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Pairing Immigration Lawyers Who Understand You

Since 1996, the knowledgeable team at Getachew & Ansari Immigration Attorneys, P.C., has helped thousands of individuals and families in California successfully overcome immigration obstacles. We are proud of what our team and our clients accomplish together. Learn more about our team members and their experience by reading their backgrounds below:
Medya Ansari
Yemi Getachew
Yemi Getachew
Helen Tessema
Office Manager
Rudy Esquibel
Office Assistant
Our founder, Yemi Getachew (1966-2022), immigrated to the United States herself. Going through this process gave her a passion for helping people in similar situations. We understand your hopes and fears. Let us find a solution for your case.

A Team With Diverse Experience And Passion

We compassionately assist clients who are:

  • Seeking asylum to flee persecution from their native countries
  • Pursuing student visas or seeking temporary or permanent employment opportunities
  • Fighting to remain in the United States after being placed in deportation proceedings
  • Facing a petition as relatives of United States citizens or lawful permanent residents (green card holders)
  • Working toward citizenship and naturalization

In our community, we have built a reputation as fighters for our clients. Through assisting clients from different countries all around the world including Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, we have become familiar with the nuances and sensitivity required in each case.

What To Expect At Your First Meeting

Before we begin each case, the friendly staff at Getachew & Ansari Immigration Attorneys, P.C., sets up an in-depth consultation. At this meeting, our San Jose immigration attorney will take the time to talk to you, listen to your needs and review your documents. Once we understand your case, we will answer all your questions and explain the best available options to you. We believe that providing accurate information in a clear way is the first step to a successful outcome. We charge a consultation fee of $260 that will be credited upon retainer.

Contact Our Firm For Advocacy And Support

To schedule your consultation, call 408-292-7995 or send an email to our office in San Jose. No matter what immigration issue you face, we can help you get started.

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