Robert Herreria

Attorney · University of San Diego School of Law

Robert L. Herreria, Esq. specializes in immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, work authorization, family-based immigration, and deportation/removal defense.

Robert is a practicing immigration attorney based in San Diego, California. His experience in immigration matters includes legal internships with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Executive Office for Immigration Review, as well as practical experience as a paralegal with a prominent employment-based immigration law firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Robert received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the state of California.

Robert’s hobbies include graphic and web design, basketball, skiing, poker, and the occasional computer game.


Articles By Robert Herreria

Options to Get U.S. Citizenship for Your Child
Depending on where the child is born and the parent's immigration status at that time, a foreign-born child of a U.S. citizen might automatically qualify for U.S. citizenship.
Derivative Immigration Status for Family Members of Immigrating Aliens
Derivative benefits are certain immigration benefits that flow through the main visa or green card applicant to a spouse or unmarried child under the age of 21.
Received a Deportation Order: What Happens Now?
An overview of your options to fight a deportation order and stay in the United States.
Best Types of Jobs to Get an Employment-Based Green Card
Getting permanent resident status (a green card) in the U.S. is not easy, but certain types of employment may open the door for immigrants.
Mental Illness a Barrier to U.S. Immigration?
It's not uncommon for immigrants with a mental illness or mental disorder to be deemed "inadmissible", and barred from entry to the U.S.
The I-130 Petition: Information for Family Sponsors
Learn how the I-130 fits into the family immigration application process, and other topics that commonly cause confusion.