Immigration Litigation and Advocacy

Tejal Mehta is an experienced litigator and has successfully represented her clients.

Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals

The Law Office of Tejal Mehta provides removal and deportation defense before the Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals to challenge the Department of Homeland Security’s placement of individuals in removal proceedings.  A removal proceeding is first conducted in Immigration Court and and adverse decision by an Immigration Judge can be appealed before the Board of Immigration Appeals.  The issues that we litigate include:

  • Withholding of removal
  • Cancellation of removal
  • Waivers
  • Asylum
  • Motions to Reopen and Reconsider
  • Bond hearings
  • Voluntary departure

U.S. District Court

In addition, the Law Office of Tejal Mehta will file a Writ of Mandamus in the U.S. District Court on your behalf to compel the Department of Homeland Security or the Department of State to take action on a long pending petitions and applications, including those for:

         Adjustment of Status



         Deferred Action

         Certificate of Citizenship

         Consular Processing of Visa Applications


The Law Office of Tejal Mehta also provides effective written advocacy on your behalf that gets positive results and saves you additional processing delays when USCIS issues a negative ruling on an individual’s application.  The USCIS letters and notices which we can quickly and comprehensively respond to on your behalf include:

  • Request for Additional Evidence “RFE”
  • Notice of Intent to Revoke “NOIR”
  • Notice of Intent to Deny “NOID”
  • Denials