Josh Effron has over 17 years of experience as an immigration attorney and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Hebrew. He is a member of the State Bar of California and represents clients throughout the world in all types of U.S. immigration cases, from visas to Green Cards and citizenship, to Immigration Court. He is also a frequent guest speaker on various immigration-related topics and has written articles about immigration law in legal journals.
Owner / Immigration Attorney; Immigrant Rep, Inc.®
2003 - Present
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
2010 - present
2010 - present
Adjunct Professor; University of La Verne
2015 - Present
Immigration Paralegal; Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
2001 - 2003
Hebrew Language Teacher and Tutor
1995 - Present
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Pi Sigma Alpha
- Dean's List
- Participated in a three-week legal education program in Beijing, China, July 2000
- Studied abroad in London, England, Fall Semester 2001
- Participated in English moot court at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Fall Semester 2001
Ben Gurion University; Beer Sheva, Israel
M.S., Management, 1999 (Joint degree with Boston University)
Loyola Law School; Los Angeles, CA
University of California, Irvine; Irvine, CA
B.A., Political Science, Cum Laude, 1997
Effron, Josh, "Permanent Residency for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability," LOS ANGELES LAWYER, September 2009, 12.
Effron, Josh, "Immigration Law for the Criminal Lawyer," ORANGE COUNTY LAWYER, December 2010, 26.
Fleming, Jeff A., FLEMING'S FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW MULTISTATE EXAMINATION WORKBOOK, VOLUME I, 2011. (contributing editor)
Effron, Josh, "Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Unaccompanied Minors," ORANGE COUNTY LAWYER, July 2012, 18.
Fleming, Jeff A., FLEMING'S FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW MULTISTATE EXAMINATION WORKBOOK, VOLUME II, 2013. (contributing writer)