Boston Immigration Lawyers
Our Boston immigration lawyers represent clients in all aspects of immigration law. We regularly handle cases before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Boston Immigration Court, achieving exceptional results for our clients. Whether you are an individual or a business, we are ready to help you reach your immigration goals in a timely and cost-effective manner.
We view our clients as our first priority. We have built a thriving legal practice here in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts by giving each and every client the attention they deserve. Our immigration attorneys will take the time to thoroughly understand your objectives, advise you as to the potential risks and benefits of each potential course of action, and then map out a strategy to deliver the best possible outcome. When you come to our office, you will always work directly with an experienced immigration lawyer, never a paralegal.
Our attorneys are experts in the field of immigration law, constantly staying on top of the latest developments in the field. In response to the demands of various constituent groups, Congress and the President are frequently modifying the nation's immigration policy. We closely monitor these changes in order to provide our clients with the most up-to-date legal advice and services. We also publish plain English articles about cutting-edge immigration issues in our blog, the Geller Immigration Blog.
At the Boston Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, our immigration attorneys provide clients with a full range of services as described below. If you have questions about an immigration issue, please contact us at 781-462-1346 or online for a consultation.
Immigration Lawyers Serving Boston Businesses
Our business immigration lawyers represent companies throughout the Boston region. Attracting and retaining talented employees, regardless of their national origin, is essential for businesses competing in today's global economy. The government puts up many barriers to hiring foreign employees, but our attorneys know how to overcome these obstacles. We have been navigating the bureaucracy of the U.S. immigration system for years and are ready to help you secure the employees you need.
The immigration attorneys of the Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller prepare the following types of business visas:
- H-1B Visa (Temporary Professional Worker)
- EB-5 Investment Visas
- O-1 Visa (Individuals with Oustanding Ability or Achievement)
- L-1As and L-1Bs (Intracompany Transfers)
- Immigrant visa petitions (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, EB-5)
- E-1 and E-2 Treaty Traders or Treaty Investors
- TN Visa (NAFTA Treaty Workers)
Marriage Green Card Attorneys in Boston, Massachusetts
Our Boston green card lawyers have helped many clients apply for permanent residence based on their marriage to U.S. citizens. We will handle the application process from beginning to end, so you won't have to worry about dealing with USCIS. We will submit all the necessary paperwork for your green card, including Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, and if you entered the country without being inspected by immigration, Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver. Our immigration attorneys will prepare and accompany you to the marriage interview, where USCIS agents ask numerous questions to determine if your marriage is real or fake.
I-601 and I-601A Waiver Attorneys in Boston, Massachusetts
The immigration attorneys of the Boston Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller regularly prepare and submit I-601 and I-601A waivers on behalf of our clients. If you are trying to get a green card (permanent residence) but the government denies your application on the grounds that you are "inadmissible," you may need to file one of these waivers (if eligible). For people who have entered the country illegally, an I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver may be appropriate. For people who are inadmissible because of other reasons, such as a criminal history, an I-601 Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility might be the best option.
Boston Family-Based Immigration Lawyers
Our Boston family-based immigration lawyers are highly experienced in keeping families together throughout the immigration process. Green cards may be available in certain situations for spouses, children, parents, brothers, and sisters of U.S. citizens. Visas might also be available for the family members of people in the U.S. on a temporary work visa, such as an H-1B visa, O-1 visa, or L-1 visa. Our Boston family-based immigration attorneys can evaluate whether any of these options are appropriate for you and handle the application process from beginning to end.
Boston Deportation Lawyers
Our deportation lawyers work tirelessly to keep our clients from being deported by Boston Immigration Court judges. Deportation (removal) proceedings can cause great hardship to you and the people you and the people you care about, separating you from the life you have created here in the U.S. Our Boston immigration lawyers can use numerous strategies to help you avoid deportation to help keep you in the United States.
Asylum Attorneys for Boston, Massachusetts
The Boston immigration lawyers of the Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller represent clients seeking asylum. You may be entitled to stay in the U.S. through asylum if you have suffered persecution or fear you might suffer persecution in your home country based on your race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. Our experienced asylum lawyers can submit Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding Removal on your behalf and guide you through the asylum process, whether in immigration court or not.
Boston Divorce and Immigration Lawyers
Our immigration lawyers are highly experienced in resolving problems involving divorce and immigration. If you are applying for a green card but your marriage ends in divorce before the process is complete, we may be able to use legal options to help keep you in the country, such as an I-751 petition waiver or relief under Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Our attorneys have been able to assist many of our immigration clients continue with the green card application process even after they divorced from their U.S. citizen spouse.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Attorneys in Boston
Our Boston immigration attorneys handle cases involving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). President Obama created the DACA policy in 2012, which allows certain undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as children and pursued military service or education here to avoid deportation and stay in the U.S. If you have any questions about whether DACA applies to you or a loved one, please contact one of our Boston immigration lawyers for a consultation.
Citizenship and Naturalization Attorneys Located in Boston
At the Boston Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, our citizenship and naturalization lawyers have represented clients in their applications for U.S. citizenship. We have years of experience with citizenship and naturalization matters, and are passionate about helping people achieve their dream of becoming citizens. We take the time to discuss the process and gauge whether you are eligible and whether your English is strong enough to pass the English and civics exams.