Our Danbury office and greater New Haven office in North Haven handle family, business and deportation cases. We also do a lot of complex litigation in the federal courts and before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Please call us at 203 239-2299 if you would like to set up a consultation and briefly review your situation with one of our attorneys.
We also have a web site devoted to applying for citizenship, http://www.citizenshipyes.com.
The attorneys in our Danbury and New Haven area offices cover almost all aspects of immigration law: family, business, removal and employer sanctions cases. We also do a lot of litigation in the federal courts and before the Board of Immigration Appeals, USCIS Administrative Appeals Office and other administrative tribunals. A number of our cases have been reported in the media, mostly in Connecticut, but also in the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe and on CBS Evening News.
We are now developing a specialty practice and a second web site devoted to helping green card-holders apply for citizenship. If you are a permanent resident who would like to be a citizen, take a minute to look at this site: http://www.citizenshipyes.com.
Please call us at 203 239-2299 if you would like to set up a consultation and briefly review your situation.
Languages Spoken: Portuguese, Spanish
Licensed since 1993
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Listed||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|James Cooper Fellow||Connecticut Bar Foundation||N/A|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Michael Boyle||1993 - Present|
|Chief Steward, Chief Negotiator, Staff Attorney||Federation of University Employees, Locals 34 and 35, UNITE HERE||1985 - 2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Connecticut Bar Association||James Cooper Fellow||2005 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Board of Governors||2003 - 2005|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association, Connecticut Chapter||Chair||2003 - 2005|
|National Lawyers Guild, National Immigration Project||Member||1997 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Thapa v. Gonzales||2d Cir. stayed removal and voluntary departure|
|Gousse v. Ashcroft||2d Cir. denied petition|
|Rogowski v. Reno||Court granted writ of habeas corpus|
|Immigration Basics: Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Practice||Preparing yourself and your clients for interviews at the USCIS Hartford Field Office||2009|
|Introduction to Immigration Law||Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions||2004|
|American Immigration, LLC (ILW.com)||Introduction To Representing Noncitizens In Removal Proceedings||2003|
|American Immigration and Nationality Association (AILA), Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook||Cancellation of Removal and INA § 212(c) Relief for Permanent Residents||2003|
|School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London||N/A||MA - Masters||1980|
|Yale University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|CT AILA October 2013||Removal Practice||2013|
|CT AILA June 2012||DREAM Deferred Action||2012|
|CT AILA November 2011||Winning Waivers||2011|
|Immigration Law 101||Getting Started in the Practice of Removal Law||2010|
|Immigration Basics: Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Practice||Representing Your Client at a USCIS Interview||2009|
|Haitian TPS Clinic||Legal Direction of TPS Clinic||2009|
|Connecticut Chapter Meeting||Advanced Issues in Family Immigration||2009|
|Connecticut Public Defenders Training||Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions||2008|