Attorney Robert Ley

About Me

Robert is a child of Cambodian parents, who escaped the Cambodian genocide to safety in the U.S. as refugees. He currently serves as Managing Attorney at the Law Offices of Johanna Herrero, practicing exclusively in immigration law. Robert regularly handles affirmative and defensive immigration relief before both the USCIS and the Immigration Court. He emphasizes the firm's provisional unlawful presence waivers, waivers of inadmissibility, adjustments of status, family-based petitions, naturalization, special immigrant juvenile status, and temporary protected status. Before the Immigration Court, Robert defends respondents seeking asylum, withholding of removal, protection under the Convention Against Torture, NACARA, LPR and Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal, and other criminal waivers. He frequently assists respondents in motions to reopen, and practices at the Board of Immigration Appeals and with the First Circuit Court of Appeals for those seeking higher appellate review.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusettssince 2013
First Circuit Court of Appealssince 2016
My Education
Northeastern University School of LawJ.D. - 2013
Fairfield UniversityB.A. - 2010
My Memberships
American Immigration Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
My Publications
Are We Punishing 'Illegal Citizen' Children to Deter Parents
Reviving Housing Rights of the Undocumented

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Immigration Law since 2017
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer for 2017
"10 Best" Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute
Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016-2017
Lawyers of Distinction, Distinguished Member, 2017

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