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  • Over 25 Years of Experience In Family Based Immigration

New Jersey Immigration Attorney with over 25 years experience in all areas of immigration law. Our firm is dedicated to providing efficient and effective solutions and to being a voice for the most vulnerable members of our society. We have handled almost every issue that could arise in immigration law. We are not afraid to search for innovative, “out of the box” solutions to your immigration problems. We understand that all immigration issues are not only legal issues, but people issues. We take the time to know and understand our client’s unique backgrounds and histories, so we can effectively advocate on their behalf.

Connell Immigration Law, LLC 



New Jersey based Attorney Joseph A. Connell Sr. represents clients in a wide variety of immigration matters including family based immigration, naturalization (citizenship), immigrant and non-immigrant visas, immigration waivers and overseas consular processing matters. Connell Immigration Law L.L.C., is a New Jersey law firm exclusively focused on immigration and nationality law. Mr. Connell and his team’s offices are in Mt. Laurel New Jersey, however he routinely provides representation for cases not only in New Jersey, but throughout the United States before  USCIS District Offices, Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Mr. Connell is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals and families who wish to come to the United States to live or visit for either personal or professional reasons. He provides counsel and advocacy for those seeking green cards, work visas or visitor visas to temporarily come to the United States. If you are seeking legal advice and representation in immigration matters, it is extremely important to consult an experienced attorney with a reputation for high ethical standards and a personal commitment to each client’s long-term success. At Connell Immigration Law, we believe in truth, candor and integrity in providing representation in the complex and nuanced and often frustrating, difficult to navigate immigration process. Mr. Connell is a highly skilled attorney and advocate for immigrants rights, providing counsel and representation in all areas of immigration practice, including:

  • Visas based on Family Sponsorship
  • Green Cards (Permanent Residence in the U.S.)
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Deportation Defense
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Immigration Waivers
  •  Companies with Immigration Issues; Immigration employment records audits
  • Spousal and Child Abuse Petitions
  • Religious Worker Visas; Special immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas
  • K-1 Fiancé Visas
  • Criminal Defense for Non-Citizens

Additionally, Mr. Connell regularly advises other New Jersey attorneys concerning the immigration consequences of criminal pleas.

Immigration law is complicated, constantly changing and usually involves confusing paperwork. Attorney Connell and his team brings his extensive experience, expertise and understanding of these laws to make dealing with immigration issues and transitioning to life in the U.S. a smooth process for his clients.

As  immigration law is federal law, although we are based in New Jersey, we provide legal services to clients in all 50 States. Most of the immigration work is based on written petitions, applications, legal briefs and legal memoranda. Only certain USCIS interviews and hearings in Immigration Courts and Federal Courts require an attorney’s presence. When such an interview or an immigration court appearance is required, We can represent you.

Joseph A. Connell, Sr. is highly accomplished and experienced in the practice of U.S. Immigration Law as well as the immigration consequences accepting a criminal or municipal court plea under New Jersey State law. Attorney Joseph A. Connell Sr, and his team is the choice of the international community, when expert immigration representation is needed.

In addition to U.S. Citizenship, family sponsorship, Marriage/fiancé(e) cases, Green Cards and Immigration waivers we also provide representation at USCIS local office interviews. Mr Connell also routinely provides representation for naturalization (citizenship) and green card (permanent residence) interviews at the immigration offices in Mount Laurel, Newark New Jersey, as well as Philadelphia immigration offices.

Mr. Connell also is experienced in representing clients before the Immigration courts at Newark and Elizabeth New Jersey as well as Philadelphia. He also represents those families of foreign nationals that are attempting to secure the release of their detained family member in New Jersey. A member of our firm can visit with detained inmates held at ICE holding facilities in New Jersey and the Philadelphia Pa. areas.

In addition to maintaining his own firm, Mr. Connell is Of Counsel to the law firm of Gerstein Grayson & Cohen, LLP in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, providing advise and representation in all matters pertaining to Immigration and Nationality Law. This professional relationship ensures that Mr. Connell  can refer clients  New Jersey clients with legal issues involving family law, real estate, criminal defense as well as wills and estates to his highly qualified colleagues.

Phone: 856.778.0590;  Fax 856.874.4604