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Posted by Lena, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is very knowledgable , hard- working and just brilliant legal counsel. He has excellent communication skills and basically just gets the job done.
Posted by Jennipher, a Immigration client, Flag
After 7 years, several denials of our I-485 based on my husband's so-called inadmissibility, many interviews and 3 other attorneys, my husband and I were so fortunate that the attorney that was handling our case at the time was unable to attend our interview and asked Ricky to cover it for him. After our pre-interview meeting with Ricky, we knew that we had finally found the lawyer that would get the job done. We immediately fired our prior attorney and here we are, just 3 short months later with my husband's green card!!! We had wasted so much time, tons of money and many tears through this process. There are a lot of attorney thieves out there who take your money and really have no idea what they're doing, but Ricky is an expert in his field and knew exactly what needed to be done. He wasted no time and jumped right into our case. There were two possible ways of handling my husband's so-called inadmissibility and instead of him wasting the time and expense of doing one and potentially getting denied again, he just did both at once. That way, if the waiver was denied for the first reason, there was the other argument for the immigration officer to immediately consider. He took no chances. He knew that this was our life he was dealing with and really felt so bad that we had been strung along by bad attorney after bad attorney. He takes the time to review recent case law to keep himself up to date on the current rulings in immigration cases to know exactly how to handle each of his clients' specific situations. He also has a good rapport with many of the immigration officers in the Philadelphia office. They seem to respect him and take him seriously, which makes the whole interview process so much easier. He keeps his clients informed and is easily accesible to them. There was never a phone call or email that was not returned. Ricky is down to earth , easy to talk to and an all-around great guy. He truly is the BEST in his field and my husband and I are delighted that we were fortunate enough to have had him work on our case and obtain my husband's green card for us. If you have what you think is a difficult case, there truly is no better immigration attorney in Pennsylvania to handle your case for you.
Posted by Isabel, a Immigration client, Flag
After section 2 of DOMA was deemed unconstitutional, I hired Ricky to handle the green card petition for my spouse. Ricky and his team have been amazing. They are extremely knowledgeable, very reactive, and caring. Ricky also has the not-so-common ability to explain complex things in layman's terms, which is very helpful when you're not familiar with the process and its risks. Ricky was recommended to me by my brother, who had found that Ricky was very creative and found solutions that were not immediately obvious.
Posted by Ryan, a Immigration client, Flag
We used Ricky for a H1B visa in 2012. We knew nothing about the process and when asked by other business owners how we process our H1B's, my response is, call Ricky, he'll do everything for you. His rate was very fair and he set our expectation how the process would go.
We've recommended Ricky to other friends and business owners.
Posted by O'wen, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr Ricky Palladino is simply the best in class! Ricky is the lawyer you want working on your complicated immigration case. I hired Ricky 3 months ago for a case that had been pending for over two years. Not only did he recommend an approach that worked, he was diligent, detailed oriented, and consistently updated me on the progress. Ricky is very reachable, and unlike my previous lawyer who took days to get back to me, Ricky was very quick to respond to me whenever I had a question. Furthermore, he always kept me informed about the progress of my case. If you want a quick resolution to your case, no matter how complicated, and a lawyer who fights for you all the way through, Ricky is your man. I recommend him without any reservations.
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
I have a conditional green card through marriage that ended up in divorce.Ricky help me file a waiver while my divorce is on process and was able to get an extension for 1 year until I get my final divorce degree. when it was time for my interview Ricky sat with me to review my case making sure I am ready.Ricky is very accessible and his staff are very helpful. he answered all my questions patiently and never once did he make me feel like my case wasnt important.With Rickys knowledge and expertise my petition to remove condition has been approved without my ex husband. Now the next step is to bring my kids over and I know for sure Ricky is the best lawyer to turn to.
Posted by Abdoul, a Immigration client, Flag
My family and I have been totally please with Mr. Ricky Palladino's work. Very knowledgeable and exceptionally professional. Very reachable as well as his staff. Great follow up when it comes to all updates in the case. His fee are fair. Will recommend his services to anyone.
