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Immigration/ Visa 


Our immigration attorneys are experienced in handling all types of immigration status issues, including minimizing the consequences of past criminal charges or convictions in immigration cases. At the beginning of a relationship with a client, we take the time and effort to understand the client's goals and personal circumstances to ensure that we develop the best strategy for the case and achieve the client's goals. Our goal is to effectively resolve your immigration issues and provide you with the most comprehensive immigration legal services.

In a world of uncertainty, you and your family may want to maximize their choices—both in terms of lifestyle and opportunities. Whatever your motivation, Blumsack & Canzano, P.C. always has the immigration experts you can trust. We deliver comprehensive solutions and a seamless immigration experience for you and your family.


From individuals to multinational corporations, changes in immigration laws have far-reaching impacts across the social and economic landscape. For clients navigating the complex immigration process, our Immigration lawyers assist with visa applications and petitions and provide representation before relevant government agencies and judicial jurisdictions.

Our immigration lawyers provide a comprehensive range of immigration services that include employment-based immigration, criminal immigration defense, deportation defense, representation in government audits and raids, I-9 compliance and enforcement, federal court litigation, and family-based immigration.

Corporate and individual clients in multiple industries seek our guidance on all types of short and long-term visa applications and petitions. We provide extensive strategic planning and guidance throughout the immigration process. Our clients include large and small domestic and multinational companies, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs, non-profits and research organizations, healthcare providers and physicians, academic institutions, and individuals.

We represent clients in immigration matters before all relevant governmental agencies, including, among others, US Citizenship and Immigration Services; Department of Labor; Department of State, at US consulates abroad; US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and US Customs and Border Protection, at US Ports of Entry.

In litigation matters, we represent both individuals and corporations in the federal courts, Immigration Court, administrative agency hearings, and before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Our litigators have specific experience in district court and appellate litigation, defense against removal, worksite enforcement, I-9 compliance, immigration consequences of criminal convictions, asylum, waivers of inadmissibility, complex consular matters, and defense against terrorism- and security-related bars to the United States.

The experienced immigration lawyers at Blumsack & Canzano, P.C. provide various legal services to employers, employees, individuals, and families in the Boston area and other areas. Immigration issues are complex, and if they are not handled properly, they may have serious impacts. We have an in-depth understanding of immigration law and are committed to providing customers with comprehensive solutions in all areas of immigration law. We can represent clients in both USCIS and Immigration Court

We can help you resolve any legal issues in the field of immigration law:

  1. Student Visa: a visa issued to foreigners who come to the United States to study.

  2. Citizenship: If a foreigner has a permanent resident card (green card) for at least 3 years, they can apply to become a naturalized citizen

  3. Deportation Defense: If you are facing deportation from the United States, an immigration lawyer can defend you.

  4. Fiancée Visa: In order to obtain a K-1 fiancé(e) visa, you and your fiancé(e) must intend to marry each other within 90 days of your fiancé(e) entering the U.S as a K-1 nonimmigrant. Your marriage must be valid, meaning both you and your fiancé(e) have a bona fide intent to establish a life together and the marriage is not for the sole purpose of obtaining an immigration benefit. If your fiancé(e) marries you within 90 days of being admitted to the United States as a K-1 nonimmigrant, he or she may apply for lawful permanent resident status in the United States (a Green Card).

  5. Family-Based Immigration: U.S. citizens can sponsor non-citizens' close relatives to obtain immigrant visas.

  6. Marriage Green Card: A marriage green card allows the spouse of a U.S. citizen or green card holder to live and work anywhere in the United States. A green card holder will have “permanent resident” status until they decide — if they wish — to apply for U.S. citizenship, for which they become eligible after three years. 

  7. Business Immigration: You can legally immigrate to the United States through an investor visa to start a business or invest.

  8. Employment Visa: This is a visa issued to people seeking to enter the United States for temporary work within a certain period of time.

  9. Green Card: A green card allows you to become a permanent resident of the United States and makes it easier for you to become a full citizen.

  10. Immigration Appeal: If the USCIS decision is not good for you, your lawyer can help you file an appeal. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) is the highest administrative body for interpreting and applying immigration laws. It is authorized 23 Appellate Immigration Judges, including a Chief Appellate Immigration Judge and one or two Deputy Chief Appellate Immigration Judges. The BIA is located at EOIR headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia. Generally, the BIA does not conduct courtroom proceedings - it decides appeals by conducting a "paper review" of cases. On rare occasions, however, the BIA hears oral arguments of appealed cases, predominately at headquarters. The BIA has been given nationwide jurisdiction to hear appeals from certain decisions rendered by Immigration Judges and by district directors of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a wide variety of proceedings in which the Government of the United States is one party and the other party is an alien, a citizen, or a business firm.

