Danielle E. Huntley, Esq.
Principal


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Danielle represents businesses, individuals and families worldwide in front of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Customs & Enforcement, the Administrative Appeals Office, the Department of Justice, the Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services and in Federal Court.

Danielle has extensive experience working with her clients to achieve their immigration goals from routine filings to complex federal litigation. She has helped clients obtain permanent residence (green cards), business and employment visas, family based immigration benefits and extraordinary ability visas. She has also represented clients in every stage of removal proceedings, including clients already under a final order of removal.
 
Danielle has significant federal court litigation experience including federal immigration lawsuits requesting declaratory judgments, Administrative Procedure Act review, mandamus, Constitutional, injunctive relief and Freedom of Information Act requests. 


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

  • Comprehensive immigration planning for high-net-worth individuals, families and their businesses
  • Naturalization denial litigation in U.S. District Court, U.S. Federal Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Freedom of Information Act litigation in U.S. District Court for release of improperly withheld client files by USCIS and ICE
  • Mandamus actions in U.S. District Court for USCIS delayed immigration benefit adjudications
  • Successful reopening of removal proceedings
  • EB-5 investor visas
  • Immigration counsel for prominent Roman Catholic religious order headquartered in the New England area. Advising the Superior for the United States regarding student visas, religious worker visas and green card applications for Roman Catholic priests and brothers.
  • Immigration counsel for Conservative Mennonite educational publishing company, obtaining religious worker visas and green cards for transferring Canadian employees
  • Successful appeal to the Administrative Appeals Office obtaining religious occupation classification of English as a Second Language Curriculum Developer for Conservative Mennonite educational publishing company
  • Green card and naturalization planning for multi-generational immigration to the U.S. 
  • Reentry Permit planning for green card holders needing to spend significant time abroad
  • National Interest Waiver from the Department of Health and Human Services for Foreign Doctor engaged in cutting edge medical research
  • Obtained H-1B visas for New York based luxury linen company, micro-finance consultancy, and regional real estate development firm
  • Obtained visas and green cards for key personnel transferring from United Kingdom for-profit educational parent company to U.S. subsidiary private boarding school, English Language School and University Preparatory programs
  • Obtained visa for transferring marketing executive from a large Indian manufacturer
  • Reinstatement of U.S. citizenship after renunciation of U.S. citizenship abroad
  • Requests to European countries to allow dual citizenship for long-term green card holders who would like to become naturalized U.S. citizens
  • Pro bono representation of religious order for religious worker visas and permanent residence applications

PRESENTATIONS:

Suing in Federal Court for Immigration Denials and Delays: When Your Client Has No Choice but to Sue the Bureaucrats, Boston Bar Association, 2011



EDUCATION:

Boston College Law School, Juris Doctor

  • National Religious Freedom Moot Court Team
  • Top ten oralist, brief writer, and quarterfinalist in the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition

    Boston College, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, cum laude

    • Scholar of the College

    BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS:

    • Massachusetts
    • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Massachusetts

    MEMBERSHIPS:

    • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • Board Member, Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance