Why LegalEase?

We are a boutique New York-based immigration and business law firm. With our multicultural and multilingual staff, our mission is to provide client-sensitive legal assistance and provide clients with advice in an understandable way. We focus on immigration law and the business needs of immigrants because we believe immigration makes America a better place. 

Whether your goals are to reunite with family, find better economic opportunities, start a business, or escape from dangers in your home country, we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the best legal options available to you. Our motto is LegalEase: we do away with the legal jargon and make law easy to understand, so you can focus on what is important to you - making your American Dream a reality.

We speak Farsi, Filipino, French, Spanish and ASL Fingerspelling. Translators for other languages available.

Our services include representation in the following areas: immigrant and non-immigrant visas, consular processing, adjustment of status, naturalization, asylum, waivers, tourism & travel, business entity set-up, and business plan drafting. 

We have two convenient locations to serve our client needs. Our Queens location, at 29-28 41st Avenue, Suite 22, Long Island City, NY 11101, is easily accessible by private and public transportation and is minutes from Grand Central Terminal. Our office in Manhattan is centrally-located at 276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 704, New York, NY 10001, at Fifth Avenue and 30th Street, a few blocks from the New York Penn Station.

You can also reach us by phone, on Skype, via email and on social media. Please see our contact page for more information. We'd love to hear from you! Click here to send us a message.

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Angela Antonia Torregoza, Esq.

Angela is a Filipino-American New York-based immigration attorney. She graduated summa cum laude from CUNY City College of New York, with dual majors in Sociology & Education and received her Juris Doctor law degree from CUNY School of Law where she was awarded the Larry Levine Human Rights Fellowship. She is experienced in Family, Business and Humanitarian Immigration; Criminal Defense; Non-profits; Business Management; Digital Strategy & Organizing. She is admitted to practice in New York State and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA). Since 2018, Angela has co-chaired the New Member Division of the New York Chapter of AILA and has chaired the Solo/Small Firm Practice Group at the CUNY School of Law.

Angela is passionate about immigration and herself immigrated to the United States as a young adult. After arriving in the United States, she became an advocate for immigrants and immigrant rights. She has served at various nonprofit organizations, and currently helps asylum-seekers at RIF Asylum Support and assists Queens residents at the Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA). She is a board member of Project Attica, a unique, art-centered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes youth empowerment and social justice through art activities.  In her free time she writes about art and social justice on her blog, on Buzzfeed, on Medium, and on Instagram.

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Amir Rasoulpour, esq.

Amir is a New York-based immigration attorney. He graduated from CUNY School of Law where he was a Haywood Burns Fellow in Civil and Human Rights. He has worked at New York City-based law firms on a wide range of immigration legal issues including employment-based immigration, family-based immigration, deportation defense, asylum, and other humanitarian-based forms of relief. He also practiced immigration law in the non-profit sector as a staff attorney at the AIDS Center of Queens County  and continues to provide pro bono immigration assistance with various non-profit organizations. Amir is admitted to the New York State Bar and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Amir’s family immigrated to the U.S. from Iran and his childhood was enriched by growing up as an Iranian-American. Observing daily how immigrants both integrate into and contribute to the United States, Amir has spent his entire professional career in the service of immigrants. In addition to practicing immigration law, Amir taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for over a decade to immigrants and international students. He currently is an adjunct professor at CUNY - Hunter College where he teaches undergraduate courses on U.S. immigration policy.