Matthew Dillinger has been an attorney at Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd. since 2013. Mr. Dillinger focuses on employment-based and family-based immigration matters, including EB-1, EB-2, and EB-5 petitions, National Interest Waivers; Nonimmigrant Visas, including H-1Bs, L-1s, and E-2s; and Naturalization. He also has expertise in waivers of inadmissibility and Adam Walsh Act subject petitions, among other things. In addition, he works with clients on other matters including civil disputes, business entity formation, and landlord-tenant disputes.
Mr. Dillinger is also an Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Loyola University’s Institute for Paralegal Studies. Prior to joining the practice of Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno & Lenz-Calvo, Ltd., Mr. Dillinger worked at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation where he prosecuted administrative violations on behalf of the State of Illinois.
While in law school, Mr. Dillinger externed for the Office of the Chief Counsel, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, where he primarily focused on appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). He also worked on a variety of immigration cases, including Provisional Hardship Waivers and Religious Worker Visas, while at the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent’s Immigration Clinic.
Mr. Dillinger has lived and worked abroad in Kakegawa, Japan and Santiago, Chile.