Jay Terkiana

San Jose Immigration Lawyer

Jay Terkiana

At Terkiana, PC Immigration Attorneys, Jay Terkiana is the managing immigration attorney. For over a decade, he has focused his efforts primarily on investment, business, family, employment, and complex immigration matters. He has successfully handled thousands of immigration cases, including some of the most challenging and difficult cases in the nation.

Attorney Jay Terkiana is an immigrant himself. He initially came to the United States as a student on an F-1 visa. After graduating from Saint Louis University School of Law, he applied for Optional Practical Training (OPT). From there, he obtained an H1-B visa, several H1-B extensions, and H1-B transfers. After a decade, he was finally able to get his Green Card. As a result, Jay Terkiana is deeply familiar with all aspects of immigration law. Practicing in this area of law is not just business; it’s personal.

Over the years, Attorney Jay Terkiana assisted countless clients with their immigration needs, such as adjustment of status/Green Cards, E-2, TN, EB-5, EB-2/EB-3 PERM, 0-1, National Interest Waivers (NIW), EB-1C, EB-1C, EB-1A, L-1B, L-1A, and H-1B. He has also handled some of the most difficult problems, like criminal convictions with severe immigration consequences, 3/10-year bar, inadmissibility, deportation, out of status, and unlawful presence. In addition to nonimmigrant and immigrant visas, his experience also includes assisting in lawsuits arising from benching/back-wages claims, handling Department of Labor (DOL) and Immigration Audits, R-1, VAWA, U-visas, LGBT immigration cases, reinstatement of status, I-9 compliance, assistance during Department of Labor/USCIS site visits, filing appeal against the denials or Motion to Reopen (MTR), assistance with 601 hardship and inadmissibility waivers, and answering Request for Evidence (RFE).

Our attorney has worked for numerous reputable law firms throughout the nation. He was senior counsel in Manhattan, New York prior to practicing immigration law in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. While in New York, he assisted E-2, H-1, 0-1, EB-1, and other clients working on important assignments for brands such as Microsoft, Intel, PayPal, eBay, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple, GQ, Elite, Marc Jacobs, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Armani, Gucci, Prada, and Dior. Over the course of his career, he developed a long track record of success in this area of law. He also became adept at defending government audits and related litigation as well as conducting compliance consultations.

Terkiana, PC Immigration Attorneys is not a visa mill, and we are not chasing revenue or numbers. Attorney Jay Terkiana never hides behind a team of support staff or non-lawyers. He is heavily involved with each case, and clients can easily reach him via email, text, call, or even his personal cell phone. After having gone through many of these crucial experiences and processes himself, he is confident that you can trust him with the responsibility to take care of your case.