Ana T. Yngelmo is Of Counsel to Epstein Ostrove handling immigration law matters nationwide, as well as New Jersey personal injury and family law matters.
Born in Cuba, her family immigrated to the United States when she was a child. She was raised and schooled in Elizabeth, NJ, where she graduated at the very top of her high school class. Shortly after she graduated from the esteemed Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a family member was placed in deportation proceedings. She found the issues surrounding the case so compelling that she left a position in the finance industry to work with the immigration attorney handling her family member’s case.
Ms. Yngelmo excelled in law school, taking advantage of opportunities to expand her knowledge of and gain practical experience. She interned in the Immigration Court, which gave her the opportunity to work alongside various Immigration Judges and gain insight into the decision-making process from the Court’s perspective. She worked at Seton Hall’s Immigrant Rights Clinic where she successfully represented clients and assisted in preparing a report regarding workplace abuses of day laborers in New Jersey published in the NY Times. (Study Finds Exploitation of Day Laborers, New York Times, January 9, 2011).
Following law school, she served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Phillip H. Mizzone, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division. Since completing her Clerkship, Ms. Yngelmo has represented clients in many aspects of immigration law, including consular processes for visas, applying for green cards in the U.S., applying for citizenship, and deportation defense.
In addition to the outstanding work she does for her immigration clients, Ms. Yngelmo also represents clients in civil litigation and family law matters.
Ms. Yngelmo has volunteered hundreds of hours to educate NJ residents on immigration policy and law enforcement interactions through “Know Your Rights” presentations at local community organizations. She has also been a panelist and guest lecturer at Kean University.
Ms. Yngelmo is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.
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