Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
206.464.4224
Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
206.464.4224

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
206.464.4224

Jeng-Ya (Jen) Chen

Jeng-Ya (Jen) Chen

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Jen focuses her practice on business and family based immigration. She specializes in working with immigrants of all backgrounds to help make their American dream a reality.

Jen handles a wide range of temporary work visas, including, but not limited to, O-1 individuals of extraordinary ability, H-1B and E-3 professionals, TN professionals, L-1 intra-company transfers, E-2 treaty investors, and P-1 for artists and athletes. She also supports employment-based green card applications through PERM labor certification, and immigrant petitions for individuals of extraordinary ability and individuals with advanced degrees requesting national interest waivers.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese (native)
  • Taiwanese (conversational)


Background

Jen was born and raised in Taiwan. As a child, her family spent time in Minnesota where she would make weekly trips to the St. Paul Public Library with her red wagon. Outside of work she enjoys volunteering at local legal clinics, reading fiction, and playing Frisbee with her dog.