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ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT    Wiln er & O’Reilly,                                                                APLC           ...
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Los Angeles Immigration Attorney Press - Kit


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With offices in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties, Wilner & O'Reilly, APLC is recognized as the leading immigration law firm in Southern California. Our firm is comprised of Los Angeles and Orange County immigration lawyers who are proven immigration litigators and former immigration officers with the background and experience to handle any immigration law matter. Through a combination of skill, insight, and long-standing relationships, we help our clients achieve their family-based and employment-based immigration goals.

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Los Angeles Immigration Attorney Press - Kit

  1. 1. ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT Wiln er & O’Reilly, APLC ATTORNEYS AT LAW About Us: Wilner & OReilly Immigration Law W&O is recognized as the leading and intricate discipline known as immigration law firm in Southern immigration. PRACTICE AREAS: California.    With offices in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, Immigration Law is not just a EMPLOYMENT BASED practice area within our firm; it is IMMIGRATION our only practice.  And, whether you are an elite international athlete, entertainer, Fortune 500 company, small business or FAMILY BASED individual, you will have the same Practice Areas: IMMIGRATION access to excellence. Employment Based Immig ration W&O clients enjoy 24/7 real- The non-immigrant visa INVESTMENT BASED time access to the status of their classification covers a broad range IMMIGRATION cases through advanced of visas used to enter the United immigration technology.  States for work, pleasure or study. Through the use of secure user- Some visas are considered dual names and passwords, firm clients status; you may attempt to obtain U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND benefit from the latest automated permanent residency (a green NATURALIZATION case assembly techniques coupled card) while under that with the experience-gained classification. Most non- knowledge of our professionals. immigrant visas, however, require you establish the demonstration of REMOVAL DEFENSE AND The lawyers of W&O are former non-immigrant intent. This APPEALS immigration officers, board means you should demonstrate certified immigration law that you have a permanent specialists and graduates of residence in your home country prestigious international and ivy- that you have no intention of league universities.  Our case abandoning. The duration of managers and paralegals have time you may spend in the US decades of leadership and can range from a few days to experience.  No other several years, depending on the immigration firm can match our visa. In most situations, your talent or relationships. We offer spouse and unmarried children the highest quality of legal under the age of 21 may counsel within the complicated accompany you on a derivative visa.
  2. 2. MISSION STATEMENT: Wilner & OReilly is dedicated to the practice of Immigration and Nationality Law. We pride ourselves on offering strategic, competent and cost-effective legal advice to foreign nationals and their families on the complexities of coming to and remaining in the United States. Our firm is comprised of proven immigration litigators and former immigration officers. Skill, insight and long- standing relationships result in the achievement of your goals.Family Based U.S Citizenship & Removal DefenseImmig ration Naturalization Permanent immigration is the A person may become a U.S. From the immigration court to the BIA to the Federal Circuitultimate goal of many people citizen through birth in the U.S. Court of Appeals, we help clientsentering or planning to enter the or if abroad, through birth to U.S. in application for relief inUnited States. Lawful permanent citizen parent(s). Most persons removal proceedings, including:residency offers individuals a born in the United States or in • Adjustment of statusmultitude of benefits, including U.S. jurisdictions, become U.S. • Cancellation of removalthe freedom to live and work citizens at birth. Other persons for non-permanentpermanently in the US. Potential born abroad become citizens residents • Cancellation of removalimmigrants should be as informed through birth to one or two for permanent residentsabout the laws as possible. Thats citizen parents, when certain • Suspension of Deportationwhy our firm is dedicated to conditions are met. Because of • Asylum, withholding, and relief under Conventionproviding you with a complete the complicated nature of the of Tortureonline database of immigration citizenship laws, it is important to • Waivers for immigrationinformation. go through your case with an fraud, including I-601 and INA 237(a)(1)(H)Investement Based attorney if your parents orImmig ration grandparents were citizens of the U.S.E-1 Visa, E-2 Visa, EB-5 Visa
