Megan Guzman
Megan Guzman
Megan Guzman

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Biography

Megan joined David Hirson & Partners, LLP in 2018 and is a licensed attorney in California. Megan handles all types of U.S. immigration, including both EB-5 and non-EB-5 practice areas. Her practice focuses on immigrant and non-immigrant visas for individuals, families, and corporate clients.

Megan also has significant experience in litigation, representing individuals in immigration proceedings with asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, various waivers, and post-conviction relief. This includes appellate representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit. She has previously worked on mandamus actions for declaratory relief for pending immigration cases.
 
Representative Experience:
  • Successfully responded to USCIS requests for additional evidence on the issues of eligibility for both immigrant and non-immigrant visas
  • Assisted corporate and other business clients in completing PERM labor certification, I-140 petitions, and National Interest Waivers
  • Prepared non-immigrant visas, including B-1/2, H-1B, J-1, TN, F-1, and L-1
  • Oversaw the filing of employment-based and family-based immigrant petitions, including attending interviews at USCIS with clients
  • Successfully completed citizenship applications with USCIS 

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A.

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic
  • Immigration Center for Women and Children

Past Positions

  • Immigration Center for Women and Children, Franco project, Legal intern

Published Works

  • Author, Case of Expelled Dominicans and Haitians v. Dominican Republic, 38 Loy. L.A. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. (2016)
  • Author, Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay, 38 Loy. L.A. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. (2016)
  • Author, Veliz Franco et al. v. Guatemala, 38 Loy. L.A. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. (2016)

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Member

Practice Areas

  • Immigration - EB-5 and non-EB-5

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Supreme Court of California