Monica Singh, Esquire is a native of Pennsylvania. She possesses a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from Westminster College and graduated with magna cum laude honors. She received her Juris Doctorate from the Villanova University, School of Law, in May 2008. During law school, Monica clerked with the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Counsel, Trial Attorney Unit, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also participated in the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services, where she successfully represented a deserving family in asylum proceedings, pro bono. Monica is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She joined the Law Offices of David E. Piver in April 2008.
Monica’s practice with the Law Offices of David E. Piver includes all aspects of immigration law. She represents foreign nationals in removal proceedings before U.S Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review and in federal court litigation. She has successfully reopened removal orders to permit foreign nationals to apply for their green cards. She has extensive experience in assisting foreign nationals seeking green cards through employment and family-based Petitions both here in the U.S. and abroad.
She also represents client seeking nonimmigrant visas, including B1/B2 visitor visas, F-1 student visas, H-1B specialty occupation visas, L-1 intracompany transfer visas, and O-1 extraordinary ability visas. She has successfully filed a variety of immigrant and non-immigrant waivers of grounds of inadmissibility, permitting many foreign nationals to obtain admission to the United States and permanent residence despite unusual immigration histories.
Monica also has extensive experience filing abused-spouse petitions. She previously volunteered her time as a certified rape crisis hotline counselor with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape. She understands the sensitivity and confidentiality involved in cases of physical abuse and mental cruelty.
Additionally, Monica represents clients in complex citizenship matters.
Monica is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She acts as the Philadelphia AILA Chapter liaison with the Executive Office of Immigration Review. She speaks Spanish and she is conversational in Punjabi.