Experienced & Fair Immigration Service
Leiva Law Firm specializes in immigration and nationality law throughout the United States. We strive to provide the best solution in helping clients navigate through their immigration issues. In doing so, we focus on superior customer service and client accessibility throughout their immigration process. Most of our services are based on a flat fee legal rate and we offer payment plans.
Marriage Green Card & Fiancé Visa Specialists
We handle a large number of cases for marriage based green cards and fiancé / fiancée Visas (K-1 Visa). Our office has represented same-sex marriage immigration clients since USCIS' announcement of extending immigration benefits to same-sex marriage petitions. Our lawyer and staff have a wealth of experience in this area and can guide couples through a complete and successful green card or visa process.
San Francisco Based & Internationally Focused
We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area but our case management system allows us to serve clients not only anywhere in the U.S. but anywhere in the world through remote interfacing. Our clients can access their case information at any time from the comfort of their own home. We also attend immigration interviews at USICS with our local San Francisco Bay Area clients.
USA Immigration Services For National & International Clients
Family Immigration Attorneys
Over One Hundred 5-Star Yelp Ratings
A Top Rated* Family Immigration Lawyer
*Based off aggregated ratings from Yelp, Facebook, Google, and Avvo
I worked with this law firm to get Visa for my Fiance, it was a long and hard process, but Scarlett and her team were there to help us. They provide a great support and helped us beyond the scope of our contract.I really appreciate their help, and refer them to any one who need help with emigration.Mani S.8/11/2020
HIGHLY RECOMMEND Leiva Firm!! Scarlett and her team are amazing to work with!! They made my greencard process seamless with no stress! Scarlett and the team are so kind and so fast to respond. They made us feel so comfortable to ask as many questions that came up during the process. And believe me during this process a lot of... read moreJennifer7/24/2020
Top notch. They are professional, reliable and affordable. Scarlett and her team are very good at what they do. Her firm is very responsive. Scarlett listened to my story, I never felt rushed, she gave me the best advice possible from the outset. I highly recommend this firm to anyone seeking an immigration attorney.Seeking A.7/21/2020
Leiva law firm is the place to go when you have immigration problems. Me and my husband worked with Scarlett, she is professional and she patiently answered all our questions. She helped us prepare for the interview with USCIS leaving nothing to chance. I would definitely go back to her if needed.Rosa C.6/25/2020
I hired Leiva for my Greencard application and they have been a great partner throughout the process. Excellent service at a reasonable price. Hire them!Victor C.6/12/2020
Find love outside of the US? Congratulations. The Red-Tape of the Government's Immigration laws got you down? Not to fear, Scarlett is here. My wife and I were scared. So much paperwork. So much at stake. We started researching immigration lawyer options. After the initial free consultation with Scarlett, we knew: 1) We had our lawyer2) We could breathe again, Scarlett would... read moreTim P.4/23/2020
Working with Scarlett and Betty was amazing! It was a smooth and quick process with no complications. They made sure to go over everything and let you know what to expect before the interview. The team is professional and knowledgeable and good at keeping us updated on the case. I highly recommend them. - Maisie & VictorMaisie L.3/31/2020
Leiva Law Firm has been absolutely amazing in helping my husband and I during our application process. They are affordable, honest and extremely professional. Scarlett attended our interview with us and was the lawyer working our case. She was a fantastic lawyer and confidante and got me my green card. We would 1000 percent recommend using Leiva Law firm for any immigration issues you have.... read moreJerusha K.3/30/2020
The green card process can be quite stressful and mine wasn't an exception. USPS lost my combo card when I most needed it, and when I reached out to the district governor and called multiple contacts who I think might help locate/escalate this case, no one seems to come through. Leiva team offered to apply for a replacement at no cost promptly. Luckily, I didn't... read moreApril L.3/27/2020
Scarlett and her team were instrumental in taking my wife and I through the process of obtaining her permanent residence through an adjustment of status. They took care of everything we needed, and relieved us of the stress of having to navigate the process alone. Their instructions were clear, their responses were always timely, and their guidance spot on. My wife received her green card... read moreJustin H.3/20/2020
I'm a native Californian and my wife a Guyanese citizen, we tried the process ourselves, but the ordeal left us frustrated. We decided to give Leiva Law Firm a call, and they took over. Scarlett, Elyse and the team are very professional and told us what to expect every step of the way. With their preparations, phone interviews, and legal assistance, we got the... read moreSorush G.3/16/2020
We decided to move with Leiva law firm after a phone consult with Scarlett and received our paperwork through an online portal shortly after (the delivery of it was very well organized and accessible) Over the course of the next year as we gathered documentation and clarified things with her along the way she always took the time to thoroughly and kindly answer our... read moreElizabeth A.2/13/2020
If you are looking for a highly efficient and professional team who will provide you guidance for your Naturalization process, look no further. Attorney Leiva and her team had given me proper guidance, understanding and compassion all throughout my application...Thank you so much!!!Anja D.1/22/2020
Leiva Law Firm has done an excellent job for our naturalization case. The highlights are:
