Phone: (619) 230-1761
Address: 2645 1st Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103


Kraus Law Corporation

Kraus Law Corporation is an immigration firm dedicated to serving the immigrant community of Southern California. Started by Karla L. Kraus in 1993, we have offices in San Diego, San Marcos, and Los Angeles, California. Ms. Kraus has over 20 years of experience working in this area. She and her staff are committed to treating clients with dignity and respect. Immigration law is complicated and changes almost daily. Kraus Law  assists you in obtaining your desired goals to in the most efficient manner possible.

Karla Kraus Immigration Lawyer

Karla Kraus

Karla L. Kraus is a 1992 graduate of California Western School of Law. She started her own practice, Kraus Law Corporation, in 1993. She practices exclusively in the area of Immigration and Nationality law specifically representing clients in removal proceedings, appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Naturalization and Citizenship, political asylum and family immigration applications. Ms. Kraus gives back to the community by performing pro bono work.

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Kraus is a frequent speaker and educator of students, law students and attorneys. She has presented on various immigration topics to law students at California Western School of Law, for attorneys at the American Bar Association conference, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) at annual and semi-annual conferences, for the National Lawyers Guild, Casa Cornelia, Legal Aid and for the ABA Immigration Justice Project.

Published Decisions:

Ninth Circuit:
Monjaraz-Munoz v. INS, 327 F.3d 892 (9th Cir. 2003)
Reyes Torres v. Holder, 645 F.3d 1073 (9th Cir. 2011)
Villa - Anguino v. Holder, No. 08-745685 (9th Cir. August 14, 2013)


Reinstatement of Removal in the Ninth Circuit, AILA Conference Catalog, 2007

Download Karla's Curriculum Vitae. 

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