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Ms Grace I Gardiner

Ms Grace I Gardiner

Gardiner Immigration
  • Immigration Law
  • Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee
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Summary

The founding lawyer at Gardiner Immigration P.A., Attorney Grace Gardiner proudly serves clients throughout South Florida, including Tampa, Plantation, and Fort Lauderdale. She is an immigrant herself and understands the potential challenges that many of her clients face. Because of this knowledge and experience, Grace is able to handle a number of complex legal matters, helping clients live and work in the United States. He focus is to always provide compassionate legal care, especially in the face of emotionally trying matters, such as deportation and family visas. To learn more about Attorney Gardiner’s practice and how she may be able to help you, contact the staff at Gardiner Immigration P.A.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Green Card Application
  • Family immigration visas
  • Citizenship and Naturalization
  • Deportation/Cancellation of Removal
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free phone consults.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
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Minnesota
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Tennessee
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Gardiner Immigration
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Supervisor Housing
EAST TEXAS LEGAL SERVICES
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Education
William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Howard University
M.S. | Social Work
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Howard University
B.S. | Liberal Arts
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Honors: HONOR SOCIETY
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Awards
Top Lawyers In Tennessee
The Legal Network
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubbell
Top Lawyers In Tennessee
The Legal Network
Top Immigration Attorneys
CITY VIEW MAGAZINE
Immigration and Naturalization Attorney
CITY VIEW MAGAZINE
The Legal Network
Top Lawyers In Tennessee
IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION ATTORNEY
KNOXVILLE CITY VIEW MAGAZINE
Selected by my peers as immigration and naturalization attorney for 2010, 2011, 2013
Immigration and Naturalization Attorneeys
CITY VIEW MAGAZINE
Immigration and Naturalization Atty of Knoxville TN
Cityview Magazine
IMMIGRATION AND NATURAIZATION ATTORNEY 2010
CITY VIEW MAGAZINE
Professional Associations
Knoxville Rotary Club
Member
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
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Tennessee State Bar # 023269
Member
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Activities: Immigration Lawyers Committee
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Kentucky State Bar
Member
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American Bar Association # 00396269
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
TN Real Estate Title:Identifying Defects and Finding Solutions
National Business Institute
Speaking Engagements
Updates on Immigration Law, Tampa
CANDO and the Caribbean American Association
FAQ on recent changes in Immigration Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Gardiner Immigration
Website
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Legal Answers
36 Questions Answered

Q. A family came to do volunteer mission on B visas. We'd like them to stay (change status to R). Can the dependents stay?
A: Like the previous attorney said you need to consult with an experienced immigration attorney to discuss the chamois status from B1/B2 ti R1/R2
Q. Can I apply for naturalization with a pending i751 with waiver based on abuse?
A: I don’t recommend it because they will not address it until the waiver is adjudicated.
Q. If I have an approved I 130, can I apply for an I 485 if I’m in the US but my I 94 is expired?
A: It also depends who is the petitioner on the I130 and in certain circumstances your age.
Q. if I marry someone in the usa with an expired visa within the last year, can they stay in this country?
A: Yes you can apply for green cards for your spouse and step child
Q. Girlfriend is in Mexíco and has a 3yr old son Father of kid will sign off on Patria Potestad. She & son have passport
A: You have to show that you have visited her at least once in the last two years, that you both have the intent to get married, that you don’t have a criminal record and that you are financially able to support both of them. You need to consult with an experienced immigration attorney
Q. Can I file I-485 and I-130 for my mother separately, or do they need to be completed at the same time?
A: I agree with the previous attorney based on the phrasing of your question you then to speak with an experienced immigration attorney
Q. Can I (a US Citizen) petition my step daughter?
A: If the marriage took place before the child’s 18th birthday you certainly can apply for her green card
Q. My mother who is a LPR married a USA citizen. Can the USA citizen petition
A: Will need more information to answer the question
Q. My daughter has a boyfriend from Canada, who really wants to come here, so they can be together. What can they do?
A: She can apply for a fiance visa if she has visited him there at least once in the last two years. There are several other requirements so she should speak with an experienced immigration attorney
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Contact & Map
New York Office
New York, NY, USA
Telephone: (718) 530-3999
Cell: (347) 859-9269
Fax: (813) 304-1179
Gardiner Immigration- Tampa Office
13902 N Dale Mabry Highway
Suite 210
Tampa, FL 37919
USA
Telephone: (813) 750-0779
Fax: (813) 304-1179
Plantation
300 S Pine Island Road
Suite 244A
Plantation, FL 33324
USA
Telephone: (954) 320-0319
Fax: (813) 304-1179
Virtual Office
2415 E Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
USA
Telephone: (865) 450-9819
Fax: (813) 304-1179