Maria Sánchez-Ley Law Office LLC

In Illinois: Practice Dedicated to Immigration Law  

In Washington State: Immigration and General Law Practice

(618) 855-9056 (Hablo 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 Buenaventura – Facultad de Derecho (Cali – Colombia)  
  • 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) Chicago; Missouri - Kansas and Washington Chapters.


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

Asylum (Affirmative and Defensive) 

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  

U and T Visas   

Naturalization  (Including Appeals)

Non-Immigrant Visas 

B-1 – B-2 (Visitor' Visa)

F-1 Visas for Foreign Bonafide Students  

Orphan Visa Process

TN Visas for specific professionals from Canada and Mexico  

REMOVAL DEFENSE (Immigration Courts Nationwide) From Immigration Bond to Individual Hearings

Passport Applications

WA State Legal Services:

  • Immigration Law
  • General Law Practice


Our legal services in IL are limited to Federal Law. In WA, we offer services in Immigration and other areas of the law.

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

We are available to meet with you in our offices by appointment. Also,  by  phone or Skype.  

* 850 Vandalia Street | Suite 300

Collinsville, IL 62234

Close to Shop ‘N Save

** 600 1st Avenue | Level Pioneer Square Building

Seattle, WA 98104


(618) 855-9056 |  (314) 603-1861

Fax:  (618) 551-2825


SKYPE: immigrationwithmaria 

FACEBOOK: mariasanchezleylaw

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Do you have an Immigration Emergency Matter? Tiene una emergencia?

Feel free to visit our Collinsville, IL office between M-F, 9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m. 

Maria Sánchez-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