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At the Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, we know what it is like to go through the immigration process. Most of the people working in our firm are either first- or second-generation Americans or naturalized U.S. citizens. Our understanding of immigration law-and of our clients’ needs-is both professional and personal.

Our California immigration law attorney has experience in a wide range of immigration, naturalization, and citizenship matters, including:

  • Immigrant deportation and removal defense. We help people facing deportation for a variety of reasons including being illegal or out of status.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) forms. It is of the utmost importance that the information you provide on USCIS forms is truthful. If you are worried that a criminal conviction or something else in your background may stop you from obtaining citizenship, we have the knowledge needed to help.
  • Political asylum. A person seeking asylum must apply within one year of his or her most recent entry into the United States. Absent exceptional circumstances

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Political Asylum

The decision to seek asylum can be profoundly difficult. Most asylum seekers care deeply about their home countries despite the circumstances that compel them to seek protection elsewhere.

At the Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, we understand that people seeking asylum in the United States feel vulnerable. They are fearful not only of going home but also of their uncertain futures here. If you are in this situation, please call our law firm today. We can explain your rights and … READ MORE

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The Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, has been serving Individuals and Families in Immigration Matters Since 1995. We provide services in the following languages:

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Whatever your immigration law needs, the Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina would be happy to hear from you. Please e-mail or call today and let us know how we can be of help.

We provide legal services in English, Swahili, Spanish, Amharic, Tigrinya, and other languages. We offer free initial consultations and accept credit cards.

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I was in a destitute immigration situation at one time and when i searched on AVVO Mr. Maina popped up on the list. After reading a few of his reviews, i decided to call him and talk to him. Never had i talked to such a candid attorney. I made a last minute trip to his office ... - A Client

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2140 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1110
Berkeley, CA 94704

 (415) 391-6612

At the Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, we help individuals and families who are seeking to gain or maintain proper legal status in the United States. In addition to serving clients in California, we have extensive experience in asylum offices throughout the United States and in U.S. consular posts abroad.

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