About Louis M Piscopo

Louis M. Piscopo is an EB-5 immigration attorney who practices with the law firm of Nicastro Piscopo, located in Costa Mesa, Calif. He has practiced immigration and nationality law for over 19 years and is a certified specialist in immigration and nationality law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. A panel of his peers named him as a Southern California Super Lawyer in immigration for the years of 2011, 2012 and 2013. Attorney Piscopo is also the former chairman of the Immigration Section of the Orange County Bar Association ,and the Southern California AILA liaison officer to the Santa Ana office of USCIS.

Attorney Piscopo earned his law degree in 1992 from the Southwestern University School of Law, located in Los Angeles. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1982 from the College of Staten Island, located in New York. He is licensed to practice law by the Federal, New York and California Bar Associations. Attorney Piscopo is a member of the immigration law sections of the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Federal Bar Associations and is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Attorney Piscopo handles wide ranging immigration law matters, including EB-5, employment-based, family-based, naturalization, waiver applications, adjustment of status, E-1/E-2 petitions, consular processing, U visa, VAWA and citizenship matters. Attorney Piscopo appears frequently before the Administrative Appeals Office, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (also known as immigration court). He also routinely files and has successfully argued removal and deportation cases before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He has represented thousands of clients before USCIS interviews and federal immigration courts regarding immigration matters.

Attorney Piscopo and his firm are very active in numerous minority and immigration organizations including the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Orange County Asian Business Administration, Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce, Mexican-American Bar Association and the Minority Business Association. He also sat on the board of directors and is a proud member of the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County. He is also a former member of the Orange County Immigration Fraud Task Force.

Attorney Piscopo frequently writes on immigration law and his articles have been published in leading Hispanic and Filipino-American publications. He is also frequently interviewed in newspapers, on the radio, and on television regarding problems facing immigrants and other immigration issues. Some of the cases that he has been involved in have been covered by the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Orange County Register and Telemundo.

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