Providing immigration Law Guidance to the Carolinas since 2011

Serving the Carolinas with Immigration Law Representation

Personal Attention

At The Law Office Of Mariana Toledo-Hermina, you’re not just a number. Our goal is to create and maintain a relationship with you so we can create confidence throughout the immigration process, whatever that looks like for you.

Protecting Your Rights

Immigration laws and regulations are often complex and difficult to navigate. We have the experience and desire to make navigating that process easier for our clients. Protect your rights by scheduling your consultation today!

Our Services


Family-Based Petitions

Got a family-based case on your hands? Our firm is ready to help. Attorney Toledo-Hermina has the legal knowledge, skills, and experience to advise clients on these matters.

Citizenship & Naturalization

By combining a fundamental understanding of the big picture with the complexity of daily interactions and experiences, Attorney Toledo-Hermina provides proactive solutions to a diversity of clients.

Non-Immigrant Visas

Whether you or your family members are seeking a Fiancé or Visitors visa, clients can count on our expertise to manage the legal framework supporting their endeavors.

Humanitarian Relief

Our office can assist you in the preparation, filing and representation of a number of relief applications, including: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Authorization Document (EAD), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and many others.

LGBTIQ+ Representation

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and non-normative gender immigrants often face unique challenges due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. We are happy to serve and represent LGBTIQ+ individuals and their family members on their immigration related matters.

We Represent YOU

Whatever your family based immigration legal needs or questions are, The Law Office of Mariana Toledo-Hermina, LLC has got you covered. We take great pride in providing the very best immigration legal representation.

Since 2011, we have provided guidance and assistance pertaining to the unique legal circumstances of our clients throughout the Carolinas. Protecting your rights and those of your family is our priority.

Hablamos Español

Cualesquiera que sean sus necesidades o preguntas legales de inmigración familiar, la oficina legal de Mariana Toledo-Hermina lo tiene cubierto. Me enorgullece brindar la mejor representación legal de inmigración.

Desde el 2011 he brindado orientación y asistencia relacionada con las circunstancias legales únicas de mis clientes en las Carolinas. Proteger tus derechos y los de tu familia es mi prioridad.


I really appreciate how Ms. Toledo handled our case, she's very honest, humble, and noble, and can present you different possible scenarios and outlooks. She is also bilingual which is a plus, when you don't understand technical language in English, she can clearly explain that in Spanish. Super professional, efficient, and human. We highly recommend her to anyone trying to start an immigration case and be willing to succeed.


I am very pleased with the great level of Customer Service I experienced. It's been 6 years helping me with USCIS papers and all the time perfect job. Mariana Toledo-Hermina; was very informative and supportive as a professional immigration attorney. The timely updates and information were well received and appreciated. Thank you very very much, Mariana you are always the best.


It’s not often in this world will you find a lawyer willing to answer a question without expecting a good chunk of money first. She was very helpful, and I can tell just by her response that she truly one who does it to be helpful and not just as a job. Though I was unable to hire her due to my extremely limited funds I would highly recommend her.


Ms. Toledo-Hermina is an excellent, skilled attorney that I would feel more than confident when referring any individual facing a complicated legal issue. I endorse this lawyer.


Ms. Toledo-Hermina and I have worked in tandem regarding a SIJS case. Through meaningful collaboration we successfully obtained service in a foreign country and were granted a permanent child custody order from a local family law court. We anticipate great results for our client!

Our Latest Insights

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