Jay Terkiana

Jay Terkiana

Jay Terkiana is the Managing Immigration Attorney at SAC Attorneys LLP, San Jose Downtown, California

Firm Overview

Jay's practice on Employment Based, Investment, and Family Immigration. Jay has successfully represented several individual & corporate clients from diverse industries including Hi-Tech/Information Technology, Peripatetic Workers, Pharmacy, Accounting, Placement Firms, Consulting Companies, Turnkey Projects, Healthcare Professionals, Education Institutions, Chartered Schools, Correctional Facilities, Fashion, Design, Restaurant, Finance, etc.

Jay's experience includes all kinds of immigration matters, including but not limited to, H-1, L-1, E, R, O, B, F, J, P, K, I-140, I-485, Consular Processing, Employment Based Green Cards, Family Based and Investment Based (EB-5) Immigration, Audits, Appeals, Site Visits, I-9 Compliance, etc. His experience includes:

-Handling some of the most difficult Employment Based Immigration Cases
-Handling complex RFEs, Motions, and Appeals
-Reversing the Denials
-Reinstatements, Out of Status, and Unlawful Presence Issues
-Hardship and Inadmissibility Waivers | 3/10 Bar
-H-1B & L-1 for Challenging Positions

Over the last several years Jay handled some of the most difficult immigration cases and assisted clients facing issues of unlawful presence, out of status, inadmissibility, 3/10 year bar, criminal convictions,etc. Jay has assisted start-ups and small sized companies obtain some of the challenging H-1B and L-1 cases, for the positions like Market Research Analyst, Business Development Specialist, Sales Managers, Accounts Managers, HR Managers, Public Relations Specialist, Publishers, Technical Writers, Marketing Managers, Sales Engineer, Management Information System Analysts; and L-1 classifications for Restaurant Managers, Finance Managers, Functional Managers, etc.

Prior to joining the firm in San Francisco Bay Area, California, Jay was a Senior Counsel in Manhattan, New York, where he assisted several high end fashion models working on prestigious assignments for recognized brands like Dior, Parada, Gucci, Armani, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Mark Jacobs, Elite, GQ, and many more. Jay assisted award winning jewelry designers, performers, CG/graphic artists and architects in obtaining O-1 and EB-1 classifications. Prior to that, Jay worked for leading Bay Area (California) and Arlington (Washington, D.C.) based law firms and has over the years developed a strong expertise in successfully handling extremely difficult cases, conducting compliance consultations, defending government audits and related litigation.
Main Office
Main Office
1754 Technology Drive
Suite 122
San Jose  CA  95110
  • (415) 715-7790

Office Information

Office Hours
8:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Punjabi. We also have assistants who speak Spanish and Chinese
Immigration Law
We are located in San Jose Downtown
Jay is the Managing Immigration Attorney at the firm, focusing on Employment Based, Investment, and Family Immigration.

Jay Terkiana

  • Bar Number: 4856571
    New York , 2010
  • Saint Louis University School of Law
    LL.M. , 2008
    Master of Law

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