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Scarlett Leiva

Ms. Leiva is the managing owner at Caudle & Leiva, San Francisco Immigration Attorneys and Leiva Law Firm. Ms. Leiva represent clients in family-based petitions, including consular processing and waivers, obtaining legal permanent residency through marriage to US citizen, Fiancé Visas, Provisional Waivers, U-Visas for victims of crime, DACA, Travel Permits, and assisting clients in applying for naturalization including those with criminal issues in their past.
She has extensive experience in representing LGBT clients in all immigration filings and also prepares and represents couples in marriage fraud interviews.


She graduated Cum Laude from John Marshall Law School. While in law school she was an intern at the Georgia Public Defender’s Office and participated in the Catholic Charities Immigration Clinic where they represented individuals before the Immigration Courts.

Prior to passing the bar, Ms. Leiva worked at an Atlanta Worker’s Compensation firm representing clients against insurers and assisting the trial attorney before the Workers’ Compensation Board.

As the daughter of immigrants herself,  Ms. Leiva believes in giving back to the immigrant community and volunteers with Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco to represent clients on a pro bono basis. As a second-generation immigrant she has personal experience dealing with the bureaucracy of the agencies involved in the immigration process both here and abroad.

Randall Caudle

Mr. Caudle is co-founder of Caudle & Leiva Immigration and has retired from the firm. He has represented individuals, families and businesses from around the world in family immigration, marriage to U.S. Citizen cases, K-1 fiancé(e) visa cases, H-1B visas & other business immigration and visa petitions.

He is frequently consulted on immigration issues by the press and is asked to speak about the subject of immigration law to other immigration attorneys, law students, college students, and high school students.

Additionally, Randall has been an adjunct professor of Immigration and Refugee Law at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and an adjunct professor of paralegal studies at U.C. Berkeley.

Randall has previously served on several American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Committees and the AILA National Board of Governors for two years. Randall is actively involved with AILA and has twice served as the AILA Santa Clara Valley Chapter President. He recently served 3 years on the AILA National U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services California Service Center Liaison Committee and as the AILA membership committee chair.

Randall recently served as the Conference Chair of the annual AILA CA Conference in Monterey in November 2010 and previously served as the Conference Chair on the AILA National Fundamentals Conference Committee in Memphis, Tennessee, for new immigration attorneys.

A native of California, Randall grew up in Santa Barbara, CA and Ventura, CA. Randall attended Buena High School in Ventura, California before completing his undergraduate studies at University of California, Santa Barbara. Randall earned his law degree from Whittier Law School in Los Angeles, CA.