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Raul Ray has been a licensed California attorney for over 27 years. He received his B.S. degree from San Jose State University and his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law. Mr. Ray was born and raised in San Jose, California but has family ties to Central and South America. His mother was born in Panama and his grandmother was born in Colombia.

Mr. Ray has focused primarily on Immigration Law. During that time, he has successfully represented clients in cases of involving Deportation, Same Sex Couples-LGBT, DACA, U visas, VAWA, Fiancée visas, Spouse visas, Family petitions, Adjustment applications, Naturalization applications, Waivers for criminal convictions, unlawful presence, and fraud and misrepresentation.

Mr. Ray has represented clients from around the world including from the following countries:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China (PRC) , Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Fiji, France, Ghana, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, Somoa, South Korea, South Africa, Soviet Union, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, and Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe

Mr. Ray has served as a volunteer attorney for the immigration court in San Francisco, the Santa Clara University George Alexander Law Clinic and the Mexican Consulate in San Jose. He has spoken about immigration issues at various community and church events in the bay area.

Mr. Ray is a member of the California State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and American Immigration Lawyers' Association. He is licensed to practice law in all immigration courts, in U.S. District Court of Northern California, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Vietnamese

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
  2. International Law: 50%



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  • David John Luca

    Mr. Ray has been my "go-to" guy for all immigration matters for a number of years. His expertise, both in and out of the Courtroom, in the ever-changing area of immigration law is something to be admired. If you have an immigration matter, look no further than Mr. Ray.


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  • Gabriel Dylan Jack

    Raul Ray has a very respected practice of Deportation Defense in the San Jose area for over 20 years. I have known him personally for nearly 15 years, and I know him to be an extremely hard-working, talented attorney with true compassion for his clients.


    Gabriel Jack Immigration Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Offices of Raul Ray

1671 The Alameda
Suite 200
San Jose, CA, 95126


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Ofice of Raul Ray1989 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DeportationThe immigration judge granted my client 212(c) relief allowing him to keep his permanent resident status and stay in the United States with his family
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California State University, San Jose State UniversityBusiness Administration-Human ResourcesBS - Bachelor of Science1982
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DAPA and DACA ForumDAPA and DACA2015