North Fort Myers, Florida Immigration Lawyers

Vana Renejuste
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Fort Myers, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(239) 656-1414 3436 Marinatown Lane
Unit U1
Fort Myers, FL 33903
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Michigan State University
My name is Vana Renejuste. Thank you for taking some time to learn a little about me. My Education: I hold a jurist doctorate from Michigan State University. I have deep roots in the local community of Lee and Collier County. I received a bachelors degree from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). Since obtaining my bar license, I have been a practicing attorney in the Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades County areas. I am very familiar will all the judges in all of these counties and they are familiar with me. I have handled both criminal and civil cases. My Work...
Matthew Trail
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Fort Myers, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(239) 244-1229 P.O. Box 62279
Fort Myers, FL 33906
Free ConsultationImmigration, Education, Estate Planning and Family
University of Tennessee College of Law
Matthew Trail has represented hundreds of children and parents across the state of Florida in IEP meetings, discipline referrals and due process complaints. As a former legal aid attorney, judicial clerk and Peace Corps volunteer, Matthew had dedicated his career to ensuring justice for those most in need. Matthew grew up in Tennessee and received his undergraduate degree in 1999 in communications-journalism from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He worked for two years as a journalist in Texas and North Carolina before returning to Tennessee for law school. After graduating law school from the University of Tennessee College of Law in...
Radha Rothrock
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Fort Myers, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(239) 206-1976 12811 Kenwood Ln Ste 107A
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Free ConsultationImmigration and Tax
South Texas College of Law
Radha Rothrock is a tax and immigration attorney with offices in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Naples, Florida. She has been practicing law fsince 1995 and is licensed to practice in all state courts in Florida and Texas, all Tax Courts in the U.S., all Immigration Courts in the U.S., the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She holds an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law. Rothrock Law Firm accepts all major credit cards.
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Carl Rothrock
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Fort Myers, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(239) 206-2363 12811 Kenwood Ln Ste 107A
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Immigration
South Texas College of Law
Carl Rothrock is an immigration lawyer in Fort Myers, Florida. We represent clients in the U.S. and abroad in all family and business based immigration matters. In addition, we represent people at removal and deportation hearings. We handle I-601A and other waivers and EB-5 investor application approvals. Our attorneys are eligible to practice in all immigration and tax courts in the U.S. We offer telephone consultations as well as in person consultations at our offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Bonita Springs, Florida. All major credit cards are accepted, including, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and...
Cape Coral, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(239) 542-9955 2735 Santa Barbara Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33914
Immigration and Business
Ana S. Mendieta
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(239) 770-7910 11983 Tamiami Trail North
Ste. 134
Naples, FL 34110
Free ConsultationImmigration
Ave Maria School of Law and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras
Ana S. Mendieta graduated with a Licensure in Law from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. Soon after graduation she initiated her legal career when she began to work for the Honduran Department of Justice, serving as a Special Agent under the supervision of the Attorney General. There, she led investigations, which resulted in the prosecution of a number of individuals involved in various types of criminal activity, ranging from violent crimes to white-collar crime. After a successful tenure with the Office of the Attorney General, Ms. Mendieta moved on to the Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras where she...
Peter Joseph Loughlin
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(239) 643-5529 4100 Corporate Sq., Suite 163
Naples, FL 34104
Free ConsultationImmigration
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law
May-Wong Chou Esq.
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(239) 961-8454 780 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200
Naples, FL 34102
Immigration, Business and Real Estate
University of Florida
May-Wong Chou, Esq. was born in The Netherlands and relocated to the U.S. at an early age. She graduated from Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, Florida, and subsequently attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she obtained a Juris Doctorate degree as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Language and Literature. She became a member of the Florida Bar in 1994. Attorney Chou handles cases in the areas of immigration law, business law and real estate law.
Anthony Korda
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(239) 298-0441 5621 Strand Blvd
Suite 202
Naples, FL 34110
Immigration and Business
Inns of Court School of Law (London) and University of London
Immigration and Business Litigation Attorney with 20 years Litigation experience as a Barrister in the UK, and as an Attorney in California and in Florida.
Franklyn Maurice Krieger
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Port Charlotte, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(941) 467-1696 2616 Tamiami Trail
Unit 6
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Free ConsultationImmigration and Business
Wayne State University Law School
Florida Immigration Law Center, P.A. takes great pride in its comprehensive representation of clients and the positive results Attorney Frank Krieger consistently achieves. These results are driven by the work ethic, knowledge, and high level of professionalism applied to each matter. In order to fully understand our clients’ objectives, Attorney Frank Krieger provides each client with the individual time and attention he or she deserves. By employing a detailed and methodical approach to our clients’ needs, we are able to explore all appropriate options necessary to achieve successful results. Florida Immigration Law Center, P.A. is dedicated to helping our...