Posted by Sonia, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is best lawyer in his profession. He is very knowledgeable and very accurate about the immigration procedures. I hired his services only once, and thereafter whenever i needed his advice he promptly answered my emails without any fee. He even called to clear my doubts. When i was in difficult situation during my immigration procedure, he advised me how results will appear as per timeline and i was surprised when everything worked out the exact way as he told me. He is the first and last choice for me and my family. I would love to recommend him to anyone without second thought.
Posted by Art, a Immigration client, Flag
In summer of 2013 I was in dire need of changing my F-1 status to B-2. Initially, I was greatly concerned with the possibility of such change, because as of my understanding, B-2 visas are generally given to the people who are located outside the country, but Mr. Palladino convinced me that he was positive of his ability to make a strong case for my case due to his expertise in the field. As the result, I have entrusted my condition to Mr. Palladino agency. Shortly after, I was provided with the short list of required paperwork such travel itinerary, letters from people I would stop by, and airplane ticket confirmation. Once the required documents were to send to Mr. Palladino, few days from that point, the petition was received by USCIS - I know that for a fact since I have received a copy of notice from USCIS.
Normally, the process of changing status to the tourist visa takes 2 months, in my case it was 1 month and 11 days – I believe this happened because Mr. Palladino was able to make a strong case that did not raise any additional questions from the USCIS side. Might I need any immigration assistance in the future, I certainly will be enlisting in services of Mr. Palladino.
Posted by Mina, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is a great hard working person. He always answered my email even on weekends. I would recommend him for anyone
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
In one year period of time, Ricky helped my daughter get, first asylum status in the USA, then her green card. He always keeps you informed with the ongoing situation of your case. I will strongly recommend Ricky to anyone who has immigration problems.
Posted by Luis, a Immigration client, Flag
Ever since the first meeting I had with Attorney Palladino I noticed he was very knowledgeable regarding immigration matters. He was extremely helpful, not only in the first meeting but throughout the entire process. He explained everything with detail, informed me of all the filing forms and waiting periods during the process. He also reminded me of every appointment I had to attend; he made my immigration process very manageable. Due to his knowledge my immigration process was much easier and shorter than anticipated. I would definitely recommend Attorney Palladino to any person needing immigration assistance.
Posted by Fadi Tahhan, a Immigration client, Flag
I met Ricky to consult him in a deportation case for one of my family members. His professionalism, creditability and honesty really fascinated me and I decided to hire him with no hesitation. Because of his experience and professionalism my family member was able to stay in the U.S.
What really makes Ricky a fantastic attorney is that he does not assign his cases to other attorneys, Ricky handles his cases from A to Z. Ricky has a bright history of success he is really talented and trustworthy.
I really appreciate doing business and dealing with Ricky Palladino and wish him all luck in his successful journey.
Posted by Khaled Diab on behalf of Tony Satouf, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Ricky Palladino is everything you can ask for in a lawyer; super knowledgeable, trust worthy and overall comforting. He does not take a case unless he is 100% sure he has it covered and knows he can handle it. He treats his clients with utmost respect and transparency, no lies and no scams. He is very understanding of everything you might have gone through and might go through and will offer you every viable solution known to him through the law. He makes solid promises and sticks to them and he is always available when you need him. I mean I can go on for a while on Ricky's qualities and professionalism but it will not be enough. All you have to do is try his services and see what he is made of.
Posted by Sebastian, a Immigration client, Flag
If you are looking for top immigration lawyer give Ricky Palladino a try. This is the first attorney that I have seen to be one hundred percent honest. He is unquestionably and expert in this field. He was able to keep my parents in the country even though according to another attorneys they had no chance to stay. I would definitely recommend Ricky to anyone that needs legal advice or help.
Posted by Katerina, a Immigration client, Flag
I met Ricky when my father was issued a deportation order because he missed a court date. Ricky was recommended to me by another lawyer who said that he could not take our case because it was “too late”. Before making the decision to fly to Philadelphia from California, I contacted several lawyers in my area who told me that the case was basically a lost cause. By chance, I saw a newspaper with an article mentioning how he helped a woman with similar case. I did not hesitate to reach out to him.
Good lawyers know the law, GREAT lawyers know the judge!
