Minneapolis Lawyers Practicing Immigration Law

Our Minnesota immigration attorneys provide legal services in all areas of immigration law including

  • immigrant visas,
  • non immigrant visas,
  • asylum,
  • deportation defense,
  • detention,
  • waivers of inadmissibility,
  • employment authorization,
  • litigation, and
  • appeals.

A Minnesota immigration attorney can also assist you in obtaining naturalization approvals and appeals, particularly involving criminal issues and medical disability exemptions. Our firm’s immigration attorneys strive to remain counselors of choice by understanding our client’s needs, offering personalized support, and consistently providing quality service. Our Minnesota immigration attorney provides the following services:

To obtain the services of a Minnesota immigration attorney, please contact us today.

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