Matthew Beatus

Senior Associate Attorney

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New York Immigration Law Office
641 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
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Matthew E. Beatus is an Senior Associate Attorney in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Beatus specializes in all areas of immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications with a focus on employment-based and other business related visa categories. He assists a full range of professionals in achieving their unique immigration goals, including investors, artists, engineers, and key multinational corporate managers/employees. Mr. Beatus also assists individuals in obtaining U.S. citizenship and Adjustments of Status to legal permanent residency, as well as in troubleshooting immigration challenges through affirmative and responsive motions, federal appeals, and waivers for visa ineligibility. In addition, Mr. Beatus has developed an expertise in global immigration policy, which allows him to advise clients about how their immigration needs and solutions fit within broader immigration policy frameworks, particularly as new legislation is enacted and implemented throughout the United States and abroad.

A native of Miami, Florida, Mr. Beatus earned his B.A. from Williams College where he majored in English and Sociology. He earned his J.D. cum laude from New York Law School, where he concentrated in immigration law and international human rights law. Mr. Beatus also earned a Master of Science degree in International Migration & Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He writes frequently on topical immigration issues and contributed to Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies, an immigration law casebook. Mr. Beatus is an active member of the NY Chapter of AILA.

Articles, Publications, & Speaking Engagements


  • AILA NY Chapter Member

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Attorney with The Safe Passage Project at New York Law School


  • GMS (Global Mobility Specialist) certification from Worldwide ERC, the industry-leading organization for global mobility professionals.
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