Kristine Marie C. Vinluan
Kristine Marie C. Vinluan is an Associate Attorney at Duque Isern Law. She graduated from Seton Hall Law School and from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. While at law school, she worked for immigration law firms in New York City. At Seton Hall Law School, she attended the Immigrants’ Rights and International Human Rights Clinic, where she learned from immigration experts about the ethical and competent representation of clients who have experienced trauma and persecution.
With more than 7 years of concentrated experience in immigration law, Kristine has found success and joy in achieving positive results for individual clients facing deportation at Immigration Court, as well as employers and employees of multinational companies. Kristine has filed hundreds of approved employment-based petitions. Kristine is knowledgeable of consular processing procedures for various countries such as the Philippines, France, Australia, Mexico, China and India.
Besides her business immigration experience, Kristine also represents clients in immigrant petitions, naturalization applications and various humanitarian applications such as VAWA, Asylum, Provisional Waivers, and Reinstatements. At immigration court, Kristine represents clients at their hearings, including Motions to Reopen and in Bond Proceedings. At family court, Kristine drafts custody applications under the Special Immigrant Juvenile classification and drafts agreements for divorce proceedings.
Kristine is a proud first-generation immigrant. She is a beneficiary of a family-based petition and has gone through the immigration process herself. Kristine is fluent in English, Tagalog, and Pangasinense.
Kristine is a member of the New Jersey State Bar. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Inc. (APALA-NJ), and the University of the Philippines Alumni Association in America (UPAAA).