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  • I am very grateful for your efforts, kindness and untiring service

    “I am very grateful for your efforts, kindness and untiring service may the Lord bless you and reward you for all what you have done. Thank you very much.”

    - Letty
  • Thank you for helping my mom with the court.

    “I want to tell you to thank you for helping my mom with the court. And I am happy because they are not going to send her to Mexico.”

    - Jonathan (8 years old)
  • She is a trustworthy and dedicated attorney

    “She is a trustworthy and dedicated attorney and is very personable and understanding in any stressful situation.”

    - Amelia
  • I am very happy!

    “I am very happy! I am very anxious to receive my permanent residence which is the next step after having received my U visa.”

    - N.C
  • Your work ethics and courage prove it.

    “Your expertise, knowledge, and pure heart to help as much as you can be an example to those of the same calling in the field. It is not a hyperbole that you are answering your calling as Mother Teresa was. Your work ethics and courage prove it.”

    - Chatharina
  • Knowing your time is very valuable

    “Knowing your time is very valuable, I would like to thank you, for taking part of your busy schedule to meet with me.”

    - Bea
  • Thank you very much for the thorough work you put into our filings.

    “I just received our green cards in the mail, and I wanted to write in to thank you very much for the thorough work you put into our filings.”

    - Rajesh
  • It was you who got us back on track

    “I truly appreciate your (and your staff’s) pro-activeness, diligence, and timely communication that helped us during this long process.”

    - Rajan
  • She’s an amazing lawyer! She does great work!

    “She’s an amazing lawyer! She does great work! Above all, she’s very honest and was the best legal counsel for me and my family.”

    - Amalia G.
  • We are so grateful to have them as our immigration partner.

    “We are so grateful to have them as our immigration partner.”

    - K.T. (Director of Human Resources of publicly-traded international technology company)

Immigration Attorneys in Santa Ana

The U.S. immigration system is complex, bureaucratic, and constantly changing. Attempting to navigate this system on your own may result in avoidable delays and outright denials. Whether you are applying for a work visa, permanent residence through employment, a family-based green card, citizenship, or any other immigration status or benefit, you need more than just a lawyer—you need a high-powered legal team that is ready to passionately advocate on your behalf.

At U.S. Immigration Law Group, LLP, we combine the efficiency and accessibility of a boutique firm with the resources and experience of a large firm. Our attorneys and legal assistants work closely to develop and implement fully customized strategies for each of our clients. You can rely on us to answer all your questions, and to remain accessible and involved in your matter from beginning to end.

As a women- and minority-led law firm, we are creative, compassionate and empathetic, but we never shy away from a challenging case. We work tirelessly, tenaciously, and fearlessly because our goal is to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of those we serve.

Effective Guidance from Our Experienced Team

Founded in 2010, U.S. Immigration Law Group, LLP has handled thousands of immigration cases. To date, we have secured more than 2,000 work visas and 2730 green cards, and we have helped more than 360 permanent residents become U.S. citizens.

We are inspired by the dreams, goals, and courage of the businesses, individuals, and families we are privileged to serve. When you hire USILG, you can expect professionalism, compassion, and experience, all of which we will use to maximize your likelihood of accomplishing both your short-term and long-term immigration goals.

Immigration Services

Helping Companies & Individuals Navigate the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization System

We focus exclusively on immigration law and have more than 65 years of collective experience helping individuals, families, and businesses navigate the immigration system. If you’re ready to get started on your process, you will benefit from this in-depth experience. We will ensure you understand your rights and legal options so you can secure the best possible resolution for your case.

One Firm. One Vision.

Providing the best legal strategy for your peace of mind.
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    Lisa D. Ramirez


    Lisa’s primary areas of focus are I-9 compliance, visas for religious workers, professional artists and athletes, family based petitions and waivers, removal defense and naturalization.

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    Monica E. Lukoschek


    Monica’s primary focus is in the area of employment-based immigration law. Her specialties are E-2, H-1B, L-1 visas and Labor Certification (PERM) applications, as well as high-volume non-immigrant visa processing and I-9 compliance.

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    Monica Crooms Mkhikian


    Monica focuses on providing removal defense before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, applications for asylum, VAWA relief, and family based petitions.

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    Alejandra Leon-Paul

    Associate Attorney

    Born and raised in Southern California, Alejandra sought a career involved in social justice and public service and she found it in the area of immigration law.

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    Genevieve Maciel


    Gen hails from Boston but grew up in Montana. She earned her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees at Wesleyan University. Gen ...
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    Irene Lefebvre

    Senior Paralegal

    Irene Lefebvre has been a Paralegal in U.S. immigration and nationality law since 1981. At the suggestion of a friend, she thought she’d try it out until she decided on a career path…the rest is history.
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    Gabby Sansores

    Supervising Paralegal

    Gabby was born in Mexico to a single mother who decided she wanted a better life for her daughter than the one she had. She ...
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    Sandra Guzman


    Sandra, originally from Lima, Peru has been working as a paralegal with family and employment based immigration cases since 1996.
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    Carolina Madrigal Camacho

    Administrative Assistant

    After years of volunteering at immigration workshops and naturalization fairs, Carolina decided to pursue a career in immigration law.
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    Claudia Gardea


    Claudia is the “face and voice” U.S. Immigration Law Group – the firm receptionist since 2015. She meets everyone who walks into the firm with a professional and friendly demeanor.

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    Anice Katz

    Office Administrator and Bookkeeper

    Anice has worked as an office manager and bookkeeper for most of her career.  She enjoys helping people. 

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    Xochitl Sandoval

    Administrative Assistant

    Life motto: When nothing goes right…go left Most interesting job: Nanny How would you describe yourself? Empathetic One thing ...
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