Pearl Law Group

456 California St., Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-771-7500 (firm)



B.A., University of California at Berkeley
J.D., New York Law School


  • International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers

Immigration law experience:

With more than a decade of experience, Yvonne’s practice encompasses both nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions with a particular focus on PERM Labor Certification applications, J-1 Research Scholar programs, and petitions in the Multinational Manager, Outstanding Researcher and Extraordinary Ability categories. Yvonne also advises corporate clients on best practices and I-9 compliance.

In addition to twelve years of immigration experience, including more than eight years with one of the largest immigration law firms, Yvonne was an immigration attorney at an internationally renowned space research facility in Southern California where she developed and managed an in-house immigration program and served as the Responsible Officer for its J-1 Exchange Visitor Program.

Before law school, Yvonne worked in Taiwan as speech consultant for the Ministry of Economic Affairs on international trade issues and an English teacher.

What is your connection with immigration?

My great-grandfather came from China to work on the US railroad, and my family has a long history of immigration.  So, I have a natural compassion for immigrants.

What is a fun fact about you?

I’m a native San Franciscan!

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