John D. Perez, Newark immigration lawyer represents clients in employment and family based petitions, naturalization, consular practice and nonimmigrant visas based on corporate sponsorship

John D. Perez, ESQ.

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Attorney John D. PerezJohn D. Perez, the son of Spanish immigrants, has been practicing law since 1987. Mr. Perez received his undergraduate degree from William Paterson College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Bridgeport, School of Law. Mr. Perez is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in New Jersey, including the New Jersey Supreme Court, U.S. Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Federal District Court for District of New Jersey, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

John D. Perez is very active in the Immigration Law and Federal Bar communities. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA") and was the past treasurer for its New Jersey Chapter. Most importantly, Mr. Perez has been selected by AILA as a Mentor and is recognized as an Immigration Litigation expert. As a Mentor, he donates his time in assisting immigration practitioners with questions regarding complex issues in immigration law and litigation. Mr. Perez is also the current President of the Federal Bar Association's New Jersey Chapter and, most recently, completed an unprecedented 16-year term as a member of New Jersey's Committee on Character. The New Jersey Supreme Court first appointed him in 1992 to serve on the Committee.

In addition to his work as a practitioner and Mentor, Mr. Perez has been a speaker at several immigration law seminars throughout the United States. At one of the seminars, Mr. Perez was asked to inform and educate New Jersey Superior Court judges on issues relating to criminal aliens. He also made a presentation to the New Jersey Essex County Office of the Public Defender relating to various immigration issues. Moreover, he was a panelist at the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section's symposium on "Asylum and Procedure" held in Key Biscayne, Florida. Most recently, Mr. Perez served as Moderator for the Annual Federal Bar Association New Jersey Chapter's Immigration Law Seminar held in Newark, New Jersey.

As a nationally-renowned immigration attorney, Mr. Perez has personally represented clients before the USCIS and EOIR across the United States as well as consulted other attorneys on immigration-related matters in the following cities:

  • Newark, New Jersey
  • Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
  • New York, New York
  • Buffalo, New York
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Oakdale, Louisiana
  • Covington, Kentucky
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Royal Palm Beach, Florida
  • Florence, Arizona
  • San Diego, California
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • El Paso, Texas

Mr. Perez conducts all consultations for Perez, Perez & Perez, P.C. Mr. Perez handles all of the Firm's Deportation and Removal cases before the U.S. Immigration Courts throughout the United States. Mr. Perez also prepares the Firm's EOIR appeals including appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Federal District Court for District of New Jersey, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Perez was named to New Jersey’s SUPER LAWYERS, Immigration Section, in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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