Karen Alicia Davis
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Richmond, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(510) 233-1011 P.O. Box 2203
Richmond, CA 94801
Immigration, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Georgetown University Law Center
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(415) 453-2855 1299 Fourth Street
Suite 202
San Rafael, CA 94901
Immigration
Hastings College of Law
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(415) 258-9152 874 4th St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Immigration
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(415) 453-2855 1000 4th St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Immigration
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(415) 472-4488 4340 Redwood Hwy
San Rafael, CA 94903
Immigration
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Attorney
4040 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Immigration
San Rafael, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(415) 454-2640 91 Larkspur St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Immigration
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Harry G. Lewis
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California Immigration Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of LawCalifornia
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Cynthia Jill Scribe
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California Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience

University of San Francisco School of Law9th Circuit, United States District Courts for the Northern District of California and California
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Larkspur, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 945-9600 700 Larkspur Landing Cir
Larkspur, CA 94939
Immigration
Univ of Georgia School of Law
Mill Valley, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(415) 380-8215 70 Hilarita Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Immigration and Business
U of San Francisco School of Law
Vallejo, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(707) 552-7242 126 Tennessee St
Vallejo, CA 94590
Immigration and Business
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Mill Valley, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(415) 381-8543 155 Carlotta Cir
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Immigration and Workers' Comp
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Jonathan Charles Dunten
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Oakland, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(510) 645-5900 212 9th Street, Suite 316
Oakland, CA 94607
Immigration and Criminal
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I am licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, California State Courts, the Federal District Court for Northern California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

I received my undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara with honors and my Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law, including certificates of specialization with distinction in international and business law.

I formerly served as a media liaison for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a professor of immigration and criminal...
Vaughan de Kirby
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(888) 800-8188 5139 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94118
Free ConsultationImmigration
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Vaughan has been serving clients internationally for over 35 years. He began his practice in California in 1981 with a clear vision of ensuring that his clients have the critical information they need to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.

As the son of an immigrant, Vaughan understands firsthand the importance of the decisions his clients are making when they choose to pursue EB-5 for themselves and their families. He knows that it is much more than an investment decision – it shapes the future for his clients' families, including generations to come.

Vaughan is a 1981 Cum Laude...
Daniel Shanfield
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(415) 294-4649 220 Montgomery Street
Suite 429
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Daniel Shanfield has been honored with the "Client Distinction Award" and "Preeminent Attorney" Ranking from Lawyers.com and Martindale Hubbell. In addition to the Client Distinction Award, Daniel has been honored three times as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" by San Francisco Magazine. He holds a "Superb" 10.0 Rating from Avvo.com, and has received Avvo's 2012 Clients' Choice Award in immigration law. The Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield Immigration Defense PC maintains an "A+ Rating" from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Daniel Shanfield has succeeded in some of the most difficult immigration cases. Overseas, he led an appeals project to...
Geri N. Kahn
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(415) 397-5446 465 California Street
Suite 609
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration and Social Security Disability
U of San Francisco School of Law
I practice both Immigration and Nationality Law and Social Security Disability law. As to the Immigration field, I represent people in removal (deportation) proceedings. I also assist small businesses in obtaining professional visas such as H-1Bs or L-1s for their employees. I represent applicants for political asylum, and religious workers and individuals at all stages of the naturalization process. Finally, I help people who wish to bring their family members to the United States. In the Social Security field, I represent disabled individuals at administrative hearings and in federal court. In both areas I...
Sergio H. Benavides
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 867-5181 1 Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of San Francisco School of Law
I am a top rated Criminal Defense Lawyer and Certified Criminal Law Specialist- by State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Out of hundreds of Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Francisco--there are only 10 Certified Specialists. I am one of the top performers. I have 10 years of experience, having helped thousands of clients with every type of criminal charge, from petty theft, to drug possession, to attempted murder and sexual assault. I've handled DUIs, Domestic violence. I have taken over 30 cases to trial, and achieved excellent results. I am fluent...
Andrei Romanenko
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(415) 997-8144 500 Sutter 601
San Francisco, CA 94102
Immigration
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Marcela Calderon
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California Immigration Law Attorney

