Immigration Law

Our Jacksonville Law Firm Helps Foreign Nationals Establish Residence in the United States

Francis Jerome Shea, P.A. is a North Florida-based criminal and immigration law firm with more than 30 years of experience providing clients throughout the United States and worldwide with real solutions to problems involving U.S. immigration and all related supporting legal work to establish a smooth entry into the United States.

Rights of Asylum-Seekers

With a great feeling of pride, my firm has effectively assisted resettlement of hundreds of individuals and families suffering from persecution due to their political opinion, religious beliefs or because they were part of a particular social group. We have helped a world renowned concert pianist, military generals and business owners of the former Soviet Republics, the wandering boys of the Sudan and young girls forced by religious beliefs with genital mutilation, all seeking refuge in a normal and productive society.

Visas for Treaty Investors

Francis Jerome Shea, P.A. has effectively assisted treaty Investors from qualified countries to receive temporary and permanent VISA status in the United States.

When a Criminal Charge Affects Immigration Status

Francis Jerome Shea, P.A.’s experience as a criminal trial and appeals attorney has effectively made the difference for hundreds of individuals appearing before an Immigration judge charged with removability from the United States for domestic violence, unlawful entry, crimes involving moral turpitude and more serious crimes referred to by Immigration as aggravated felonies.

Immigration Appeals

Francis Jerome Shea, P.A. has the knowledge and professional skill to identify legal issues and applicable rule of law to effectively file and argue cases for appeal before the immigration courts, including the Florida Circuit Courts, The Florida Courts of Appeal, The Florida Supreme Court, The Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeal, the Federal District Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal.

Learn More About Asylum and Family and Business Sponsored Immigration

For a free confidential and comprehensive evaluation of your case contact:

Francis Jerome Shea, PA, 644 Cesery Boulevard, Suite 250, Jacksonville, FL 32211;

Phone 904-399-1966; Fax 904-399-4866; email: