Jacqueline (DiSanto) Mateo joined the firm in 2015 and focuses her practice on employment-based, investment-based and family-based immigration law. Jacqueline works with a range of clients, from individuals and small start-up companies to large multinational corporations, providing representation in obtaining nonimmigrant visas and status, immigrant visas and permanent residence, and citizenship for her clients. She prides herself on working closely with her clients and tailoring her services to their unique immigration needs. Jacqueline’s clients at Outside GC include QuickBase, Diversified Holdings/DBC Pri-Med, Localytics, Vita Coco, Tumi, Iora Health, Team Velocity Marketing and Vesper Technologies.
Before joining Outside GC, Jacqueline served as an immigration attorney at Miller & Caine, LLP in Providence, Rhode Island and The Law Office of Jacqueline M. DiSanto in Warwick, Rhode Island. At Miller & Caine, she worked primarily with corporate clients, assisting them in obtaining immigrant and nonimmigrant visas on behalf of foreign national employees. Jacqueline has been routinely successful with helping her clients obtain B-1, B-2, E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, J-1, L-1, O-1, O-2, TN and derivative non-immigrant statuses and qualify for permanent residence in the EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and EB-5 categories. Jacqueline is also experienced with family-based immigration, including K-1 visas, marriage-based permanent residence, and naturalization.
Jacqueline was raised in Cranston, Rhode Island and attended Moses Brown School in Providence. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts in 2007, double-majoring in International Relations and Hispanic Studies. During her junior year at Wheaton, Jacqueline studied abroad in Córdoba, Spain. Jacqueline went on to obtain her juris doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island in 2011. At Roger Williams, Jacqueline participated in the school’s Immigration Clinic, representing clients in asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Special Immigrant Juvenile matters.
Jacqueline is a member in good standing of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association. She is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
In her free time, Jacqueline enjoys spending time with her family and pets. She travels to Spain as often as she can, with the excuse that it helps to maintain her Spanish-fluency.