East Peoria, Illinois Immigration Lawyers

Ms. Mary K. Neal
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(773) 681-1335 2731 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Immigration and Elder
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Globally aware and community focused, attorney Mary K. Neal has a talent for language and penchant for logical reasoning that makes immigration law a natural fit for her legal practice. The Law Office of Mary K. Neal is dedicated to assisting clients overcome life's obstacles to build a better future for their families here in the United States. The firm is available to serve the legal needs of Rogers Park, West Ridge, and greater Chicago. For immigration matters, the firm accepts clients from all states where such representation is allowed by law. Individuals and families can face many problems as a result...
Daniel J. Fisher
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(312) 313-3550 180 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Immigration and Employment
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
I have nine years of experience as an Immigration Attorney. Additionally, I have a very strong knowledge of employment law and the connection between immigration and Federal and State employment regulations. While I have not counted exactly how many immigration cases I have handled, reviewed, consulted with or been associated with, I estimate that the number is easily in the thousands. Based on this experience there is rarely a situation that I have not seen before. I am AV rated perfect “5.0”, Avvo rated “Superb”, Avvo Client choice awards 2011, 2012, 2013, “Rising Star” Orlando Style Magazine, Lead Counsel Rated...
Yevgeny 'Gene' Meltser
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Northbrook, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(847) 444-9000 3100 Dundee Road Suite 915
Northbrook, IL 60620
Immigration, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Gene received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law.

He is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. Federal District Court For The Northern District of Illinois, Federal Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States.

Mr. Meltser is also licensed in the U.K. as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Gene is a co-founder of Immigrant Legal Defense Committee. Mr. Meltser is a member of the American...
Kurt Larsen
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Elmhust, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(312) 909-1128 116 S. York Street, Suite 215
Elmhust, IL 60126
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, DUI and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
The most important thing to know about Mr. Larsens practice is the level of concern and commitment he brings to each and every client who come to him for representation. He realizes the outcome of these matters represent extremely important events in your life. People want service, quality and trust. Mr. Larsen is an experienced lawyer and he directly handles all the details associated with your legal issues. Count on his help and availability every step of the way, from your initial meeting with him to the final resolution of your case.
Paul Marinov
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Des Plaines, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(847) 991-4188 2400 E. Devon Ave.
Ste. 284
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Immigration and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Paul Marinov has been a practicing immigration and family law attorney since 2004 upon obtaining his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Chicago- Kent College of Law, located in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from law school, Mr. Marinov worked at a law firm in downtown Chicago where he practiced immigration and family law. After gaining extensive experience handling a wide variety of immigration and family law cases, Mr. Marinov founded the Law Offices of Paul Marinov, P.C. Attorney Marinov works directly with his clients to ensure that he knows all their concerns and represents them effectively. Mr. Marinov guarantees that...
Robert Milla
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(312) 924-2862 225 West Washington Street
Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
Immigration
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Milla & Associates, LLC is a full-service immigration law firm, experienced at providing personal and professional legal services for family, employment, federal litigation, and removal defense cases. We can help keep your family united, bring your loved ones here, fight for your rights in court, and pursue employment in the United States. ROBERT C. MILLA has been an immigration attorney since 2006, dedicating his career to helping clients fulfill their family and employment goals in the United States. Mr. Milla’s approach has always been to invest the head and heart to provide 100% effort. Mr. Milla’s personal background has...
Nathan Jon Reusch
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(312) 561-5063 141 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60604
Free ConsultationImmigration, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
Peter Messersmith
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(312) 751-9960 230 E Ohio Street
Suite 208
Chicago, IL 60611
Immigration
The John Marshall Law School
The Messersmith Law Firm is a full-service law firm, concentrating on immigration law. We have special expertise in work visas, family based visas, visa waivers, green cards through family and employment and asylum. We are well known for our zealous and creative advocacy on behalf of our clients. The Messersmith Law Firm assists large and small companies and institutions nationwide in complying with the complex immigration requirements of the USCIS, DOL and DOS to retain highly skilled workers in such fields as information technology, medical research, computer software, engineering, hospitality, art, martial arts and medicine. Immigration law is federal law which means...
Eyad Tabahi
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Skokie, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(847) 260-8182 5250 Old Orchard Road
Suite 300
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationImmigration
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Natallie Santana
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(773) 687-0549 332 S. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604
Immigration
St. John's University School of Law and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico
I am an immigration attorney that practices exclusively U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. As an Associate Immigration Attorney, I handle a variety of immigration matters from Waivers for Undocumented Immigrants, VAWA/other Humanitarian Relief Petitions to Employment based Petitions. We have an extremely high approve rate due to our focus on building personalized and approvable immigration strategies for our clients' unique situation.


