Our attorney have extensive experience representing immigrants in immigration court in Los Angeles California, as well as immigrants detened in Mcallen Texas, Laredo, El Paso, Otay Mesa, San Diego, likewise offer services to immigrants undocumented subjects to arrest, detention, and deportation by the immigration department (ICE).
Attorney Dmitry Paniotto was born and raised in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev when Ukraine was still under socialist tyranny and entering the time of political chaos in the late 80s (much like Venezuela today)
In 1991 as his country was falling apart, at the age of 19 Dmitry came to the US a tourist visa, decided to apply for asylum and overstayed his visa.
Dmitry remained in the country illegally awaiting his asylum interview for 5 years until his asylum was denied and he was finally referred to Immigration court for deportation proceedings in 1996
Despite living in the shadows for 5 years , unlike other students not eligible for any financial aid, Dmitry was able to graduate from Santa Monica college and UCLA bachelor degree in history.
Driven by unstoppable will to succeed , He worked 3 part time jobs and went to school at the same time
In 1996 , when Dmitry s life was hanging in balance between imminent deportation to Ukraine plagued by chaos and turmoil and continued personal and career growth in the U S , immigration judge approved Dmitry s permanent residency status based on a lucky circumstance- Dmitry won green card lottery!
Emboldened by this fortunate event Dmitry applied and was admitted to one of the best law schools in the area - Loyola Law School
Dmitry successfully graduated Loyola Law School in 2000 and established his immigration law practice in 2003
Since 2003 under Dmitry s successful leadership Paniotto Law Firm has continued to expand and grow and became one of the leaders in deportation defense field in Los Angeles currently providing affordable representation to over 1600 Spanish speaking clients and their families both in immigration court and before Department of Homeland Security
Dmitry knows what it's like to leave everything you hold dear to your heart behind in the old country and break the immigration rules out of desperation when you have to do it to survive!
Dmitry knows what it's like to move to a new country to pursue your dreams while facing deportation and living in the shadows as a second class citizen
Dmitry knows what its like to face the vicious, blind and corrupt government machine that does not care about your personal circumstances but seeks to deny your chance for success - his personal life experience and professional experience in the past 14 years educated Dmitry in many valuable ways
Choose Paniotto law firm to represent you - we understand your needs better than others and provide quality service at an affordable price!