A New Yorker raised in Queens, and the daughter of immigrant parents from international backgrounds, Mrs. Prizant obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Queens College and her Juris Doctor from the St. John’s University. As a student, she gained practical experience at two competitive Clinics; Asylum and Refugee Rights Clinic and Child Advocacy Clinic.
Mrs. Prizant's main area of expertise is immigration law. Using legal strategy preparation combined with an understanding of the immigrant communities she represents, she has repeatedly obtained extraordinary results for her clients.
While in private practice in the most densely immigrant-populated area of the United States-, Queens, New York- Mrs. Prizant handled immigration matters ranging from tough criminal deportations, to political asylum, complex family petitions, appeals and motions to reopen. As a New York immigration defense lawyer, she has worked with immigrants from all over the world, including Eastern Europe, (Russians, Ukrainians, Uzbekistanis, Georgians, Albanians,), Latin America (Colombians, Ecuadorians, Dominicans, Mexicans, El Salvadorians, Hondurans, Guatemalans, etc), the Middle East (Egyptians, Yemenis, etc), The Caribbean, (Haitians, Trinidadians), - and The Indian Subcontinent (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis,), etc. Defending immigrants from incredibly diverse backgrounds in the bustling melting pot that is New York City, has sensitized Mrs. Prizant to the specific needs and the cultures of clients from all these regions