About Us

matthew-i-hirsch-immigration-lawyerMatthew I. Hirsch is based in Wayne, just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After law school he joined the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Trial Attorney. As a Trial Attorney for the INS, Hirsch represented the U.S. government proceedings involving deportation, political asylum and adjustment of status.

Since leaving the INS, Hirsch has concentrated his practice in the field of immigration law. He is a past-officer and Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and currently serves as a Trustee of the American Immigration Council. He regularly speaks at local and national conferences and has authored and edited a considerable number of published articles on immigration law.

Since 1993, Mr. Hirsch has been an Adjunct Professor of Immigration and Nationality Law at Widener University School of Law. In addition to teaching and speaking at regional and national law conferences, he has been a frequent speaker on immigration topics for international students, attorneys and business professionals.

Our Staff

The professional staff at the Law Office of Matthew I. Hirsch includes paralegals and administrative personnel with years of experience helping clients and contending with government agencies. The professional staff has extensive knowledge of immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing and is well-prepared to assist in the preparation of Applications and Petitions, to answer questions and to provide timely and accurate responses to client inquiries.

We pride ourselves on being responsive and available. We respond to phone calls and e-mails in a timely manner. We look forward to working with you, your employers or employees, your colleagues and family members on matters relating to U.S. immigration and nationality law.

Our Clients

The Law Office of Matthew I. Hirsch works with a wide range of individuals, families, businesses and organizations on immigration issues. In the area of business immigration, Mr. Hirsch works extensively with transnational hiring, helping business clients and their employees to navigate the complexities of U.S. immigration law. Current and past clients include:

  • International students and foreign-born professionals
  • Large-scale global corporations
  • Technology, bio-tech and consulting firms
  • Entrepreneurs and start-up companies
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Colleges and universities
  • Health care providers and institutions
  • Athletes, artists and entertainers
  • Engineering, architectural and accounting firms
  • Landscaping firms and seasonal employers
  • Industrial and manufacturing firms
  • U.S. citizens, legal residents and their foreign-born family members