Garden City, New York Immigration Lawyers

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Jennifer A Mazzei
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Garden City, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(516) 280-9035 953 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Immigration and Criminal
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Jennifer Mazzei is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law and practices in the areas of Criminal Defense, DWI/Traffic and Immigration. Jennifer began her career as a prosecutor serving in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office under the Honorable Kathleen M. Rice. Jennifer served the People of Nassau County in that position for over five years while she prosecuted serious felony offenses, conducted wiretap investigations and worked closely with detectives, police officers, and federal agents. During that time, Jennifer worked closely with the United States Attorney’s Office for both the Eastern District of New York as well as...
Ashish Kapoor
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Garden City, NY Immigration Law Attorney
(516) 307-8380 400 Garden City Plaza, Suite 432
Garden City, NY 11530
Immigration and Business
Jjais Forde
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Garden City, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(516) 350-8325 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Immigration, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Minnesota Law School
Garden City, NY Immigration Law Attorney
(516) 832-7570 990 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Immigration, Antitrust, Employment and International
Garden City, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(516) 240-8050 100 Ring Rd W
Garden City, NY 11530
Immigration, Divorce, Employment and Family
Henry Lung
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Mineola, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(516) 248-8253 92 Willis Ave
Mineola, NY 11501
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
St. John's University School of Law
I am a proud graduate of St. John’s University School of Law (1999). I am currently on the Alumni Board of Directors at the law school I used to attend. Prior to attending law school, I attended New York University and I was a double major in Political Science and Spanish language studies. I graduated from NYU in 1994. In addition to practicing law, I am also enrolled at Bethel Seminary of the East and someday (meaning before I get sent to an old-folks’ home), I hope to obtain a Master’s Degree in Divinity Studies. I...
Kyce Siddiqi
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Floral Park, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(888) 915-7333 122 Plainfield Avenue
Floral Park, NY 11001
Immigration, Administrative, Criminal and International
New York Law School
Mr. Kyce Siddiqi is the principal attorney and owner of The Law Firm of Kyce Siddiqi. With over a decade of legal and criminal justice experience, Mr. Siddiqi is a decorated former (retired) NYPD Police Officer and international rule of law advisor. Mr. Siddiqi practices immigration and asylum law. He has intimate knowledge of New York’s criminal justice system and has made and issued hundreds of arrests and summonses having worked in plain-clothes and counter-narcotic assignments. Additionally, having served in the NYPD Trial Room where cases involving police misconduct and corruption were adjudicated, Mr. Siddiqi offers advisory services on police...
Robbie L Vaughn
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Mineola, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(516) 858-2620 393 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 208
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Touro College
Call The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, Pllc, at 516-858-2820 for help with your specific legal issue. Robbie and John are caring and dedicated New York lawyers. They provide their clients with fine legal service at a reasonable fee. They assist Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn residents with their Family Law Matters, Real Estate Closings, Real Estate Litigation, Collection Matters, Uncontested and Contested Divorces, Landlord-Tenant Matters, Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications, Foreclosure Settlement Conferences, General Civil Litigation and Bankruptcy Filings. They look forward to providing you with answers to your specific legal questions. You can call Robbie L. Vaughn...
Lee A. Koch
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Wantagh, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(844) 562-4529 3296 Waterbury Dr.
Wantagh, NY 11793
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
New York Law School
As a veteran of the United States Air Force, I hold the same core values of "Integrity first, Service before self, and Excellence in all we do" as I did when I served. My training and expertise were in handling highly sensitive matters, computer systems, and developing technology to complete my mission. My Clients First, Justice Always approach to handling cases means I will be there for you when you need me the most.
Joseph Caraccio
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Glen Cove, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(516) 669-0448 5 Brewster Street
Suite 512
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Free ConsultationImmigration, Insurance Defense and Landlord Tenant
New York Law School
I have been practicing immigration law since 2012. My legal practice is focused on helping immigrants obtain legal status in the United States and defending those who face removal (deportation). Most of my current caseload involves the representation of individuals in removal/deportation proceedings. I represent many clients that have been living in the United States for the majority of their life but have been convicted of, or are currently facing criminal charges. My clients find themselves in immigration court for criminal charges ranging from minor traffic infractions to serious federal felonies involving drug trafficking, money laundering, and even...
Dina M. Corigliano
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New York Immigration Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and St. John's University School of LawNew York
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Radu Vasilescu
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New York Immigration Law Lawyer

