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Danja Higuera Esq.

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Danja focuses her practice on employment-based immigration for scientists, physicians and students. Her areas of expertise include EB-1 and National Interest Waivers, J-1 waivers including Conrad and Hardship waivers, PERM labor certifications, H-1B and O-1 visas. She is also experienced in family-based immigration, citizenship, and asylum law. She frequently holds presentations on various immigration topics at hospitals and universities. Danja has been recognized as a SuperLawyer Rising Star.

Practice Areas


  • J.D. Cum Laude, Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2009
  • M.A. International Studies, American University, 2004
  • B.A. Cum Laude, International Relations, American University, 2003
  • Additional Languages Spoken

    Spanish, Albanian, Italian


  • Ohio State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • International Medical Graduate Taskforce
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Florida and Ohio Chapters
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), Former Vice Chair, International Law Section
  • Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group
  • British American Chamber of Commerce (Northern Ohio)
  • Involvement

    Cleveland Legal Aid Society, Immigration and Citizenship assistance 2012-2018


    SuperLawyers, Rising Star

    Media and Presentations