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Atty. Brian Lerner

Atty. Brian Lerner Brian D. Lerner is a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to the US Supreme Court and the 1st through 11th Circuit Courts of Appeal. He is also admitted to the California Supreme Court. This firm handles cases both nationally and worldwide. This firm does every aspect of immigration law including family and employment based petitions, deportation defense and criminal related immigration issues, asylum, naturalization, citizenship, appeals, non immigrant visas, immigrant visas, and all other areas of immigration law.


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Should I apply for an E-2 or an L-1 business visa?

QUESTION: I have a business and want to either purchase or buy a business in the U.S. but do not know which one of the visas would be better. The choices that I have been given are the E-2 and … Continue reading

June 24, 2017

Get ready! Prosecutorial discretions are being revoked

“First, get a qualified immigration attorney. Each case is different. This means that depending on your situation, the particular forms of relief will be different.” QUESTION: I was in immigration court about two years ago and had no relief. However, … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Is the travel ban still alive?

QUESTION:  I have friends in the countries which Trump wants to still do his travel ban. I know it was denied. Is it still ongoing or could it still happen? Answer: Yes, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals had granted … Continue reading

June 10, 2017

What to do if you lose at the Board of Immigration Appeals

QUESTION: I am so sad. I lost at the Immigration Court and then I lost at the Board of Immigration Appeals. Is there anywhere else to go and anything else I can do to try to stay here in the … Continue reading

June 03, 2017

A notario or immigration consultant is not an attorney

QUESTION: I found a person who called himself a ‘notario’ and said he would do the work I needed for ½ the cost of an attorney. He also said I did not need a Waiver. Should I hire him? Answer: … Continue reading

June 01, 2017

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