Arizona Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – Juris Doctor
Arizona State University, W.P. Carey College of Business – B.S. Computer Information Systems
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Mr. Da Silva is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and earned his Juris Doctor at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Arizona State University W.P. Carey College of Business, where he graduated with magna cum laude honors.
Mr. Da Silva has extensive experience serving immigrants and their families in the areas of adjustment of status (I-485), obtaining lawful permanent residence (LPR status), waivers of inadmissibility (including I-601 and I-601A), immigration appeals, U visas for victims of certain crimes, VAWA self-petitions (I-360), Consular Processing (including DS-260), cases with complex records, cases with criminal history, options for denied immigration cases and U.S. citizenship.
Mr. Da Silva represents immigrants in cases before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in family based immigration cases, and in removal proceedings in immigration court before the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), including in-custody bond and removal proceedings at immigration detention centers.
Mr. Da Silva was born in Curitiba, Brazil. His family relocated to Mexico City when he was six years old before immigrating to the United States a few years later. Prior to relocating to Colorado, he lived in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Arizona. Mr. Da Silva is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
As a first generation immigrant who became a legal permanent resident and a naturalized U.S. citizen, Mr. Da Silva can empathize with his clients and better understand the unique challenges each family may face while navigating the already complex U.S. immigration system.
Mr. Da Silva enjoys spending quality time with his family, camping, skiing, and barbecuing.