  3. 3. Richard M. Wilner Richard Wilner is a founding member of Wilner & O’Reilly, APLC, and is Board Certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Wilner is best known for his work in advising Fortune 500 companies, middle and small market businesses and foreign nationals of extraordinary ability in athletics, arts and sciences in the complex area of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. Representative clients include: Fisher & Paykel Appliances, KSL Resorts, Affliction Clothing, Explosion Entertainment, LLC, Manny Pacquiao, Fedor Emelianenko, Gracie Barra, M-1 Global, Fabricio Werdum, The Black Eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, USA Triathalon and Team Subaru. Given the firm’s expertise in all facets of U.S. Immigration Law, Mr. Wilner and his firm were designated as of counsel to Atkinson, Andeleson, Loya Rudd and Romo (“AALRR”). As such, the firm of Wilner & O’Reilly is AALRR’s immigration department. With 140 attorneys in  seven California offices, AALRR’s public and private sector clients include Californias K-12 school districts, community college districts, municipalities, state agencies, trade groups, nonprofit organizations, and many leading businesses and their owners in select industry groups. Committed to public service, Mr. Wilner served as a Commissioner on the State Bar of California’s Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission. Mr. Wilner is a board member of the Orange County Jewish Bar Association. He also provides pro bono representation to active-duty soldiers from the United States Armed forces and most law enforcement professionals in their immigration needs. A native of Los Angeles, California, Mr. Wilner received his law degree (Juris Doctor) as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Business Practice from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific and the University of Salzburg, Austria. He also received a Certificate in International Law from the National University of Singapore and Bachelors of Arts degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the University of California in 1992. He has also worked in Thailand and Vietnam. Mr. Wilner is married and the proud father of two boys. When not working, his time is spent with family and practicing martial arts, specifically Brazilian JiuJitsu, Wrestling and Muay Thai.
  4. 4. Kelly O’Reilly Kelly O’Reilly is a founding partner with Wilner & O’Reilly, APLC, and is a former District Adjudications Officer for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Los Angeles and Orange County. As an officer Mr. O’Reilly was given the responsibility for adjudicating Employment and Family based applications for Lawful Permanent Residency, Requests for Travel, Work Authorization and Waivers of Inadmissibility. He was also responsible for conducting Marriage Fraud Interviews and requests for Naturalization. Mr. O’Reilly was part of a federal panel that was given charge to create imaginative solutions to various complex problems facing the Immigration Service. As a result, many of those solutions remain in effect and are used by today’s Immigration Service employee. Mr. O’Reilly’s unique background provides him with an ability to effectively navigate his client’s cases through the beureaucratic nightmare that can be the U.S. Immigration Service. He was also trained at the Immigration Service, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia, where he graduated with honors.   Mr. O’Reilly is admitted to the State Bar of California, U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He is a member of the following esteemed organizations: Los Angeles County Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the American Trial Lawyers Association; the State Bar of California, Immigration Section; and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society of Orange County. Likewise, he presently serves as the Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the Riverside and San Bernardino County Bar Associations. Given his experience, he is an expert in all facets of Immigration Law. Mr. O’Reilly has defended clients facing removal from the United States as well as those seeking refuge from persecution under international asylum laws. Having represented celebrities, athletes and businessmen, Mr. O’Reilly is most at home helping families achieve their American dream. His unusual success rates stem from his empathetic understanding of his client’s situation and his undeterred determination to make sure each and every client achieves his or her immigration goals. This zealous advocacy has caused entire communities of friends and families to retain the law offices of Wilner and O’Reilly. A native of Fresno, California, Mr. O’Reilly received his law degree from the University of La Verne, College of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University. A former missionary in Hong Kong, Mr. O’Reilly has a great love of the Asian culture and is conversant in Cantonese.  He is married with 5 children.
  5. 5. Testimonials What Our Clients Have To SayWilner & O’Reilly are fighters! They fight We have a business in an industry that isfor their clients and win almost as much as fast paced and requires quick thought andI do. If you are trying to make a life here quick solutions, the attorneys and staff ofin the U.S. then I truly recommend Wilner Wi l n e r & O ’ Re i l l y a re t h e o n l y& O ’ R e i l l y, t h e c h a m p i o n s o f immigration firm that we trust to matchimmigration. this level of intensity. Immigration re q u i re m e n t s h ave b e c o m e m o re-Manny Pacquiao complicated, more time consuming with5 Time World Champion and#1 Pound for Pound Boxer in the World greater risks to the employer. Our solution is quite simple, for peace of mind andMe Senti em casa e entre amigos. saving time be one of the fortunate clientsThis is easy. In professional fighting there of Wilner & O’Reilly. If your companyare not many people I trust but for my has immigration requirements then youimmigration paperwork I know everything should drop what you are doing and callis ok because of my attorneys Wilner & them immediately, it will be the bestO’Reilly. If you have immigration phone call you could make.problems you should call them because -President, Cannon Safethey are the best, I only hire the best. It is well known in the entertainment-Wanderlei Silva industry that if you need immigrationMMA Champion Fighter help for your talent and support staff, go immediately to Wilner & O’Reilly. -Lani Misalucha, International Recording Artist
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