Karine Bohbot is a founding partner at Bohbot & Riles. Born in France, she... more
Karine Bohbot is a founding partner at Bohbot & Riles. Born in France, she immigrated to the United States with her family as a young child and became a U.S. Citizen. A University of California, Santa Barbara undergraduate, Karine went on to receive her J.D. from UC Hastings College of Law and has been practicing law for the last 15 years. She specializes in employment, personal injury and i... view profile
My experience as a lawyer in Germany and the U.S. has given me broad exposure to the... more
My experience as a lawyer in Germany and the U.S. has given me broad exposure to the practice of law. And while practicing immigration law for over ten years has provided me with the opportunity to solve a host of legal problems, every consultation and representation continues to make me a better lawyer. Life can trigger a host of unanticipated legal issues and the possibility of solving these ... view profile
My law practice emphasizes representation in the following areas of U.S. immigration... more
My law practice emphasizes representation in the following areas of U.S. immigration and citizenship law: Naturalization Family/marriage-based immigration (including same-sex) Hardship waivers (I-601, I-601A, I-212) for unlawful presence, misrepresentation, a prior removal order, or a criminal conviction Removal (deportation) defense in immigration court Appeals of removal orders and denie... view profile
Immigration attorneys (sometimes called “green card lawyers”) represent people who want to come to the United States, whether it be for schooling, work, or just a visit. Immigration lawyers can also help “illegal” immigrants found living in the U.S. without permission. Immigration laws govern who can enter the U.S., how long they can stay, what they can do while they are here, and how they can become American citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen and want to apply for a green card or other visa, or if you are already in the U.S. and have been threatened with deportation, an immigration lawyer can help you.