Rio Guerrero

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Guerrero Law Firm PLLC
 | 233 Broadway, New York, NY 10279
Phone: 646-545-5000
Fax: 914-368-9689
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business
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    The founder of the Guerrero Law Firm PLLC, Rio Guerrero focuses his practice exclusively on a variety of immigration matters. Located in New York City, he represents people and companies throughout the greater metropolitan area, and he has been admitted to practice before all New York and New Jersey state courts since 1999.

    Mr. Guerrero obtained his undergraduate education at American University in the District of Columbia, where he majored in both economics and international relations and received two bachelor’s degrees in 1994. He then went on to pursue his legal studies at Brooklyn Law School, and he received an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship that involved a paid summer internship with a public interest organization before he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998.

    Mr. Guerrero’s immigration experience is vast. He has helped clients obtain K-1 fiancé(e) visas as part of his family immigration caseload, and he has worked on a variety of employment-based matters, including H-1B visas, O-1 visas for people possessing extraordinary abilities, P visas for entertainers and athletes, and visas for investors, religious workers, diplomats, traders, and essential employees, among other classes of applicants.

    Mr. Guerrero has helped people from other countries who are claiming asylum due to persecution, and he has guided clients who wish to become citizens through the naturalization process. Other immigration matters that he has worked on have included deportation and removal defense, U visas for female victims of violence, and T visas for victims of human trafficking. His professional memberships have included the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Immigration


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    About Rio Guerrero

    Admitted: 1999, New York

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    • Edward V. Sparer Fellow, of Brooklyn Law School
    • “Contributions to Excellence” award, Filipino-American National Historical Society
    • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, “Best Lawyers” national award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Courts, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Active Member
    • U.S. Department of Labor Committee for the AILA-New York Chapter, Member
    • Corporate Immigration Committee, Member
    • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Co-Chair

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Philippine New York Jaycees
    • Collaborative Opportunities for Raising Empowerment

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at the City University of New York – School of Professional Studies

    Educational Background:

    • The American University of Washington D.C., Baccalaureate Degree, Economics, International Studies as Dean’s Scholar
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    Office Location for Rio Guerrero

    233 Broadway
    New York, NY 10279

    Phone: 646-545-5000

    Fax: 914-368-9689

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