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Bloomington Immigration Lawyer

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Whether you are in the United States on a visa and have been charged with a criminal offense or you are seeking asylum in the U.S., our firm's immigration lawyer in Minneapolis can help you. Our legal team is dedicated to assisting clients with their immigration issues. We have represented individuals and families across the United States and throughout other parts of the world who have been challenged by complex immigration matters.

We can assist with the following types of immigration law cases, among others:

  • U-visas
  • Cancellation of removal
  • Immigration arrest and detention
  • Family-based visas, including those for fiancés / fiancées
  • Citizenship, Green Card and Permanent Residence, Crimes and Deportation
  • Deportation Defense, Motion to Reopen Deportation Cases, Appeals
  • Federal Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Asylum and Refugee Immigration , Waivers Request
  • Consulate Processing and Waivers, Non-Immigrant Visas, Family Petitions
  • Detention and Bond, Dream Act, Cancellation of Removal,U-Visa


The path to citizenship can be complicated especially if you have a criminal record, late or behind with our taxes, if you have been deported from the U.S., failure to register with Selective Service and other issues. If you are an immigrant seeking to become a U.S. citizen, call our Minneapolis & St. Paul area office or e-mail us today.

Green Card and Permanent Residence

Around Minneapolis and Bloomington, Udeani Law office has helped many individuals who are currently living in the United States to become permanent residents. We help mothers, fathers, husbands, wives and children over 21 years old to petition for their relatives that are in the United States or abroad.

Our Bloomington immigration attorney will guide you through every step of becoming a permanent resident, including:

  • Meet with you to review your qualification to submit an application for permanent residence
  • Assistance compiling supporting and necessary documents
  • Assistance completing the Forms
  • Waivers for past immigration and criminal arrests or convictions

Deportation Defense

If you are facing deportation or removal from the United States. Call our deportation defense attorney if you have received a notice to appear before the immigration court. The attorney at Udeani Law Office has represented hundreds of individuals worldwide, including clients from Mexico, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Brazil, Chile, Africa and other parts of the world. Some of the strategies that our deportation lawyer can use to prevent deportation are:

  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Motion to Reopen Deportation / Removal Proceedings
  • Adjustment of Status Application for the person to become legal in the U.S.
  • U-Visa Application
  • Request for Asylum and Withholding of Removal
  • Waivers
  • Appeals of deportation/Removal Orders to the board of Immigration Appeals and to the Federal Courts

Crimes and Deportation

If you or someone you know is facing deportation for being in the United States illegally or because of a criminal offense, you need an experienced attorney that specializes in criminal and immigration Law. Our Minneapolis immigration attorney can visit you, your relative or friend at the jail and also meet with you in person to provide you with practical advice and effective representation in order to secure the release or even to cancel the deportation through the immigration court proceeding. We offer free consultations with our Bloomington deportation attorney for any person that has been arrested by the immigration. To make an appointment call us or contact us by e-mail.


If you submitted an application with the United States Citizenship and immigration Services and it was denied, call the Minneapolis & St. Paul area immigration appeals attorney of Udeani Law Office. Similarly, if your case was denied by the immigration judge, or the Board of Immigration Appeals, you need an experienced attorney to help you.

Asylum and Refugee Immigration

If a person is afraid to return to his or her country because of a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership, the person can be granted asylum or withholding of removal and he or she will be allowed to stay in the United States. A person that is afraid to return to his or her country because of sexual orientation or preference can also qualify for asylum or withholding of removal. In addition, a woman that is afraid to return to her country because she or her daughter may be subjected to the practice of female genital mutilation may also quality for asylum or withholding of removal. Call our Minneapolis & St Paul area office for a free consultation.

Waiver Requests

The United States Attorney General, through the immigration officers or the immigration judge can waive certain grounds of inadmissibility. Under Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, a person can be inadmissible and not eligible to enter the United States, or become permanent resident in the United States due to:

  • Criminal Convictions
  • Status violations such as working without permission
  • Falsely Claiming to be a U.S. citizen
  • Unlawful Presence in the United States

The Minneapolis immigration attorney at Udeani Law Office has extensive experience assisting clients seeking a waiver or forgiveness before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services or the immigration court. For more information, contact Udeani Law Office or e-mail us today.

