Maria Sanchez-Ley Law Office LLC

Practice Dedicated to Immigration Law

(618) 855-9056 (español)


Seeking legal advice from a Licensed Attorney in the United States with an understanding of the complexities of Immigration Law is necessary for you to make decisions about legal immigration to the country.

Maria Sanchez-Ley is a Hispanic immigrant, a proud naturalized American and a licensed Immigration Attorney by the State of Washington who understands what it entails to adapt to a new country , its culture and to embrace professional opportunities

  • Graduated from Universidad de San Buenaventuara – Facultad de Derecho (Cali – Colombia) (Civil Legal System) and is a Licensed Attorney (Abogada)
  • Received Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University – School of Law, with  a Certificate in International and Comparative Law
  • Studied at The Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) (European Union Law)
  • Attained over twenty years of corporate international experience in the pharmaceutical and life reinsurance industries.
  • AILA Member (American Immigration Lawyers Association)


We strive to offer ethical and diligent professional legal representation nationwide for your immigration law related matters among others:

Asylum (Affirmative Filing) 

• Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  

• Immigrant Visas  

Petitions for Alien Relatives filed by a U.S. Citizen (Immediate Relatives) or by Lawful Permanent Residents (“Preference Categories”)  Provisional Waiver for Unlawful Presence (I-601A)  

Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Residence and Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence 

Waivers of Inadmissibility and Waivers of Deportability 

Fiancé / Fiancée Visas (Worldwide countries)

• Law Enforcement Visas  

T Visas & U Visas  

Naturalization  (Appeals)

• Non-Immigrant Visas 

B-1 – B-2 

F-1 Visas for foreign bonafide students  

• Orphan Visa Process

• TN Visas for specific professionals from Canada and Mexico  

• REMOVAL DEFENSE (Immigration Courts) From Immigration Bond to Merits Hearing

* Passports and authorizations to travel with children


Our legal services are available to foreign nationals and qualified petitioners including U.S. employers.

We charge flat fees for our legal services. Payment Plans are offered. 

We are available to meet with you in our office in Collinsville, IL or by  phone or Skype.  

850 Vandalia Street | Suite 300

Collinsville, IL 62234

Close to Shop ‘N Save


(618) 855-9056 |  (314) 603-1861

Fax:  (618) 551-2825


SKYPE: immigrationwithmaria 

FACEBOOK: mariasanchezleylaw

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Feel free to visit our office between 9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m. 

Maria Sanchez-Ley Law Office LLC

850 Vandalia Street, Suite 300, Collinsville, Illinois 62234, United States

(618) 855-9056


Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: Virtual Meetings