About Roy J. Watson, Jr.

Roy J. Watson, Jr.

Business Immigration Services

Since 1975, Boston immigration lawyer Roy Jack Watson, Jr., has represented companies throughout the United States in visa applications for talented foreign nationals. Mr. Watson has served in an executive capacity for all of the major bar associations and was the founder and chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee. Mr. Watson has previously served as chair of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and, as such, also served on the Board of Governors for AILA National. During close to 40 years of practice, he has served on a variety of specialty Committees and is a respected author and presenter on business immigration. Mr. Watson has been invited to speak on U.S. Immigration Law by numerous national and international organizations, including the American Law Institute – American Bar Association (ALI-ABA). He is also the creator of the Immigration Case Reporter published by Matthew Bender.

During his 39 years of practice, Mr. Watson has won a number of landmark cases. Prior to the dramatic events in Poland that broke open the Communist hold on that country, Mr. Watson won the first Polish Asylum case ever approved in the Boston office. Also, Mr. Watson successfully challenged the Department of Labor in the landmark case of New England Nuclear Corporation vs. Sadano.

Mr. Watson has been an invited speaker / lecturer at over 25 AILA Annual Conferences, and continues to speak to groups, large and small, on the passage of new laws that impact lawful immigration.

Mr. Watson is a graduate of Brandeis University (B.A. Economics), Boston College School of Law (J.D.), and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (M.P.A).

To contact Mr. Watson or set up a consultation with him, please contact our office.