Paul M. Marriett
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Rockford, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(815) 391-0089 308 West State Street
Suite 327
Rockford, IL 61101
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
The majority of my practice revolves around fighting for those injured in major and catastrophic motor vehicle accidents and defending those accused of DUI, Misdemeanor, Felony, and Traffic offenses. I have NEVER worked for, or taken on an insurance company as a client, and I've NEVER prosecuted anyone on behalf of a state or federal agency. When you hire me, if you e-mail, call, or text message the office, I'm the one that answers, when we go to court, I'll be the one there with you, NOT an associate. Feel free to read some reviews from former clients...
Julianne M. O'Grady
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(312) 338-1808 2550 Golf Rd 2nd Floor
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationRolling Meadows, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Immigration and Bankruptcy
DePaul College of Law
Capable Lawyer, Dependable Service, Sensible Solutions
Julianne (Julie) O'Grady has more than 15 years of experience handling immigration and consumer bankruptcy cases. She has helped countless immigrants achieve their goals of obtaining permanent residency and U.S. citizenship; uniting fiancés and families in the U.S., and keeping families together; defending immigrants' rights in immigration court despite prior immigration violations and criminal offenses; and helping immigrants successfully win their claims of asylum. She has also helped numerous individuals and couples to file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions, and obtain a fresh financial start. She is committed to helping individuals navigate their...
Michael D. Baker
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(312) 714-2800 33 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 3350
Chicago, IL 60602
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Washington University School of Law
Concentration in Immigration and Naturalization Law: Asylum, Business and employment-related Immigration, Consular Processing, Criminal and Deportation/Removal Defense, Detention, Domestic Violence and Immigration, Family Immigration, Federal Litigation, Naturalization; Criminal Defense, Post-conviction relief, sealing or expungement, DUI and license suspension, traffic citations and license reinstatement; firm also practices in Injury and Workers' Compensation cases.
Steven Pick
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Glenview, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(312) 593-0901 950 Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 219
Glenview, IL 60025
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
I have been practicing law since 1992. My practice has been devoted to helping individuals and families through the areas of criminal defense, DUI, and immigration. I have dealt with individuals and families from all walks of life. I have represented doctors, lawyers, union workers, factory workers, corporate business personnel, immigrants, mothers, fathers, children, students, grandparents, athletes, musicians, members of organized street gangs, nurses, sales people, and truckers. I strive to give honest and hard-working legal representation to all clients.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: I have represented clients charged with drug cases, gun cases, domestic battery,...
Laureen Anderson
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(773) 657-3633 Chicago Office
7120 West Higgins Avenue
Chicago, IL 60656
Immigration
University of Iowa
Laureen Anderson-Stepanek has concentrated her practice in complex immigration matters since 2002. A graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in History and Political Science, Ms. Anderson-Stepanek did post graduate work in International Relations at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside and eventually obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University Of Iowa College Of Law. Ms. Anderson-Stepanek practices all areas of immigration law; she started her career on the corporate side where she advised internal and external clients on matters related to non-immigrant employment based visas, PERM, international relocation as well as general employment matters related to foreign...
John W. Gaffney
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Harvard, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(815) 943-0900 67 North Ayer Street
Harvard, IL 60033
Immigration, Civil Rights, Criminal and Education
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Gaffney began his legal career in the prestigious field of clerking for a Federal judge. He went on as an Assistant State’s Attorney to prosecute complex narcotic and gang cases.
Afterwards, he went into private practice in Harvard, Illinois where he serves his clients in the areas of State and Federal criminal defense, school law, second amendment issues, and general litigation.

