Artur Tunyan

Artur Tunyan

  • Employment Law, Immigration Law
  • California
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Artur Tunyan is a partner at Tunyan Law, APC, where he specializes in representing clients in labor and employment litigation, as well as immigration law. With a legal career spanning over two decades, Artur has acquired extensive experience in managing various legal matters involving international business transactions, immigration, and corporate governance.

Prior to relocating to the United States, Artur worked as a transactional attorney in Armenia, where he managed international donor-funded projects for the judiciary, as well as public-private partnership projects in energy, banking, finance, and aviation industries. Additionally, Artur is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI). His management portfolio includes managing large-scale nationwide e-government projects both in Armenia and abroad.

Artur's diverse professional background and wealth of experience enable him to bring a unique perspective to his client's legal needs and offer a comprehensive approach to managing complex cases involving multiple stakeholders.

University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (LL.M., 1999)
The American University of Armenia, School of Law (LL.M, 1998)
Yerevan State University, School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1996)

Bar Admissions:
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
Chamber of Advocates, Armenia

?Languages: English, Russian, Armenian

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 349174
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  • Armenian: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
University of Illinois - Chicago John Marshall Law School
LL.M. (1999)
Honors: Honors
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The American University of Armenia
LL.M. (1999)
Honors: Honors
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Yerevan State University, Law School
J.D. (1996) | Law
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 349174
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PMI  # 2812168
PMP Certified
- Current
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9 Questions Answered
Q. No birth certificate for green card
A: In the event that your husband's birth certificate is unavailable, you have the option to obtain a certification from the government agency in his home country, stating the unavailability of your birth certificate from their records. Alternatively, you may need to acquire alternative records such as a baptismal certificate, school records, or written statements from relatives who can verify the details of your birth. However, this may complicate your case. What I would recommend in this case is hiring a local attorney in Nepal to obtain government certification or take judicial order concerning the birth.
Q. Hi i am outside usa with green card for 20 months how to reenter usa I have stayed 30 months in last 8 years. In usa
A: Under the general rule, If you are a permanent legal resident and intend to stay outside the United States for 1 year or more, you must apply for a re-entry permit with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) prior to leaving the United States. A re-entry permit allows a lawful permanent resident to apply for admission to the United States upon returning from abroad during the permit’s validity without the need to obtain a returning resident visa from a U.S. Embassy or U.S. Consulate. Re-entry permits are generally valid for 2 years from the date of issuance. Therefore, if you are outside of the United States longer than the date the permit was issued (assuming no permit was requested in your case) or, if you are overseas in excess of 1 year, you may be denied entry into the United States. The key word is "may" because the CBP officer may grant entry for good cause shown or may deny it and consider the permanent residency status abandoned. In practice, there are many cases when green card holders are allowed entry after 1 year period, especially if no previous warning was noted. I think the airline will allow you to board the flight to the USA if your Green Card is not expired. If the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer believes you do not intend to continue living permanently in the United States, he/she may revoke your status as a permanent resident. At that point, it is better to have a stand-by attorney who may represent you. You should take into account that every case is unique and it is strongly recommended to discuss your particular case with an immigration attorney and be duly prepared for a negative outcome on re-entry. ... Read More
Q. Dear sir in order to calculate cspa it needs birthdate, current date, priority date and I-130 approve date.
A: In case you have a pending or approved I-130 petition and do not have documents to verify your approval date, you may check your petition status online using the receipt number. The receipt number is a unique 13-character identifier that consists of three letters and 10 numbers and it is available on formal notices received from the USCIS. If your case is approved, it will show the approval date. You may check your case status and approval date, if any at:
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Tunyan Law, APC
535 N Brand Blvd
Suite 285
Glendale, CA 91203
Telephone: (323) 410-5050 Ext. 2
Cell: (310) 304-4044
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: Closed
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