Durkin & Puri has represented clients from many countries. We take pride in helping people from diverse backgrounds and cultures with their complex immigration issues.
We are dedicated to resolving your unique and challenging cases which may include criminal deportation, waivers, employer audits, extraordinary ability, removal of conditions requiring a waiver of joint filing and many others.
Jennifer Durkin has been exclusively practicing immigration law since 1999. She is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Southeast Asian Studies from SUNY Buffalo. She is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia as well as before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professional Memberships: American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, New York Women's Bar Association, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association. Chair, Immigration & Customs Enforcement Liaison Committee, New York Chapter American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2010-2011; Co-Chair, Immigration Law Committee, New York Women's Bar Association, 2010-2011; Member, Pro Bono Committee, New York Chapter American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2010-2011.
Richa Puri has been exclusively practicing immigration law since 2002. She is a graduate of the Pace University School of Law. Richa received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California at San Diego. She is admitted to practice law in New York. he was a presenter at the 2010 "National Organization of Minority Architects" (NOMA) Convention where she conducted a seminar titled "Immigration Strategies for Employers." Additionally, she is involved with SAKHI, an organization that assists victims of domestic violence. She conducts monthly clinics pro bono where she provides legal advice to SAKHI clients who have immigration concerns. If you are a victim of domestic violence who needs help, please contact SAKHI's helpline at (212) 868-6741.
Professional Memberships: American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Asian Bar Association of New York and the Westchester County Bar Association.