Daniel Shanfield

Daniel Shanfield

Immigration Attorney

San Jose, CA





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French , Spanish , English

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About Me

My passion is defending immigrants before USCIS and the immigration and federal courts, with a focus on criminal immigration, citizenship family, and refugee/asylum matters. Having worked as a trial lawyer for the Immigration Naturalization Service, I have a better understanding of how the government's attorneys will attack my client's case, and I use that understanding everyday to provide the...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Exceptionally talented /knowledgeable immigration lawyer

Posted by: Citizen about 3 years ago.

I am in debt of Mr. Daniel Shanfield for saving my naturalization application /citizenship.I had lost all the hopes of getting my citizenship before...

Excellent service, very knowledgeable, recommend without hesitation

Posted by: Tony about 3 years ago.

We were recommended to Daniel by the Mexican Consulate in San Jose. My stepdaughter, who had a green card, was about to be deported. We found Daniel...
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Showing 2 of 5 peer endorsements

Seth P Chazin
Seth Chazin

Albany, CA

12 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this Attorney.
Elliot M.S. Yi
Elliot Yi

Lake Oswego, OR

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1997 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield - Immigration Defense, PC


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1996 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


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2013 Clients' Choice Award



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2007- 2008 Chairman

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Santa Clara Valley Chapter

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2013 Update on Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Admissibility

American Immigration Lawyers Association (California chapters)

2004 Relief for Persecuted Religious Minorities from Iran

Refugee Reports

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Immigration Court Removal Proceedings

at American Immigration Lawyers Association (Santa Clara Valley chapter) Surviving Your Master Calendar Hearing CLE

2013 Developments in Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Inadmissibility

at American Immigration Lawyers Association (California chapter)

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