Ghenadie Rusu

Ghenadie Rusu

Law Office of Ghenadie Rusu
  • Immigration Law, Family Law, Divorce ...
  • New York
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As a distinguished attorney focusing on Immigration and Family Law, I have cultivated a distinctive and impactful career, providing services that span various languages and cultures. With fluency in Spanish, Russian, Romanian, and French, my linguistic skills, coupled with my empathy as a counselor and determination as an advocate, have allowed me to make remarkable advancements in the legal field within a short period of time.

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State Bar of New York
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Practice Areas
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Romanian: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Does my 18-year old child need to file form i-360, in order to submit her adjustment of status package (1-485 & i-765)?
A: The USCIS allow for the children of a principal applicant filing under VAWA to be included as derivative beneficiaries if they are unmarried and under 21 years of age. Therefore, your 18-year-old child can be included on your I-360 petition as a derivative beneficiary. No additional I-360 on his behalf is necessary. You could file an I-360 for you son if your son has also been a victim of abuse by your U.S. Citizen spouse, he may be eligible to file his own I-360 petition as a self-petitioner, separate from yours, but since he qualifies under you petition, this is unnecessary.
Q. My nephew over stayed his ESTA visa by 8yrs. He is now 16yo, i want to adopt him. He’s been living with me for 4 years,
A: I recommend consulting with an immigration attorney to determine if your nephew qualifies for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS). This status provides a pathway to legal residency in the United States for children who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by one or both parents.

For more detailed information on SIJS and its requirements, please refer to my article on the topic;

It outlines the process and criteria for obtaining legal status under SIJS, which might be applicable to your nephew's situation.
Q. I'm an American Citizen and had 2 kids in a foreign country. My oldest was approved for a CRBA but my youngest was not.
A: Could you provide more detailed insights into the reasons for our CRBA application's denial? It's understood that the Department of State would have issued a written explanation detailing the grounds for their decision. This information is crucial as it may highlight the possibility of refiling the application or seeking a review or reconsideration of the decision. Additionally, it's worth considering that filing a Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, might present an alternative pathway for resolving this matter.
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Law Office of Ghenadie Rusu PLLC
140 Broadway 46th 4615
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: (347) 907-1248
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: Closed