630 N. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
Jon Wu is a practicing attorney with over 40 years of legal experience, including three decades of hands-on experience in U.S. Immigration & Nationality law. Mr. Wu’s early law practice experience includes preparation and trials of cases involving commercial law, criminal law, family law, juvenile law and personal injury law.
Jon Wu was appointed the first Chinese-American to the US Naval Academy, by Congressman Philip Burton.
Mr. Wu was a former chair of the Immigration and Nationality Law Commission of the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. He was also a former administrative law judge of the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries.
Law practice in United States immigration law
Jon Wu’s current law practice in San Mateo, California is limited to United States immigration law. He represents individuals and companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and has prosecuted cases before the Immigration Courts and the various offices of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security including the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly INS) in Miami, Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Reno, San Francisco, Seattle, all of the CIS Service Centers and U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Barcelona, Beijing, Ciudad Juarez, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kaoshung, London, Nuevo Laredo, Shanghai, Taipei, Toronto and Vancouver.
Jon Wu will aggressively defend foreign nationals or permanent residents of the United States from removal proceedings by seeking waivers of inadmissibility, waivers of grounds of deportation, adjustment of status, or by applying for asylum protection. Mr. Wu thrives in assisting foreign nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., or citizens of the U.S. to complete family immigration, or employment based immigration including L-1 intra-company transfers, H1B specialty workers, PERM, DACA, TPS. religious workers, and individuals with extraordinary or exceptional ability. Mr. Wu has been principal attorney in over a thousand non-immigrant visa, immigrant visa and immigration court cases and would diligently apply his experience to obtain the most appropriate immigration status for clients.
Defense of removal proceeding in immigration court
Mr. Wu likes representing individuals in defense of removal proceedings in immigration court. The firm has assisted their clients with their successful presentation of requests for asylum, for cancellation of removal, and for adjustment of status from being deportable to green card status. They have also assisted clients with successfully defending against removal based upon allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, and marriage fraud.