Ricky Palladino is a fantastic attorney, extremely knowledgeable, justifiably confident, compassionate, and committed to my father as his client. His knowledge of immigration law and the courts in Philadelphia is second-to-none, he is very attentive and caring (not what we have come to expect from most lawyers who take their retainer and then never have time for you or rush off.). He is very conscientious, patient, truly cares about the client's needs. He definitely goes above and beyond the call of duty. He was very patient explaining the law and process, and made sure that all of my questions were answered, and I never had a moment of doubt about his ethics or integrity. He understood my personal circumstances and talked me through the best way to proceed, as well other potential strategies. Ricky handled our case and there are not enough positive words in the dictionary to describe the expertise he brings to the table.
If you are looking for an immigration lawyer to handle your case then look no further than Ricky Palladino. You probably won't find anyone else that does the job as well as he does!
I wish him all the best, for his practice to prosper and continue to be grateful for his advocacy and effort. I will always hold him in high regard!
Posted by Sultan, a Immigration client, Flag
I'm so happy I have found Ricky Palladino after trying to gets things done on my own. He is a person that you can trust, that is not afraid of taking challenging cases and that is very responsive. Thanks Ricky for all your help with this long but successful journey to my citizenship and bringing my family to the United States.
After a long and painful process of years in bringing my wife & son to the USA, Mr. Palladino was able to achieve a result that will change my life forever. I could not be happier with the outcome. Being able to spend every day with my family in the United States is the most magnificent and generous thing that has ever happened to me. I would recommend Mr. Palladino to anyone. He’s the best at what he does!
Posted by Roy, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is a great trust worthy lawyer. Ricky told us that if he could not help us, he would not take any money. It is hard to find such an honest lawyer.
Posted by Steven Newbury, a Immigration client, Flag
I approached Ricky to handle my immigration paperwork and found his knowledge invaluable . It was evident he is very experienced in these matters and backed by a great team, communication throughout was excellent. It also helped that he is an easy person to talk to and has great character. Overall it was a pleasure working with him and he made the process simple.
Posted by Mumin, a Immigration client, Flag
FIrst of ALL we as family would recommend RICKy and his firm to Anybody out there trying to solve their cases.Ricky will be OPEN with you from the start,he will make you feel comfortable as the conversation go on and you will have the GOOD feeling in you before you leave the office.
The minute we came to RICKY's office in walnut street,which is really convenient and pretty close to USCIS phila office. LISA the great assistant welcomed us and made us very comfortable and RICKY steps in the Office and went down the business in a professional matter,honest with his client and very open , any kind of questions i had.
He knew Our concerns and he was aware of the looooooooong processing time of USCIS with all kind of excuses after we had so many INFO PASS and so many service requests,so many senator ,representative inquries and it came down the only LAST option. So there they were SOLOW,ISBELL and PALLADINO firm. They took the case and started working on it after the minute we left RICKY's Office.While we were talking the beatiful asssistant LISA and heading out from the office,Ricky was already doing his PART and giving us THUMBS UP and next morning i got emails from RICKY and ADAM keeping us update regarding their SWIFT actions.We had the feeling that case would resolved quciker than 3 months which was the processing time by law and Surprisingly NEXT MORNING we gotta EMAIL from USCIS saying case was APPROVED in just 1 day.
So we would really like to thank Ricky and his firm with the SWIFT actions they took and resolved our case in 1 day and also his assistant LISA who were always very kind to us and kept us informed by email or phone if we needed to call
if you really want your case handled properly and do not need headache from USCIS,you should give a call to RICKY when you are done reading MY review.THATS EXACTLY WHAT WE DID and that was the smartest choice we ever did
Posted by Taya, a Immigration client, Flag
Well educated,professional and responsive person.Always prepared,knowing exactly what to do and need to be don.Did for my case what others felt to do.I will gladly refer him to any body whom require his services .
