Immigration Law Firm in San Jose & San Francisco

Top-Rated San Jose Immigration Defense Lawyers

Legal Representation for the Most Challenging Immigration Issues.

The Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield - Immigration Defense, PC is a recognized leader in immigration law, with the highest reputation in the Bay Area for helping immigrants resolve their immigration problems. Our staff is committed to bringing immigrant families together, and keeping them together when trouble strikes.

Do not navigate through the complexities of the legal system without our personalized legal solutions and supportive assistance. Retain the immediate representation of our experienced and trusted San Jose immigration defense lawyers.

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  • 10.0 "Superb" Avvo rating
  • Exceptional Client Reviews
  • Highest Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau
  • Dedicated to Providing Ethical Legal Representation
  • Recipients of the Avvo Clients' Choice Award for Immigration Law
  • American Immigration Association Pro Bono Award
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • BBB A+ Rating
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 - Immigration
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb - Top Attorney Immigration

Clients Tell Their Stories

  • “ was their expertise, diligence, and hard work that produced a successful outcome for me.”

    Former Client

  • “The outcome of their professionalism and expertise resulted in my deportation case being dismissed.”


  • “...their professional approach to all my concerns gave me the confidence I needed to relax”


  • “this office should always be your first choice.”


  • “ case was a kind of difficult one, but Daniel made it done.”


  • “Efficient and knowledgeable...especially for complicated and non-standard immigration cases.”


  • “Thank you to Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield for all your hard work.”


Handling All Matters Related to Immigration Defense

Our Northern California immigration defense attorneys handle complex deportation defense for both criminal law and immigration violations. Our firm is dedicated to defending the rights of our most vulnerable immigrants. We aggressively fight for asylum protection and refugee status, permanent residency under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and legal status through victim of crime U visas.

We defend immigrants in San Jose and Santa Clara County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as the Counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Merced, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Fresno, and Stanislaus. Our staff of immigration lawyers includes former international human rights defenders and immigration and state bar prosecutors. Thanks to this inside knowledge, our team knows firsthand how ICE attorneys and DHS agents come after immigrants. We’ve seen their games, and now we use this insight to help get our clients the results they deserve.

Recent Victories

  • Obtained U.S. Citizenship 20 Year- Old Robbery Conviction
  • Obtained Prosecutorial Discretion Abandonment of Permanent Residency
  • Permanent Residency Absentia Removal Order
  • Permanent Residency Abuse Victim
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status
  • Permanent Residency Adjustment of Status

Expertise You Can Trust

The Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield Immigration Defense PC is dedicated to winning the toughest immigration cases. Your case must be carefully evaluated to determine the best legal strategy to assist you and your family.

Our offices serve immigrants from all over California, the United States, and around the world in most kinds of immigration defense matters. We are here to help you quickly solve your immigration problems, so you and your family can finally build a future here in the United States.

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