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New York Attorney Meri S. Ponist is dedicated to helping individuals and families navigate the complex US legal System. 


Attorney Ponist has provided successful representation and protected the rights of hundreds of individuals in complex Immigration Matters.


She has earned a reputation of providing zealous representation and getting successful results for her clients...  

Practice Areas



The Law Office of Meri S. Ponist is an experienced multilingual firm providing legal services in all areas of Immigration Law including:

  • Defense from Removal/Deportation

  • Political Asylum

  • Cancellation of Removal

  • Waivers of Inadmissibility

  • Family Based Immigration

  • Employment Based Immigration

  • Work Permit Authorization

  • Adjustment of Status/Green Card

  • Citizenship

​​Contact Us


The Law Office of Meri S. Ponist

225 Broadway
Suite 711
New York, NY 10007



Languages Spoken: English, Bengali, Chinese, Russian, Hindi, Urdu, Armenian & Spanish...

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Trump says he'll propose a path to citizenship for 'Dreamers,' along with immigration limits, border wall...

President Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he will call for a path to citizenship for so-called Dreamers or DACA ( (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients, immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, many of whom now face deportation as a consequence of his past action.


DHS Memo with Updated Policies on the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants...

TDHS issued a memorandum signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly implementing President Trump's Executive Order on Enhancing Public Safety in the ... but not limited to, the November 20, 2014, memoranda entitled "Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants," ... 

Areas of Practice

​ Immigration & Naturalization


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