Non-Immigrant Visas

There are two types of visas. Non-Immigrant and immigrant visas. A non-immigrant visa is for a person wishing to enter the United States for a period of time for business study, travel or temporary work. An Immigrant visa is for a person intending to live permanently in the United States.

If you are seeking to enter the United States on a visa, we can help you with the following types of visa:

  • B-1 Visas- Temporary Visa for business
  • B-2 Visas- Temporary Visa for pleasure
  • K Visas: For spouse, fiancé, and children of U.S. citizens.

If you have any questions about a non-immigrant visa, call the Minneapolis & St. Paul area attorney of Udeani Law Office or e-mail us today.

Family Petitions

Family petitions are the traditional and easiest way in which a mother, father, spouse, brother sister or child of a parent over 21 years old of a U.S. citizen can be able to enter or remain in the United States as a legal permanent resident of the United States. If the relative is in the United States, but entered illegally, the Minneapolis/St. Paul area attorney of Udeani Law Office can meet with you to discuss whether the illegal presence can be waived with an Application for a Provisional unlawful Presence Waiver. Call our Minneapolis area immigration attorney for a free consultation.

Detention & Bond

If you or someone you know has been arrested by the immigration as a result of a crime or for living in the United States illegally, you need an experienced attorney that specializes in criminal and immigration law to assist you. To learn more about the security the release of a person that has been arrested by the immigration, call the Bloomington immigration attorney of Udeani Law Office at 952-888-0837 for a free consultation.

D.A.C.A (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

On June 15, 2012, President Obama through D.A.C.A. ordered deferred action for individuals who entered the United States at a young age. To qualify for D.A.C.A. the individual must have entered the United States before turning 16 years old. The individual must have been less than 31 years old as of June 15, 2012, pass a criminal background check and establish that he or she has been residing continuously in the United States since June 15, 2007. There are other qualification requirements for D.A.C.A. that you can call and discuss with the Minneapolis attorney of Udeani Law Office.

Cancellation of Removal

Cancellation of Removal is a relief from deportation/removal that is available to persons that have a green card and persons that do not yet have a green card. A person with a green card can face immigration deportation if he or she gets convicted of certain immigration offenses. To challenge the deportation or removal, the person can apply for Cancellation of Removal before the immigration court.

A person that entered the United States with a visa or illegally can face immigration deportation and can also apply for the relief of Cancellation of Removal. The requirements or factors that are necessary to apply for cancellation of removal depends on whether the applicant is a permanent resident (has a green card) or not. If you have questions about applying for cancellation of removal, call the Udeani Law Office.


A U-Visa is a non-immigrant status that is granted to a person who has been the victim of a crime such as:

  • Abduction
  • Abusive Sexual Contact
  • Blackmail
  • Domestic Violence
  • Extortion
  • False Imprisonment
  • Felonious Assault
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Hostage
  • Incest
  • Involuntary Servitude
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Peonage
  • Perjury
  • Prostitution
  • Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Slave Trade
  • Torture
  • Trafficking
  • Unlawful Criminal Restraint
  • Witness Tempering

In addition, the person has to show that he or she suffered substantial physical, mental or emotional harm as a result of the criminal activity, that the criminal activity occurred in the United States, and that the person was helpful in the investigation or prosecution of the case. If you, your parent or children have been the victim of a crime, you need an experienced attorney to prepare and file your case with the immigration. A person who applies for U-Visa can file a petition for his children, spouse, and parents.

How Can We Assist You in Your Immigration Case?

Our firm has access to a wide range of materials and tools that can be used to benefit you and your case so that all deadlines are met and your goals are accomplished. We encourage you to look at the following resources for further information regarding your case:

Contact us for the legal guidance that you deserve and require to resolve your immigration-related concerns.

Retain Us for Quality Representation

Our legal team at Udeani Law Office provides powerful guidance to individuals and families throughout Minnesota. We use our in-depth knowledge of the law and high level of professionalism to help clients who are faced with immigration law issues. Our goal is to provide clients with the personal attention that they need to resolve their cases.

Our immigration attorney in Bloomington has years of experience handling immigration matters. You can trust in the competent representation we provide. Our firm maintains open communication with clients so that they can achieve the best possible results in an effective manner. We know how important it is to secure a positive result to your immigration case. For that reason, we can take every step necessary to ensure that our clients are fully equipped and prepared for any challenge.

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