Improving the Future of Immigrants One Case at a Time

Our experienced team will work with you to begin your American journey.

Legal Services in Manhattan

Assisting New York Clients with Family-Based Immigration, Employment-Based Immigration, Immigration Litigation, and More

When choosing an immigration lawyer, you need someone who cares about your case as much as you do. At John Nicelli & Associates, our team has over 30 years of immigration legal experience that we leverage to achieve positive results for our clients. We also understand that a decision in an immigration case can radically transform the client’s and their loved ones’ lives. We constantly do everything in our power to get them a successful outcome.

Attorney John A. Nicelli and our team offers immigration legal services in Manhattan across a number of categories. We have a thorough understanding of the systems involved backed by decades of hands-on experience and cases won. If you are experiencing an immigration problem or are seeking a green card, we can likely help. After reviewing the facts, our team is always realistic with our clients about legal solutions available and their likelihoods of success.

Family Immigration and Family Petitions

United States citizens and lawful permanent residents have the unique and powerful ability to sponsor certain types relatives for their own green cards. This can lead to family members becoming lawful permanent residents themselves and, eventually, even citizens.

Relatives are categorized into “immediate” or “preference” relatives based on the nature of the familial relationship and whether you are a citizen or lawful permanent resident. Preference relatives are subject to an annual visa cap and long wait times, making smart legal strategy especially important.

Family immigration involving marriages can also be more challenging. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will seek to verify the authenticity of your relationship, which requires documentation and a thorough, in-person interview.

We can potentially help you with your complex immigration matter. Call (212) 227-8020 or contact us online to get started.

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Client Experiences

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    “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.
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    “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 ...”

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  • Highly professional & truly amazing lawyer.

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

    - Boleck L.
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    “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 ...”

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