Maria Sánchez-Ley Law Office LLC


Immigration Law 

Nationwide Practice 


Chicago

Collinsville

State of Illinois

United States of America


(Español) 



BACKGROUND

Maria Jimena Sánchez-Ley is a Colombian immigrant to the United States and a proud naturalized American citizen.  She is both a licensed attorney in Colombia and in the United States. Maria is an attorney with an understanding of both countries' cultures, languages, two separate and different legal systems and how to develop and embrace professional opportunities.

Giving Back to the Community

(ProBono Attorney)

  • NWIRP (Seattle, WA)
  • The Resurrection Project (Chicago, IL)
  • AILAMAP 

Environment: Great Rivers Greenway (St. Louis, MO)


ATTORNEY AT LAW -  LICENSURES 


  • UNITED STATES
  • Supreme Court - State of Washington 
  • COLOMBIA
  • Tarjeta Profesional issued by Ministerio de Justicia / Rama Judicial (Consejo Superior de la Judicatura) 
  • Current 


EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 


  • Law Degree from Universidad de San Buenaventura – Facultad de Derecho (Cali – Colombia)  
  • Juris Doctorate Degree from Saint Louis University – School of Law, with  a Certificate in International and Comparative Law.
  • The Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)  (European Union Law) Belgium
  • Over twenty years of corporate international experience in Pharmaceutical and Life Reinsurance industries.
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Member 
  • Chicago; Missouri - Kansas and Washington Chapters. 

OUR LEGAL SERVICES

We strive to offer ethical and diligent legal representation in immigration matters, among others:


TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • USCIS      (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) and U.S. Consular Posts as      applicable, including among others:
  • Asylum (Affirmative and Defensive)
  • E-2 Treaty Investors Visa
  • Fiancé / Fiancée Visas 
  • www.fiancevisa4us.com
  • Intra-Company  Transferee (L-1)
  • J-1 Waivers (Two Year Foreign Residence Requirement)
  • Labor Certification (PERM)
  • Law  Enforcement Visas U and T Visas 
  • Military Programs Parole in Place. Naturalization. 
  • Naturalization  Appeals
  • Non-Immigrant Visas
  • B-1 / B-2  (Business / Visitor' Visa)
  • F-1  Visas for Foreign Bonafide Students 
  • Orphan  Visa 
  • TN  Visas for specific professionals from Canada and from Mexico 
  • Petitions for Alien Relatives  Immediate Relatives and “Preference      Categories” (Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing)
  • Sport Visas O and P Visas professional agents, players and coaches
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility and Waivers of Deportability 
  • Removal (Deportation) Defense Immigration Courts - Nationwide


TO COLOMBIA (South America)

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)
  • Legal Representation with Migration - Colombian Ministry of External Relations 
  • Investment, Marriage, Resident, Retirement, Visitor, Work Visas
  • Colombian: Cedula de Extranjeria and Passport

 

HOW MAY I HELP YOU?

Confidential meetings with Maria are available in person, by  phone, via FaceTime, WhatsApp or Skype. Flexibility to meet in different global time zones is offered.


  • 850 Vandalia Street, Suite 300
  • Collinsville, IL 62234. United States 

By Appointment:

  •  Novel Coworking River North
  • 420 W. Huron Street, Suite 231 Chicago, IL 60654, United States  
  •  Tinkko
  •  Edificio Milla de Oro, Avenida El Poblado, Carrera 42 Nº 3 Sur 81 Torre 1 Piso 15, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia 


Telephones:

Land: + 1 (618) 855-9056

Mobile:  +1 (314) 603-1861

Fax: + 1 (618) 551-2825

E-Mail:

maria@maria-sanchez-ley-law-office.com

mariasanchezley@yahoo.com

FACEBOOK: mariasanchezleylaw

INSTAGRAM: mariasanchezleylaw

SKYPE: immigrationwithmaria 

Welcome | Bienvenido

We provide  competent legal representation whether for your immigration law needs nationwide in the United States, in Colombia or for your business needs in the State of Washington. 

Contact us for a brief courtesy consultation to learn about our legal services. 


Ofrecemos representación legal seria bien para sus asuntos inmigratorios a través de los Estados Unidos o en Colombia o para su negocio en el Estado de Washington. 

Contáctenos para una breve consulta de cortesía para informarse sobre nuestros servicios legales.

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Maria Sánchez-Ley Law Office LLC

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

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Hours

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

Saturday: Virtual Meetings