Anthony Drago, Jr.

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  • 35 India Street - 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02110-3500
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  • Anthony Drago, Jr. focuses his practice on all aspects of Immigration Law. Attorney Drago is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is an elected member of AILA's Board of Governors.
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Professional Background:

July, 1995 - present - Anthony Drago, Jr., P.C. - President/Owner

July, 1991 - July, 1995 - Satran & Marino, P.A. - Associate

September, 1988 - July, 1991 - Massachusetts Department of Revenue - Litigation Bureau


American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA") 1996 - Present

Professional Positions:

AILA Board of Governors - Elected Member June, 2011- June, 2013

AILA New England Chapter Executive Committee June, 2005 - June, 2011

AILA New England Chapter Chair June, 2009 - June, 2010

AILA New England Chapter - ICE/ERO Liaison Committee Co-Chair June, 2011 - Present
AILA National - ICE Liaison Committee Vice-Chair June, 2011 - June, 2012

AILA National - Annual Conference Committee June, 2011 - June, 2012

AILA National - EOIR Liaison and Distance Learning Committees - June, 2010 - June, 2011

AILA National - Vermont and Texas CIS Service Centers Liaison Committees

AILA National - Mentor on Cancellation of Removal, Criminal Conduct, Immigration Consequences,

Detention and Bond, Federal Court Practice & Procedure, Immigration Court, Removal Procedures & Policy

Published Decisions:

Arevalo v. Ashcroft, 344 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2003) case set the legal standard for stays of removal in the First Circuit.

Arevalo v. Ashcroft, 260 F.Supp. 2d 347 (D. Mass. 2003)

Lasprilla v. Ashcroft, 365 F.3d 98 (1st Cir. 2004)

Discipio v. Ashcroft, 369 F.3d 472 (5th Cir. 2004)

Discipio v. Ashcroft, 417 F.3d 448 (5th Cir. 2004)

Ishak v. Gonzales, 422 F.3d 22 (1st Cir. 2005)


Postconviction Relief: Navigating a Narrow Channel for Safe Harbor - AILA Annual Conference 2007 Handbook

Co-Authored with Karl Krooth, Esq.

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Areas of Practice (21)

  • U.S. Immigration Law
  • Naturalization
  • Visas
  • Immigrant Visas
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Business Immigration
  • Permanent Visas
  • Non-Immigrant Visas such as H-1B, L-1 and Others
  • Investor Visas
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Marriage Petitions
  • Fiance Visas
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DOCA)
  • Applications to Remove Conditions on Residence
  • PERM Labor Certifications
  • Labor Certifications
  • Consular Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
617-431-1312  Phone
617-357-0400  Phone
617-357-8353  Fax
University Attended:
LeMoyne College, B.S., 1985
Law School Attended:
Western New England College, School of Law, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1989, New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1988, Massachusetts; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (10 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 08/20/11 in Immigration and Naturalization

    Mr. Drago is a lawyer's lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 08/20/11 in Immigration and Naturalization

    He is a reognized expert naturally & just elected to Barrs of Government of Nom. Immigration Lawyers Assoc Deserves "AV"

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