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Bruce Brian Dizengoff

Bruce Brian Dizengoff

Dizengoff & Yost
  • Immigration Law
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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For many years I served as a federal prosecutor, an attorney supervisor and a project manager, working for the U.S. Departments of Justice (INS) and Homeland Security (ICE). Now I am pleased to serve the needs of the immigrant communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond. I offer a broad range of immigration services, including family-based immigration, naturalization, deportation and removal defense, political asylum, waivers of inadmissibility, non-immigrant visas and deferred action. I believe that the United States has achieved its greatness, first and foremost, because we are a nation of immigrants. Our country is at its best when each person makes his or her own unique contribution, and together we celebrate the diversity of our great nation. I am proud to be able to use my background and training to help enable people to achieve the American dream.

Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. (1988) | Law
LEAP Instructor - Taught course in criminal justice to Philadelphia public high school students. Research Assistant - Researched precedents and assisted professor in developing curriculum for Law and Psychiatry Course.
Honors: Dean's List, four semesters. Distinguished Class Performance - Law, Family and Society.
Activities: Temple Law, Education and Participation Program (LEAP). Research Assistant.
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.S. (1985) | Administration of Justice
Honors: Graduated Magna cum laude. Dean's List, eight semesters. University Scholars Program. Human Development Honors Society.
Activities: Ogontz Campus News, writer.
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Professional Experience
Dizengoff & Yost
- Current
Adjunct Professor
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
- Current
Greg Prosmushkin, P.C.
Assistant Chief Counsel
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, ICE
Represented the agency in Immigration Court and before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Counseled enforcement agents on matters of law and policy. Prepared specialized legal briefs and responded to administrative motions on behalf of the agency.
Deputy District Counsel; Assistant District Counsel
U.S Department of Justice, INS
Supervised attorneys and support staff. Issued work assignments and monitored progress. Trained and developed office personnel. Served as Acting Appellate Counsel and Acting District Counsel upon request. Managed the Employer Sanctions/ Civil Document Fraud Program. Coordinated the Criminal Alien/Institutional Hearing Program. Instructed INS officers on immigration law and courtroom testimony. Represented INS management in EEO/MSPB cases. Represented the agency in Immigration Court and Before the Board of Immigration Appeals, with exposure in federal and state courts.
Judicial Law Clerk
Superior Court of New Jersey
Researched opinions and bench memoranda. Analyzed and advised on civil motions.
Articles & Publications
The Influence of an Administration of Justice Educational Background on Attitudes and Beliefs Concerning the Adequacy of Imprisonment
Award Recognizing Twenty Years of U.S. Government Service
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Superior Accomplishment Award
U.S. Department of Justice, INS
Outstanding Performance Award
U.S. Department of Justice, INS
Outstanding Performance Award
U.S. Department of Justice
Outstanding Performance Award
U.S. Department of Justice
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (Philadelphia Chapter)
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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  • Free Consultation
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Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Immigration lawyer Philadelphia
Immigration lawyer Philadelphia Blog
Contact & Map
Dizengoff & Yost
1117 East Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Telephone: (267) 223-5862
Monday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 11 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Saturday and Sunday appointments