*Our team is still open and working hard to support each client’s unique immigration law needs. We’re also trying to follow the current government guidance for social distancing. To protect you and our team, we’re using phone calls, FaceTime, or Zoom video conferencing for client and prospective client meetings. This is a temporary measure. We’ll be monitoring updates from the CDC, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and the New Jersey Department of Public Health, and making adjustments as the main threat of COVID-19 subsides.*


Attorney Joseph A. Connell Sr. and the team at Connell Immigration Law, LLC, has 25 years of experience in 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 immigration based on family sponsorship, naturalization (citizenship), immigrant and non-immigrant visas, immigration waivers and overseas consular processing matters. Connell Immigration Law L.L.C., is a law firm located in Mt. Laurel New Jersey and is exclusively focused on immigration and nationality law. 

While Attorney Connell and his team’s offices are in Mt. Laurel New Jersey,  he routinely provides representation for cases not only in Southern New Jersey, but throughout the United States before  USCIS District Offices, Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Attorney Joseph Connell Sr. 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. Attorney Connell provides counsel and advocacy for those seeking green cards, work visas or visitor visas to temporarily come to the United States and removing conditions on conditional green card residence.


If you are seeking legal advice and representation in immigration matters, it is extremely important to consult an experienced immigration 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. Attorney Joseph Connell Sr. is a highly skilled immigration attorney and advocate for immigrants rights, providing counsel and representation in all areas of immigration law practice, including:

  • Immigration Visas based on Family Sponsorship
  • Green Cards (Permanent Residence in the U.S.)
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Immigration Waivers for those with a history of prior immigration violations or criminal history
  • Spousal, Parent and Child Abuse Immigration Petitions
  • Religious Worker Visas; Special immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas
  • K-1 Fiancé Visas
  • Immigration Visas for victims of Human Trafficking and other Crimes

Additionally, Mr. Connell regularly advises other New Jersey immigration and criminal defense attorneys as well as clients 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 Mt Laurel 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.

Attorney Joseph A. Connell, Sr. is highly accomplished and experienced in the practice of family sponsorship U.S. Immigration Law and immigration waivers, 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 immigration interviews. Mr Connell also routinely provides representation for naturalization (citizenship) and green card (permanent residence) interviews at the immigration offices in Mount Laurel, as well as Philadelphia immigration offices.

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 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 

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    1288 Route 73 South
    Suite 301
    Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

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    I was searching for an attorney to assist in obtaining a visa for my British fiance to obtain a K1 visa to enter the US so we could be married and would allow her to obtain a green card and permanent residency.

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