• Sylvia Yong
    U.S. Attorney
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Sylvia is an associate with the firm’s U.S. immigration group, practising in the field of U.S. corporate immigration and nationality law. She provides business-immigration services to those from a wide range of industries facilitating the international mobility and permanent residence of her clients’ employees to meet their business needs. Sylvia also works directly with individual clients to provide strategic advice on various temporary and permanent immigration matters.

Prior to joining Garson LLP, Sylvia worked as an immigration attorney at a professional services firm, and articled at a boutique immigration law firm where she gained significant experience in all areas of Canadian immigration law. 

Sylvia is an active member of the Ontario Bar Association, and serves on the 2017/2018 executive as a Newsletter Editor for the Citizenship and Immigration Section, and a Member- at- Large for the Young Lawyers Division. 

Admissions and affiliations

Called to the New York State Bar and the Ontario Bar 

• Attorney-at-Law, New York State Bar 

• Barrister and Solicitor, Law Society of Upper Canada

• Licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant in Ontario

• Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

• Member, Canadian Bar Association

• Member, Ontario Bar Association 




• J.D., University of British Columbia 

• B.A., University of British Columbia