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra UniversityNew York
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Linda Eiges
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Jamaica, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(212) 235-1361 138 Queens Boulevard
2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11435
Immigration and Family
Temple University
Linda Eiges is the managing attorney of the immigration division of Eiges & Orgel, PLLC. She also has appeared on radio and television. She recently testified on immigration policy in front of the City Council. She has obtained permanent residence for thousands of immigrants. She has represented Business clients as well as individual clients in asylum, deportation, exclusion and other areas of immigration law. Linda Eiges is fluent in Spanish and French.
Sunjae Lee
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Flushing, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(718) 539-1100 163-10 Northern Blvd. Suite 201
Flushing, NY 11358
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
John Chul-joon Kim
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Flushing , NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(718) 539-1100 163-10 Northern Boulevard
Suite 201
Flushing , NY 11358
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
John C. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to the United States in 1971 as a five year old. Brought up by business owning parents in Baltimore, Maryland, he is proudly both Korean and American, embracing the best of both worlds. As a seasoned, respected attorney for nearly 20 years who handles cases across multiple practices areas that focus on debt resolution and dispute resolution for individuals and businesses, he has practiced in New York City since 1999, across all the boroughs of New York City and in Federal Courts in New Jersey. The firm Mr. Kim...
Karina Krasnova
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Woodmere, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(516) 858-7017 PO Box 90
Woodmere, NY 11598
Immigration, Divorce and Family
Law faculty of Saint Petersburg State University and Law Academy of Ukraine
Anand Ahuja
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Hicksville, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 502-3262 76 North Broadway
Suite # 2000
Hicksville, NY 11801
Immigration, Business, Employment and Family
Mr. Ahuja is a U.S. citizen born in India. He is admitted in the states of New York, Connecticut, Virginia, U.S. Tax Court, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court; Southern District of NY, U.S. District Court; Eastern District of NY, and India. Mr. Ahuja received his education and experience both in India and the United States. Mr. Ahuja holds an LL.M. (International Business Law); an LL.M. in Labor Laws; LL.B. (JD); M.B.A. (Personnel Management & Labor Welfare); M.B.A. (Business Management); a Diploma in German language; a Postgraduate Diploma in Gandhian Philosophy, besides his M.A. (Major: International...
Shane Dwight Scott
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Jamaica, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 230-0744 155-03 Jamaica Ave
Jamaica, NY 11432
Immigration, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New York Law School
Rachel Baskin
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Oceanside, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(516) 232-9700 2838 Long Beach Road
2nd Floor
Oceanside, NY 11572
Immigration
State University of New York - Binghamton and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Rachel Baskin represents clients throughout the United States handling diverse immigration matters. Ms. Baskin recognizes that each case is unique and provides customized attention tailored to fit clientsâ individual needs. Her expertise enables her to navigate the complex maze of immigration laws and regulations. The office provides services for the following immigration matters: - Temporary Visa Petitions for professionals including artists, performers, designers, physicians, scientists, researchers, professors, business people, investors, small and large corporations, students, and tourists. - Marriage Petitions - Fiance(e) Visa Petitions - Labor Certification Applicaitons (PERM) - Family Based Immigration Petitions - Adjustment of Status Applications - Consular...
Patricia Scanlon
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Valley Stream, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(516) 439-9442 37 Spruce Ln
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Immigration, Criminal, Education and Traffic Tickets
Albany Law School
Karina Duvall
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WOODMERE, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(212) 205-2211 95 Brower Ave
WOODMERE, NY 11598
Free ConsultationImmigration, Divorce, Family and International
Francis Xavier Mcquade
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Long Beach, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(516) 431-6255 116 E Park Ave
Suite 201
Long Beach, NY 11561
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Real Estate
Stephen D. Jeffries
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New York Immigration Law Lawyer with 39 years experience

