Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm Adds Deportation/Removal Practice

Ms. Ziemba has practiced U.S. immigration and visa law since 1998. She routinely assists families and individuals who require representation before U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement ("ICE") and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The scope of her practice includes advising about and representing foreign nationals with Removal Proceedings, Forms of Relief from including Cancellation of Removal, Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Temporary Protected Status, Voluntary Departure, Bond Redetermination Hearings, and Orders of Supervision. Ms. Ziemba also represents families and individuals in Motions to Reopen removal proceedings as well as appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA"). She also counsels on Requests for Stays of Removal before the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Ziemba grew up in Morganton, North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in Political Science from Duke University and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University. Ms. Ziemba is a member of the National Lawyer's Guild National Immigration Project, National and North Carolina Networks to End Violence Against Immigrants, North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at the Charlotte School of Law.

Ms. Ziemba is the recipient of several awards including the Charlotte Observer's Heroes of Democracy Award, the Latino Advocacy Council of Cabarrus County Leadership Award, El Pueblo, Inc.'s Katie Pomerance Latino Services Award, and the Charlotte Jaycees' Ten Outstanding Young Charlotteans Award.

For additional information regarding Garfinkel's Deportation/Removal practice, please contact:

Ms. Heather Ziemba

[email protected]

Phone: 704-442-8000

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