Svetlana Prizant

Svetlana Prizant

Prizant Law
  • Immigration Law
  • New York
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Client Reviews
A. A. January 23, 2023
Best Immigration Lawyer I had the pleasure of working with Svetlana for my green card application and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. Thanks to her I was able to get my green card in a timely. I highly recommend her immigration office to anyone in need of immigration legal services in New York.
Rama A. March 12, 2022
Best immigration lawyer NYC Svetlana and her team were able to won my extremely complicated case. Now I am holding my green card and it is still hard to believe. She was always professional and knowledgeable. I never had any issues getting in touch with her when needed. I highly recommend her immigration law firm.
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Svetlana Prizant is the Managing Attorney of the firm and has personal experience in the immigration and naturalization process as an immigrant herself. Svetlana Prizant was honored with a Super Lawyer Award of 2020 and designated as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in the field of Immigration Law. In 2019, she was named one of the ten best attorneys in immigration law by The Legal Practice Magazine. In 2018 she was one of the Top Forty Under Forty Honorees by the American Society of Legal Advocates and received the client satisfaction award by the American Legal Counsel Institute.
Using legal experience combined with an understanding of the immigrant communities Mrs. Prizant represents, she has repeatedly obtained extraordinary results for her clients. Mrs. Prizant began her practice with the sole intent of providing one-to-one service to all her clients. Her interest in immigration law stems from her personal background as well as her belief in the essential role immigrants play and the positive contributions they make to American society.
While in private practice in the most densely immigrant-populated area of the United States, Queens, New York, Mrs. Prizant handled immigration matters ranging from tough criminal deportations, to political asylum, complex family petitions, appeals and motions to reopen as well as all business related immigration matters. As a New York immigration defense lawyer, she has worked with immigrants from all over the world, including Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and The Indian Subcontinent. Defending immigrants from incredibly diverse backgrounds in the bustling melting pot that is New York City has sensitized Mrs. Prizant to the specific needs and the cultures of clients from all these regions. Mrs. Prizant is admitted in the New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Second Department.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Prizant Law
Prizant Law is boutique NYC immigration law firm specializing in family petitions, marriage-based green cards, LGBT visa processing, deportation defense, visas, green cards, naturalization, asylum, VAWA, waivers, family and business immigration.
St. John's University School of Law
J.D. (2011)
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Rising Star Honoree
Super Lawyers
Best Immigration Lawyer
Avvo Client's Choice
Top 40 Under 40
The National Advocates
Top Immigration Attorney
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York  # 4990818
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
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Articles & Publications
Options After A Consular Officer Denies Your U.S. Visa Application
Prizant Law
Speaking Engagements
Asylum Seminar, Queens, NY
Contact & Map
Prizant Law
118-21 Queens Blvd.
Suite 507
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Telephone: (718) 407-0871
Telephone: (718) 407-0871
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