Cornell UniversityNew York
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Eric Hause
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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra UniversityNew York
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Eric Andrew Suffin
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East Rockaway, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 218-2020 2 Lawson Avenue
Suite 6
East Rockaway, NY 11518
Immigration, Appeals, Employment and Family
Touro College
The Law Firm of Eric Andrew Suffin handles the following cases: Employment Discrimination * Sex/Gender Discrimination * Pregnancy Discrimination * Race/Color Discrimination * Disability Discrimination * National Origin Discrimination * Sexual Orientation Discrimination * Age Discrimination * Religious Discrimination * Discrimination Based On A Genetic Characteristic Harassment * Sexual Harassment * Other Types Of Workplace Harassment Retaliation Wage Claims * Unpaid Wage and Overtime Pay ...
Renee Juanita Tello
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Queens, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(718) 978-9000 229-10 Merrick Boulevard
Queens, NY 11413
Immigration and Divorce
New York Law School
Helen Myra Gotheiner
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Cedarhurst, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(516) 374-5467 575 Chestnut Street
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Immigration
Ralph Behr
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(800) 761-3446 260 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
Immigration, Domestic Violence, Securities and White Collar Crime
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Attorney Ralph Behr has been a prominent criminal trial attorney in Florida for over 30 years. His practice is 100% criminal trials, both Federal and State. Attorney Behr is the Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association. Call if you have a criminal issue, have an immigration matter with criminal aspects, or want a consultation with Attorney Behr. Practicing in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and New York, most of my work is cases of complexity and challenge. Your freedom is mine to protect! I have over thirty...
Mr. Raymond Lahoud
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New York City, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(888) 440-4872 875 3rd Avenue
8th Floor
New York City, NY 10022
Free ConsultationImmigration
Georgetown University Law Center
Raymond G. Lahoud, a Partner at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, focuses primarily on immigration law and deportation defense for individuals and corporations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania (Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown, and the surrounding region). His practice includes Citizenship, U.S. Non-Immigration Visas, E Visas, E-3 Visas, H-1B Visas, H-2B Visas, L Visas, O Visas, P Visas, Q Visas, R Visas, TN Visas, U.S. Immigration Visas, EB5 Investor Visas, Exceptional Ability Immigrant Visas, Extraordinary Ability Immigrant Visas, K-1 Visas, K-3 Visas, Multinational Manager/Executive Immigrant Visas, Outstanding Professor/Researcher Immigrant Visas, PERM Labor Certification, Family...
Daniel R. Lasar
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(646) 494-2116 276 Fifth Avenue
Suite 704
New York, NY 10001
Immigration, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Emory University School of Law
Member of four state bars (NJ, NY, GA, and NC). The firm has extensive experience in Personal Injury, wills, trusts, and estate planning; probate; green card petitions and naturalization applications (including immigration guidance in various issues); traffic ticket defense (throughout the state of New Jersey); business formations, and credit card debt defense.
Steven A. Goldstein
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New York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer
(212) 201-9031 800 Third Ave
28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationImmigration
Rutgers University - Camden
Mr. Goldstein is a former U.S. Immigration Prosecutor who handles all immigration matters. The firm, Pozo Goldstein, LLP serves clients in removal proceedings, family and business visa cases, employment visas, investment visas, appeals, motions and any other complex immigration related matters. Our offices are located in Miami, New York, Orlando, and West Palm Beach, Florida.
Edit Stelczner
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(212) 859-5019 43 West 43rd St.
Ste. 132
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 4 years experience
Immigration and Business
Fordham University School of Law
We pride ourselves in being attentive, caring and successful in the fields of immigration and business formation.
Jeffery L. Greco
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(212) 951-1300 535 5th Ave
25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Immigration, Criminal, DWI 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...
James Cai
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(609) 937-4866 43 W 43rd St
#36
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, IP and Real Estate
Temple University Beasley School of Law
James Cai founded SAC Attorneys, LLP after serving as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His practice focuses on corporate law, immigration, employment and estate planning. Mr. Cai believes in relationship lawyering and has a client-driven practice. He practices law the old fashioned way - giving each client this full attention with prompt responses, thorough research and analysis, aggressive representation and careful attention to details, in both transactional and litigation matters. As a result, most of his clients are repeat and long term clients, including individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and public companies. Before founding SAC Attorneys, LLP,...
Frank Xu
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(212) 488-2580 40 Wall Street
Suite 3301
New York, NY 10005
Immigration, Business, International and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School, Columbia Law School and Peking University Law School
A graduate of Peking University Law School, PRC and Columbia University Law School, Frank Xu is a learned, successful and aggressive advocate. Frank Xu advises small/medium firms, companies and institutions on capital investment, financing contracts and cross-border acquisitions, and provides in-depth research on related U.S. laws, rules and regulations. Frank Xu drafts international trade contracts, commercial and financing agreements, and manages related litigation. Frank Xu is admitted to the New York Supreme Court, United States District Court, S.D.N.Y., United States Federal Circuit, 2d Circuit, and Court of International Trade.
Rachel Einbund
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New York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(212) 252-2125 118 East 28th Street, #1005
New York, NY 10016
Immigration
New York Law School
Rachel Einbund is in the business of changing people’s lives for the better. When New York passed the Marriage Equality Act in 2011, Rachel was inspired to open her own law practice, recognizing an opportunity to help the LGBT community in ways that had not yet been possible. Law Office of Rachel Einbund (LORE) specializes in green card applications based on marriage and family petitions. Rachel is a strong female business owner who does great humanitarian work. She mentors law students and holds free workshops and information sessions. A graduate of NYU and New York Law School, Rachel celebrates...
Kerry Bretz
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New York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(212) 267-2555 305 Broadway
Suite 100
New York, NY 10007
Immigration
City University of New York - Lehman College
Kerry Bretz is a former INS trial attorney and partner at Bretz & Coven. His private practice is defined by his dedication to progressive, fair immigration laws that reflect the true value immigrants bring to the United States and the original promises of the United States as a place where people can pursue life, liberty, and happiness. Kerry Bretz has played a major role in challenging the retroactive application of new immigration laws and mandatory detention. He was instrumental in winning major deportation cases such as Henderson v INS and Calcano-Martinez v INS, which cases have changed the national...
Batya Ehrens
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(347) 961-8472 3 Columbus Circle
15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Immigration
American University
Batya Ehrens is a passionate advocate for immigrants, and for economic growth through the contributions and ingenuity of immigrants. She is widely published and lectures on topics including: the DREAM Act; visa options for start-ups, techies and other entrepreneurs; issues affecting physicians; E-Verify; I-9 compliance; naturalization; and grassroots advocacy. Batya Ehrens founded the Schwartz Ehrens Immigration Law in New York City . The Firm is a full-service immigration law firm serves the mobility needs of individual and corporate clients around the world. We specialize in employment and family-based U.S. immigration (green cards and visas),...
Mercedes Cano
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Elmhurst, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(718) 505-8506 40-26 82nd St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Immigration, Business, Criminal and Family
The City University of New York School of Law
Mercedes S. Cano is the sole proprietor of the Law Office of Mercedes S. Cano. She has extensive experience in the area of immigration law, and more specifically in matters that involve deportation, political asylum and family petitions. She has represented and obtained green cards for immigrants who have been allegedly abused by United States citizens or permanent legal residents. Ms. Cano has successfully represented immigrants in immigration courts in and out of New York State, and has filed appeals for the Board of Immigration Appeals for those in deportation proceedings. Ms. Cano is also an experienced criminal defense...
Deryck Curtis Jordan
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(212) 709-8098 30 Wall Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Immigration, Business and International
University of Miami School of Law
Deryck helps startup companies and entrepreneurs from around the globe get established in the US market. As a veteran of corporate boardrooms, he understands the nuances of business and law and enjoys guiding startup companies during their formative years.

