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Regina Marie Jefferies

Regina Marie Jefferies

also known as Regina Jefferies

About me

I have extensive experience in family-based immigration, waivers, LGBT asylum cases, Federal court litigation and deportation defense.  I am currently the Chair of the Arizona Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and I earned my Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.  Follow me on my blog at


Languages spoken: Spanish, German

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Deedra Jean Abboud

    I endorse this lawyer. Regina is very knowledgeable, willingly shares her expertise with others, and embodies "compassion" when dealing with people. I would recommend her for any person wanting to navigate the immigration system in the best way possible.


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  • Celestial Ilagan Roman

    Regina is extremely knowledgeable and well-respected in the legal community. Her hard work and dedication is evident in her impeccable track record in obtaining positive outcomes for her clients. She is not only dedicated to zealously advocating for her clients, but she is also committed to contributing to the legal community through providing mentorship and legal education opportunities to her peers. I highly recommend Regina to anyone in need of complex immigration services.


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Contact info

Law Office of Regina Jefferies, PLC

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 1400
Phoenix, AZ, 85004


AZActive 200605/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2013
Top LawyersPhoenix Magazine2013
Top LawyerNorth Valley Magazine2012
Best Immigration Law OfficeTV y Mas2011
Articles EditorArizona State University Law Journal2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Regina Jefferies, PLC2012 - Present
PartnerThomas & Jefferies, PLLC2007 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational USCIS Field Operations Committee2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational Distance Learning Committee2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)Chair2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)Vice Chair2010 - 2012
State Bar of Arizona, Immigration Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity CommitteeN/A2007 - 2013
State Bar of ArizonaN/A2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Arizona State University Law Journal for Social JusticeOne of These Things is Not Like The Other: An Analysis of Marriage Under the Immigration and Nationality Act2012
Arizona AttorneyLove's Labor: Immigration Options for Same-Sex Couples2011
Arizona State University Law JournalThe Equitable Application of International Law2005
Arizona State University Law JournalArizona Supreme Court Review2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New College, University of OxfordInternational Human Rights LawMaster of Studies2011
Arizona State UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor2005
George Washington University National Law CenterInternational AffairsOther - Bachelors2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA CLEHumanitarian Reinstatement2014
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionImmigration Policy: Where is Immigration Reform Now and How the Overturning of DOMA is Affecting Immigration Practice2013
Waivers 101I-601 Waivers2012
Law Journal for Social Justice SymposiumLove and Marriage2012
Arizona Minority Bar ConventionAdolescent Bullying: The Preventable Epidemic2011
Justice and Social Inquiry ColloquiumTransgender Migrants, Asylum and Immigration Law2010
National Organization for Victim Assistance National ConferenceImmigrant Victims of Crime2009
Phoenix Hispanic Network LuncheonImmigration 1012008
Fresh Start Women's ProgramImmigration Class2008