Golden Gate University School of Law and University of California - RiversideCalifornia
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Mary Ann Wloszek
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California Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Gabriel D. Jack
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 300-0174 One Sansome St.
35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
I have been practicing immigration law since 2001. I represent a great number of clients in family-based immigration, the majority of whom have recently married a US citizen, as well as employment based immigration. I prepare the petition and file it, obtain work permits, prepare my clients for the USCIS (formerly INS) interview, appear with them at the interview, and follow up with USCIS to issue the decision to grant Permanent Residence (Green Card). We prepare petitions for foreign investors and key employees with E2 Visas, L1A and L1B Visas, as well as H-1B Visas.
Prerna Lal
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Berkeley, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(510) 679-6899 2001 Addison Street
Suite 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
Immigration and Tax
The George Washington University Law School
A monumental civil rights advocate, Attorney Prerna Lal pioneered a robust network of highly-organized and diverse undocumented youth with digital engagement capacity, and fought against the deportations of immigrant community members. This model of organizing spurred immigration organizations across the country to fight against deportations, and laid the groundwork for the Obama Administration’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)” program. For this, Attorney Lal received awards and recognition in the community, including the Changemaker of the Year award from the South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT). ABC News has listed Lal as among the “Top 20 Immigration Experts to Follow...
Scott J. Emerick
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(707) 800-9529 250 D St
Suite 230
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Santa Rosa, CA Immigration Law Attorney
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Empire College School of Law
From my first day of Law School I knew that criminal law was my passion. I was fortunate to be selected to intern at the Sonoma County Public Defenders Office for 3 years during law school. There I was able to work on real cases involving real clients facing real criminal charges. This time gave me valuable insight into how the court system works, how to interact with opposing counsel, and how to best advocate for my clients best interest.


David Sheen ESQ.
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 839-8409 1 Sansome St
#3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration, Business, Estate Planning and Family
California Western School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Calvin A Knickerbocker Jr
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St. Helena, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(707) 481-3204 1241 Adams St
#1026
St. Helena, CA 94574
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Paul Bertoni
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(415) 395-0955 582 Market Street
Suite #1117
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Paul's immigration practice includes: all temporary visas, naturalization, labor certification,
and permanent residence applications based on employment, family, achievement, or investment. He provides strategic advice on the immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions, and also manages immigration processes for the restructuring of companies. His experienced multilingual team provides efficient and effective immigration services including processes all over the US and at consular posts around the world.

Paul holds degrees from Yale (B.A. in Political Science 1993) and UC Berkeley-Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D. 1997). He is admitted in New York and New Jersey, and may practice immigration law nationwide under federal...
James A. Bach
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(415) 248-3100 100 Bush Street, Suite 1980
Shell Building
San Francisco, CA 94104
Immigration
UC Hastings COL
Mr. Bach received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1975 and his law degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1979. He has been working with immigration cases since 1978, and has lectured and written articles on immigration law. He has been a Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association continuously since 1980. In 1989, Mr. Bach was one of the first lawyers certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law (less than 8% of California immigration attorneys are Board Certified by the State Bar)....
Spojmie Ahmady Nasiri
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Pleasanton, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(925) 520-5195 6200 Stoneridge Mall Road
Suite 300
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Immigration
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Spojmie Nasiri, principal attorney, is a first generation immigrant herself who understands through personal experience how difficult and emotionally draining American immigration process can be. Mrs. Nasiri’s education, community involvement and associations reflect her outstanding dedication in the area of immigration law. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis and her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University, School of Law. Mrs. Nasiri is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California....
Joseph Navé
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San Mateo, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(650) 474-5480 430 Peninsula Avenue
Suite 6
San Mateo, CA 94401
Immigration
Santa Clara University School of Law
Stanley Dale Radtke
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Oakland, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(510) 863-8058 3411 E. 12th St.
Ste. 122
Oakland, CA 94601
Immigration, Appeals, Criminal and Social Security Disability
University of San Francisco School of Law
Jean-Yves Pierre Lendormy
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California Immigration Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawU.S. Supreme Court, California, U.S. District Courts of California and 9th Circuit
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Inderjit Ahluwalia
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California Immigration Law Lawyer

