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Daniel C. Horne

Immigration Attorney at San Francisco, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State CO
    Acquired 1994
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Daniel holds two decades of experience assisting corporations and individuals with immigration and nationality matters. He has received the Martindale-Hubbell® directory’s highest rating (“AV”), and is listed within its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is also included within the International Bar Association's Who's Who Legal directory for Corporate Immigration. His current practice focuses on corporate immigration matters, but covers all aspects of immigration practice, including representation of professionals seeking to immigration through employment-based or family-based petitions.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, a LexisNexis® periodical providing news and analysis to immigration lawyers nationwide. His co-authored article proposing changes to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program appeared in the Stanford Law and Policy Review’s Spring 2005 issue.

A long-standing and active member of AILA, Daniel has been invited to speak at several past national and state AILA conferences, and a past member of AILA’s USCIS California Service Center Liaison Committee. Daniel volunteers his time to mentor attorneys providing pro bono assistance to asylum seekers through the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.

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Jackson Hertogs LLP
909 Montgomery Street
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA, 94133

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Posted by Mahesh | September 2, 2009
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Mr.Daniel Horne is a very reliable attorney.I have dealt with him for almost 10 years and I have always found him prompt,honest and trustworthy.He makes you So comfortable whenever you deal with him.I strongly recommend him for any or all immigration matters.


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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Jackson & Hertogs, LLP
  • 2004 - Present
  • Partner
  • Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP
  • 1997 - 2003
  • Associate
  • Ann Allott PC
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Daniel M. Kowalski
  • 1994 - 1996
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  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Matter of C-H- Inc., ID#1246643 (AAO May 23, 2018)
  • Appeal sustained; Electrical/electronics engineering degree recognized as related to computer science for purpose of H-1B visa eligibility
  • Matter of Sanchez-Avila, 21 I&N Dec. 444 (BIA 1996)
  • Successfully reversed INS "repulsion" policy
  • Hassan v. INS, 66 F.3d 266 (10th Cir. 1995)
  • JRAD validity upheld


  • American Immigration Lawyers Assocation
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Corporate Immigration Law (2007-present)
  • International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • 2007
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2003-present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • "AV" (Highest) Rating (2002-present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • BIA Pro Bono Project Recognition
  • USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review
  • 2002
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • State Bar of California
  • 2001
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  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • One Hundred Years of Aptitude
  • 2009
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Do E-2 and L-2 Spouses Need EAD Cards Before They Start Working?
  • 2008
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Does Anyone Want a World Without PERM Remands?
  • 2006
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Is Termination the End of It All?
  • 2006
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Time to File for PERM
  • 2006
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Canadian Born Native Americans
  • 2006
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • OPT and Self-Employment
  • 2006
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Length of Employment on L-1 Blanket Petitions
  • 2005
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • AC21 Portability for Same Job, New Location?
  • 2005
  • Bender's Immigration Bulletin
  • Chile and Singapore H-1B1 Free Trade Fees
  • 2005
  • Immigration Briefings
  • Asylum Law After the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act
  • 1997
  • The Colorado Lawyer
  • Defending the Non-citizen
  • 1995
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Speaking Engagements

  • Annual AILA Conference - Vancouver
  • Are You in Jeopardy? (Ethics panel)
  • 2008
  • Annual AILA Conference - Orlando
  • Strategic Planning in the Post-PERM World
  • 2007
  • Annual AILA California Chapters Conference
  • PERM Update
  • 2007
  • Annual AILA Conference - San Antonio
  • E-1/2 Treaty Trader/Treaty Investor Strategies
  • 2006
  • Annual AILA California Chapters Conference
  • Keeping the Case Alive
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (11)
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Immigration Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Daniel, whom I've known professionally for over 10 years."
Immigration Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"Dan's wealth of knowledge on immigration law is astounding. He is an amazing attorney and I would highly recommend him to anyone."
Immigration Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."

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San Francisco Immigration Lawyer Daniel C. Horne
Daniel C. Horne
Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 29 years