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Richard Yemm is admitted to practice law in both California and New York state and is certified by the California State Bar as an Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist. Having graduated with honors from the University of Exeter School of Law in the United Kingdom, he prepares and assists clients with a wide range of diverse cases including entertainment, investor, business and marriage/family-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, in addition to applications for U.S. citizenship and assisting with corporate I-9 compliance audits.

Mr. Yemm's practice also focuses on analysis of immigration consequences of U.S. and foreign criminal convictions and immigrant and non-immigrant waivers of inadmissibility, where he has successfully overturned grounds of inadmissibility at numerous embassies and consulates around the world. In addition, He has successfully represented clients in removal proceedings in both the Los Angeles and San Diego immigration courts and is currently serving as the CBP Liaison for the Southern California Chapter of AILA.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    8 years


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Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group

1416 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA, 90401


NYCurrently registered 200703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateWolfsdorf Immigration Law Group2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
AILASouthern California CBP Liaison2012 - Present
AILASouthern California DMV Liaison2011 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Wolfsdorf BlogCalifornia DMV Update – 415,000 “AB 60” driver license exams in the first month2015
AILA's Guide to U.S. Citizenship & Naturalization LawBecoming An American: Requirements for Naturalization and Potential Pitfalls2014
BlogWhat ICE’s New DACA Renewal Guidance May Mean for You!2014
BlogAre Your I-9s in Order?2013
BlogBoiling the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Down to Basics2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Exeter University School of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA National - Annual ConferenceMay I See Your Papers - A Discussion About Post-Entry Documentation Issues2014