Matthew M. Hanley, Federal Immigration Practice

Cleveland 216.303.6060


Arlington 817.861.7002


Columbus 614.885.7001


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Practice Areas


Matthew Hanley's practice is limited to immigration law.  He focuses on U.S. citizenship and immigration law, including family visa petitions, naturalization, employment-based immigration, removal and deportation defense, and asylum and refugee applications. He represents clients in all aspects of immigration:


U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization


Immigrant or Legal Permanent Residency Visas (Green Card)

• Family-based immigration

• EB-1 extraordinary ability

• EB-2 advanced degree

• EB-3 skilled workers and professionals

• Religious workers

• PERM/Labor Certification

• Special Immigrant Juvenile

• Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitions


Waivers of Inadmissibility

• I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility

• I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

• I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal


Nonimmigrant or Temporary Visas

• E treaty traders/treaty investors

• E-3 Australian professional specialty

• H-1B specialty workers

• L-1 intracompany transferees

• F-1 student visas

• J-1 exchange visitors

• K-1 fiance(e) of U.S. citizens

• M vocational students

• O persons of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics

• P performing athletes, artists, and entertainers

• R religious workers

• Q international cultural exchange visitors

• TN professional workers from Canada or Mexico (pursuant to NAFTA)

• U victims of criminal activity


President Obama's Executive Orders on Immigration

• Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)


Asylum and Refugee Applications


Deportation Defense





Columbus Office

939 N. High Street

Suite 205

Columbus, Ohio 43201

Phone: 614-885-7001

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Dallas/Fort Worth Office

212 S. Mesquite Street

Suite 2F

Arlington, Texas 76010

Phone: 817-861-7002

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