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Geiling, Matthew Kent

  • Associate Attorney






Matthew joined Meyers & Meyers, PLLC, in 2022. Matthew focuses on a diverse range of immigration matters before USCIS and immigration courts, including asylum and withholding of removal, removal defense, family and marriage-based petitions and applications, waivers, humanitarian parole and U nonimmigrant visas. Matthew became an attorney after working for a decade in agriculture and agribusiness, including several years living and working with H-2A farm workers in New York and Jamaica. Before joining the firm, Matthew worked with the Immigrant Advocate Response Collaborative (a national nonprofit), New York State's Division of Human Rights, and Albany Law School's Immigration Law Clinic.

Areas Of Practice

  • Immigration & Naturalization Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2023


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • SUNY Albany, Albany, New York
    • B.A. - 2019
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Anthropology

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, September 2023 - Present
  • American Immigration Law Association, Member, November 2023 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Afghan Legal Triage Clinic Pro Bono Volunteer, 2022
  • Project Corazon - providing legal assistance to asylum seekers in Matamoros, Mexico, 2020

Past Positions

  • New York State Division of Human Rights, Arthur J. Harvey Civil Liberties Fellow, 2020 to 2020
  • Immigrant Advocate Response Collaborative, Legal Fellow, 2021 to 2022

Published Works

  • Recurring Immigration Myths and the Facts that Disprove Them, Scott Fein et al. eds, 2022


  • Hon. Howard A. Levine Juvenile Justice Fellowship, 2021
  • SUNY Albany Excellence in Anthropology, 2019


  • English