About

Goren & Barreto, LLC is a full-service immigration law firm providing high-quality, affordable legal services to the immigrant community since 1978. Our skilled and experienced attorneys are admitted to local practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and to federal immigration practice throughout the entire United States. You can rest assured that Goren & Barreto immigration attorneys will advocate passionately and vigorously for you.

David Goren

Partner (Retired)

David has recently retired after a long career as an attorney. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland Law School in 1973 and a Master’s degree in Teaching Clinical Legal Education from the Antioch School of Law in 1978. David has taught Immigration and Nationality Law at several law schools and given numerous community presentations on the rights of aliens in the United States. 

David founded this law firm in 1978 and moved the offices to Silver Spring in 1996.  

David has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for more than 30 years. He has represented aliens and U.S. citizens in all areas of Immigration and Nationality Law in private practice since 1978. His experience includes representing aliens before the Immigration and Nationality Service and the Immigration Courts in Washington, DC; Arlington, VA; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Buffalo, NY; Boston, MA; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; Oakdale, LA; Harlingen, TX; and Houston, TX. David has corresponded extensively with U.S. Consulates around the world.

Email: dgoren@gorenbarretolaw.com

What We Do

Specializing in all aspects of immigration and nationality law, Goren & Barreto is the one-stop shop for all your immigration needs. We support foreign nationals in obtaining legal status to live and work in the United States. In addition to a robust family immigration and removal defense practice, we offer legal advice and representation to companies and other organizations seeking to sponsor foreign nationals for employment.

Why Choose Us

With over four decades of experience, our firm has handled thousands of different types of immigration cases. Goren & Barreto has successfully served the interests of diverse clients from all over Central and South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia in achieving their immigration goals. Our trusted legal team is multilingual, so we can better explain the process in a language you understand.



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