Lee & Garasia, LLC
  • Tel: 732-516-1717
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  • "I would definitely recommend Mr.Lee and Garasia as an immigration attorney because they did a great job with my case i.e. of Adjustment of Status (i-485). Mr. Lee helped us in each and every detailed information and prepared to the best of it. It was all well done and would like to appreciate." Read More

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  • "Mr. Lee and Ms. Garasia did a great job with my renewal of my permanent residence application. They help prepare the paperwork with such a great attention to details and accuracy. I will recommend the law firm every time." Read More

  • "Mr. Lee did a great job with the renewal of my permanent residence application. My case was very time sensitive and they worked really fast on my case with great detail and accuracy. I will recommend the law firm every time." Read More

  • "I would recommend Attorney Paris Lee for anybody who needs immigration consultation. Mr. Lee is THE lawyer who respects and cares clients. Mr. Lee is professional and honest. Bottom line, preparation for the results and NO BS!" Read More

  • "Stalin - Lee did a wonderful job, Got my wife her visa in one year. He is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him for all your immigration needs." Read More

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Right to Education for Foreign Students in NJ and elsewhere

Those of you who have been following the plight of foreign students in New Jersey and elsewhere might be interested in knowing that the Department of Education and Department of Justice jointly issued a letter on May 6, 2011, addressing children's rights to elementary and secondary education, regardless of immigration status. Coined a "Dear Colleague Letter," the statement reminds schools that under federal law, state and local agencies are required to provide children with education through secondary school, and that any policies that discourage a child's enrollment due to immigration concerns or issues "contravene" Federal law. Under our federal laws as well as caselaw, the immigration status of a student--or his/her parents(s)--at the elementary and secondary levels is simply irrelevant.

At a time like this, when some college universities are caving into pressure from anti-immigrant groups, this is a much welcome pronouncement from the government, and hopefully a harbinger of more things to come from President Obama on immigration. Although the letter does not necessarily apply to foreign students and college level education (and whether they ought to be charged in-state tuition), it will hopefully embolden and inspire schools on the fence to take a more progressive stance on education for foreign students who only want to learn and ultimately contribute to this great country.

From our Central Jersey Office in Edison, New Jersey, our firm handles a wide array of immigration issues from citizenship to permanent residence to deportation defense. If you or someone you know is in need of immigration legal assistance, please contact our office at (732) 516-1717.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

    • The National Advocates | Top 100 Lawyers
    • Rated by Super Lawyers | Angie Garasia | 5 Years
    • Avvo Rating 10.0 | Superb
    • Client Distinction Award martindale.com | 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
    • New Jersey State Bar Association | Paris Lee Chair - Immigration Section 2015-2016
    • Nationaly Recognized | Newsweek Nationwide Showcase | Top Attorneys 2013
    • New Jersey Chapter | American Immigration Lawyers Association | Angie Garasia | Chapter Chair 2015-2016
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