MAJ Jacob Thomas Shillig – Staff

Attorney Shillig started his career working exclusively in investment immigration also known as EB-5. Then he became interested in all types of employment immigration to include the Alien of Extraordinary Ability Visa or EB-1A and the Executive Transfer Visa also known as EB-1C. He is very passionate about family immigration because he believes that families can be together forever, and he enjoys reuniting families after years of separation. When non-citizens get arrested for any reason they often end up detained at an immigration detention facility, and can greatly benefit from having an immigration attorney to advocate for them. Attorney Shillig feels very strongly about defending his clients in immigration court because he feels that foreign nationals and their interests are frequently underrepresented in our society. In addition to being an immigration attorney he also serves as a Major and Medical Operations Officer in the Army National Guard. He was mobilized in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and he worked directly with the Adjutant General. For his service and leadership he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. He is a member of AILA and the Alabama Bar. His license allows him to practice American Immigration Law in every state and territory of the United States of America. He spends his free time traveling with his lovely wife Caroline and playing sports with their six children.