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Calyn Arnold Esq.

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1524 Delancey Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19102 US

Calyn Arnold is an Associate in the Firm’s Philadelphia office. Calyn focuses the majority of her practice in family-based immigration where she leads the Firm’s day-to-day practice. Calyn is also actively involved in the LGBT and disability communities and regularly represents clients in such immigration-related matters.

As a former public defender in Colorado, Calyn brings a unique perspective to her practice.  In this former role she specialized in assisting immigrants obtain immigration safe outcomes to their criminal matters, as well as boasting considerable litigation and trial experience. With this background representing clients with challenging criminal and inadmissibility issues, Calyn now focuses much of her efforts at the firm in securing immigrant and nonimmigrant waivers and other forms of extraordinary relief, having been responsible for some of the Firm’s most impressive victories in such difficult cases.


  • J.D., Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2008;
  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2002 (cum laude with high honors in History)

Additional Languages Spoken

Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)


  • AILA, member, 2015-present
  • National LGBT Bar Association, member, 2014-present
  • Independence Business Alliance, member, 2015-present


  • Special needs advocate and family liaison, Children’s Community School, 2014-present


  • Fellow, Temple, Beasley School of Law, Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society, 2008


Oct 20, 2017

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Oct 10, 2017


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Sep 29, 2017

“Inconsistent Conduct Within 90 Days of Entry” New Guidance for Consular Officers

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Sep 06, 2017


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Sep 01, 2017


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Jun 21, 2017

DACA Program Still Stands – Though It’s Future Remains Uncertain

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Nov 22, 2016

The Future of Marriage Equality in the Wake of the Trump Election

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