Laurie Ann Bonilla

Laurie Ann Bonilla

  • Immigration Law
  • Washington
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Laurie A. Bonilla, Attorney at Law provides high quality legal services in the field of immigration and nationality law, including:
-Temporary nonimmigrant status for professionals
-Labor Certifications, visa petitions, and Permanent Residence through employment
-Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, National Interest Waiver
-J-1 Internships
-Permanent Residence through family
-Naturalization
Ms. Bonilla is directly involved with each case at every step of the way. She, rather than a paralegal or secretary, makes all decisions, prepares the cases, and answers all clients’ questions promptly. Ms. Bonilla has been practicing Immigration Law since 1987.
Ms. Bonilla has served as the American Immigration Lawyers Association Liaison to the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Jose (for two AILA chapters), and the San Francisco Legalization office. She has also served as Vice Chair of the California Service Center Liaison Committee for Santa Clara Valley AILA.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Polly A. Webber and Associates
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Represented clients in immigration matters involving employment-based temporary visas and green cards, family, deportation defense, political asylum, legalization, and naturalization matters. Appeared in Immigration Court and at the San Jose and San Francisco Immigration Service offices.
Attorney
Fallon, Bixby, Cheng & Lee
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Handled a variety of immigration matters including temporary visa status for professionals and investors, naturalization, family immigration, legalization, and deportation defense.
Supervising Legalization Attorney
International Institute of the East Bay
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Managed Legalization Program. Supervised and trained four staff. Gave presentations to large groups of prospective clients, prepared and reviewed more than 300 applications, interviewed and represented clients, acted as Liaison to US CIS Legalization Office. Spoke Spanish with 80-90% of clients.
Education
Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. | Political Economy of Industrial Societies
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Activities: Senator, Associated Students of the Universtiy of California; Social Manager, Berkeley Student Cooperative
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Awards
Volunteer of the Year Award
Support Network for Battered Women
Outstanding Contributions
Santa Clara County Bar Pro Bono Project
Outstanding Contributions
Santa Clara County Bar Pro Bono Project
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Liaison to the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Jose (for two AILA chapters), and the San Francisco Legalization office. She has also served as Vice Chair of the California Service Center Liaison Committee for Santa Clara Valley AILA. Speaker at several AILA conferences.
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Washington State Bar # 17012
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
800 W El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
USA
Telephone: (650) 903-2232