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.

American Immigration Lawyers AssociationImmigration 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.



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


Representing Tennessee’s immigrants since 2000.


You get an honest opinion, not just what you want to hear.


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Homeland Security announces extension and redesignation of Venezuela for temporary protected status.

Homeland Security announces extension and redesignation of Venezuela for temporary protected status. This redesignation provides temporary protection from removal, as well as employment authorization for individuals in the U.S. before July 31,2023.

DHS Modernizes Cuban and Haitian Family Reunification Parole Processes

On Aug. 10, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security published notices that will “update and modernize the Cuban and Haitian family reunification parole (FRP) processes.” These updates make it possible for petitioners to complete of the FRP process online, saving them lengthy commutes and large amounts of...

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: El Salvador

On June 21, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security announced that people from El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, and Nicaragua who are living in the U.S. can extend their temporary protected status (TPS) during upcoming 60-day re-registration periods. This announcement reversed decisions made by the Trump...

Immigration Services Suspended In-Person Services Until June 4

As of March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has suspended routine in-person services until at least June 4 to help slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Click Here for more info.

Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility

Per the USCIS Policy Manual, unemployment benefits are NOT considered "means-tested" benefits that incur public charge inadmissibility. The receipt of unemployment benefits by those eligible for such benefits should not impact their current or future immigration cases. Click Here for full details on public...

Application of Expedited Removal Expands under Trump Administration

In July 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced noncitizens who have been in the U.S. for less than two years may be deported under a more rapid process via the expansion of the expedited removal program. What Is Expedited Removal? Expedited removal allows for the deportation of...

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)