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.