Paris Lee

Top 10 Immigration Law
Lee and Garasia, LLC
190 State Route 27
Edison, NJ 08820
(732) 516-1717

Mr. Lee practices Immigration and Nationality Law with a special emphasis on US Citizenship and Naturalization, Family Based Immigration, Immigration Waivers, Detention and Deportation, and Specialty Visas for MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athletes. Mr. Lee was graduated from Yale University with a degree in English and received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Newark. He is the founding and managing partner of Lee and Garasia, LLC, based in Edison, New Jersey, and has over 16 years of experience handling diverse and complex immigration related matters throughout New Jersey. He was recently listed in the 2013 Nationwide Top Attorneys Showcase featured in Newsweek Magazine (12/31/12 issue) as well as TIME Magazine.

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

District of Columbia, 2002
Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997
Federal District Court of New Jersey, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
J.D. - 1997
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
A.B., Bachelor of Arts - 1994
Major: English

Published Works

"Breaking the immigration impasse", Asbury Park Press, July 8, 2012
Facing Immigration Problems: Helpful Answers to Common Immigration Issues, 2014

Representative Clients

"Macaco" Patino


Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, October 22, 2012
Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, March 18, 2013
Employment Based Immigration Basics, Middlesex County Bar Association, December 3, 2013

Honors and Awards

Nationwide Top Attorneys Showcase 2013 (Newsweek Magazine 12/31/12)
Ten Leaders-Immigration Law (Ten Leaders Cooperative), 2013 - 2014
Featured as a Leader In Immigration Law (TIME Magazine), June 24, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
Middlesex County Bar Association, Co-Chair, Immigration Law & Practice Committee
Federal Bar Association, Member
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-NJ, Member
New Jersey State Bar Association, Executive Board, Chair-Elect, Immigration & Naturalization Sec., June 1, 2014 - June 1, 2015
National Lawyers Guild-National Immigration Project
Union County Bar Association, Member
Ocean County Bar Association, Member
Monmouth Bar Association, Member
American Immigration Lawyers Association-NJ Chapter

Pro Bono Activities

Immigration Law Mentor, Middlesex County Bar Association