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Nikolay Iordanov is a member of the New York State Bar. Attorney Iordanov has exclusively practiced immigration and nationality law for close to 10 years. He is fluent in Spanish, Russian and Bulgarian.


Attorney Iordanov specializes in defense of people who the US Government seeks to deport. Cases won by Nikolay Iordanov before the Immigration Courts include asylums and cancellations of removal for residents and for non-permanent residents, cancellations of removal under VAWA and under NACARA, employment and family based adjustments of status, adjustments of status with waivers of inadmissibility under INA 212(h), 212(i), 212(a)(9)(B)(v), stand alone waivers. In 2011/12 attorney Iordanov represented Mr. Castro Rodriguez, whose case was ultimately resolved by the Board of Immigration Appeals with a published decision, Matter of Castro-Rodriguez, 25 I&N Dec. 698. (BIA 2012), thus changing the law pertaining to drug trafficking aggravated felonies. The case was later cited by the US Supreme Court in Moncrieffe v. Holder, 133 S. Ct. 1678 (2013), where it represented DHS' changed position on convictions for distribution of small amounts of marijuana.

Attorney Iordanov has extensive experience with practice before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. He has represented clients in close to 500 interviews in various CIS district offices and at the Arlington Asylum Office. Attorney Iordanov has prepared and submitted close to 150 applications for waivers of inadmissibility (I-601) on behalf of clients at USCIS offices in more than 15 countries on 4 continents. He has filed and won several provisional waivers of inadmissibility (I-601A) under regulations promulgated by USDHS in 2013.


Attorney Iordanov has successfully challenged visa refusals by the US Department of State with their office of legal opinions. He has worked with all Service Centers of USCIS, submitting immigrant petitions in most preference categories and non-immigrant petitions for specialty occupation workers (H1B), victims of crimes (U status), fiance (K1/K3), TPS status, Deferred Action for Childhood 9Arrivals (I-821D) and others.



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