Amy M. Wax has her own practice and has been exclusively practicing immigration law since 2000. She is on the Dedham Human Rights Commission and was adjunct clinical faculty for the Immigration Clinic at Boston College Law School for many years. She is currently a committee chair in the Immigration Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. Attorney Wax was the sole attorney at the Committee on Refugees from El Salvador for several years and also worked as a staff attorney at Catholic Charities.
Amy handles all types of immigration cases, including family-based petitions, consular processing, deportation, NACARA, asylum, naturalization and applications for relief for victims of domestic violence. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and frequently gives presentations to the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities. She also has taught several years for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. She holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Amy has been a dedicated pro bono attorney for Project Citizenship providing a Crimmigration training, lending her immigration expertise, and serving on the Board.