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
For many years Immigration has been a major issue in the United States. Thousands of students have hoped for a change because they study and live here, but have trouble attending college. I am one of those students who wants to attend college and make my dreams come true. Although college is a big step, college is expensive. But thanks to Mr. Palladino, he helped me with my immigration case and I obtained permission for work. Now I can study and afford to pay college. I recently got accepted to 3 colleges, and I am waiting for more acceptance letters. Thank You Mr. Palladino
Posted by Michelle, a Immigration client, Flag
My husband and I were searching for a lawyer for years that could help us with his immigration case and we were turned down by many claiming to be a dead end. We went to our local Catholic Charities agency and we were sent to Ricky to tackle this case. What we loved about Ricky is that he took the time to listen and gave us the confidence in trusting him to tackle our case. I have to say that he is very professional and when we went to the Immigration office in Philadelphia, it was very comforting to see how very respected he is. His work has been FLAWLESS and we are expecting my husband's son arrival from Venezuela anytime soon, it has been 10 plus years that my husband has not seen his son. We thank and owe alot to Ricky for helping us!!! the Journey is not fully over, but Ricky has given us another plan on how he would tackle it depending our outcome!! I don't think that there is any tough case Ricky can't handle, this guy in knowledgeable and confident in his work and this is what is comforting to anyone who is looking for an Immigration Lawyer to help them.
Posted by Yuliana, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky Palladino is an amazingly talented lawyer. Not only does he think outside the box but he is also hard working, supportive. He always took time to explain everything to us and answer our questions. My dad's case was very complicated and most of the lawyers told us that there is no hope. We were referred to Ricky by another lawyer that didn't want to take our case. He said that if anyone could help us it would be Ricky and he was right. Thanks to Ricky Palladino my dad now has a green card and can finally start living the American dream!!!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is an excellent lawyer. We had him for an immigration case and he handled it perfectly. He was very precise and knew exactly what to do.
Posted by Mumin, a Immigration client, Flag
i ve been dealing with USCIS for myself long time since i came to this country more than10 years ago,FINALLY i became citizen last year and now it was time to deal with USCIS again this time for my wife after i got married.I knew a lot of things about applications and process.But the slow processing time of USCIS got me thinking i should hire attorney who can help,explain us the ways or our options .
Ricky was very honest with us from the first we stepped in his office in WALNUT Street which is very close to USCIS office so you can just walk there if you need to.(And he can get to your cases much faster than other attorneys of course if he needs to be there for you)
HE listened very carefully and explained our options then he BACKED his knowledge with his clients case by showing me about the results he got(which you dont find it with lots of other attorneys )
He showed me the LAW change which i wasnt aware of and no way i was able to find it after all my searches.HE KNEW it,explained it and printed for us to keep it.
We really were impressed with his knowledge considering his young age BUT to me being young is WANT TO DO MORE.Being young is LISTEN MORE.Being young is FIGHT MORE if needed.So thats what i saw with RICKY.And TRUST me i ve dealt couple other attorneys around the area, i had some come late to interviews with traffic excuses, and i had some sleeping in front of me while i was trying to explain something.
WHATEVER your case is,make sure give a call to RICKY and also LISA in his office will make you REALLY WELCOME. Wherever you are in the case,1 month,6months,2 years waiting or more or when you think you have no OPTIONS LEFT with other attorneys,you will still have RICKY to fight for you.But i would definetely recommend hiring him before you do anything,cos REMEMBER everything you do in the process gets recorded so its better do it right with RICKY
I RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYBODY WITH ANY IMMIGRATION CASES cos i already told the people i know about him. THANKS Ricky
Posted by Joseph, a Immigration client, Flag
I got Mr. Palladino phone number from a friend that used his service before.
From day one Mr. Palladino was honest and opened with me.
He took his time either on phone conversations withs were many or one on one sessions.
He explained every step and what the outcome will be.
He went through every detail even on how to get dressed to get respect in the judge's eye.
Thank you Mr. Palladino
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is a great lawyer, he really cares about his clients beyond their legal matters. I had a complex family immigration situation and tried many lawyers who were considered top notch but in the end; none got the job done until I found Ricky. He gives you a clear plan of action, his expectations and opinions right away and its always clear and precise, which makes understanding complex legal matters easier. He is punctual and professional, very organized and just an overall great person. He always takes the time to help you through the process and know what to expect. He really works hard for you and I wouldn't go anywhere else for any immigration matter. My only regret is that I found him when my situation became complex through the incompetence of other lawyers, but he helped my family work through it and now I'm at a much better position. Overall, he is the best and most hardworking lawyer I have ever met (and I have tried 4 different Immigration lawyers) and he really gets the job done proficiently.
