Rosina C. Stambaugh, Esq.
Experienced York Immigration Attorney
Before she started The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh, Rosina was an associate at The Law Office of Christopher A. Ferro, LLC where she handled the firm’s immigration services. This York immigration attorney also was responsible for handling a variety of criminal cases, many of which included complex immigration issues. Rosina focuses her practice on removal defense in the detained and non-detained settings.
Proven Immigration Practice in York
She has extensive experience with all forms of relief from removal, and she has successfully litigated cases in different Immigration Courts throughout the U.S. and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). In addition to her removal practice, Rosina represents individuals and families applying for affirmative benefits with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS).
- The areas of immigration she handles include, but are not limited to:
- Deportation Defense
- Family-based petitions
- Fiancé visas
- Adjustment of status
- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions (SIJ)
- U visa petitions for victims of crime
- Naturalization and certificates of citizenship
- Consular Processing and Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Having come from parents who immigrated to the United States from Italy, York immigration attorney Rosina understands the importance of immigration and its effects on all aspects of a person’s life. As such, she is dedicated to finding the best solution and results for you and your family.
Recognitions & Awards
Rosina was honored with the 2016 Light of Liberty Attorney of The Year award from the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center. She was also recognized as a Select Lawyer for immigration law in York County, which is awarded to those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition for their achievements. She is also a member of several professional organizations such as the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), the PBA Immigration Law Committee, and the York County Bar Association (YCBA).
- She is a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania Bar and is admitted to practice before:
- United States Supreme Court
- Pennsylvania Superior Court
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court
- United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Education History & Experience
In addition to representing individuals in the criminal justice system, Rosina also focuses her practice on consulting and advising criminal defense attorneys in obtaining safe pleas for clients to avoid or minimize the immigration consequences of certain criminal convictions. Rosina has also successfully litigated sentence modifications and Post Conviction Relief applications (PCRAs) dealing with ineffective assistance of counsel for failing to advise defendants of the immigration consequences of their criminal pleas.
Rosina is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of York College of Pennsylvania where she received a B.A. in Political Science. She graduated from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where she received her Juris Doctorate degree. Rosina was the recipient of the Nancy & Howard Finkelman Scholarship, awarded to a deserving, advanced-standing, and extended-division students who have demonstrated scholastic excellence in the area of trial advocacy.
Rosina is currently the Vice Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Immigration Committee and is also on the Board of Directors for the York County Bar Association
Proven Work History & Success
While attending Widener, Rosina worked full time at the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) as a legal secretary and a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accredited Representative. At PIRC, she worked with the detained immigration population at the York County Prison.
As a law student and BIA Accredited Representative, Rosina represented several immigrants going through removal proceedings at the York Immigration Court. In addition to working for PIRC, Rosina was a legal volunteer intern at the York Immigration Court where she provided legal research and writing assistance to the Immigration Judges.
To make an appointment with this skilled York immigration attorney, please contact her office now at (717) 921-4042.