Blue Ridge Immigration Law Center, PLLC

Best (& only) Spanish Speaking Holistic Immigration Lawyer in Fauquier, Culpeper, Madison, Rappahannock, and Orange Counties in Virginia.

Contact Us

Firm Overview

About Us http://fauquiernow.com/page.cfm/article/Local-lawyer-focues-on-immigration-cases

Blue Ridge Immigration Law Center is staffed by Donusia L Lipinski**, an immigration lawyer with over twenty years experience in the practice of immigration law. Ms. Lipinski is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, a national organization of over 11,000 immigration lawyers and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. Ms. Lipinski speaks Spanish and helps countless families stay together; assists survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence; helps immigrants become U.S. citizens; assists businesses bring in H-2A agricultural workers and H-2B non-agricultural workers, when they cannot find qualified workers in the U.S.; and will assist DREAM type individuals between the ages of 15 and 30 apply for deferred action status if they entered the U.S. when they were under 16; are between the ages of 15 and 30, have been here for at least 5 years prior to their 16th birthday; and otherwise qualify. Regulations are due out on August 14, 2012. Se habla espanol.

Ms. Lipinski was the CEO of Lipinski & Associates, P.C. based in Colorado for many years until November 2006 when she accepted a position as the Associate Director of Advocacy with the American Immigration Lawyers Association on Due Process and Family Issues. In that capacity, she worked with national coalition groups and members on the Hill to lobby for sensible, reasonable, fair and orderly immigration reform.

Ms. Lipinski earned her JD from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California and her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. Ms. Lipinski served as a faculty member at numerous immigration law conferences sponsored by AILA; co-authored numerous articles on H-2A agricultural and H-2B temporary, nonagricultural visas; served as a Director for 6 years on the AILA Board of Governors; and as Chair of the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Ms. Lipinski also served the Chamber of the Americas as the Immigration/Labor Task Force Chair.

Ms. Lipinski received the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the AILA Colorado Chapter for her
Main Office


9 N Third Street
Suite 107
Warrenton  VA  20186

Phone
  • 540-878-5740

Office Information

Office Hours

9 - 5 pm

Languages Spoken

Spanish

Donusia Lipinski

Ms. Lipinski was the CEO of Lipinski & Associates, P.C. based in Colorado for many years until November 2006 when she accepted a position as the Associate Director of Advocacy with the American Immigration Lawyers Association on Due Process and Family Issues.  In that capacity, she worked with national coalition groups and members on the Hill to lobby for sensible, reasonable, fair and orderly immigration reform.


Ms. Lipinski earned her JD from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California and her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.  Ms. Lipinski served as a faculty member at numerous immigration law conferences sponsored by AILA; co-authored numerous articles on H-2A agricultural and H-2B temporary, nonagricultural visas; served as a Director for 6 years on the AILA Board of Governors; and as Chair of the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  Ms. Lipinski also served the Chamber of the Americas as the Immigration/Labor Task Force Chair.


Ms. Lipinski received the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the AILA Colorado Chapter for her “endless advocacy and constant dedication to the cause of immigrant rights.” In 2004, she was awarded the Annual AILA Advocacy Award; and in 2001, she was honored with the AILA President’s Award for her ‘Dedication, Devotion and Perseverance as Essential Worker Committee Co-Chair”. 


Ms. Lipinski’s practice is limited to immigration law, which is governed by federal, not state law.  To practice federal immigration law, a lawyer needs to be licensed to practice law and be a member in good standing in the state bar in which they are licensed.


Ms. Lipinski is licensed to practice law in Colorado and California. 

License
  • Bar Number: Colorado State Bar
    Colorado , 1987
  • Bar Number: California State Bar
    California , 1986
Education
  • Golden Gate University
    Juris Doctor
    San Francisco, CA
  • University of Minnesota
    , 1977
    Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

    Minor in Spanish

Videos

Virgina Living Television Clip

Articles Written

Domestic Violence and U.S. Immigration for Applicants in Virginia

Created On: 02/22/2011

Domestic violence, terrifying for anyone, presents special dilemmas for immigrants who lack legal status in the U.S.  The ability of immigrants to get legal status when they marry either citizens o

LA-NOLO4:DRU.1.6.5.20141022.29090