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawTennessee
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Robert P. Gaffney
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(415) 989-1998 601 Montgomery Street
Suite 1114
San Francisco, CA 94111
Immigration
UC Hastings COL
A California State Bar Certified Specialist in immigration and nationality law, has over 25 years of experience counseling a wide range of corporate and individual clients in areas of employment-related, investment, and family-based visa and immigration matters. He has developed significant expertise and a strong practice focus representing alien entrepreneurs under the EB-5 visa program and counseling U.S. businesses in the development of investment opportunities designed to qualify foreign direct investors for immigrant status under the EB5 provisions. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and is the author of "Country Specific Issues and Challenges in Representing EB-5 Petitioners...
Peter Duong
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San Francisco , CA Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(415) 231-5143 300 Montgomery Street
Room 660
San Francisco , CA 94104
Immigration
Stanford Univ Law School
Mr. Duong is the owner of the Law Offices of Peter Duong. He holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School, where he was president of the Moot Court Board and received the Hilmer Oehlman Memorial Prize and the Ira Driscoll Prize. Prior to law school, Mr. Duong received a Bachelor of Arts in history from the College of William and Mary. He brings to every case more than fifteens years of legal experience. Mr. Duong’s practice focuses on all areas of immigration law including cutting edge and complex cases involving individuals with criminal convictions and same-sex marriage cases....
Shah Iqbal Nawaaz Peerally
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Newark, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(510) 742-5887 37600 Central Ct.
Suite 202
Newark, CA 94560
Immigration and Bankruptcy
New Coll of CA School of Law
Arash Yasrebi
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney
(415) 819-1898 555 California Street
Suite 4925
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of San Francisco School of Law
Christine Victoria Troy
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(415) 399-9490 870 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Immigration
University of California Hastings College of Law
Founded in 2000, The Law Office of Christine Troy provides high quality legal services to all clients. Christine Troy is an experienced attorney, practicing exclusively in the area of Immigration and Naturalization Law, with a special emphasis on green cards through employment and marriage/family and work visas. Ms. Troy provides personalized and responsive service to each of her clients to ensure each client is satisfied with the quality of legal work and attention received. Ms Troy was admitted to the California State Bar in December 1999. She is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court and the Federal Ninth Circuit...
Andrew Holley
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Daly City, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(415) 737-0277 6801 Mission Street
Suite 200
Daly City, CA 94014
Free ConsultationImmigration, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
Santa Clara University School of Law
I studied law at Santa Clara University, an accredited, nationally ranked law school. While there I volunteered at a free immigration clinic in San Jose. I trained for three years in San Francisco with an immigration attorney who has over 30 years of experience. He trained me on court procedure and interview techniques and how to prepare clients for tough questions. I moved to downtown Los Angeles where I worked for a large immigration law firm. When I came to Chico I handled criminal defense cases for a busy law firm while starting my immigration law firm....
Evelyn Herrera
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Oakland, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(510) 893-3711 1970 Broadway
Suite 625
Oakland, CA 94612
Immigration, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Marcela Knaup
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Walnut Creek, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(415) 409-9229 2950 Buskirk Ave. Ste. 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of San Francisco School of Law, University of Salamanca, Spain and Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina
We are dedicated to the practice of Immigration and Naturalization Law exclusively, serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Te: 925-407-2149 Services include: Family immigration law: marriage and fiance visas, family petitions, waivers of unlawful presence, green cards. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Original Applications and Renewals) Business Immigration law: visas to work and/or invest (HB, TN, E investor visas, employment-based green cards. Visas for athletes and entertainers. LGBT Immigration law: visas and petitions for same sex couples. Citizenship and Naturalization. Languages: English, Spanish Marcela Knaup is a bilingual Spanish-English attorney. www.knauplegal.com Marcela@knauplegal.com Te: ...
Mr. Dimitrios Dimitrakos Esq.
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San Ramon, CA Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
PO Box 2269
San Ramon, CA 94583
Immigration, Estate Planning and International
Foreign Law School
Shahpour Meir Matloob
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San Francisco, CA Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 391-6298 534 Pacific Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Immigration
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
A solo practitioner in San Francisco's Financial District, practicing all areas of U.S. Immigration and Nationality law with an emphasis on family immigration and asylum since 1999. Currently member of 1) American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) NorCal's Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law Working Group and 2) Jewish Community Relations Council and its Immigrants Rights Working Group. Formerly served as AILA NorCal Liaison to San Francisco Custom & Border Protection, Citizenship & Immigration Services, Immigration Court and Asylum Office. A volunteer mentor attorney on asylum and other immigration issues to AILA and non-immigration attorneys and law students and speaker at immigration...
Tricia Wang
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California Immigration Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Our Principal Attorney, Tricia Wang, has practiced law since 1996 and has over 20 years of experience. Attorney Wang is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of California, 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.