About the Author - Sarah E. Murphy, Esq.


Sarah E. Murphy is an attorney practicing U.S. immigration law in Buffalo, New York.

Ms. Murphy focuses her practice in the following areas:

· Border representation

· Inadmissibility issues

· Waivers of inadmissibility

· Defense in Immigration Court

· BIA and federal court appeals

· Family-based immigration services

· Adjustment of status

· Immigrant visa processing

· Naturalization

· Special issues affecting Canadian citizens

· Parole

· Expedited removal

Prior to forming the Law Office of Sarah E. Murphy in 2012,  Ms. Murphy practiced U.S. immigration law as an associate attorney at the law firm of Serotte Reich Wilson LLP in Buffalo, New York for four years.  While in law school, she worked as a legal intern for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with both U.S. Customs and Border Protection as well as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Ms. Murphy earned her law degree from the University at Buffalo. She possesses a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York College at Brockport. While an undergraduate student, Ms. Murphy worked as an intern for New Scotland Yard in London, England and also worked as an undergraduate intern for the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Murphy is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Immigration law is a federal practice, however, which allows her to represent clients across the country and around the world.

In addition to maintaining this blog, Ms. Murphy has also co-authored "Inadmissible Canadians: Nonimmigrant Waivers and Border Issues" for the American Immigration Lawyers Association's The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Law Practice. 

Ms. Murphy is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Erie County, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.


Phone: (716) 464-2296

Email: sarahmurphyesq@gmail.com


Mailing address:

2316 Delaware Avenue #294

Buffalo, New York 14216

Minutes from the U.S./Canadian border and Buffalo, Peace Bridge Port of Entry

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