Determined & Skilled Immigration Defense

Immigration Defense in San Francisco

Retain a Skilled Immigration Defense Attorney

When it comes to your critical immigration and citizenship case, you need a law firm to represent you with skill and tenacity. Daniel Shanfield, Esq. has developed an unparalleled reputation in the San Francisco Bay Area, fighting for over a decade to reunite immigrants with their families and to keep them here when trouble strikes.

As an immigration defense lawyer, Daniel has been rated a Northern California Super Lawyer by San Francisco Magazine and rated "10/10" by as "superb" in experience, industry recognition and professional conduct. Daniel is a former INS trial attorney and has been featured in the New York Times, the San Jose Mercury News, the Chicago Tribune, Village Voice, ABC News, Univision, and NTN24 News, has and testified in Congress on immigrants' rights.

We are honored to be the exclusive law firm for immigration referral by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Jose's Legal Assistance Program.

Are you or a loved one an immigrant in need of legal protection? We are here to defend your rights. Contact us online at (866) 559-9498 to schedule an appointment with our law firm in San Jose, CA.

How Can We Help You?

Our clients come from around the world for compassionate and aggressive immigration representation. They depend upon our insightful immigration defense strategies to assure their success. Our immigration attorney can assist you with the following:

Immigration Application and Petitions at USCIS San Jose and San Francisco:

  • Family-Based Green Cards and Permanent Residence Applications
  • Adjustment of Status Applications
  • Immigrant Visa Consular Processing
  • Permanent Residence for Spouses of US citizens
  • Permanent Residence for Parents of US Citizens
  • Permanent Residence for Sons and Daughters of US Citizens
  • Permanent Residence for Spouse and Unmarried Children of US Residents
  • Permanent Residence for Married Sons and Daughters of US Citizens
  • Permanent Residence for Brothers and Sisters of US Citizens
  • K1/K3 Non-Immigrant Fiancé and Marriage Visas (Outside the US)
  • I-751 Joint Petitions and Waivers for Spouses
  • Permanent Residency
  • DHS Northern Hemisphere Travel Initiative
  • Visiting the US
  • I-601 Waivers in Ciudad Juarez

U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Applications:

  • N-400 Applications for Naturalization
  • N-336 Appeals for Naturalization Application Denials
  • Naturalization and Citizenship Cases with Criminal Issues
  • N-648 Disability Waivers
  • Waivers of English Language and History Requirements for Older Citizenship Applicants
  • N-600 Certificates of Citizenship for Derivative and Acquired Citizens
  • Passport Applications for Minors under the Child Citizenship Act

Deportation and Criminal Immigration Defense:

  • Deportation Defense and Immigration Court Representation throughout California and Arizona
  • Representation for San Francisco Immigration Court Removal Hearings
  • ICE Immigration Holds and Immigration Bond Hearings
  • Deportation Defense in Eloy and Florence, Arizona
  • Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents and 212(c) Waivers
  • Criminal Immigration Problems
  • Expiring I-551 Green Cards
  • 212(h) Criminal Waivers of Criminal Inadmissibility
  • 212(i) and 237(a)(1)(H) Fraud Waivers

Humanitarian Immigration Cases:

  • Asylum Applications for Refugees and Victims of Violence and Persecution
  • U Visa Applications for Victims of Crimes in the U.S.
  • VAWA Applications for Survivors of Domestic Violence
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Get Started on your Immigration Defense Case Today

Our reputation is second to none in our dedication and service to our clients. We have successfully represented immigrants facing serious immigration consequences, from criminal inadmissibility to deportation for felony offenses. To resolve your urgent and complex immigration matter, you need an experienced immigration attorney in San Jose, CA.

Contact an immigration defense attorney at our law office in San Jose for effective and committed legal defense.

Clients Tell Their Stories

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


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

    Former Client

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


  • “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”


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


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


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