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KV Jairam

Immigration Attorney

Phone: 561-847-4798


  • Admitted to The Bar of Florida, an LL.M (Master of Law) graduate from the prestigious New York University and the City University of New York with an Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law.
  • Have over 50 years of professional legal experience as an attorney serving the community in a variety of practice areas, such as real estate, family, immigration, estates & wills, and criminal.
  • Have 30 years of experience representing clients in hundreds of immigration cases.
    • Practice immigration almost exclusively.
    • Helped many clients obtain their permanent residence (green cards), avoid removal (deportation) or obtain citizenship.
  • As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, I concentrate on family immigration, waivers, reliefs from removal (deportation), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA), abused/battered spouses, children or parents (VAWA), widows/widowers, Non-Hague Adoptions, consular visa processing at the National Visa Center (NVC) and at the U.S. consulates and investors (E-2 visas).
  • As an immigrant myself, I know how important your case is to you. I promise to give your case my personal attention and best effort.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • Florida
  • England and Wales,
  • Guyana
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York


  • Barrister at Law, Inns of Court School of Law, London England
  • LLB, Honors, University of London, England
  • LLM, New York University
  • Graduate Certificate in Immigration Law, City University of New York.

Honors and Awards:

  • Marquis Who is Who in American Law, 1998 to present
  • Marquis Who is Who in the World, 1998 to present
  • Small Claims Arbitration, New York City Civil Court (5 years)
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating (Top Attorney) and Avvo Client’s Choice Award

Professional Associations and Membership:

  • The Florida Bar
  • The Honorable Society of the Inner Temple, London, England,
  • The Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Founder and former President of the Anna Regina High School Alumni Association of New York
  • Former President of the Queens Caribbean Bar Association
  • Member of Parliament of Guyana 1980-1985.

Practice Areas:

  • Family immigration-adjustment of status and immigration visas for spouse, children, parents, fiancés, widows/widowers, abused spouses, children, parents (VAWA) Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA), orphans (non-Hague) and regular adoptions, removal of conditions on conditional resident status
  • Temporary protected status (TPS)
  • Waivers of unlawful presence, fraud and misrepresentation, criminal conduct, smuggling, certain health related grounds, prior deportation or removal, VAWA and other related waivers, 212(k) waivers and waivers for non-immigrants
  • Reliefs from removal (deportation) in immigration court-cancelation of removal for permanent residents and non-permanent residents, 212(h) waivers, adjustment of status in immigration court
  • Investors E-2 visas.

I am married to Joyce Jairam, and have two sons, Shashi Jairam and Nishall Jairam, both of whom are attorneys in Florida.

Virtual Appointments Available

We’d be happy to meet with you virtually via Zoom or phone. In some cases (usually Criminal Defense and DUI matters) you might not need to visit the office at all. Immigration and Expungement matters will likely require eventual visits to complete certain paperwork. If you choose a virtual consultation and decide to retain our firm, we can send your contract via email.

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