1. They really understand the whole process and are able to handle more complicated cases.
2. Very reasonable price.
3. Easy communication and prompt responses.
4. Before the final interview, they will go over everything with you, making sure there is no surprise.Ye T.1/15/2020
Leiva Law Firm has done an excellent job for our naturalization case. The highlights are:1. They really understand the whole process and are able to handle more complicated cases.2. Very reasonable price.3. Easy communication and prompt responses.4. Before the final interview, they will go over everything with you, making sure there is no surprise.Ye T.1/14/2020
The Levia Law Firm's knowledge, skill, and professionalism successfully navigated me through my K-1 fiancé visa journey. From filing Form 1-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e), to obtaining my husband's marriage based green card, Ms. Leiva and her staff supported us every step of the way. Anyone going through this process knows how stressful and emotional it can be. The Leiva Law Firm... read moreLisa S.1/13/2020
Leiva Law Firm helped me a lot from the beginning of my case (fiancé visa to green card approval) They are attentive to details and very informative. they also quickly respond to my questions about my status. Me and my husband are both satisfied with any legal help and advice that LEIVA FIRM can offer. I highly recommended this firm for immigration process.Makki V.1/10/2020
Scarlett is a good listener, pays attention to details and gets the job done. She charges reasonable fees, I had her file both I-751 and N-400 on my behalf and thanks to her outstanding work my citizenship ceremony is in a couple weeks!Sofien S.1/09/2020
Me and my wife can't thank Scarlett and her team enough for the work they did for us. We hired them to help us with my wife's green card documents and interview. Everything was smooth, fast and worry free from start to finish. They are very knowledgeable and responsive. We highly recommend their services.Krasimir S.12/30/2019
Me and my wife can't thank Scarlett and her team enough for the work they did for us. We hired them to help us with my wife's green card documents and interview. Everything was smooth, fast and worry free from start to finish. They are very knowledgeable and responsive. We highly recommend their services.Krasimir S.12/29/2019
I am very grateful for all the help I've gotten from this firm, everyone's super courteous and helpful!The team is knowledgeable and professional, my process was quick, the experienced and informative and treats your situation as their own. I highly recommend this law firm for immigration cases. If you have doubt or questions please contact "LeivaLaw"Raldine H.11/14/2019
Working with Scarlett and Elysse was absolutely great. They helped me through my entire journey without any hesitations. I always get answers whenever I have questions. Will definitely work with them again on my next journey. I highly recommend them.
Had a great experience working with this Law Firm on my immigration case. It just completed successfully, thanks to their amazing help!Dominik R.10/17/2019
Scarlett and her team were extremely instrumental with their guidance on a fairly complex family case. They were extremely professional, prompt and they have the expertise to take on the toughest of cases. We can't thank them enough and they made the entire process seamless! Keep up the excellent work!Ismail A.10/17/2019
Leiva Law Firm has been really helpful in the process of getting my green card from the start and all the way until I got it. Attorney Scarlet is very knowledgeable and passionate in what she does, and the goals of her clients are surely on top of her priority. She provides great service and she always responds fast and in detailed manner in all... read moreKate K.9/27/2019
Scarlett and her team were incredibly knowledgeable and helpful when it came to my naturalization process in the span of 2018-2019. They adequately prepared all necessary paperwork, responded to my questions, and met in-person to go over the application in detail. Scarlett and her team prepared me well for the interview and Scarlett joined the naturalization interview with me in-person. I highly recommend Leiva Law Firm.Bernhard S.9/09/2019
I choose the best lawyer ever!!! All the process of immigration with Scarlett and her team was so smooth. Thanks so much Scarlett for help me to become a American citizen.stela s.8/30/2019
I worked with this law firm to get Visa for my Fiance, it was a long and hard process, but Scarlett and her team were there to help us. They provide a great support and helped us beyond the scope of our contract.I really appreciate their help, and refer them to any one who need help with emigration.
HIGHLY RECOMMEND Leiva Firm!! Scarlett and her team are amazing to work with!! They made my greencard process seamless with no stress! Scarlett and the team are so kind and so fast to respond. They made us feel so comfortable to ask as many questions that came up during the process. And believe me during this process a lot of... read more
Top notch. They are professional, reliable and affordable. Scarlett and her team are very good at what they do. Her firm is very responsive. Scarlett listened to my story, I never felt rushed, she gave me the best advice possible from the outset. I highly recommend this firm to anyone seeking an immigration attorney.
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