Posted by Mahmud, a Immigration client, Flag
I myself am a licensed attorney in the US, but I studied here as a foreign national, on a student visa. When the time came for me to pursue a family based application for permanent residency, I started looking around for a competent immigration lawyer to advise me on some of the more complicated aspects of immigration law. After some unsatisfying encounters with a few other lawyers, I was very fortunate to land upon Ricky Palladino.
As a lawyer myself, I was extremely impressed by the way Ricky does things. He is extremely knowledgable about immigration law, and he has a rare gift of breaking down complex matters into simple steps and explaining things in simple English. While in his presence, I watched and heard him interact with a few of his other clients, and although it was obvious that some of them were not very proficient in English, it was amazing watching how patiently and with how much care he explained exactly where the case was and what the next steps were to be. It was very evident to me that he was genuinely a nice guy who simply loves doing what he does, which obviously helps him being the great lawyer that he is.
As for my own case, Ricky handled it with perfection. He kept me constantly informed on exactly what phase of the application process we were, and what the next steps were going to be. If there was any uncertainty involved (for example, sometimes it can be difficult to predict exactly how long the USCIS would take to rule on or reply to something), he explained it to me beforehand, so I didn't needlessly worry or get nervous. I now have my Green Card, and I am extremely satisfied with the legal counsel that I received from Ricky throughout the entire process. I have since recommended him to a number of my own friends and family members, and I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone in need of a good immigration lawyer, who is also just a genuinely nice guy.
Posted by Richard, a Immigration client, Flag
Mr. Ricky Palladino is in my opinion, a great lawyer. I had a very sensitive criminal conviction that would have been very difficult to obtain my citizenship, according to three different attorneys, who informed me that if I was to apply, I might be put on deportation list.I read about Mr. Palladino in the newspaper about another case where he successfully another client. Since I met Mr. Palladino, he seemed to be a very honest, knowledgeable and confident that he could help me correct my situation. I decided to hired Mr. Palladino July 2011, to help me change my citizenship status. With his hard work and knowledge, I received my notification that I was on my way to becoming a United States Citizen. I would highly recommend Mr. Palladino to anyone needing legal advice or a reliable attorney.
Posted by M.J. Beaumont, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky is fantastic. We worked with my wife and I to secure me a US green card; he's extremely knowledgeable, meticulous, professional and just great to deal with. The whole process from submitting my documents to receiving notice that my green card was approved was 10 weeks, an amazing turnaround time. Ricky made the whole process stress free and very straight forward, I'd highly recommend him
Posted by J. Alkhoury, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky Palladino is a great, responsible and extremely knowledgeable lawyer . My case was HOPELESS no other lawyers would take it because deportation was 100% final decision that was there answer we can't do anything , but Ricky took the case and found a waiver that will allow me to stay in the US. Now i have my citizen ship all thanks to Ricky best lawyer ever and i recommend him to everyone who has an Immigration situation and trust me he will fix it , he is the BEST .
Posted by R. Haddad, a Immigration client, Flag
One of my employees had a virtually impossible case. We consulted with several lawyers who told us the case was hopeless. In fact the employee was facing a deportation order. Ricky took the case on and reversed the situation. My employee just got his green card yesterday. Without exaggeration he is the best immigration lawyer that I have met.
Posted by Olga, a Immigration client, Flag
Ricky Palladino is a great, responsible and professional lawyer. He helped me in my case very much and everything was done in very high professional level. Ricky Palladino was honest, helpful and explained everything clearly to me. I would recommend this lawyer to everyone! Thank you so much for your help!
Posted by a Immigration client, Flag
Attorney Palladino is the best attorney I have ever worked with. He successfully helped my family and I obtain our green cards even though I have a previous criminal conviction. He was respectful, honest, professional and diligent. I truly feel as though he listened to all of my concerns and fulfilled all of the promises he made.