The Law Office of
William G. McLean III
Chicago attorney practicing immigration, criminal, and family law
Hablamos Español | Abogado de Inmigración
Apply for a visa from a consulate abroad to come to the United States temporarily or permanently.
Apply for to naturalize as a citzen to take the official oath of allegiance and apply for a United States passport
Humanitarian Based Immigration
Special programs like asylum, parole in place, imigrant juvenile status, and U and T Visas.
Apply for permanent resident status while physically in the United States.
Fight for immigration benefits in Immigration Court or appeal a removal order to extend your stay in the United States
Employment Based Immigration
Bring a temporary or permanent worker to the United States or show extraordinary ability to gain permanent resident status
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The best clients and biggest wins in Attorney McLean’s office.
Get to know Attorney McLean
Learn how Attorney McLean went from starting as a junior associate at a small firm in Texas to becoming one of the most highly respected immigration attorneys in the United States.
Immigration Court Hearings During the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has hit the United States extremely hard. We have more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of the disease here. Federal leadership has been disappointing.
Marriage Involving Minors – Policy Update
I have many cases in which my clients are minors. Minors are people who are too young to consent to legal contracts. They are not always necessarily kids, though. Today,
Family Separation at the United States/Mexico Border
In May of 2018, President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice announced that there would be zero tolerance for families trying to unlawfully cross the United States/Mexico border.
Pereira v. Sessions – New Hope for People With Removal Orders
Having a final order of removal normally ends any hope for an immigration case. Very few people with a removal order ever receive permanent resident status or any kind of visa.
The Failed Somali Deportation Flight
No person I have met in my professional life (besides my wife) has touched my heart as much as one of my few Somali clients whose case I just successfully closed. I will not give…
Repeal of DACA
Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government is ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DACA program offers an…