I am a Stanford grad and am I passionate about helping immigrants.
Sophie Alcorn is certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California. She is one of the small percentage who have risen to the very top of this comlpex legal field.
A California native and first came to the Silicon Valley when she attended Stanford University and studied International Relations. She received her J.D. cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, as well as the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award and the Equal Justice Works Award.
Sophie is admitted to State Bar of California, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Sophie founded Alcorn Immigration Law in 2015 in Mountain View, California, to focus on the U.S. immigration law needs of Silicon Valley including visa and green card options for founders, investors, talent and families. She is currently serving as Treasurer of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Santa Clara Valley Chapter.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law||State Bar of California||2018|
|Outstanding Young Business Person||Mountain View Chamber of Commerce||2017|
|Top Attorney of Orange County||OC Metro||2012|
|Equal Justice Works Award||Equal Justice Works||2008|
|National Association of Women Lawyers||Outstanding Law Graduate Award||2008|
|Founder||Alcorn Immigration Law||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of John R. Alcorn||2008 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Silicon Valley chapter)||Member||2015 - Present|
|Mountain View Chamber of Commerce||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Silicon Valley chapter)||Treasurer||2016 - 2017|
|Leadership Mountain View||Participant||2015 - 2016|
|American Civil Liberties Union||Member||2010 - 2010|
|National Association of Women Lawyers||Member||2010 - 2010|
|Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County||Member||2010 - 2010|
|Orange County Bar Association||Immigration Section Vice Chair (2010)||2009 - 2011|
|Newport Harbor Bar Association||Member||2009 - 2011|
|American Bar Association||Member||2009 - 2009|
|Stanford Professional Women of Orange County||Member||2008 - 2009|
|Washington University Global Studies Law Review||Landlords Beware, You May Be Renting Your Own Room...In Jail: Landlords Should Not Be Prosecuted For Harboring Aliens||2008|
|Washington University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Stanford Breakfast Club Orange County||The Future of Comprehensive Immigration Reform||2009|
|Won Appeal in Vacating Federal Criminal Conviction||USA v. Orocio|
|Adjustment of Status||Granted|
|E2 Visa Renewed||Granted|
|I-601 Waiver Granted||Victorious|
|H1B Work Visa||Granted|
|Citizenship Granted Despite Conviction||Withheld for Privacy Reasons|
|Reopening in Immigration Court||Granted|
|Victims of Human Trafficking||Granted|
|BIA Reopened Immigration Court Trial||Victory|
|Certificate of Citizenship||Victory|
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Tue Feb 23 2010
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Sun Feb 28 2010
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