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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Japanese

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 95%
    34 years
  2. Asylum: 5%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Elliot M.S. Yi

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  • Romben Estrada Aquino

    Whenever I get stumped, I usually call J, who has always been generous with his time, insights, and experience.


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Contact info

Law Offices of J Craig Fong

709 East Colorado Blvd, Ste 250
Pasadena, CA, 91101

Law Offices of J Craig Fong

777 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste. 328
Palm Springs, CA, 92262



ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice198305/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyerSouthern California Super Lawyers2011
Community Leadership AwardAsian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team2003
Avvo 10.0AVVON/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of J Craig Fong2013 - Present
PartnerFong & Chun, llp2003 - 2013
AttorneyLaw Office of J Craig Fong1997 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles County Bar Association"Other Nonimmigrant Visas." Immigration Law Training Course. MCLE Training Materials2008
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationInvestors & Traders: Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas (E-1/E-2 & EB-5). MCLE Training Materials2006
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationNon-Immigrant Visas: E Treaty Trader / Investor Visas. MCLE Training Materials2004
Columbia University Press"Building Alliances: The Case of the Japanese American Citizens League Endorsement of Same-Sex Marriage." Overcoming Heterosexism and Homophobia: Strategies that Work. Ed. James T. Sears & Walter L. Williams.1997
Asian Pacific American Legal CenterHIV and the Legalization Applicant. MCLE Training Materials1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawCastellanoCert.1984
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LACBA Immigration Law CourseLecturer: Non-Working Visas2012
Representing LGBT ImmigrantsBest Practices for Working with LGBT Clients and for Representing before the Government2011
Representing LGBT ClientsMarriage-Based Immigration & LGBT Couples2011
FBA Annual Immigration ConferenceAsylum for Gay Men and Lesbians2011
US Conference on AIDS - Annual ConfClosing Speaker: "Immigrants, HIV/AIDS: Do You Remember the Time?"2007