Christina Galvan

Christina Galvan is a practicing attorney, focusing exclusively on immigration law.  She assists clients with all types of immigration cases, including family based applications, employment based applications, deportation defense, asylum, naturalization, and nonimmigrant visas.

Christina received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies from Temple University.  She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, but can represent immigration clients throughout the U.S. and often does so in NJ, NY, and MD.   Christina is a native Spanish speaker.

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Articles By Christina Galvan

Immigration Detention Rules for an Undocumented Alien
Whether you will be detained after apprehension by immigration authorities, and possibilities for release.
Ordered Removed in Absentia: What Can I Do?
Failure to appear for a scheduled removal hearing means that the Immigration Judge (IJ) will most likely have ordered you to be removed  in absentia  (without your presence in court).
How to Apply for Cancellation of Removal (LPR)
What to prepare and present to the job as evidence that you should not be deported from the U.S.
Cancellation of Removal for Green Card Holders: Who Is Eligible?
Had a green card for more than seven years? You may be eligible to avoid removal for a crime or other violation.
Mandatory Detention: When Immigration and Customs May Hold a Noncitizen Without Bond
When a noncitizen comes into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), one of the first things that the deportation officer will do is determine whether or not to grant a bond.