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Romben Estrada Aquino

Romben Estrada Aquino

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me


I am the son of immigrants.  I believe that immigration law is ultimately about families:  bringing them together and keeping them together.


I know what it means to be a part of an immigrant family.  I bring that personal experience with me as I represent numerous individuals and families in front of the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. I have also successfully litigated mandamus and Administrative Procedures Act claims against USCIS in the U.S. District Courts.


I have extensive experience with the various applications for relief that can be resolved by the Immigration Court, such as Cancellation of Removal for Certain Non-Permanent Residents (Form EOIR-42B), Cancellation of Removal for Certain Permanent Residents (Form EOIR-42A), Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Relief under the Convention Against Torture (Form I-589), Application to Register Permanent Resident Status or Adjust Status (Form I-485), and review of USCIS denials. I have filed successful Motions to Reopen (in absentia orders, exceptional circumstances, changed circumstances, and sua sponte) and Motions to Terminate Removal Proceedings.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Immigration: 100%
    10 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Leslie Kyle Howell

    Romben is very approachable and committed to telling his clients the honest reality of their situation. I highly recommend him.

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    Leslie Howell Mediation Attorney
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  • Joseph Hyunsung Lee

    Romben is a good attorney who enjoys a good reputation in the community. If you have an immigration issue, you should give him a call.

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    Joseph Lee Trusts Attorney
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Contact Info

Fong & Aquino LLP

709 East Colorado Boulevard
Suite 250
Pasadena, CA, 91101

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201105/20/2015
NYCurrently registered 200203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFong & Aquino LLP2015 - Present
Attorney and Counselor at LawLaw Office of Romben Aquino2011 - 2014
AssociateLaw Office of John R. Perry / Perry & Associates2009 - 2011
AssociateFerro & Cuccia2005 - 2009
Agency AttorneyNYC Department of Consumer Affairs2004 - 2005
Staff AttorneyNYC Commission on Human Rights2002 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Philippine American Bar Association of Los AngelesN/A2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lin v. MukaseyRemand to BIA
Alomari v. KeislerUltimately, plaintiff's natz application approved
Conditions removedUSCIS granted

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration Law Training CourseRemoval Proceedings2013
Immigration Law FundamentalsAsylum, Witholding, and the Convention Against Torture2011
Immigration Law FundamentalsInadmissibility and Removal Proceedings2011