Sumiyia N. Jafri
Attorney at Law
Ms. Jafri is the founder and sole practitioner at Jafri Law Firm.
She is experienced in a variety of United States Immigration
and Nationality Law matters. These include but are not limited to family-based immigrant visa petitions, employment-based
permanent residence petitions, temporary employment visas,
refugee and asylum, and citizenship and naturalization. Ms. Jafri
also has a background in a variety of waivers, including fraud, misrepresentation, and extreme hardship to qualifying family
members, applications for advance permission to enter as a non-immigrant, and applications for permission to reapply for
admission following deportation or removal from the United States.
As an immigrant herself, Ms. Jafri is familiar with the struggles
and hardships many immigrants face while trying to navigate
through the myriad of forms, rules and regulations for United
States immigration purposes. Her experiences have shaped her
into a qualified professional, committed to advancing the interests
of justice and equality. Ms. Jafri strives to provide a superior level
of service to her clients.
Ms. Jafri received her law degree from California Western School
of Law, and Bachelors degree in Political Science and Arabic and
Islamic Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. She is
fluent in English, Hindi and Urdu, and also understands Arabic, Spanish and French.
Ms. Jafri is admitted to practice law in the state of California. She is
an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), both nationally and locally, Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), Immigration Law Section and Young Lawyers Division (YLD), and the California Bar. She is admitted to practice in the Central District Federal Court as well as immigration courts nationwide.