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Posted by a Immigration client,
My case was not an easy one and C. David's firm helped my family's American Dream become a reality. My parents' political asylum had been denied and they received several notices to leave the US through the years. This decision, we felt, was irrational since my parents had more than enough evidence that they had been victims of extortion in our native country.
We reached out to Cheryl David when my mother was detained (arrested) by immigration officers immediately after a scheduled appointment she had with the USCIS. My mother was then taken to different facilities throughout the northeast in a matter of 3-4 days with no explanation while, at the same time, Cheryl was building a strong appeal to have my mother released. My mother was released on day 7 after being detained and shortly after was given the chance to appear in another scheduled appointment to receive her green card. We still don't know how she made this possible; it's truly remarkable.
Cheryl David and her team do not take NO as an answer. Our appeals, especially on my father's case, were rejected many times with no logical explanation and this seemed to have bothered Cheryl. We appreciate every effort she made to insist with USCIS and the US Government to have our cases reopened. This made her seem as if she were part of our family and she exhibited true concern for all of us (This is the key to her success in my opinion). She was always available to answer questions--even at times we were frustrated or lost our temper.
My father's interview with an immigration agent took place three months before my wedding abroad. The goal was for him to receive his green card so he could travel to my wedding. Instead, they told him they needed to review his case further but that he would receive a decision in 60 days. When we reached the 60 days we were afraid he wouldn't make it to the wedding and, worse, that he would not receive his green card for some reason. This is where Cheryl and her team come into place. For the next few days they made calls, wrote letters, and investigated why this was happening. Long story short, I said good-bye to my father at JFK airport on Wednesday before the wedding because we didn't get an answer by then. On Thursday, Cheryl's team reached out to me while I was abroad to tell me they pulled off one of her miracles and my father would come to the wedding. That is the best gift I received.
In summary, ample knowledge, charisma, and persistence begin to describe Cheryl and her leadership skills.
Posted by BB, a Immigration client,
Cheryl is extremely knowledgeable about immigration law. While my case was complex and downright toxic, Cheryl not only welcomed the challenge to take my case but she also walked us through the maze of sorting out the intricate web created over 10 years and by countless lawyers with multiple approaches, to figure out a path forward. Because of her the process was smooth (as smooth as immigration process can go) and the outcome was way more than we could have imagined. She is the BEST bottom line and I wholeheartedly recommend her.
Posted by Richard, a Immigration client,
For the first time in his life, my husband (we are a same-sex couple) was arrested. At that time it was discovered that he had a final order of deportation issued some ten years prior. Although the arrest was due to a minor infraction this became a horrible nightmare because he was taken into detention by ICE. Our whole life was turned upside down, family and friends were devastated.
I am a US citizen and, up until this tragedy, was quite unaware and very unprepared to deal with immigration issues. But I explored many resources and thankfully discovered Cheryl David. She saw me the day after I called. She listened to my plight and immediately gave me a strategy that would lead to getting my loved one back where he belongs. I feel as if she and her associate Lindsay handled our case as they would had we been their own family members. I would feel remiss if I didn't mention that the firm's Michelle was also quite instrumental at driving the effort to gather the information needed to file the necessary motions.
Cheryl quoted a reasonable fee for the planned work and, I believe, went above and beyond in her efforts to resolve our mess. I know Lindsay put an extraordinary effort into preparing the motion to reopen my husband's old asylum case, leaving no doubt in my mind that we would be successful. All phone calls were taken or returned, all emails were answered. I never felt out of the loop. Their efforts led to the end of my husband's detention and the return to his family and work - much sooner than I expected. Green card next!
I realize all immigration issues are different. This was the most painful experience in my life and it was remedied thanks to Cheryl David's efforts. I am generally not a big lawyer advocate but this law firm is top notch.
Posted by a Immigration client,
If you are facing a complex immigration issue or if you just want to guarantee that you will have a great lawyer that will do their best, then Cheryl David is your BEST option.
After I received my first green card, my wife and I struggled with our marriage and finally divorced after a year and half of marriage. My conditional green card was about to expire when things got worse and I was arrested. Being divorced and arrested made the odds of removing the conditions on my green card and staying in the US seem slim.
My first phone consultation with Cheryl was a breath of fresh air. She managed to take away all my anxiety. She knew exactly what the law said regarding my particular case, and how immigration law would work in accordance to that. Cheryl and her team assisted in putting together a great package and within 6 months, my cases was approved without an interview.
Thank God I found this law firm and I highly recommend that anyone who wants to sleep at night during their complex immigration process, to hire Cheryl David.
