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Maria L. Santos, ESQ.


Maria L. Santos is a private practice 

attorney with over twenty-five years

of experience.   She is licensed in the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts but

practices primarily at the federal level.

 Her practice is focused on immigration

and nationality law, including employment

 and family-based immigration.  

Her clients are local, national and international.  She represents companies of all sizes across industries such as technology, health care, engineering services, primary and secondary education, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, manufacturing and finance.  Maria also has experience representing individuals who are outstanding in their field, allowing them to self-petition for immigration status.

Maria has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1996 and remains active in the efforts for national immigration reform.  Maria speaks fluent Portuguese. 

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

  • Immigrant Visas

  • Nonimmigrant Visas

  • Naturalization

  • Out-bound Immigration

  • I-9 Compliance

  • Social Security No-Match Letter



“I have worked with Maria for 3+ years. Her knowledge of immigration law is unparalleled. I can always count on her to respond quickly to any inquiry. She has been a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend her services to others.” —Ann M.

“Maria Santos helped me all through the process of my fiancé visa, and green card application. She was available for any question I had, and her expertise in the field was a great help with preparing for and handling all the appointments necessary. The application process went without any issue thanks to her professionalism in preparing the documents. She is a very dedicated person, and I highly recommend her.”—Anne C.


“I would and have recommended Atty. Santos to several people. Anyone that needs help or advise on becoming a USA Citizen she is the go to person. Very easy to talk with and ask for her help. Follow through is excellent.”—Sarah D.


“Attorney Santos is extremely knowledgeable on Immigration Law and is a very caring individual. She treats her clients with the utmost respect and dignity. Is extremely respected and held in high regard by those that come in contact with her.”—Maria C.

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