Who We Are

Founding Immigration Attorney Adrienne J. Vaughan worked for a decade as an associate immigration attorney at a respected downtown Boston immigration firm where her practice focused on employment and family immigration law.


She has worked with multi-national companies, small start-ups, premier hospitals and universities to retain talented professionals in the fields of computer science, business, research, teaching, and medicine, among many others.  She has also represented a wide range of individuals in family or marriage-based immigration (green card) matters.

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She has appeared frequently at hearings of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and has prepared a wide range of complex applications before that agency, as well as having extensive experience preparing applications for the United States Deptartment of Labor and United Stated Department of State.

Attorney Vaughan is active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association, having served for two years (2010  and 2011) as an Editor of the conference publication on recent immigration law changes, published by the New England chapter for their annual conference, as well as a member of the conference committee for the NE chapter conference in 2012.  She has also volunteered for several years at the monthly free clinics of the Irish International Immigration Center.

She is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District (federal) Court.

Education and Background

Adrienne is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and earned her law degree magna cum laude from Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota. Her article on the Violence Against Women Act was published in 2000 in the Hamline Law Review. During law school she clerked for Judge Joseph Dierkes at the U.S. Immigration Court in Bloomington, MN, as well as a private immigration practitioner in St. Paul.

The child of immigrant parents, she has a fundamental understanding of the importance that every case has in the lives of her clients and treats each client with respect and appreciation.

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    adriennejv [at] ajvimmigrationlaw.com
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