Posted by Golam, a Immigration client,
I would not be writing this today if it was not for Cheryl who represented me regarding my immigration case. I could have been somewhere else. Her ability to understand the complexity of any legal challenge is outstanding. Her work ethics, personality and understanding the client's needs in a professional and respectable manner are among the best qualities that I have ever found. Her law firm is comprised of dedicated individuals who are friendly and are prompt with client's needs especially Michelle. I may sound like little selfish in this regard but I have to be honest.
After more than a decade of trying with SIX different law firms and was a failed out come. I gave up the possibility to have any future in this country as far as my legal status concern. When I was thinking of departing from U.S. leaving my wife behind alone and not knowing what future holds for us, that's when I found out about the Law Firm Of Cheryl David. In my case, to find her law firm was a gift or pure luck. After that everything that happened to our immigration case was Cheryl's unique ability to work with law. She has extraordinary capability to understand the complexity and critical part of any case. As a result of my visit to her office, over a decade later I am finally, legally able to stay here in the U.S. That is the reason I called my story "HOPE". My appreciation to Cheryl is far too greater than my word can describe. I wish her all the success and healthy life for many years to come.
Posted by Nicole, a Immigration client,
I must give credit where credit is due. Cheryl David and her team are fantastic. For the first part of my case, they managed to rectify an issue that had been ongoing for over 10 years. The second part of my case was to get me citizenship. This in itself seemed like an impossible task because several other attorneys told me that citizenship was out of the question, my green card would never be renewed and I should just "lay low". Well, I've just been granted citizenship and am attending my Oath Ceremony next week. There is no doubt in my mind that this would NOT have happened without the expertise of Cheryl and her outstanding team - Lindsey, Stephanie, Michelle, and Yolanda. I highly recommend her services. I would trust no one else with immigration issues.
Posted by Jaiver, a Immigration client,
I had not very good odds to get my citizenship, however Cheryl and her team were able to put together a great character reference package and finally i received my oath ceremony letter today. I highly recommend Cheryl.
Thank You Again
Posted by Romel, a Immigration client,
extensive knowledge of the immigration laws. explained the process and is well prepared . Will certainly recommend.
Posted by Salman, a Immigration client,
During July of 2010, our family ran into one of the toughest challenges in our lives. We faced deportation from the United States. Having grown up in the U.S. for more than 20 years, this was difficult to face.
Our first priority was to search for the most competent, trustworthy, and professional lawyer. I found Cheryl's firm online and felt that her experience and knowledge dealing with immigration and deportation cases were perfectly suited for our unique case. Soon after, we went for a consultation. She was extremely professional and listened to our unique case and what our concerns were—all while giving us ample information on what she would do to resolve our case and keep us here in the United States permanently. We knew then and there that Cheryl would be the best lawyer for our case.
In only a few months, our family was able to to reside in the United States temporarily because of her. However, the goal was to receive permanent residency. Her expertise in dealing with a variety of immigration and deportation cases allowed her to hone in on exactly what type of documents and statements we needed in order to reside in the United States. She knew what keys unlocked the door, so to say.
Within one year, our previous deportation case was closed and our new case was processing. We then met with another judge several months later, who then notified us that our final decision would be mailed to us.
Our lives were changed when we received our approval letter for Permanent Residency in the United States. We could not be happier that we chose Cheryl as our lawyer. Since then, I have recommended Cheryl to numerous friends and family. She is truly an expert in her profession and understands the difficulties that many immigrants and non-documented aliens face in this country.
It is with great confidence that I recommend Cheryl for any immigration case—especially deportation cases and unique cases dealing with undocumented immigrants. If you are deciding which lawyer to go with for your complicated and unique immigration case—the search is over. Choose Cheryl, you will be glad you did once you see the results.
Posted by a Immigration client,
Ms. Cheryl David changed our lives. When my husband and I first met Cheryl, we knew immediately (having been through a long line of costly immigration lawyers interested only in our money) that not only was she a gifted professional, but that we could fully trust her to tell us the truth about our situation. She never shugar-coated our very complicated position (facing deportation and seperation from one another) like previous attorneys had done.
She never fed us with false hope. She was never self-boasting. She was honest about the challenges we faced from the very start. She struck us with her top intelligence, her professionalism, her compassion, her work ethic and her drive to do everything in her power to help us. At the end, she did come through for us, and afer years of struggle to stay in this country, after years of battle without a proper legal defense, Ms. Cheryl David succeeded in helping us stay together and begin our life without the burden of fear and hiding.
Ms. David is well-known and well-respected in the immigration circle. Because of her work and dedication, I was able to travel and visit my family in my homeland after being seperated from them. I was also able to freely return to my new home and family in the United States. I thank her from the bottom of my heart, and I highly recommend her to anyone searching for a lawyer. Be sure, that even though there are no guarantees in life, Ms. David will do her best to win your case, and one thing is guaranteed with her: the fact that she will always tell you the truth.