Jorge Luis Delgado
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NAPLES, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(239) 793-8002 2663 AIRPORT RD
SUID D-108
NAPLES, FL 34112
Immigration
Nova Southeastern University
Jorge L. Delgado is a local immigration attorney licensed to practice in the State of Florida in all areas of law. However, Jorge chose to dedicate his practice almost exclusively to immigration law. With over 18 years of experience handling immigration cases as an immigration attorney, Jorge provides expert guidance and services to his clients. Since the Federal Government enforces the United States immigration laws, he not only advises and represents clients in South Florida from our Hollywood FL. and Naples FL. offices, but also all across the United States as well as other countries. Primarily, we assist immigrants who...
John Hooley
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(239) 774-1400 700 11th St S
Naples, FL 34102
Immigration, Appeals, Business and Construction
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
I am Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation. I handle appeals of any of my trials and have quite a few appellate decisions that are reported decisions in the Florida and Federal Courts. The most recent opinion is Gibney v. Pillifant found at 32 So.3d 784 (2d DCA). I also handle cases in personal injury, defamation, and employment law. My immigration practice is based on Investment Visas and Family Visas as well as naturalization matters.
Mr. Aaron A. Farmer Esq
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Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer
(239) 262-2040 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Suite 606
Naples, FL 34108
Immigration, Business, Elder and International
Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(239) 793-5297 2650 Airport Rd S
Naples, FL 34112
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(239) 249-9300 315 Dunes Blvd
Naples, FL 34110
Immigration and Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Naples, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(239) 659-5297 900 6th Ave S
Naples, FL 34102
Immigration, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Western New England College School of Law
Naples, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(239) 641-4517 5 Crooked Ln
Naples, FL 34112
Immigration
Richard Henry Maney
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(800) 708-4399 101 E Kennedy Blvd
Suite 3170
Tampa, FL 33602
Immigration
University of Florida
Richard Henry Maney Senior Partner As the founder and managing attorney of Maney Gordon Zeller, P. A., Richard has been practicing in the area of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization law for over 41 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 1972. In 1974, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law. Mr. Maney is a member of the Florida Bar Association and is Board Certified in the area of Immigration and Naturalization Law. He is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers...
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(813) 839-7474 4860 West Gandy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33611
Immigration
University of Florida
KEVIN D SLATTERY obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in both Political Science and French from the University of Notre Dame in 1997. While at the University of Notre Dame, he was an active member of both the Notre Dame Council on International Business Development and the national political science honor society Pi Sigma Alpha. During his time at Notre Dame, he also studied abroad for one academic year at the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France. In 1998, Mr. Slattery participated in the NAFTA Leaders Internship Program at the Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars in Washington,...
Patricia Candamo
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(813) 549-5544 2209 E 5th Ave
Ste B
Tampa, FL 33605
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business and Criminal
Stetson University College of Law
Candamo Law provides legal consulting and litigation services for individuals and businesses in Tampa. Call us for a free consultation (813) 549-5544

We help businesses protect themselves and represent them in negotiations, collections, lawsuits, arbitration, mediation and administrative hearings. Our practice areas include:

* Business Dispute Resolution and Litigation
* Commercial Debt Collections
* Construction Law and Real Estate Litigation
* General Corporate Law

Our law firm also represents individuals in criminal defense, immigration and civil litigation matters in the entire Tampa Bay area. We are committed to finding practical and affordable solutions to your legal challenges. Our lawyers have considerable experience in various areas of...
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationSt Petersburg, FL Immigration Law Lawyer
Immigration, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
University of Cambridge and University of Florida Levin College of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Robert Whittel provides his clients with strong, disciplined, results-oriented representation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy. Robert graduated from both law school and the United States Merchant Marine Academy with honors, and served on the esteemed Florida Law Review. Before co-founding Whittel & Melton, a full-service law firm, Robert gained valuable experience in the court room both serving as a former prosecutor and representing large corporations in complex litigation and transactional matters. Robert is devoted to fighting for his clients’ rights. He handles all types of criminal...
Eric William Neilsen
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St Petersburg, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(727) 350-3240 5795 Lynn Lake Drive S.
