Matt Merrick is an experienced attorney whose practice is focused solely on U.S. immigration law. Matt earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Matt helps his clients make sense of the constantly changing federal immigration laws and guide them through the process of bringing families together, starting and developing businesses in the United States, obtaining work visas and more. Matt regularly handles applications for permanent residence, work visas, immigrant visas, fiancé visas, investment visas, "green card" renewals, petitions to remove conditions, and more. The firm also has extensive experience assisting with consular processing of all types of visas. Throughout his career, Matt has served as pro bono counsel on a wide variety immigration matters. He has successfully appealed denials, obtained waivers based on extreme hardship and helped clients gain asylum in the U.S. based on fear of persecution in their home country.