Mr. Gaffney is especially proud of his record in the areas of expungement, clemency, pardons and sealed records. Utilizing these legal avenues, he has helped countless clients move forward with their lives.
Theresa Johnson
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Westmont, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 321-1330 200 E Chicago Ave
Suite 200
Westmont, IL 60559
Free ConsultationImmigration, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Workers' Comp
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Samuel Olutola Akeju
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(312) 404-7840 1133 E 83rd St
Chicago, IL 60619
Immigration, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and International
Nigerian Law School
Matthew S Kriezelman
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(312) 332-2550 200 W Adams Street
Suite 2211
Chicago, IL 60606
Immigration
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Nancy A. Berté
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Evanston, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(847) 570-9587 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
1101 Dodge Avenue , Unit 202
Evanston, IL 60202
Immigration
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Justin Randolph
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(312) 663-1560 53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1234
Chicago, IL 60604
Immigration, Civil Rights and Employment
DePaul College of Law
Julia Sverdloff
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(312) 238-9090 120 S State Street
Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationImmigration
Pallavi Samariya Dave
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Hinsdale, IL Immigration Law Lawyer
(312) 870-0316 P O Box 175
Hinsdale, IL 60522
Immigration
Alfredo Acosta
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Berwyn, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(708) 788-9900 6825 West Stanley Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
Immigration, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Mr. Acosta graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a B.S. in Anthropology in 1996. He immediately went on to graduate from John Marshall Law School where he obtained his J.D.. Prior to, and 6 months after graduating from law school, Mr. Acosta worked for the Cook County State’s Attorneys Office in Chicago, Illinois where he gained valuable experience on how the Criminal Justice System works, including the procedural aspects of the criminal justice system. Mr. Acosta also prosecuted dozens of drug cases as well as gun cases and many other types of felony offenses. After working for the...
Hashim G. Jeelani
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(312) 767-9030 1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
Free ConsultationImmigration
JEELANI LAW FIRM, PLC is an immigration law practice which provides legal services to individuals and businesses throughout the U.S.  With regard to immigration matters, our firm  can represent you no matter where you are located.  We handle all immigration matters including family based adjustment of status/green card cases, citizenship filings, representation of businesses and employees when filing L1A/B Petitions, H1B petitions, and Permanent Labor petitions.  In the case of investors who wish to receive status as an E1/E2 Treaty Trader/Investor or an EB-5 Investor, our office can help you structure a qualifying investment.  Our firm also litigates immigration cases dealing with delayed adjudications as well as appellate matters before the U.S. Federal Courts, U.S. Immigration Courts, USCIS...
Ronald Shapiro
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Northbrook, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(847) 564-0712 900 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 240
Northbrook, IL 60062
Immigration
DePaul College of Law
Sreenivasarao Vepachedu
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(773) 777-2022 3376 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
Immigration and IP
Patrick Metcalf
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Hoffman Estates, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(847) 882-1992 525 W HIggins Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Free ConsultationImmigration and Criminal
Edyta Salata
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 238-9060 208 W Washington St., Suite 1211
Chicago, IL 60606
Immigration, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Illinois College of Law
Ms. Salata's practice is focused in U.S. Immigration law as well as Illinois Workers' Compensation law. She works extensively in family immigration matters, removal proceedings, non-immigrant visas and naturalization and citizenship law. As a trial lawyer she has more than seven years of experience successfully litigating Workers’ Compensation cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission and Circuit Courts. Ms.Salata graduated from Loyola University and secured her law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Chicago Bar Association.
Claribel Toro-Hernandez
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(787) 209-3832 4143 North Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Immigration, Estate Planning and Family
Attorney at Law from Puerto Rico, practicing Immigration Law in Florida and Chicago Illinois.
Practicing attorney for over 30 years in Puerto Rico in the field of Inheritance Law.
Offices in Puerto Rico, Florida and Chicago.

