Hannaford Immigration Law focuses solely on immigration law and is dedicated to providing you with the best legal advice possible to clients in the greater Boston area and beyond. After having successfully gained legal status for himself in the United States, Paul C. Hannaford, Esq. became interested in all aspects of immigration and went on to establish Hannaford Immigration Law in order to help others achieve the same. He aims to help individuals and businesses successfully navigate the US Immigration system and to obtain legal status for themselves, their family and/or their employees.
Hannaford Immigration Law is active in the immigrant community and continues to work with various charities. Attorney Hannaford has successfully argued before the United States Immigration Court and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Paul C. Hannaford, Esq.
Paul is now a U.S. citizen, however, he was initially born in Hong Kong, Paul with dual citizenship in both the United Kingdom and Ireland. and he has held both a non-immigrant visa and been a green card holder. As Paul has personal experience with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, he and can empathize in all matters relating to U.S. immigration. It was through these experiences that led him to become an Immigration Attorney.
Upon graduating from law school in the UK, Paul worked in financial services with Merrill Lynch in Ireland before pursuing a legal career. He has worked in both criminal and civil law before devoting his attention and pursuing his passion by focusing solely on Immigration Law.
Paul has worked pro bono for a civil litigation firm that focused on representing undocumented immigrants. He was previously a founding partner of Foster & Hannaford, LLP where he successfully worked with individual clients and businesses to help meet their immigration needs. Paul also volunteers with many charitable organizations including but not limited to representing clients in immigration court with Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), Lutheran Social Services and the Political Asylum Immigration Representation (PAIR) Project.
Paul is admitted to practice state law in New York and can practice immigration law throughout the United States, he is also a Massachusetts notary. Paul only works on Immigration matters.
Professional Affiliations and Memberships
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- American Bar Association
- New York State Supreme Court
Amelia M. Levine
- Immigration Paralegal
Amelia Levine is a paralegal at Hannaford Immigration Law. She started working with us when we first began. She has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Anthropology from Northeastern University and has a Masters in International Peace Studies from Trinity College Dublin. She has worked in law offices since she was a teenager and brings with her a vast amount of experience. She has traveled around the world and enjoys meeting and learning about people from all backgrounds. She is delighted to be part of the process in helping clients: whether it is helping families or couples to stay together or helping people to be able to take advantage of the opportunities that this country offers. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking and outdoor activities.