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I am a first generation Chinese-American immigrant, married to a French immigrant, and I am an immigration lawyer. 


My family immigrated to the U.S. when I was a young child.  I faced the challenges of every immigrant: learning English, integrating into the culture of my new home country, and learning about myself in a society where I was a visible minority. 


When I married a Frenchman, through him, I experienced the difficulties of an adult immigrant: getting his French education recognized by American companies, postponing plans to find his dream job, and keeping up his confidence in a culture with different social rules and values.


These personal experiences led me to the decision to devote my career to immigration law.  I am especially interested in helping married couples with their green card and citizenship application.  I chose to specialize in marriage immigration and citizenship because I want to take what I have learned from my own marriage immigration process to help other couples with theirs.


I remember the emotional strain, uncertainty, and helplessness my husband and I felt during the immigration application process.   Before my husband and I were married, and while I was a law student, I applied for a fiancé visa for him, on my own.  It took hours of learning.  I didn't get everything right because I had to submit additional evidence, which meant more waiting and more feelings of being stuck.  The whole process was more stressful than final exams.


I share my story so that other couples going through the marriage green card process won’t feel so alone. I would be happy to listen to your story, and help you tell it to the immigration officer so that your application can be approved and you’ll be able to start and build your life together. 


 

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Languages spoken: Mandarin, French

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%

Payment

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Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Katherine Skubecz

    Jane is a responsive, experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney. She makes her clients her top priority; responding quickly to their needs and devoting her full attention to each case. Her deep understanding of immigration law makes me feel very comfortable referring my clients and friends to her because I am confident that she will take good care of them. I recently consulted with her on behalf of an employment law client whose case also touched on immigration law issues. She was able to give me exactly the information I needed to negotiate a great result for my client. I deeply appreciated her expertise and collegiality in that situation.

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Contact info

Sedna Law, P.C.

245 First Street
Suite 1800 - 18020113
Cambridge, MA, 02142

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200406/26/2016
NYCurrently registered 200403/07/2016
NJResigned200406/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Appreciation Award for Outstanding Public ServiceThe Irish Immigration Center2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Immigration AttorneyJoyce & Associates, LLC2004 - 2006
Detention AttorneyPair Project2003 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Irish International Immigration CenterVolunteer Attorney2006 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Toastmasters International - Chatter By the CharlesVP Education2011 - 2012
Boston Bar AssociationImmigration Section Co-chair2010 - 2011
Quincy Asian Resources Inc.Volunteer Attorney2006 - 2014
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Boston GlobeGay couple celebrate their green card after 12 year battle2015
The Epoch Times - Chinese EditionFamily sponsored immigration - in Chinese2009
The Patriot LedgerTwo Quincy lawyers to get volunteer award2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington UniversityAsian StudiesMA - Masters2003
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Sciences Po ParisChina-Europe RelationsIndependent Graduate Study2002
IUP at Tsinghua UniversityMandarin ChineseIndependent Study2001
Fudan UniversityMandarin ChineseStudy Abroad1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration LawEmployment and Business Sponsored Visas2014