Legal Updates

O'Neil & Hauser P.C. is an established immigration and naturalization law firm located in Boston, Massachusetts. We are always taking initiatives to stay up to date on changes to immigration law and how the changes directly affect the clients we help. Please call us at 617-426-8100 or send an email to arrange a private consultation with one of our attorneys regarding your immigration matter or read more about relevant legal updates below.

  • Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA): Same-sex partners can now file immigration petitions similar to opposite-sex couples.
  • Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver: Eligible aliens can file waivers of inadmissibility for unlawful presence while in the United States.
  • Deferred Action For DREAMers: Eligible youth who were brought to the U.S. as children and who meet certain criteria will no longer be removed from the country or entered into removal proceedings.
  • Secure Communities: If an illegal immigrant is arrested for a crime, his or her fingerprints may be provided to ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).

Speak with one of our lawyers today about questions regarding any of the above and how it applies to your specific immigration concern.

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