St Petersburg, FL 33712
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Principal Neilsen Law Group, P.A. www.NeilsenLawGroup.com We are a general practice law firm, with specialties in bankruptcy, family law, immigration, and general civil litigation. Often, more than one area of expertise is required to address a particular matter. With us, there's no need to hire a multitude of attorneys. We can provide you with comprehensive legal support allowing us to advocate for you in many areas of law. We are dedicated legal professionals well-versed in many specialized areas of law, bringing a diverse background to the table. This gives us an edge when dealing with complex legal matters.
Ama Appiah
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St. Petersburg, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(727) 471-3538 721 1st Ave. North, Ste. 202
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationImmigration, Appeals and Entertainment & Sports
Albany Law School
The Law Office of Ama N. Appiah currently represents those seeking assistance in immigration, civil or criminal appeals, and entertainment and arts law.
Ms. Appiah earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the State University of New York College at Buffalo, cum laude. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Appiah worked as a legal assistant and paralegal for the U.S. Small Business Administration - Disaster Assistance Office in Niagara Falls, NY. The Disaster Assistance Office provided federal loans and grants to those who suffered physical damage to their homes and physical and/or economic injury to their businesses as...
Cheyenne Whitfield
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Brandon, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(813) 230-3359 1219 Millennium Pkwy
Suite 104
Brandon, FL 33511
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Landlord Tenant
Ave Maria School of Law
A Queens, New York native graduating from the State University of New York (SUNY) Albany in Political Science, History and a minor in Criminal Justice in 2010. Ms. Whitfield graduated Ave Maria School of Law, in Naples, FL in 2013 and became a member of the Florida Bar in 2015. She has established a practice in the Tampa Bay area where she lives and works. Having established several areas of practice including Immigration, Criminal Defense, and Business Law matters. Her passion is to help those in her community through the court system with their legal issues and to know that...
Gregory Saint Jour
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(813) 443-5793 400 N. Ashley Drive Ste 2600
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Florida A&M University College of Law
I am a trial attorney. I'm a member of the Florida Bar, Federal Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association and George E. Edgecomb Bar Association. I'm also admitted to practice in the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida. I practice solely in the areas of personal injury, family law, criminal law, and immigration.
Steven Alexander Culbreath Esq.
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St. Petersburg, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 456-6463 111 - 2nd Avenue NE
Plaza Tower, Suite 900
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Immigration, Animal, Business and Estate Planning
Stetson University College of Law
The overwhelming majority of my immigration law practice derives from repeat business and a very strong referral base of “happy customers” and a large supporting professional network. As such, it is important to me that my clients report back to me frequently with feedback. To me, there is no substitute for a happy referral by my clients and contacts to others who may need my services or advice. I welcome all referrals. While there is no substitute for a face-to-face meeting with me, in order for you to decide if I am the right lawyer for you,...
Emel Ersan
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(813) 841-7247 400 N ashley Dr
St 2600
Tampa, FL 33602
Immigration
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Named "Top 20 Immigration Lawyer" in Tampa (Expertise). Immigration-only law office with 22 yrs. experience. Rated "excellent" by Avvo. 4.9 review rating ( Google) (116 reviews)
Ahmad Yakzan
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Saint Petersburg, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(888) 963-7326 475 Central Avenue
Suite M1
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
Immigration
Stetson University College of Law and Stetson University College of Law
Experience Unrivaled Service in the Immigration Law Field! The story of the American Dream Law Office PLLC starts with the dream of a young Lebanese man coming to the United States to become an attorney. This young man persevered against long odds. He attended Stetson University and received the best education one could receive. In 2011, he became a member of the Florida Bar, opening the door to helping immigrants like himself achieve their lifelong dreams of becoming Americans. That young man experienced what it is like to be away from his family. The young man’s name was Ahmad Yakzan,...
Lisa Marie Orga Esq.
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Bradenton, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(941) 792-6200 3110 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, DUI and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Lisa M. Orga, Esq. was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. She received her B.S. in Governmental Administration from Christopher Newport University in 2000 and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2004. Ms. Orga is admitted to practice in Florida as well as in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. Ms. Orga is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and St. Petersburg Bar Association. Ms. Orga focuses her practice on Family Law, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Immigration & Naturalization, and Criminal...
