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Gil Manzano

Mr. Manzano has been a licensed attorney since 2006. He has general experience in all fields of law. Today, he focuses on immigration law.
Mr. Manzano has 16 years of experience representing individuals filing family-based petitions and deportation defense for individuals in immigration court. Such cases include Cancellation of Removal, Convention Against Torture (CAT), deportations, removal, appeal, Visas and Work Permits, Asylum, Complete Adjustment, Consulate Processing.
Mr. Manzano is fluent in Spanish and has represented individuals from all South American countries. Mr. Manzano has clients across the United States.
A native of Southern California, Mr. Manzano received his B.S.B.A in Finance from Northern Arizona University. While an undergraduate, he was named a member of Who’s Who Among College and University Students and a member of the National Hispanic Honor Society. He received his Juris Doctorate (JD) from Pacific College of  Law where he graduated top 5% of his class. He was a recipient of numerous Witkin/American Jurisprudence Awards for academic excellence. To complete his academic career, in 2005, he obtained a Masters In Law (LLM) in Taxation with an emphasis in E-Commerce from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida.
Mr. Manzano is a member of the Connecticut State Bar, American Bar Association (ABA), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). In 2010, he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the 5th and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. 

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Petra Melendez

Petra Melendez is the founder and CEO of She joined the Immigration Waiver Law Firm as Chief Operating Officer and is a great asset to our company. She has more than 15 years of experience in immigration cases and is a master in her work. She is loyal, sympathetic, and kind who would always take that extra step to help bring families together. Proof of that is the numerous videos she has made available to either educate, show how to, or inform her community.
From 2008 to 2019 she was employed by a top immigration law firm. She grew to love the immigration field, gained valuable skills, and become an expert in family based cases and specialized in waivers I-601, I-601A, I-212. She takes pride in her work and treats her clients like a family and that's why she has gained the reputation of exceptional customer service. It is very likely that some of your friends are already her fan and have used her service. Find her on Facebook or Youtube if you like to know more about her.   

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