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Leil All Rights Reserved
|HISHAM A. LEIL
|179 Allyn Street, Suite
Hartford CT 06103
Why Our Firm?
are many attorneys to choose from. What makes us different from other
law firms? First, we take a "holistic" approach to handling your
Since our firm represents clients in criminal and divorce matters in
addition to immigration, we are especially qualified to protect your
immigration interests even when they are effected by non-immigration
matters. This is critically important for anyone who is not yet a US
Here is a common situation:
After coming to the United States, a foreign student meets
and marries their spouse. They apply for permanent residence
together and the student receives a green card that is only valid
for two years.
Unfortunately, during those two years, the couple has difficulties and
eventually decide to file for divorce. What
will happen to the green card? Is permanent residence abandoned? Is
deportation the only choice?
Not necessarily. With proper legal representation steps
can be taken to protect your immigration status. In this situation, it
is especially beneficial
to be represented by an attorney who practices both immigration and
Another common situation is where a permanent resident is
arrested and charged with a criminal offense. This is a very
dangerous situation for a non-citizen because, more and more, even
minor offenses can result in deportation. In this case having an
attorney experienced in both criminal defense and immigration will not
only better safeguard your interests, it will also likely save you
over hiring two separate lawyers.
Finally, I pride myself on handling all cases personally.
I never give a file to a paralegal. I handle your case from start to
finish so that you can be confident that your matter is receiving the
full benefit of my experience.
American Immigration Lawyers Association