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Daniel Patrick Shaffer

Immigration Attorney at Washington, DC

5.0   41 reviews

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    I practice US immigration law, focusing on marriage-based green cards, E-2 investor visas, L-1A intracompany transferees, EB-1C green cards, and B1/B2 visas.

I am an American attorney 100% devoted to US immigration law and helping you chart your future in the US.

In my Washington, DC-based solo practice, I intentionally keep client numbers low so I have more time to devote to each individual, and I am always just a text or phone call away. In working with me, you will have direct access to your lawyer and peace of mind that your case is being handled by an attorney who lives and breathes immigration law.

In my practice as Shaffer Immigration Law, I focus primarily on family- and business-related immigration, as well as B1/B2 visa issues.

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Licensed for 3 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2019
Updated 06/08/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Shaffer Immigration Law
3817 Davis PL NW
Washington, DC, 20007

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | September 25, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very professional and dedicated man.
I had a great experience with Daniel. He was very efficient, detailed oriented and highly professional. I highly recommend him for anyone who is facing immigration issues.
Posted by Paul | August 24, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
TN Visa application to the US
My meeting with Daniel was extremely helpful in helping understand the requirements for the visa I was applying for. Would recommend to anyone looking to prepare for a TN Visa application from Canada to the US.
Posted by Cherry | August 8, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Really professional and empathetic lawyer
I highly recommend Daniel, who helps me to withdraw my I 539 and prepare for my visa appointment. I am really satisfied with his service. I was living with so much pressure and anxiety before because of my case. Daniel’s professional knowledge assures me and eases my mind a lot .
Posted by Jhoan | August 5, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Always really to help!
Daniel was really good and helpful! Understanding my situation and always willing to help
Posted by Joba & Eunice | August 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best attorney ever hired
Daniel Shaffer is a calm and resilient man. A great attorney! Over the months, Daniel has provided us with sound, clear, and practical legal advice on various issues. He makes difficult issues look seamless. Daniel makes sure we understand each process before embarking on it, and he allows us to cross-check every document in detail before sending it out; that's the icing on the cake for us. I would recommend Daniel as a great attorney over and over again.
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Posted by Matthew | August 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thorough, persistent, reliable, and more!
Our situation, though it was a green card application, was a little unique. I run my own business and didn't want to deal with the stress of filling out the application. Daniel took care of everything! He made sure to provide us with clear directions on what we needed to do, or what he needed from us. There were no delays from his side, he was very thorough. He took the time to talk us through the process and make sure we were prepared. If you need a trustworthy immigration attorney, I could not recommend anyone more than I do Daniel.
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Posted by Natalie | June 16, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
I am beyond impressed - Thank you!
I would highly recommend getting a lawyer, they are worth every penny. It’s such a huge weight off your shoulders having a professional take care of everything for you. I’m going through the adjustment of status process and I can’t even imagine what my stress levels would be like without an immigration lawyer. There is only so much that Google, forums, and research can help you with. There are things that only someone with years of experience and a law degree who specializes in immigration law will know. I had consultations with about 7 different lawyers before I found a gem. I couldn’t be happier with Daniel. His knowledge of immigration law was noticeably more advanced than all the other lawyers I had consulted with! I feel he goes above and beyond what’s required of him and puts in extra time, and effort. He’s meticulous and triple-checks everything. He’s fast, efficient, and always makes himself available when I have questions. I have high standards and he has exceeded my expectations. But most importantly he's really kind and genuine person. He truly just wants to help people and that's such a rare trait in a lawyer. Daniel has been such a blessing, that I want to pay it forward and let others know how amazing he is. I would give 10 out of 5 stars if I could. I highly recommend him.
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Posted by Michael | May 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
SPEEDY and VERY HELPFUL
Daniel immediately jumped in to help me within 30 minutes of my first call. It’s clear that helping people with immigration cases is his passion, not just his job. His guidance and suggestions about my submission to USCIS were spot-on. He knows exactly what he is doing! I wish I had called him sooner.
Posted by Rusell | April 24, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Honest, respectful attorney
It has been a long, difficult green card process for my husband and me. According to USCIS, our first immigration attorney made a filing error and we had to start the process all over again. We found Daniel to be so different. He didn't speak down to us. He was totally respectful. He was honest about the challenges we faced because of having to re-file and then COVID happening. He also has specialized knowledge of how USCIS operates so that you're getting information as his client that isn't in the news media or online chat forums. And despite us being on the West Coast while Daniel is in DC, the distance really wasn't an issue. He responded to our emails, texts, and phone calls very quickly --- even on weekends. He was on the phone with us during our second USCIS interview, which made us feel calmer. If you're looking for an immigration attorney who really cares whether you receive a favorable outcome, my husband & I wholeheartedly agree you should hire Daniel.
