Immigration Law can be a maze. 





A trusted, skilled and confident guide makes all the difference when navigating the complex  regulations that govern U.S. immigration code


The first step towards success is understanding your goals. You can expect an honest assessment and a clear explanation at every step.


The Law Offices of Peter J Thompson is a full service immigration law firm handling immigration matters both in and out of court.

IF YOU NEED creative, innovative and aggressive REPRESENTATION









1 at a time

Our Full-Service Immigration Law Firm


Representing a client in immigration proceedings requires both a full understanding of the law and the skill of advocacy–knowing what to say and how to say it. Let us be your voice.


Immigration law is demanding and is designed to weed out those applicants who submit incomplete forms or who are not familiar with the applicable law. Let us help you say what you mean - the first time. 


The U.S. Government has created multiple types of visas for both professionals and students of all ages. Let us guide you through the various options available to you and help you avoid common pitfalls. 


Removal defense

We handle all aspects of your defense, including bond/release issues and appeals. 

Asylum Petitions

We work with experts around the country to prepare for your asylum interview or hearing. 


We pay attention to every detail in preparing your request for these important safe haven benefits.

Adjustments of status

We work with you to file strategic, timely applications to get to lawful permanent  resident and citizenship  status.


We guide you through consular processing, for immigrant and non-immigrant visas.

Temporary Protected Status

Unexpected opportunities arise when other countries are in crisis. We keep watch  to protect you.

Employment-based immigration 

Finding the right person is half the battle, let us get  them to work on Day 1.


We guide you through consular processing, for  immigrant and non-immigrant  visas.

Immigration consequences of criminal convictions

We are get you the right answer at the right time in this challenging practice.

Pending criminal charges demand that you call on a battle-tested advocate.   Peter Thompson has more than 16 years of trial experience in our demanding criminal justice system.   

Peter has long protected individuals from the power of the State.  All cases require attention–misdemeanor to first degree felony–as any conviction can have a lasting effect on liberty and property.

You have rights. Exercise them.
Contact us today.

Meet Peter

Tireless. Focused. Trusted and zealous advocate. Peter Thompson, Esq., aggressively and creatively handles pressing legal matters, as he has for over 16 years.  A trial attorney whose sole dedication is representing individuals, he is a recognized specialist is three distinct yet related areas: immigration, criminal law and trial advocacy.

A dedicated representative of the people, he also trains other attorneys and judges and future lawyers in these matters.  Honors graduate of Temple Law Trial Advocacy program, Professor of Law, Author, NITA faculty member.  Even simple criminal and immigration matters are serious; work with someone with answers. 

Contact Us Today


Attorney at Law

Personal Attention for
Important Legal Matters


A consultation is often the first contact you will have with our Firm.  You will have an opportunity to meet with an experienced lawyer to discuss all aspects of your case, outline a strategy to achieve your goals, and explain the timeline, fees, and next steps we should take. The initial consultation is a one-time commitment for a flat fee. 

The consultation is a safe, confidential forum.  It is a unique opportunity for us to listen, for you to openly discuss your concerns, and for us to make a plan together to reach your goals.   We'll answer your questions and at the end of our meeting you'll leave with an honest appraisal of your case and the next steps that need to be taken. 

If you wish to schedule a consultation, please email to arrange a date and time to meet with us.  Consultations can be in-person or by telephone or Skype.


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only, and is not intended to provide legal advice. The information is provided by the Law Offices of Peter J. Thompson, and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.  

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.   Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Law Offices of Peter J. Thompson. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.  

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the Law Offices of Peter J. Thompson takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.