James J. Orlow graduated from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor's in Economics, with Honors, and the Harvard Law School. Following active duty as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Naval Reserve he entered private practice. Mr. Orlow has limited his practice to immigration and citizenship law since 1965. He has served as the National President of American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Chairman of various committees of the American Bar Association dealing with immigration and citizenship law. While Mr. Orlow accepts most types of cases, the cases for which he become best known are those that other lawyers refer to him, involving complex issues for which novel resolutions are required.
David Kaplan graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1994. He earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Drexel University in 1987. After law school Mr. Kaplan worked as a commercial litigation associate for two years and then opened his own practice concentrating in Immigration Law. Mr. Kaplan is a native of Colombia and a naturalized citizen of the United States. He is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Kaplan has succesfully represented clients in deportation and removal proceedings before the Immigration Courts, in appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, and in federal litigation before Federal District and Circuits Courts.
Mr. Hohenstein has been a practicing immigration attorney for more than ten years. He was an Independence Foundation Fellow from 1996-97 working with the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program and has worked for other non-profit agencies as well as having prior private firm experience.
Mr. Hohenstein's specialty is handling complex litigation in federal and immigration courts, especially relating to asylum and safe haven in the United States. He has also done extensive work on behalf of immigrant victims of domestic abuse, assisting many women to obtain permanent residence and protection from their abusers. He is also experienced in cases dealing with the controversial use of secret evidence in immigration proceedings. He is an advocate who is dedicated to securing justice for our clients.
OUR IMMIGRATION SPECIALISTS
Alison Leight Aster, Lisa Ferri, Maria Agbay, Danielle Leone, and Colleen M. Boyle are experienced in the preparation of forms and documentation relating to immigration and citizenship. Their familiarity with individual cases, types of applications and government filing procedures adds to the rapid turnaround and accuracy of our clients' petitions and applications as well as to our speed of response to client questions.