Stephanie M. Izaguirre is an experienced Immigration Lawyer practicing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She also helps immigrants in cases concerning DUI, and Divorce as well as their impact on her client’s immigration status. She has helped thousands of immigrants reunite with their families by taking her guidance in the Visa process.
She routinely helps victims of domestic violence, assault, rape or other violent crimes committed in the U.S. remain in the country and also apply for a green card. She also educates them with the requirements for a U Visa and assists them in attaining it.
She is also an expert at employment immigration and serves as a legal representative for the people eligible for a job in the U.S. as indicated by the employer. She helps with the H1-B visa, O visa, P visa, and the Immigrant Visa Petition.
She helps employers in retaining the trained staff by guiding them through the process of H1B and H2B changes and ensuring that they comply with current laws.
She also assists family-owned businesses and suggests temporary options to keep their business operating. She also guides them in bringing qualified family members to work for them in the country.
Stephanie Izaguirre routinely represents people facing deportation in immigration courts. She acts fast and files a stay of removal in the court to pause immediate deportation of her clients. She also prepares legal documents to safeguard their property and children as well as in Cancellation of Removal.
In 2000-2001, she served as a Consular Officer for the U.S. Department Of State in Rio de Janeiro and interviewed hundreds of people applying for all types of visas to the U.S. This was when she saw a real need for good immigration advice and became interested in Immigration Law.
She attended the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver and also spent a year as a visiting student at the University of North Carolina. She graduated and passed the North Carolina Bar in 2005.
While in law school, she served as an intern at the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network and worked for a semester as a member of the law school’s immigration law clinic and represented asylum clients.
She started her legal career as an adjudications officer serving for US Citizenship and Immigration Services in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She gained experience in matters such as adjustment of status, naturalization, removing conditions on permanent residence, adoption petitions, and the naturalization of minors while working there.
Stephanie M. Izaguirre worked with private firms such as the Law Office of Julie Cruz Santana and Law Office of James Sarpong before returning to Colorado Springs, Colorado, passing the Colorado Bar exam, and opening the Izaguirre Law Firm in November 2010.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association granted her Michael Maggio Pro Bono Honoree Award in 2015. She holds the membership of professional associations such as the Colorado Bar Association, the National Immigration Project at the National Lawyers Guild, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
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