Our lawyers represent clients in all aspects of immigration law. Our immigration law officeregularly handles 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 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 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.

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.

At the Boston Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, LLC, 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.

Marriage-based Green Cards

Our green card lawyers have helped many clients apply for permanent residence based on their marriage to U.S. citizens. We will handle the immigration law marriageapplication 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 family-based petitions, green card applications, waivers and the consular process. Our attorneys will prepare and accompany you to the marriage interview, where USCIS officers ask numerous questions to determine if your marriage is real or fake, as well as to determine your eligibility for residence.

Citizenship and Naturalization

At the Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, LLC, our citizenship and naturalization lawyers have represented numerous 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.

I-601 and I-601A Waivers

The immigration attorneys of the Boston Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, LLC 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 or fraud, an I-601 Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility might be the best option.

Family-Based Immigration

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.

Deportation/Removal Defense

Our deportation and removal defense 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 care about, separating you from the life you have created here in the U.S. We use numerous strategies to help you avoid deportation to help keep you in the United States.

Asylum

The attorneys of the Law Offices of Jacob D. Geller, LLC 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.

Family Law / Divorce and Immigration Lawyers

Our lawyers are highly experienced in resolving problems involving family law 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. We also help with business immigration law.Our immigration law firm is also extremely experienced in Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, which allows some children who have been abandoned, neglected or abused by one or both parents to acquire their permanent residence in the United States.

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