Some of the major activities of Deryck's law practice include: E2 visas for entrepreneurs, business formation, business plan creation and contract development.

Before he founded Jordan Counsel, Deryck worked with large law firms in New York and Paris, where he supported a variety of business development deals. He also offers 15 years of corporate experience, including leadership roles in...
Tudor Neagu
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New York, NY Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(215) 356-9917 The DuMont Building
515 Madison Avenue, 6th floor
New York, NY 10022
Immigration
Villanova University School of Law
I have practiced immigration and nationality law throughout the United States, but primarily in New York. I specialize in immigration litigation for EOIR matters such as asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment, habeas corpus, deferred action, waivers and appellate work. I have obtained numerous grants both in immigration court and at the asylum office for clients from China, Haiti, South America, Africa, and Eastern Europe. I currently have the privilege of working at Wildes & Weinberg, PC, one of the most well-respected immigration firms in the United States, founded in 1960 and serving a distinguished clientèle.

I hold...
Peter Briskin
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(212) 608-7778 225 Broadway
Suite 1012
New York, NY 10007
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Immigration, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Law Office of Peter Briskin represents victims of accidents in New Jersey and New York City as well as New York State. Our practice is limited to people injured in car, motorcycle and truck accidents as well as people injured in slip and fall accidents, dog bites and medical malpractice.

We provide free consultations whether your accident was catastrophic or minor, providing the same level of service regardless of severity.

Our office is completely electronic and utilizes the latest technology from communication to investigation and preparation.

We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to answer your questions!
Robert Tsigler
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(646) 904-8110 299 Broadway, Suite 1400
Suite 1400
New York, NY 10007
New York, NY Immigration Law Lawyer
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
New York Law School
A lifelong resident of New York, Robert Tsigler, Esq. is committed to providing his clients with the aggressive legal assistance they deserve. As an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Tsigler has skillfully handled thousands of cases ranging from administrative hearings to State and Federal serious crimes. He prides himself on delivering exceptional legal guidance for each and every client, and has built a reputation in the legal community for winning results.

While interning at the Kings County District Attorneys Office, Robert assisted in the prosecution of hundreds of Misdemeanor and Felony cases. He further honed his litigation skills representing...
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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.