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Meredith K. Stewart


P 617-367-0025
F 617-367-2155


Meredith K. Stewart is a Principal in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is dedicated exclusively to U.S. immigration and nationality law.

Ms. Stewart has extensive experience advising and representing employers of all sizes and their foreign national employees in a variety of U.S. immigration matters. She focuses her practice on primarily employment-based nonimmigrant visas and U.S. lawful permanent residence petitions in both private industry and in academia. Ms. Stewart has worked on filings for a range of nonimmigrant visas from E-1/2 to R-1 visas, including E-1/2, F-1,  H-1B, J-1, L-1A/L-1B, O-1, P-2/3, Q-1, and R-1, as well as Applications for Permanent Employment Certification before the U.S. Department of Labor and first preference petitions based on extraordinary ability, outstanding research, and multinational executive/managerial role in the U.S. lawful permanent residence context. 

Ms. Stewart grew up in Italy and attended Marymount International School of Rome.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Kids in Need of Defense “Pro Bono Attorney of the Month” (February 2014)
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • North End Waterfront Health (Partners HealthCare), Board Member
  • Professionisti Italiani a Boston (P.I.B.)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Kids in Need of Defense (K.I.N.D), Pro Bono Attorney

Speeches and Presentations

  • "Immigration Trends and Visa Options for Italians Living In the U.S," The Consulate General of Italy In Boston & PIB (Boston, MA, March 2019)
  • “Visa Options and Requirements for Italians Living in the United States,” Italian Consulate (Boston, MA, April 2015)
  • “Immigration Law Workshop: Focus on Startups,” M.I.T. MITaly Association (Cambridge, MA, November 2014) (Presenter)
  • “Immigration Networking and Speaker Panel,” Boston University Immigration Law and Policy Society (Boston, MA, November 2013) (Panelist)

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June 12, 2017

Meredith Stewart Comments on Implications of Extending the Laptop Ban to 71 Airports

June 12, 2017

Meredith Stewart comments on implications of expanding a possible ban on laptops and large electronics in carry-on luggage aboard U.S. bound flights to as many as 71 airports in "Carriers, Airports Face New Risks If Laptop Ban Is Expanded," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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H-1B - Get Your Ticket for the Lottery!

February 8, 2017 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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Immigration Year-In-Review

December 7, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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China’s ‘Sea Turtles’
September 18, 2019

According to Chinese government data, the number of Chinese students studying in the United States rose from fewer than 1 million in 2000 to more than 6 million in 2017. The number of these students who are returning home to China has grown at close to the same rate. Read More

Plans to Shuffle Agents from Canadian to Mexican Border Raises Fear of Delays at Northern Border
May 16, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to transfer more than 700 border agents from the 120 ports of entry at the Northern (Canadian) border to the Southern (Mexican) border. The purpose is to bolster the number of agents available to help with asylum seekers. Read More

DHS Moves to Rescind H-4 EAD Rule for Spouses of H-1B Workers
February 22, 2019

DHS has made the first move to rescind the H-4 EAD Rule: sending the proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The H-4 EAD Rule provides work authorization for spouses of certain H-1B workers who are in the green card process. Read More