Due to the health risks posed by the Corona Virus tragedy, our office is following the directives of the governor of California in order to minimize the risks to our staff, our clients and our community. Our office will continue to operate fully, as it has thus far, observing our normal schedule, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We will continue to schedule appointments to meet with clients and will do this via ZOOM or Telephone only.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of our lawyers or staff members, please do so by calling our office at 619-291-1112. You can also contact us via e-mail at [email protected]

Thank you for your understanding.


Debido a los riesgos para la salud planteados por la tragedia del Virus Corona, nuestra oficina está siguiendo las directivas del gobernador de California para minimizar los riesgos para nuestro personal, nuestros clientes y nuestra comunidad. Nuestra oficina seguirá funcionando a pleno, como lo ha hecho hasta ahora, cumpliendo con nuestro horario habitual, de lunes a viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m. Continuaremos programando citas para reunirnos con los clientes y lo haremos solo a través de ZOOM o por teléfono.

Si desea programar una cita con alguno de nuestros abogados o miembros del personal, hágalo llamando a nuestra oficina al 619-291-1112. También puede contactarnos por correo electrónico a [email protected]

Gracias por su comprensión.

Resolving Immigration ProblemsIn An Honest & Responsible Manner

Man’s 22-year immigration journey ends in citizenship

A 61-year-old Seattle man who hails from Vietnam has gained his citizenship after a long, hard-fought game of diligence. The man’s problems began approximately 22 years ago when he was working as a tour guide in Vietnam. Unbeknownst to him, a group of former United States Navy Seals asked the man to take them to a restricted area. He took them, and this resulted in him being detained by Vietnamese officials.

He eventually made his way to the United States in 1996 to escape unfair prosecution. He was initially denied asylum in 1997; however, over the years he engaged in more than a decade of community service. By 2009, he had completed over 9,000 hours of community service for different organizations in the Seattle area. He has truly made an incredible contribution to the United States and his community.

Not only did his incredible record of service help him win his much-deserved citizenship, but military personnel remembered his actions in Vietnam that led to his arrest and self-imposed exile. These military personnel came forward to help him win his case. According to a friend of the man, “He glowed with such peace and joy,” when he received his citizenship during the naturalization ceremony. Approximately two dozen people attended the ceremony to support the man and his family members who were also present.

If you would like to seek asylum or if you would like to pursue U.S. citizenship in some other fashion, legal options may be available to you. Make sure you review your situation to determine the best course of action that suits your situation and needs.

Source: Northwest Asian Weekly, “Asylum seeker wins marathon fight for US citizenship,” James Tabafunda, April 26, 2018


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