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Angeline Chen

Senior Counsel
fax +1 213.488.1178

Angeline Chen represents employers, employees, students, and individuals in immigration matters including obtaining family-based or employment-based permanent residence (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3) and temporary work visas (H-1B, O, E-2, L-1, TN). Angeline assists permanent residents in becoming US citizens, including application preparation and representation at the interview with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). She also represents victims of certain crimes (U visa) and victims of domestic violence (VAWA).

Prior to joining Clark Hill, Angeline worked with the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman for four years and was a solo practitioner for 11 years in San Marino and Pasadena, CA before that. Angeline has been interviewed on CNN, CTV, radio shows and featured in an article in for her pro bono work at the border as the co-founder of Rise to Reunite. She is also the host of the podcast Immigration Today! where she interviews leaders, experts, advocates, and volunteers on current issues.

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B.A., cum laude, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Named Women of Influence: Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2024)

Named Immigration Trailblazer by the National Law Journal (2023)


American Immigration Lawyers Association

Board of Directors of YWCA Pasadena, President

Board of El Rio Community School, Member

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Phi Beta Kappa


Spanish, Chinese(Mandarin)

State Bar Licenses