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Knoxville Immigration Lawyer

Immigration Lawyer

Helping Immigrants in East Tennessee With Green Cards, Visas & Naturalization Since 2000.

Knoxville Immigration Lawyer

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, Jennings Immigration Law Office provides East Tennessee with counseling, strategy, and representation in all areas of immigration law: business immigration, family immigration, naturalization, removal/deportation, and more. Immigration law and practice change constantly. My goal is to provide accurate, experienced counsel and honest representation to those facing the United States’ complex and ever-changing immigration system.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association



Immigration law is what we do. All day, every day.


Representing Tennessee’s immigrants since 2000.


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What Are the Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule?

The phrase “public charge” is used by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to describe individuals who are likely to receive monetary assistance from the U.S. government. When green card or visa applicants seek to enter the U.S., immigration officers decide whether they are public charges by...

Immigrants Seeking Citizenship via Military Service Face Tougher Restrictions

On Friday, Oct. 13, the Trump Administration reversed an expedited path to citizenship for immigrants who join the U.S. Armed Forces. The policy change affects all foreign nationals in the country, including green card holders. Prior to the change on Oct. 13, immigrants who joined the U.S. military were...

The 30/60-Day Rule is Now the 90-Day Rule

For around one-quarter of a century, the U.S. used the 30/60-day rule to determine whether a person was eligible to receive a visa or to enter the United States. The 30-day aspect of the rule involved determining if a visitor to the U.S. misrepresented his or her intent for being in the country by violating...

3 Things to Know about President Trump’s Rescission of DACA

On Sept. 5, 2017, President Trump announced the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. DACA was established by the Obama administration in June 2012 as a change to immigration policy that would allow people who entered the country illegally as minors to receive two-year...

New GOP-Authored Bill Seeks to Halve Legal Immigration to the U.S.

In early August 2017, President Trump endorsed legislation designed to reduce the number of legal immigrants who come the U.S. by half over the next 10 years. If passed, the bill would mark the most significant change to immigration policies in 50 years. What Does the Bill Mean for Prospective Immigrants? If...

What Steps Should International Students Take to Attend College in the U.S.?

Studying in the United States can be the experience of a lifetime for many people who live outside the country. The U.S. is home to some of the top colleges and universities in the world, and international students can gain both an education and hands-on work experience that can help them begin successful...

Serving Knoxville & All Of East Tennessee!

Serving clients in Knoxville and the surrounding areas of East Tennessee from Cookeville to the Tri-Cities, including Monterey, Crossville, Athens, Sweetwater, Cleveland, Chattanooga, Lenoir City, Oak Ridge, Maryville, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Morristown, Jefferson City, Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol.

Recently Approved Cases:

Removal of conditions w/ waiver (Vietnam)
Labor certification & I-140 (Russia)
H-1B employment visa (New Zealand)
DACA renewal (Mexico)
Naturalization (United Kingdom)
Green card renewal (Panama)
Alien Relative petition & immigrant visa (India)
Fiance visa & green card (China)
Extreme Hardship waiver (Mexico)
Religious Worker visa (Mexico)
DACA (Guatemala)
Marriage-based green card (Canada)
Special Immigrant Juvenile visa (Guatemala)