  11. Deportation Procedures: These are administrative procedures conducted in immigration courts to help determine whether a person should be deported.

  12. Permanent Resident Status: If you have a green card, you are considered to have permanent resident status.

  13. Asylum: Every year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to: Race, Religion, Nationality, Membership in a particular social group, or/and Political opinion. If you are eligible for asylum you may be permitted to remain in the United States.

  14. Special Immigrant Juveniles (SIJS): If you are in the United States and need the protection of a juvenile court because you have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by a parent, you may be eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) classification. If SIJ classification is granted, you may qualify for lawful permanent residency (also known as getting a Green Card).

  15. Victims of Criminal Activity: U Nonimmigrant Status (U Visa): The U nonimmigrant status (U visa) is set aside for victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity. 

We are familiar with all the immigration forms and petitions, such as I-130, I-130A, I-485, I-864, I-765, I-131, I-140, I-360, etc. We have assisted thousands of clients annually from different states on immigration matters. 

In light of the ever-changing landscape in the field of immigration law, our staff is constantly engaged in ongoing research to stay on top of the law. With border openings and closings in this time of the virus, refugees fleeing war zones, and all of those who have heard the words “Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to be free,” everyone needs help understanding what can be confusing or challenging processes and regulations to satisfy.


One wrong step, one missed date or deadline, can lead to dire consequences and the separation of families through the denial of petitions or outright deportations. Our attorneys will explain both the law and the process to you and help you map out a plan to resolve your circumstances. You will know where you stand in your immigration matter and properly understand our advice.


In matters of immigration law, we are as much your teacher as your advocate. A thorough understanding of what lies ahead for you and how we believe we can help is our goal in initial consultations. We want your decisions to be fully informed, and if you think we can help, we stand ready to do so with a talented and highly experienced staff.


Our offices in Massachusetts and New York are staffed with experienced and talented immigration law attorneys. In particular, our Boston office has formed a division that specifically focuses on the Chinese community, where we are well known for providing high-quality service to those in need of immigration law assistance.


In the field of immigration laws and procedures, it is most often wise to act with deliberation and careful planning before acting. Having an immigration plan already in place is the best way to avoid both confusion and missteps. In immigration matters, contrary to an old expression, it is better to ask permission than to seek forgiveness, and following the law and the process makes immigration matters much easier.

Blumsack & Canzano, a general practice law firm originally established in Massachusetts, has assisted many clients on their immigration matters. We have immigration lawyers in most of our offices, such as Boston, Woburn, New York City, and Flushing. Further, we have formed an immigration team in Boston specifically focusing on Chinese clients. Our immigration services have enjoyed a good reputation in the Chinese community. We love our work and want to provide top immigration services to all of our clients. 

Boston Immigration Team
If you are looking for a top Chinese-speaking immigration lawyer in Boston, for either personal or business immigration services, the Boston office of Blumsack & Canzano, P.C. is your answer. We work with clients located in Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Brookline, Malden, and the surrounding Massachusetts areas and clients throughout the US and overseas. Our Chinese-speaking lawyers can help Chinese immigrants living in the Greater Boston area in the Boston office. Our lawyers in Boston can work on your immigration, criminal defense, family, and many other matters. 

Blumsack & Canzano has multiple immigration teams across the country in order to better serve our immigration clients from different areas, such as Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Texas, California, and Florida. Our immigration lawyers in Boston, MA are highly experienced in handling all types of immigration petitions, including minimizing the consequences of a past criminal charge or conviction in an immigration case. At the outset of our relationship with clients, we take the time and care to understand our client’s goals and personal situations to make sure we craft the best strategy for the case in order to achieve our client’s objectives. This is important as there may be different ways to reach a goal, but only by focusing on our client’s needs and the situation can we figure out the best way for them. Our Boston office has Chinese-speaking immigration attorneys and assistants, which can better communicate with clients from the Chinese community. 

Our attentive and experienced immigration lawyers in Boston, Massachusetts will help make the process more effective and less stressful, by breaking down the processes into action items and supporting and advising you at every step of the way. Our goal is to solve your immigration problems effectively and provide you with the best immigration legal services in Boston. Since 1971, Blumsack & Canzano, P.C. has been helping both corporations and foreign nationals meet the requirements of United States immigration law. With experience and expertise, we are ready to help you navigate today’s complex and dynamic immigration landscape and ease the process.


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