Family, Individual and LBGQT+ Immigration Representation For The Boston Metro Area

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Elmer Saravia

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • Divorce / Family
  • Business related issues

Biography

Attorney Elmer Saravia is the first-generation immigrant and non-binary founder of Saravia Law. Elmer was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala and immigrated to the United States at the age of 2 with xer parents and siblings. Elmer obtained legal residence through the efforts of xer parents and eventually became a US citizen at the age of 15.

Elmer obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. Xe obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. During law school, xe externed with New Hampshire-based corporations developing xer skills in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements.

Elmer gained experience in business-based, family-based, and humanitarian immigration matters while working for Boston-based law firms. Elmer has worked on a variety of matters from H-1Bs to Green Cards to Removal Proceedings to Appeals. Elmer has participated in pro bono services such as working with individuals during Citizenship Day, preparing and filing asylum applications, and parole and bond for clients in detention.

Elmer has also gained experience partnering with law firms to assist with their estate planning cases involving wills, trusts, power of attorneys, and healthcare proxies, and family cases including divorces, prenuptial agreements, child custody and parenting time, child support, name changes, adoptions, and guardianship.

In xer spare time, Elmer is learning karate and Portuguese, tai chi, camping, meditating, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. Elmer is an advocate of self-love and invests time in learning, understanding, and practicing opening the heart through chakra healing, crystals, and reiki, amongst other teachings.

Education

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire
    • Juris Doctor - 2018
  • Azusa Pacific Univer , Azusa, California
    • 2013
    • Major: B.S., Biology
    • Major: B.A., English

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 2018

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Owner/Attorney

Pro-Bono Activities

  • American Immigration Counsel

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese