Immigration Attorney Rhodora Derpo is a first generation Filipina American. She... more
Immigration Attorney Rhodora Derpo is a first generation Filipina American. She emigrated from the Philippines at the age of ten and can relate to the challenges that non-citizens experience in the United States. Ms. Derpo began her work in immigration law while she was attending University of Hawai`i William S. Richardson School of Law. As a Student Attorney for t... 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.