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Mar 29 2020: Welcome to Baraban.Com Russian America Immigration. This immigration section is made possible by the Law Offices of Allan A. Samson, J.D. Ph.D. in San Francisco, California and Svetlana Boukhny, J.D., who have both generously offered to answer your immigration questions online in our Immigration Discussion Board, "Ask The Lawyers."

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Introducing Attorney Allan Samson

Allan Samson

J.D., Ph.D.

Ph.D.: University of California at Berkeley

J.D.: University of San Francisco

Former Professor of Political Science - Boston University, Former Lecturer in Political Science and Law - University of California at Berkeley

Education Affiliation: Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Lincoln University

Professional Memberships: California State Bar, San Francisco Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice : Immigration Law, Personal Injury, Family Law, Business Law, Bankruptcy

Eighteen Years Experience

Of course attorney Allan Samson (415) 391-4949 would be happy to help you with all your immigration needs. His firm has extensive experience in this field and his fees are very reasonable.

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Introducing Attorney Svetlana Boukhny

Svetlana Boukhny


Svetlana Boukhny concentrates her practice in Immigration and Naturalization Law and related matters, serving corporate as well as individual clients. Ms. Boukhny advises human resources administrators and in-house counsel on immigration matters dealing with the employment of foreign nationals in the United States. She assists multinational corporations with the transfer and hiring of foreign nationals for their U.S. operations on both temporary and permanent basis. She also counsels individual clients including, but not limited to, professionals, university faculty and research staff and persons of extraordinary ability in the arts and science, in all areas of employment-based and family-based immigration.

Ms. Boukhny, who emigrated from the former Soviet Union in 1980 and speaks fluent Russian, graduated from Indiana University–Bloomington in 1991 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism, Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literatures. In 1996 she received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Pace University School of Law, where she also served on the Honor Board. Ms. Boukhny has worked in the corporate (immigration) department of Barnes & Thornburg (Indianapolis, Indiana) and in the business immigration law firm of Littler Mendelson Bacon & Dear, PLLC (Phoenix, Arizona) prior to becoming a solo practitioner.

Ms. Boukhny is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and several state and local bar associations. She is admitted to practice in several jurisdictions, including Arizona, Indiana and Ohio and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Additional Immigration Services

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