Welcome to our Immigration Photo Gallery!
During the past 30 years, our attorneys have taken photos with clients on the day they won their immigration cases, with U.S. Senators and Representatives, with Federal Judges, with USCIS officials and with a future President of the U.S.
Using these photos as illustrations, we tell you the stories behind the photographs in the hope that they will inspire you with your immigration case.
In 2008, Attorney Shusterman spoke with Senator Barack Obama regarding the future of comprehensive immigration reform. At the time this photo was taken, Senator Barack Obama was a hopeful young senator trying to gather support and break an important racial barrier by becoming the President of the United States. As a US Senator from […]
Attorney Shusterman attends a meeting of immigration attorneys called by Congresswoman Judy Chu, a co-sponsor of the 2009 comprehensive immigration reform bill. This photo was taken in Congresswoman Judy Chu’s office in February 2010. Representative Chu, a member of the House Immigration Subcommittee, had called a meeting of local immigration attorneys to discuss national immigration […]
Attorney Shusterman helps Miguel Perez obtain lawful permanent residence Video: Honor Student Beats Deportation Miguel Perez, a Salvadoran refugee who entered the U.S. illegally and was arrested by the Border Patrol within minutes of crossing the border, beat the odds and was granted lawful permanent residence. Above, Perez addresses a press conference flanked by INS […]
Carl Shusterman Helps a Teenaged Orphan Become a Green Card Holder You Tube Video: Canadian Orphan Gains Permission to Join Family in the U.S. (7-23-08) Guy Taylor’s father died before Guy’s birth. His mother died of a drug overdose in the summer of 1998, leaving Guy an orphan at the age of 16. Not only […]
Benjamin and Londy Cabrera are granted permanent residence based on the academic achievements of their children and their status in the community. Benjamin Cabrera arrived in the United States from his native Mexico as a teenager some 20 years ago. Londy Cabrera traveled here a few years later from Guatemala. They married and set out […]
U.S. District Judge Takasugi was honored for his academic excellence and work for equal rights in civil and immigration affairs in March of 2005. The Eleventh Annual National Asian Pacific American Conference on Law and Public Policy (NAPACLPP) was held on March 4-5, 2005 at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Attorney Carl Shusterman participated […]
The AILA discussed pressing immigration issues with Senator Brownback, who is fully supportive of immigration and the positive effects that it has on the economy. On March 22, 2001, as part of AILA Lobby Day, Senator Brownback (R-KS) met with a delegation of attorneys from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Pictured from left to right […]
Upon meeting with Attorney Shusterman, Congresswoman Waters introduced legislation that would aid immigrant college graduates in remaining in the U.S. after graduation if they receive a professional job. On March 22, 2001, Carl Shusterman met with Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) in her Washington, DC office. Representative Waters is a member of the House Judiciary Committee. […]
Attorney Shusterman testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration with regards to the shortage of resident nurses, misdistribution of physicians, and other health care concerns. On May 22, 2001, Carl Shusterman testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration concerning “Rural and Urban Health Care Needs”. A copy of his testimony is available online. Mr. Shusterman […]
In March of 2000, Attorney Shusterman and three other immigration attorneys met with Senator Feinstein of California to discuss the delays in processing for immigration petitions. The number one immigration service issue is the tremendous delay in processing all types of immigration petitions and applications. On March 30, 2000, four immigration attorneys from California met […]
Attorney Shusterman discusses the issue of delayed processing times for immigration petitions with Senator Abraham, who is the Chairman of the Senate Immigration Subcommittee. The number one immigration service issue is the tremendous delay in processing all types of immigration petitions and applications. On March 30, 2000, Attorney Carl Shusterman discussed this issue in Washington, […]
Attorney Shusterman helps a young talented Chinese artist re-enter the U.S. after being denied by the INS while trying to return from a trip to Mexico. Shao-Kuang Ting, the noted Chinese artist, presents his painting “Lost Love” to his attorney Carl Shusterman after receiving the right to reside legally in the US. A native of […]
The Promsiri family faces deportation to Thailand after living as lawful permanent residents for almost 40 years, due to a mistake made by the government. Imagine living in the U.S. for almost your entire life, and then one day without any advance notice, you receive a letter in the mail from the Immigration Service that […]
Immigration attorney Carl Shusterman meets Congressman Howard Berman at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, who aided in preventing legal immigrants from falling into the shadow of undocumented immigrants in congress. Congressman Howard Berman (D-CA) and immigration attorney Carl Shusterman share a laugh at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. When Shusterman asked what the Congressman […]
Immigration attorney Carl Shusterman and INS Associate Commissioner Alex Aleinikoff attend the press conference will launch the Immigration and Naturalization Service’s (INS) Citizenship USA program. Both Mr. Shusterman and the congressional aide were members of INS’ Naturalization Advisory Committee when this picture was taken. This committee was created to allow private community organizations and public […]
Sergeant Danny Lightfoot of the Marines is granted lawful permanent residence for himself and his family due to his achievements in the U.S. military. Above, Marine Sergeant Danny Lightfoot and his attorney Carl Shusterman address a press conference immediately after an Immigration Judge granted lawful permanent residence to Sgt. Lightfoot. Danny Lightfoot joined the US […]
Private Romero achieves his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen over fifty years after his service in the U.S. military. After his discharge from the US Army in 1951, and his forced return to Mexico, it took Private Romero almost a half century to achieve his dream to become a citizen of the United States. […]
Dennis Sarsozo was sworn in as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves after achieving his green card. Atty. Shusterman, I just want to let you know that I sworn in today as a citizen of the United States. When I received my greencard in the mail last year, the first thing I did was […]
Karina Magana, wife of Air Force Sergeant Luis Magana, is threatened with deportation due to a bureaucratic error on the part of the government. “Carl Shusterman and his team are simply the best representation a person can get. Attorney Amy and Carl were always available to provide support and advice. They were always on top […]
Jiovanna Campbell is forced to spend a year separated from her husband Ryan, due to her parents bringing her into the country illegally when she was 3. We all want an immigration system that is just and humane, don’t we? One that keeps families together and rewards talented individuals. One that excludes dangerous criminals and […]
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Carl Shusterman served as an INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) before opening a firm specializing exclusively in US immigration law. He is a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law who has testified as an expert witness before the US Senate Immigration Subcommittee. Carl was featured in the February 2018 edition of SuperLawyers Magazine.
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