We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to help you reach your immigration destination.
Vitalia Diaz Shafer
Ms. Shafer has personally advised hundreds of individual clients and scores of for-profit and not-for-profit business organizations on their rights and responsibilities under the immigration laws of the United States. Read more
Creighton Preston Shafer
Mr. Shafer is frequently asked to give lectures on ethics and other legal topics to various civic and legal groups, and serves actively as an Advisor to Stetson’s Excellence in Trial Advocacy program. Read more
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Diaz Shafer, P.A. is Tampa’s preferred provider of immigration services for a reason – we care about you!
At Diaz Shafer, P.A., our mission is to provide you with superior service, compassion and integrity. Our immigration attorneys and staff are dedicated to helping you achieve your immigration goal with common sense solutions, intelligent strategies, and a clear understanding of how best to approach interaction with the U.S. Government Immigration Bureaucracy*.
Diaz Shafer, P.A. – Immigration Attorneys in Tampa
We invite you to explore our website, ask us and others about our reputation and successes, and become one of our clients. We have been serving the needs of the immigration community, for both families and businesses, since our founding in 2001. And while many years of practice has allowed us a certain measure of success, we never take any case or client for granted. We strive each and every day to earn the continued respect of our clients, of our fellow practitioners and jurists, and of the families whose lives we have touched and made shine a little brighter. We love what we do; we honestly do.
For expert assistance with all immigration law matters in Tampa, FL, Diaz Shafer, P.A. is here for you! Our outstanding immigration attorneys at the law office of Diaz Shafer, P.A. are on your side and can help you with any legal matters regarding immigration, including immigration services for individuals, businesses, military personnel, and deportation defense. Let our team of experienced professionals help you to navigate the often-confusing waters of immigration law so you can rest assured that you will be able to achieve your immigration goals.
The personal touch offered by the staff at Diaz Shafer, P.A. makes all the difference. Our team is on hand to handle all aspects of your immigration process with compassion, care and courtesy. We work diligently on every case we take, knowing the importance of providing first-class legal services to each of our clients around the globe. Our friendly and caring staff can be counted on to be honest, dependable, and knowledgeable, and to provide the assistance you need when you need it most.
Diaz Shafer, P.A. provides a variety of immigration services for our clients. Diaz Shafer, P.A. and our expert legal team can give you the answers and counsel you need at the time you need it. Our firm specializes in the following services:
Immigration Services for Individuals
If you are embarking on the long path to gaining U.S. citizenship, Diaz Shafer, P.A. can help you every step of the way. Our team of caring, trustworthy professionals can assist with helping you become a resident, obtain visas, secure political asylum, and acquire citizenship. Additionally, the team at Diaz Shafer, P.A. can help with more specialized circumstances involving domestic violence, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and prior orders of deportation, Our staff is highly experienced in dealing with all matters of immigration for individuals and families, and can give you the best legal counsel regardless of your specific situation.
Immigration Services for Business
If you are in the United States as a businessperson, you will find that different rules and regulations pertaining to your immigration may apply. The team at Diaz Shafer, P.A. can assist with the specific considerations that accompany business immigration, such as immigrant investment, H Visas, TN Visas for our Canadian and Mexican neighbors, Performer/Entertainer Visas, Sports Professional Visas, and labor certification. If you require assistance with immigration to the United States for business purposes, let the team at Diaz Shafer, P.A. help you.
Military Service Personnel
If you are a serviceman or servicewoman in the United States military, the attorneys at Diaz Shafer, P.A. can assist with application for Parole in Place status, in which any undocumented family members of active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Selected Reserve, or Ready Reserve may be allowed to reside in the United States. Additionally, we are able to help with expedited citizenship for undocumented spouses of servicemen or servicewomen who have been or about to be deployed abroad, so they can be guaranteed their residency in the U.S. though their spouse is currently out of the country on active duty. The law office of Diaz Shafer, P.A. is highly experienced in assisting military servicemen and servicewomen with all aspects of immigration law and U.S. citizenship for their families.
Representation in Immigration Court (Deportation Defense)
Diaz Shafer, P.A., and the legal team at Diaz Shafer, P.A. can give you the assistance and support you need if you are facing deportation from the United States. Our staff will represent you in immigration court and use our combined expertise in immigration law and specialized knowledge of deportation laws to defend you in court. This includes bond redeterminations, cancellation of removal, withholding of removal, orders of supervision and deferred action. The threat of deportation from the United States can be very frightening, and the immigration court processes can be confusing. The caring, supportive staff at Diaz Shafer, P.A. will carefully explain each step of the process and advise you about your rights, as well as provide legal counsel throughout the course of the immigration court process.
At Diaz Shafer, P.A., our attorneys and the rest of the staff are committed to making sure each client receives the best possible care and legal counsel. We care deeply about each client we work with, and go the extra mile on each case we take. When our Tampa clients choose Diaz Shafer, P.A. for their legal representation, they are choosing client care that is a cut above the rest. To us, you are not just a number- you are a person with a name and a story, and it is our mission to help you achieve your immigration goals and put any underlying issues to rest so you can enjoy life in your adopted country. Diaz Shafer, P.A. and the rest of the professional team have dedicated their careers to helping people go through the proper legal channels to become residents of the United States. We do all we can to make sure you feel heard, cared for, and fairly represented during the course of your immigration process.
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*United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP); United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); United States Department of State (DOS); United States Department of Justice (DOJ); United States Department of Homeland Security-Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC); United States Department of Labor (DOL); United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
National Visa Center
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin
Executive Office of Immigration Review
Board of Immigration Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
- Update: ICE Guidelines Requiring In-Person Study for International Students at United States Colleges RescindedJuly 22, 2020 - 10:35 pm
- New Immigration Guidelines for International Students Attending Colleges and Universities in the United StatesJuly 7, 2020 - 10:26 pm
- USCIS Temporary Office ClosureApril 6, 2020 - 10:47 pm
- Parole in PlaceJanuary 25, 2020 - 8:37 pm
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