the immigration guy” is a full service immigration law practice located in Escondido, CA servicing the immediate local communities of Valley Center, Ramona, San Marcos, Vista, Carlsbad and greater San Diego.  We also represent clients throughout the United States and the World via our state of the art online customer portal which allows us to securely gather data, share information.

Practice areas include: Non-immigrant Visas, Immigrant Visas, Family based immigration, Marriage Visa, K-1 Visa,  Fiance Visa, Citizenship and Naturalization, Consular Processing, Specialized Waivers of Inadmissibility Applications, Asylum, Withholding of Removal and Convention Against Torture (CAT),Deportation and Removal Defense, Bond Hearings, Employment Authorization, Deferred Inspections, U-Visa, VAWA.

Richard S. Sterger, Esq. aka "the immigration guy" is an attorney practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law.  Richard has been licensed to practice law for 17 years, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  A recipient of the California State Bar award for pro bono service, Richard has consistently dedicated a significant amount of time to assisting indigent clients in their immigration matters.  Richard is a graduate of Antioch University with a B.A. in Liberal Arts, and holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.  From his offices located in San Diego California, Richard serves clients throughout the U.S. and the world.  By offering state of the art online client management, information and communication tools, "the immigration guy" can better serve his clients with their immigration needs.

Attorney Richard S. Sterger,  "the immigration guy" (Immigration Attorney Escondido)