Attorney Emily Amara Gordon exclusively practices immigration law, including deportation defense, green cards, deferred action, and the immigration consequences of criminal conduct. Emily has experience working with immigrant families, helping them formulate an immigration solution that meets their immigration goals. She has worked with young immigrants, refugees, and immigrant professionals who have a diverse range of U.S. immigration needs.
Emily is a 2016 member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA), and the Boston Bar Association (BBA). She is actively involved in both AILA and the MBA. She has served as the AILA New Members Division (NMD) Liaison since 2014 where she helps lead the AILA NMD New England Chapter meetings and the monthly AILA NMD Brown Bag lunches.
Emily was appointed to serve on the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section Council for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 terms. She is currently Vice Chair of the MBA Law Practice Management Section Council. Previously, Emily served on the Immigration Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association for the 2013-2014 and the 2014-2015 terms where she acted as the Massachusetts Bar Association Representative to the American Immigration Lawyers Association, New England Chapter. Emily is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language & Literature, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also has a minor in French Studies. While attending the University of Maryland, Emily spent a year studying at L’Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.
Emily holds a Juris Doctor degree from New England Law | Boston where she was a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship. After becoming a lawyer, Emily worked at a business immigration law firm in Cambridge, MA. While in law school, she completed an Immigration Clinic at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic of Greater Boston Legal Services. She volunteered at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Under Law of the Boston Bar Association. Emily also worked at two private Boston immigration law firms and was a Judicial Intern for The Honorable Raymond J. Brassard of the Suffolk County Superior Court. Prior to attending law school, Emily was a Spanish teacher at an independent school in Pennsylvania.
Emily is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French, and Emily encourages Spanish-speaking clients to feel comfortable contacting Amara Immigration Law, LLC without having to use an interpreter.
If you are considering applying for an immigration benefit or if you find yourself in a situation that could compromise your future in the United States, contact Amara Immigration Law, LLC today. Emily will meet with you to discuss your immigration situation and assess which options are in your best interest.
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