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Our Professional Staff has designed an online immigration forms processing system that enables you to represent yourself in the "Dream Act" process.

You complete an intake questionnaire, all the necessary forms are created sent to you as a PDF file, along with instructions and correct mailing address. .

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You can do-it-yourself, it's that simple.

 

Moses ApsanMoses Apsan, Esq. immigrated from Brazil in 1955. He was the  President of the Federal Bar Association, New Jersey Chapter (1997-2002), a member of The American Immigration Lawyers Association. He graduated New York Law School with a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude degree and was an editor and writer for the New York Law School Law Review.  He is a 1966 graduate of Bronx High School of Science. He writes about immigration for many newspapers, publishes a news website (jornal.us), and has a weekly Law Television Show, every Tuesdays at9 p.m. on SIC Television in Newark (Portuguese). He writes and publishes web sites on legal matters.  In 2001 he won the Caribbean Bar Associations award for Humanitarian Service and the Brasilans Online award in 2002 for service to the community, Brazilain Press Award in 2008-2009 for the best Portuguese language web site for the community ans in 2012 for the best Portuguese language website (www.vejatv.com). He is the Vice-President of Assiciacao Brasileiro International de Jornalistas (Brazilian Journalist Association). He is licensed to practice in the State of New York and the New Jersey, United States District Court of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District, US Bankruptcy Court Southern District, US Bankruptcy Court New Jersey District and the Board of Immigration Appeals.  He speaks Portuguese and Spanish.

BersinAndrew Bersin, Esq. spent ten years in the homicide bureau of the Brooklyn DA's office as prosecutor, in charge of cases ranging from drug charges to homicide.  His tenure  the  District Attorneys office trained him well for trial work.  He left the District Attorney's office to go into private practice and has spent the last ten years trying civil and criminal cases. He is licensed to practice in the State of New York, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

sturmDennis Strom, Esq. (of counsel) is senior attorney experienced in Bankruptcy and Tax laws.  He was admitted to the Bar in 1954, New York Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York, US District Court and the Court of Appeals, State of New York. He was Certified as a Public Accountant in 1968.  He received a BBA degree from Pace University and  an LLB from Brooklyn Law School.  He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York State Association of Attorneys.  He currently is responsible for all appearances in the US Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Southern District of New York.

bernsteinNeil Bernstein, Esq. (of counsel) was awarded a juris doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1987 and previously granted a Master in French form New York University. He has over 14 years experience in deportation and removal proceedings and has tried most every type of immigration case.  He has represented hundred of cases in front of the Immigration and Naturalization service, including, marriage, family, citizenship  and business related cases.  He previously was employed as a journalist. 

tepperSteven G. Tepper, has  been a Senior Divorce paralegal for Apsan Law Offices since 1983.  Prior to that he was a founding partner of Divorce Associates, a company that pioneered and wrote the uncontested pro-se divorce preparation manuals and was the New Jersey Director for divorces since 1978.  He has personally supervised the process of over 100,000 divorces.  Divorce Associates was featured in Newsweek Magazines, Money Magazine, New York Times , The Daily News and many radio and TV shows throughout the country and Canada. Mr. Tepper attended George Washington University and grew up in New York City.  He has a understanding of Spanish.

poloJacqueline Polo-Pagano is a Senior Paralegal Supervisor, in charge of the Citizenship, Family  and Religious law division of Apsan Law Offices.  She is familiar with Amnesty and the Dream Act.She has  over 17 years of experience in U.S. Immigration Laws.  Since joining the firm in 1995 she has handled many types of immigration matter,  such as adjustment of status, visa processing, waiver, removal of conditions, reentry permits, TPS, Amnesty, V visas,  K visas and Citizenship.  She is experienced at successfully  preparing and submitting case under the religious  law of the Immigration and Nationality Act, including R visa and Special Immigrant Visas.  She is a graduate of the  North American/Peruvian Institute (English/Post Grade), The Goethe Institute in Germany, Bloomfield College in English and Computers in Business and achieved a Paralegal Associates Degree in Science form Essex County College.  She is presently continuing her studies in Criminal Justice.  In Peru she was an Executive Bilingual Secretary at ELA Language Administration.  She speaks Spanish and understands Portuguese.