Raheel Shahzad
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer
(630) 665-5060 2335 W. Devon Ave.
Suite 203
Chicago, IL 60659
Immigration, Business, Consumer and Divorce
Jesus Manuel Ruiz-Velasco
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 832-9200 205 N Michigan Ave
40th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Immigration
Jason Sager
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer
(773) 338-3200 2915 West Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659
Immigration
University of Iowa
Elizabeth Mallor Walder
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Skokie, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(847) 763-8500 8707 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 302
Skokie, IL 60077
Immigration
Immigration Law Associates, P.C. has nearly 20 years of experience in the immigration field. Our immigration attorneys assist individuals, corporations, and other institutions around the world in all aspects of U.S. immigration matters. We have extensive experience in H-1B visas, Green Cards, L-1 intra company transfers, student visas, investor visas, J-1 visas, deportation, employer compliance, citizenship and much more. Our clients include executives, information technology professionals, students, scientists, highly skilled foreign workers, and other foreign-born individuals who seek to legalize their immigration status either temporarily or permanently. Our firm pledges to offer you the most personable and accessible immigration services....
Jennifer Zimberg
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(312) 965-0907 4044 N Lincoln Ave #268
Chicago, IL 60618
Free ConsultationImmigration
Michigan State University
Zuzana Stepanek
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer
(312) 275-5830 125 S Wacker Drive Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60606
Immigration, Environmental and Family
Suburban Locations Include: Palatine, Schaumburg, Oak Brook, and Naperville, Illinois.
Qiqi Huang
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Attorney
(415) 812-1266 401 South LaSalle Street
Suite 800-B
Chicago, IL 60605
Free ConsultationImmigration
Boston University School of Law
Thato Brenda Beckford
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(877) 698-4729 3130 N lakeshore drive
Chicago, IL 60657
Free ConsultationImmigration
Massachusetts School of Law
Diane M. Speir
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Murphysboro, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(618) 549-5159
Ext. 136
Milwood Executive Suites
1400 North Wood Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Immigration, Divorce and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Stephen Berman
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Chicago, IL Immigration Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(312) 661-9100 300 W Adams
Ste 500
Chicago, IL 60606
Immigration, Divorce and Family
I am a native of Chicago. I majored in History at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, and went to I.U. Bloomington Law School. I have practiced immigration law since 1991 in Chicago and Milwaukee.
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are components of the Department of Homeland Security and handle the processing, enforcement, and adjudication of U.S. immigration matters. U.S. immigration laws treat persons as either citizens or aliens. The law classifies aliens according to immigration status, with each group afforded different rights and obligations, such as the right to reside in the United States, the right to sponsor relatives, and the right to work in the United States. Aliens may be lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holders), immigrant visa holders, temporary lawful visitors, or undocumented persons.

Immigration lawyers represent persons seeking visas or green cards, which allow them to enter or remain in the United States. Two common types of visas are employment-based visas and family-based visas. Employment-based visas grant a non-U.S. citizen the right to work in the United States. Spouses and children may sometimes accompany employment-based immigrants. Family-based visas confer lawful permanent resident status to a foreign national based on an immediate relationship to a U.S. citizen.

Immigration attorneys also handle deportation/removal, naturalization (citizenship) and asylum matters. Because immigration proceedings are often complex, an immigration attorney is invaluable to those dealing with immigration issues.


Deportation/removal: The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Removal (formerly called deportation) is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.

Lawful permanent resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant.