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Sumiyia N. Jafri

Sumiyia N. Jafri

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Sumiyia N. Jafri


Attorney at Law


 


Ms. Jafri is the founder and sole
practitioner at Jafri Law Firm. She is experienced in a variety of United
States Immigration and Nationality Law matters. These include but are not
limited to family-based immigrant visa petitions, employment-based permanent
residence petitions, temporary employment visas, refugee and asylum, and
citizenship and naturalization. Ms. Jafri also has a background in a variety of
waivers, including fraud, misrepresentation, and extreme hardship to qualifying
family members, applications for advance permission to enter as a
non-immigrant, and applications for permission to reapply for admission
following deportation or removal from the United States.


 


As an immigrant herself, Ms. Jafri is
familiar with the struggles and hardships many immigrants face while
trying to navigate through the myriad of forms, rules and regulations for
United States immigration purposes. Her experiences
have shaped her into a qualified professional, committed to advancing the
interests of justice and equality. Ms. Jafri strives to provide a superior
level of service to her clients. 


 


Ms. Jafri received her law degree from
California Western School of Law, and Bachelors degree in Political
Science and Arabic and Islamic Studies from University
of California, Los Angeles. She is fluent in English, Hindi
and Urdu, and also understands Arabic, Spanish and French.


 


Ms. Jafri is admitted to practice law in the
state of California.
She is an active member of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA),
Immigration Law Section and Young Lawyers Division (YLD), and the California
Bar. She is admitted to practice in the Central District Federal Court as
well as immigration courts nationwide. 


 


 

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Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, Hindi, French, Urdu, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Immigration: 100%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

P.O. Box 52811
Irvine, CA, 92619

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201008/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawJafri Law Firm2010 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Community Outreach CommitteeMember2010 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical Science, Arabic and Islamic StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2006