Before she started The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh in York, Ms. Stambaugh was an associate at The Law Office of Christopher A. Ferro, LLC, where she handled the firm’s immigration services and a variety of criminal cases, many of which included complex immigration issues. She focuses her practice on removal defense in the detained and non-detained settings. Ms. Stambaugh has extensive experience with all forms of relief from removal and has successfully litigated cases in different Immigration Courts throughout the U.S., the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She also represents individuals and families applying for affirmative benefits with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The daughter of Italian immigrants, Ms. Stambaugh understands the importance of immigration and its effects on all aspects of a person’s life.
Ms. Stambaugh is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Pennsylvania Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), the PBA Immigration Law Committee, the PBA Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee and the York County Bar Association (YCBA). Ms. Stambaugh is also a member of the York County Bar Association Board of Directors. Ms. Stambaugh is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Superior Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Stambaugh was selected as a Rising Star for 2019-2021 by Super Lawyers for immigration law in Pennsylvania. She also was the recipient of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2017. In 2016, she received the Light of Liberty Attorney of the Year by the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC), and she was selected as a Susquehanna Valley’s Select Lawyer for Immigration Law in York in 2014 and 2015.
Ms. Stambaugh received her B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from York College of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, where she received the Nancy & Howard Finkelman Scholarship, awarded to deserving, advanced-standing and extended-division students who have demonstrated scholastic excellence in the area of trial advocacy. While attending Widener, Ms. Stambaugh worked full-time at the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) as a legal secretary and a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accredited Representative. She worked with the detained immigration population at the York County Prison and represented several immigrants going through removal proceedings at the York Immigration Court. Ms. Stambaugh was also a legal volunteer intern at the York Immigration Court, where she provided legal research and writing assistance to the immigration judges.
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)
She is a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania Bar and is admitted to practice before:
- Pennsylvania Superior Court
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court
- United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States Supreme Court
To make an appointment with this skilled York immigration attorney, please contact her office now at (717) 921-4042.