Immigration Done Different Where Dreams Can Become a Reality

John Nicelli, who comes from an immigrant background himself, has been serving clients with immigration matters since 1985.

Manhattan Immigration Attorney

Serving Immigrant Clients Throughout New York City & The United States

When facing an immigration challenge, it is wise to have legal representation. Whether you are seeking a green card, work visa, or defense from deportation, the outcome of your immigration problem will shape the lives of you and often your loved ones. Immigrants face stiff obstacles from the United States’ complex legal systems, and many need a fierce advocate to protect their interests. If you are in need of legal help with your case, our Manhattan immigration lawyer has over three decades of experience and can assist you in areas of employment-based immigration, family-based immigration, deportation/removal defense, and more. Our team at John Nicelli & Associates is committed to bettering the lives of immigrants throughout the country, and we will do everything in our power to get you the results you need and deserve. We will assess your situation, explore all viable legal options, and advise you on the most pragmatic means of proceeding. Our team gives all our clients the honesty, integrity, and success they are owed. We are empathetic to the stakes of any immigration case and will keep working with you until we find a way to help

Equipped to Help With All Types of Immigration Cases

Our Manhattan immigration attorney, John A. Nicelli Esq., comes from an immigrant family and has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for over 30 years. Mr. Nicelli also worked exclusively in deportation/removal defense for a nonprofit organization for several years before starting his firm. This unique blend of experience equips our team at John Nicelli & Associates with the legal tools to help your numerous areas of immigration cases. We have successfully processed thousands of immigrant and nonimmigrant work visas, reversed removal orders for clients poised to be deported, and helped numerous clients obtain green cards through family and employment-based immigration.

We can guide you through each step of your immigration journey, whether that means exploring initial legal means of entering the country or helping you through the naturalization process. We are committed to fighting for clients long-term and will help them face any obstacle that gets in the way of their goals. Our team is also capable of handling cases with all types of complexities. No matter how difficult your situation may seem, we believe we have the means and experience to identify legal solutions that may work for you.

Devoted to Helping Immigrants in Need

With over 30 years of experience in the field of immigration, we have seen all types of cases ranging from simple to highly complex. We have your back and will not leave your side until we have a solution.

Flexible to Your Needs

We understand some immigration cases require immediate attention, which is why we offer same-day appointments. If you have received a Notice to Appear or have any other imminent immigration matter, do not wait to reach out for legal advice. Our team is also multilingual and can provide legal assistance in English, Spanish, Polish, and Portuguese. We encourage you to schedule an initial consultation, which can be conducted in-person, over the phone, or through online videoconferencing. We can review the specifics of your immigration problem and review potential legal solutions we can help you pursue. Our team is conscientious of the financial hardships protracted immigration conflicts can create, which is why we offer payment plans to our clients.

Get the legal representation your immigration case deserves. Call (212) 227-8020 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our Manhattan immigration lawyer.

  • Over 30 years of immigration practice experience.
  • Honesty, integrity, & sucess are at the core of everything we do.
  • Results-oriented and focused on fighting alongside you every step of the way.
  • We can assist you in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese & Polish.

Client Success Stories

  • Adjustment of Status

    Mr. Nicelli fought for me continuously and eventually we won. I am now a Lawful Permanent Resident and hope to become a U.S. citizen within the coming years. - Malgorzata W.

  • Permanent Residency

    My husband is now a Permanent Resident and our life has finally returned to normal. Thanks to Mr. Nicelli, many of our dreams are now coming true. -Dorota M.

  • Permanent Residency

    I would never trust another Immigration Lawyer other than Mr. Nicelli. He is extremely honest and only interested in getting results. He’s really the best and someone to whom I will be forever grateful. - Flavia G.

  • Adjustment of Status

    My original lawyer had no idea how to handle my situation. Mr. Nicelli was just great, and I highly recommend him if you need help in any immigration matter. - Jose M.

  • Adjustment of Status

    During the last twenty years, I had led a life free of crime. He was able to demonstrate that I did have good moral character despite my past. As a result, my application was approved and I later became a permanent resident of the U.S. Mr. Nicelli literally saved my life. - Crystal M.

  • U.S. Citizenship

    The Immigration Judge reopened the case, rescinded the Order of Removal, and allowed me to leave the U.S. Voluntarily in order to attend an Immigrant Visa appointment in Brazil. An I 130 Visa petition and I-601A Visa waiver had also been filed and approved before the court proceedings were reopened. I was married to a U.S. citizen for a number of years previously to contacting Mr. Nicelli. Thanks to Mr. Nicelli I am with my wife and family here in the U.S. safe and free. - Weslely L.


Our Clients Share Their Experience

    Thank you guys for what you have done for me!

    “I highly appreciated their advice and time taken and would recommend this law firm to anyone.”

    - Giuseppe S.
    I would recommend his services to anyone.

    “Everyone wants an attorney through this daunting process that can act as your friend and advocate, and thankfully New York City has Mr. Nicelli!”

    - Jeremy G.

    “Amazing! LGBT friendly, he worked with my case and we received everything so quickly. I live in NJ and came all the way to NY so he could work on my case. He is also working on my mother's case and he ...”

    - Agustina G.
    Highly professional & truly amazing lawyer.

    “Mr. John Nicelli was honest and did not promise us unrealistic results like other immigration lawyers.”

    - Boleck L.
    John Nicelli is a GREAT LAWYER, he got my wife processed after we got married.

    “John Nicelli is a GREAT LAWYER, he got my wife processed after we got married. I am so greatful that my life has changed thanks to John Nicelli. I tried others who took my money and did nothing. John ...”

    - George L.

We Will Fight to the End to Make Your Dream a Reality

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