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Ross Silverman LLP ("RS") is a full-service law firm, nationally recognized and well-respected for its extensive and substantive knowledge of immigration and nationality law. Our clients include large, public companies, small start-up companies, universities, schools, educational and research institutes, hospitals, and individuals. Founded in 1984, RS has experience in all aspects of immigration law, including all temporary and permanent employment-based visas; family-based immigrant visas; adjustment of status; consular processing; citizenship and naturalization; asylum; and deportation defense cases. We also have expertise in handling complex problems, such as PERM audits, Requests for Evidence from USCIS, applications for waivers, and difficult cancellation cases. Our attorneys' expertise includes issues pertaining to compliance with I-9 regulations and workplace enforcement, as well as relief from grounds of inadmissibility to and removal from the United States.

The firm was founded by Sharryn Ross who, along with Howard Silverman, has been given an AV rating, the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and legal ability. All of the Firm's partners have been named as Best Lawyers in America, and all of the Firm's attorneys are active members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Furthermore, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers has named Ross Silverman a First-Tier law firm in the area of Immigration Law in Boston since 2010 in the U.S. News Best Law Firms rankings.

Our dedicated team of attorneys consistently provides expert legal advice and responsive client service. Through a combination of personal attention and detail-oriented service, our attorneys find creative solutions to immigration issues to assist our clients in navigating the complexities of U.S. immigration law.

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  • We are happy to announce that all four of the Firm's partners, Sharryn Ross, Howard Silverman, Heidi Snyder, and Rhonda Tietjen, have been listed in the 2015 edition of New England's Best Lawyers in the area of Immigration Law.
  • Howard Silverman was awarded AILA's President's Commendation for Outstanding Volunteer Service and Assistance to AILA at the organization's annual conference in June.
Sharryn E. Ross Howard A. Silverman Heidi L. Snyder Rhonda A. Tietjen Sara M. Fleming Ellen F. Driver
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