senobiaSenobia Feldman, is a Senior Paralegal in charge of processing Labor Certification cases from the beginning to final Adjustment of Status, including Reduction In Recruitment processes.  She is responsible for the I-140 Petition applications by the employers, which calls upon her mathematical and logical skills. She is an expert in restaurant, construction, mechanical and domestic cases.SHe has expereince in Amnesty anf the Dream Act.  Prior to undertaking this position she was the Senior Paralegal Administrator in our New York City branch.  Since being employed with Apsan Law Office in 1993 she has succeeded in many hundreds of case.  She has a Masters degree in Business Management, graduating with Honors from the  Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM).  She is fluent in Spanish and understands Portuguese.

perroneTeresa Perrone is a Senior Paralegal  and has been a member of our staff for over 10 years. Beginning as a paralegal in the New Jersey office, she has risen to become the Senior paralegal on Staff in our New York office.  She  supervises of both Immigrant and Non Immigrant cases. She has handled most every type of immigration cases such as  Family Petitioners, Marriage cases, Labor Certification, Amnesty, Special Religious workers, deportation cases, appeals,  H, L I, B, K F, K  V and R Visas. She has over 20 years experience in US Immigration Laws. She is a graduate of Colegio Marco Antonio Reynoso in Quiaquil, Ecuador.  She speaks Spanish and understands Portuguese.

santosElizabeth Rodrigues Santos, is an attorney licensed in Brazil and is employed as a Matrimonial and Bankruptcy paralegal at Apsan Law Offices. She graduated in 1996 from the  Universidade Santa Ursula in  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a Bachelor of Law degree. She is also a graduate in  Specialization Studies in Political Science and International Relations and received a LATO SENSU Graduation Certificate from Instituto Metodista Bennett in Rio. Currently she is enrolled in the Paralegal Studies program at Fiorello H. LaGuardia College.  She had previously worked  as a civil  Lawyer in  Brazil. She speaks Portuguese, French and Spanish. At Apsan Law Office she is a Senior Paralegal in charge of the Bankruptcy and Family Law department in New York and is counsel on cases arising under the Laws of Brazil. 

viannaJoao Vianna, is the Director of IT and Web Development at Apsan Law Offices.  He Vice-President of  Nuvemtech, LLC., an Internet technology company. He is a Technology professional with seventeen years of experience in data base management, VOIP technology, and web design.  Experienced in software and operating system administration in a multi-user environment as well as LAN, WAN and server implementations including web, FTP, DNS, DHCP. He produces a weekly television show on SIC, Brazilian Television, Video director for "America Legal", a web TV program, and is the  web designer of www.guiadoimigrante.com and www.Vejatv.com, jornal.us, and idreamact.com

 

Apsan Law Offices, LLC., practices in the areas of Immigration, Corporate Immigration, Family Immigration, Naturalization, bankruptcy, Dream Act throughout New York and New Jersey in communities including Essex County, Union County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Morris County, Bergen County and Somerset County, as well as the cities of Union, Linden, Rahway, Irvington, Hillside, Bloomfield, Harrison, Orange, East Orange, West Orange, Camden, Clifton, Edison, Jersey City, Passaic, Trenton, Union City, Newark, Ironbound, Kearny, South River, Jersey City, Paterson, Passaic, Elizabeth, Edison, Woodbridge, Toms River, Hamilton, Trenton, Camden, Clifton, Passaic, Garfield, Wallington, Cherry Hill, East Orange, Union City, Bayonne, Irvington, Old Bridge, Lakewood, Long Branch, North Bergen, Vineland, Wayne, Parsippany, Troy Hills, New Brunswick, Plainfield, Bloomfield, Perth, Amboy, East Brunswick, North Brunswick, West New York, West Orange Hackensack, Atlantic City, Mount Laurel, Montclair, Hoboken, and Belleville. We also serve individuals and businesses located in New York's Queens, Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island including the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Huntington, Islip, Babylon, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Riverhead and the North Fork and South Fork (Hamptons) of Long Island.

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