ESTABLISHED IN 1978

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PRACTICE AREAS

  • FAMILY

    The Law Offices of David Y. Kim assists families to reunite and stay together by seeking family-based avenues of immigration for spouses, children, parents and siblings of citizens and lawful permanent residents. The law firm handles all family-based immigration matters, including step-child petitions, foreign adoptions, and eligibility issues related to crimes, health and misrepresentation.

  • INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

    Law Offices of David Y. Kim is highly regarded for extraordinary success in representing clients with immigrant investor (EB-5) petitions, obtaining the coveted U.S. residence based on investment in the United States.   Our office has represented clients involving regional center entities, either in obtaining regional center designation, advising the regional center entity about certain aspects of immigration law and procedure, or obtaining residence for individual investors.

     

    The Law Offices of David Y. Kim is highly esteemed for its work with entrepreneur immigrants. Working with clients toward non-immigrant solutions in the form of E, H and L visas, and often with the ultimate goal of permanent residence via the EB-1 or EB-5 classifications, the law firm advises entrepreneurs in a broad array of industries. Entrepreneur clients include manufacturers of wireless components and networks, Internet broadband providers, electronics manufacturers, hotel operators, product merchandisers, major retail franchise owners, , small individual retail shop owners, garment manufacturers, jewelry distributors and restaurateurs.

  • CITIZENSHIP & NATURALIZATION

    The Law Offices of David Y. Kim assists clients with realizing the dream of U.S. citizenship. Occasionally the process requires the expert guidance of a skilled counselor well versed in the nuance of the complex statutes concerning citizenship. Whether we are called upon to argue a ground of ineligibility for naturalization or to demonstrate citizenship by derivation or acquisition, we can help.

  • LITIGATION & APPEALS

    The Law Offices of David Y. Kim litigates immigration-related matters before the federal district courts. The law firm has successfully litigated cases involving unreasonable processing delays and erroneously denied applications.

     

    The law firm also has significant expertise in representing clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • DEPORTATION & RENEWAL

    The Law Offices of David Y. Kim has significant experience in representing individuals in removal and deportation proceedings before immigration courts. Our law firm has extricated clients from pressure-packed immigration court proceedings and obtained relief in the forms of cancellation of removal, asylum, waivers of removal, and adjustment of status. We have aggressively challenged the validity of removal proceedings seeking motions to terminate proceedings, motions to suppress evidence, motions to administratively close, and motions to reopen and overturn a prior removal or deportation order.

     

    The law firm assists detained individuals secure release in bond proceedings, and provides legal orientation and representation to immigration detainees. We are experienced in complex legal issues related to criminal convictions and immigration fraud.

DAVID Y. KIM LAW OFFICES