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Posted by Chris | April 11, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Perfect Lawyer - Highly Recommended
Daniel helped me and my spouse prepare a green card interview. During this process, he has been incredibly helpful. He almost covered all possible questions and situations that we would face during the interview. It is his patience, professional knowledge, and meticulous attention to detail that made us well prepared for the interview. We sincerely appreciate his help and highly recommend Daniel without reservation.
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Posted by Mandy | April 8, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommend
Daniel is such a pleasure to work with! He is not only a very thorough immigration lawyer, but he is very kind. Immigration can be a stressful process, but having Daniel as our lawyer has made it as stress-free as possible. We recommend Daniel to anyone and everyone. Do yourself a favor and hire him! He will not disappoint you.
Posted by Julia | April 2, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Lawyer!
Daniel is the absolute best lawyer I have ever worked with. As a business owner and someone who is immigrating to America, I have crossed paths with many lawyers. None of them have come close to comparing to Daniel as both an attorney and as a person. Daniel has always been available to address my concerns, answer questions, and give me all of the information to make me feel at ease. He is always fast to respond and help, and he always gets any applications and forms submitted in record time. Although Daniel is my immigration lawyer, he has also provided insight in any of my concerns or questions in other categories of the law. If you are looking for a really great immigration lawyer, do yourself a favor and hire Daniel. You will not regret it.
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Posted by Oliver | March 31, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing lawyer and human being
We got ourselves into a mess by trying to rely on online articles and not consulting with a lawyer. We contacted Daniel to help give us direction and improve our situation. Some words I would use to describe him and the service he offers are quick response times, sound advice, and empathy. I would 100% hire him again if I had to go back, and I would 100% recommend him to anybody else.
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Posted by Patrick | January 16, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Incredible attorney
Detail oriented, knowledgeable, and empathetic. As someone who was on the fence about an immigration attorney for my marriage-based green card and talked to dozens, I don't think I would've been satisfied by going down the route of hiring an attorney with anyone else. While the process is not done yet (we've filed and are awaiting USCIS now), Daniel has exceeded our expectations at every step of the process.
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Posted by Philip | January 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Daniel is an invaluable resource and help
I've been working to get several employees relocated the US permanently and was overwhelmed with the amount of paperwork and legal knowledge required for the process. But 1 hour of Daniel's time saved me over a month's worth of research. Daniel knows immigration law like the back of his hand and guided me through the process, answering every question with crystal clear accuracy, all in one phone call, without a second of time wasted. I know exactly what to do now and am working with Daniel to get paperwork filed and ready. He's easily the best attorney I've worked with.
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Posted by Steve | January 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great knowledge and assistance
He helped me apply for an E-2 visa that was successful and I couldn't of done it without him, he was extremely knowledgeable and guided me every step of the way.
Posted by Alex | October 19, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent - I highly recommend Daniel
Daniel was extremely responsive, answering my many questions within hours of my writing to him. He's been extremely generous with his time and guidance. A very clear and succinct communicator, which makes understanding things very easy and frustration free. I sense he genuinely cares about his clients wellbeing and really wants to help. I'd absolutely use Daniel's services again and very highly recommend him without reservation.
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Posted by Sebastien | October 1, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Immigration Law consultation
Daniel is great! He answered all of our questions in great detail and sent us a long email right after our talk further explaining topics we had talked about. Finding competent affordable lawyers like him is quite difficult and I will definitely be reaching out to him in the future for other inquiries. He even stayed an extra 15 min at the end off the session that he didn't want to charge us for!
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Posted by Muhammad | September 3, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Service
Thank you Daniel for your assistance and figuring out my I-485 issues. You are awesome and have such a wide knowledge of immigration related issues.
Posted by Muhammad | September 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best in advice and guide
Mr Daniel had guide me through the whole process of my case which was very complicated and he guided me in every step and made it easy for me to get through all the process
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AVVO RATING 6.2 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Immigration Attorney
  • Shaffer Immigration Law
  • 2020 - Present

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2018
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2015

Legal Cases

  • Successful US Entry from Country Subject to COVID Ban
  • Successful Entry into the US
  • Writ of Mandamus for Unreasonably Delayed Asylum Application
  • Asylum Decision Issued by USCIS

Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Economic Sanctions against Syria
  • Overview
  • 2020
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