We are providing consultations via PHONE or VIDEO conferencing for your safety during this difficult time.
Please visit our COVID-19 Response Page for more information.

COVID-19 Update: How We are Serving and Protecting Our Clients

Thank you for contacting the immigration law offices of Fong & Aquino. In accordance with orders from the State of California and public health authorities, our physical offices in Pasadena and Palm Springs are currently closed. Our staff is working remotely. We are tracking the rapidly-evolving public health and community concerns related to the new coronavirus or COVID-19. Rest assured that we are taking all available steps to remain accessible to our clients as we continue to act in accordance with their best interests during this difficult time. We are eager to help you with your immigration concerns. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Please see below for answers to some frequently asked questions, and feel free to reach out to us any time at info@fongaquino.com or (626) 577-8020 for assistance with your legal matter.

Is Your Office Currently Open During Normal Business Hours?

Our physical offices located in Pasadena and Palm Springs are currently closed.
Our attorneys are currently working remotely.

When and how can I Contact you?

If you are a current client, you should email J or Romben directly. You may also send email to the office at info@fongaquino.com. You may also call and leave a message at (626) 577-8020, and we will respond to your call as soon as possible.

What Video Chat Platforms do you Offer for Clients?

We use Skype and FaceTime.

Are you Accepting new Clients?

We are always happy to assist new clients. If you would like to schedule a phone or video consultation, please email us at info@fongaquino.com, and we will contact you as soon as we are able.

How can I get Updates Regarding the Status of my Case or Legal matter?

If you are a current client, you should email J or Romben directly.
We are also responding to phone inquiries at (626) 577-8020.

Are Courts of law Still Open? Will my Court Date be Rescheduled? What if I Can't Come to Court Because I'm Sick or Quarantined?

With the exception of locations inside detention facilities, the immigration courts are currently closed and not conducting any hearings. The court will reschedule any hearings that are scheduled to occur while the court is closed.

Even after the courts re-open, you should NOT go to court, if you are unwell. Contact your attorney, if you need to reschedule.

For the most current information regarding the immigration courts, please visit:
https://www.justice.gov/eoir/eoir-operational-status-during-coronavirus-pandemic

I Have Been Scheduled for an Interview for an Immigration Benefit. Should I go to the Interview?

United States Citizenship & Immigration Services ("USCIS") is currently not conducting any in-person interviews or services, such as asylum, adjustment of status, naturalization, biometrics, or naturalization oath ceremonies. All of the interviews will be rescheduled. If you have an interview that was scheduled to occur with USCIS during its closure, USCIS has told us that they will contact you with a notice about rescheduling.

For the most current information regarding USCIS, please visit:
https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/uscis-response-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

I Have Been Scheduled for an Interview at a United States Embassy or Consulate. Should I Make Travel Arrangements to go to the Interview?

Most US Embassies and consulates have suspended their interviews. Those interviews will be rescheduled.

For the most current information about consular offices, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/visas-news/suspension-of-routine-visa-services.html

Again, please feel free to reach out to us with questions.
See the following links below for CDC, state, and/or local updates regarding public health orders and other information.

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
California: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx
Los Angeles County: https://covid19.lacounty.gov

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