Ron Johnston Forbus
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(888) 647-8366 1008 W La Salle
Tampa, FL 33607
Immigration, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
St. Thomas University School of Law
Thomas W. Goldman
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Sarasota, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(941) 773-1523 6151 Lake Osprey Drive
Third Floor
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationImmigration
New York University School of Law and University of Mississippi
Tom has practiced law over 45 years. He is a former law professor who co-founded Goldman & Loughlin, PLLC, an immigration only law firm. The firm has offices in Orlando, Bradenton, Sarasota, Naples and Ft. Myers. The firm is a full service immigration law firm handling business and family visas, USCIS interviews and immigration court cases.
Mr. Dale M Rodriguez
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(866) 202-9921 550 N. Reo, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33609
Immigration, Administrative, Civil Rights and Employment
I have practiced law continuously since 1993, focusing almost exclusively on the employment relationship. I am admitted to practice law in Florida (Florida Bar) and Texas (State Bar of Texas). I am also admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal courts with jurisdiction in Florida and Texas. Since year 2000, I have been Board Certified, Labor & Employment Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. I am a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). I attended the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida, and graduated with a undergraduate Bachelor of Arts...
Edgardo Martinez
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(813) 397-3978 1228 E 7th Ave
#200
Tampa, FL 33605
Immigration
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
I was born and raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In 1999, I moved to Indiana/USA to pursue a graduate degree in Political Science. In December/2004, I graduated from the Indiana University-School of Law. I was admitted to the practice of Law in the State of Indiana in May/2005 and established my own office shortly thereafter. In November/2014, I opened my new office in Tampa, Florida where my sole focus is on the area of Immigration Law.
A. Renee Pobjecky
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Winter Haven, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(863) 294-0602 786 Avenue C SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Immigration
A. Renee Pobjecky is a partner in the law firm of Pobjecky & Pobjecky, LLP, in Winter Haven, Florida where she focuses her practice on a variety of immigration issues. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science and minors in English and Business Administration. In 2001, she received her juris doctorate from Baylor University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and Texas. Mrs. Pobjecky is a member of the International Sections of the American Bar Association and Florida Bar. She is an...
Krista A. Eyler Esq.
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(813) 463-0020 2102 W. Cleveland Street
Tampa, FL 33606
Immigration
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Shawn Anthony Mesa
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TAMPA, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(813) 679-5780 550 N. Reo St
Suite 300
TAMPA, FL 33609
Free ConsultationImmigration
South Texas College of Law
Hi - I'm Shawn Mesa. I am the principal of Shawn Mesa Immigration Law. I've focused on Immigration and Naturalization Law since I began my career as an attorney and take great pride in assisting newcomers to this Country - and because of how the U.S. Immigration Laws impacted my Grandfather when he came to this country from Cuba. Within Immigration Law, I practice in the areas of: * Family Immigration & Citizenship * Business Immigration * Employer Compliance * And Deportation Defense & Asylum I've had a considerable amount of experience in this area of law after working for several years at one the largest...
Marshall Randall
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Sarasota, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(941) 951-0177 677 N Washington Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationImmigration
The John Marshall Law School
Jamila S Little
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Brandon, FL Immigration Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(813) 279-1140 1111 Oakfield Dr.
Suite 115
Brandon, FL 33511
Immigration, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Jamila Little is an attorney licensed to practice law in Florida, and in the Caribbean. Her practice areas include Immigration, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Business Law. Jamila continues to represent her clients in State court and Federal Immigration court.

She hails from the beautiful twin isle of Trinidad and Tobago. Jamila graduated with honors from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, where she majored in Economics and minored in Business Administration. She obtained her Masters in Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in Finance, from Clark Atlanta University School of Business. She worked in the Banking and Finance...
Rinky Parwani
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(813) 514-8280 9905 Alambra Avenue
Tampa, FL 33619
Immigration, Bankruptcy, Business and Consumer
Alessandro Giordano
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Tampa, FL Immigration Law Attorney
(813) 444-1114 2503 W. Swann Ave
Suite 108
Tampa, FL 33609
Immigration
Nova Southeastern University
Alessandro Giordano is an experienced immigration attorney and a member of the Florida and New York State bars. A native of Italy, Mr. Giordano has first-hand experience with the challenges of the U.S. immigration system. As such, he takes great pride in helping his clients achieve their American Dream and in changing their lives for the better.

Mr. Giordano handles all types of immigration cases, providing representation to businesses and individuals in removal defense, family-based, and business and employment based matters. As for family-based cases, Mr. Giordano assists foreign nationals as well as U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents in reuniting...
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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.