Attorney Profile

Jeff Khurgel draws from over a decade of experience in working with companies and immigrants to help them reach their U.S. immigration goals. Khurgel limits his practice solely to immigration law.

Attorney Khurgel’s practice areas include employment, family, and investment-based immigration. He represents clients before USCIS, before Immigration Courts throughout the U.S., and before the State Department at U.S. Embassies worldwide. Attorney Khurgel has been called a “versatile immigration problem solver” and a “dedicated advocate” by his clients. He has also presented arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO). He is a frequent speaker on immigration issues throughout Southern California and his weekly column appears in the Asian Journal.

Prior to founding his law firm, Khurgel served with the U.S. State Department as an Embassy Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan, and with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Previously, Khurgel was a Partner and headed the Family Reunification Immigration Department at a large immigration law firm in Pasadena, CA.

During Law School, Khurgel was a Law Clerk for the Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region (NYC) and the Department of Justice (Honolulu).  Khurgel was previously a middle school Social Studies teacher at Edwin Markham Middle School in Watts, Los Angeles.

Law Firm Philosophy

Khurgel founded his Law Firm in order to employ his background in the service of immigrants. The firm’s philosophy is simple: the courage, sacrifice and hope that immigrants bring to the U.S. should be matched by their Law Firm’s competence, responsiveness and zealous advocacy.

Merit and Memberships

Attorney Khurgel is a two-time recipient of the Department of State’s Meritorious Honor Award. Khurgel Immigration Law Firm is currently ranked “Superb” and “Client’s Choice in Immigration” by legal ratings service Avvo.

A Pepperdine School of Law Graduate, Khurgel is a member of the California State Bar and licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 states. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Orange County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.


Attorney Khurgel has the experience and know-how to help you reach your immigration goals.  If you wish to discuss your immigration matter further, feel free to call us at (949) 509-6515 or learn more about scheduling a consultation.

Khurgel Immigration Law Firm
Khurgel Immigration Law Firm is located in Irvine, Orange County, California and serves clients in and around Newport Beach, Lake Forest, El Toro, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Orange, Tustin, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Laguna Beach, Garden Grove, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, Glendale, Pasadena, Eagle Rock, Santa Monica, Yorba Linda, Riverside, the Imperial Valley, San Diego, Cerritos, Carson, Brea, Buena Park and Stanton. We serve clients in 50 states and at Embassies abroad. Languages spoken: Russian, Spanish, French, Azerbaijani, and Tagalog.
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