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Help and Guidance with the Immigration Process

At Soboyede Law Office, we have a passion for the practice of Immigration Law. We know, from personal, real-life experience what Immigration Law means and how it impacts you and your loved ones on a very practical level. We are committed to guiding and representing you and your loved ones through the processes and procedures that we have also successfully navigated in the past in our personal lives. Our Lead Attorney is a recent direct beneficiary of the U.S. Immigration process; he sought and obtained political asylum in the United States some years ago through the Affirmative Asylum process.

We have successfully helped clients with Affirmative Asylum applications filed before the United States’ Immigration and Naturalization Service (USCIS), as well as defense in Removal cases before the U.S. Immigration Court and the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following Immigrant and Non-Immigrant law matters:

  • Family-Based Immigration
    • Immediate Relative Petitions (Parents, Spouses, Unmarried Children Under Age 21)
    • Preference Petitions (All Other Relatives)
    • Asylum (Affirmative and Defensive)
    • Adjustment of Status
    • Fiancée/Fiancé Visas
    • Marriage-Based Visas
    • Consular Processing
    • Citizenship/Naturalization
  • Non-Immigrant Visas and Processing
    • B1/B2
    • I-539
    • Others
  • Permanent Residency
    • I-485
    • I-751
  • Relief from Removal and Deportation
    • Federal Court Litigation
    • Deportation/Removal Defense
    • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
    • Asylum/Withholding of Removal/Protection under CAT
    • Waivers of Inadmissibility
    • Cancelation of Removal
    • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
    • Administrative Appeals
  • Employment-Based Immigration
    • EB-1 (a) EB-1 (b)
    • H-1B
    • PERM Labor Certification (for EB-2 and EB-3 Visa Categories)
    • L-1A and L1-B
    • EB-1C
    • EB-2 (Particularly the "National Interest Waiver" Requirement)
    • O-1A and O-1B and Others

We also practice in the areas of Criminal Law (which complements the Immigration practice, in view of certain Immigration laws and regulations), Employment (Wrongful Termination) and Real Estate Law.

Trust us with your legal needs. We can help! Call Attorney Akeem Soboyede today at 651-764-8495 to arrange your free initial consultation to learn more about the services we provide.

Attorney Profile

 

Attorney Akeem A. Soboyede


Jurisdictions:

  • Minnesota
  • Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 2006, Minnesota
  • 2008, Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia)
  • 2009, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Education:

  • Hamline University School of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota; J.D.
    • Recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship for three academic sessions, 2003-2006
  • Nigeria Institute of Journalism, PGD, Journalism
  • University of Lagos, MA, English
    • Best Graduating Student, MA Class, Department of English, 1990
  • University of Ibadan, BA, English

Professional Memberships and Associations:

  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), Criminal Law and Immigration Sections
  • District of Columbia (D.C.) Bar Association
  • Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • DUI Litigation Attorney’s Network
  • Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter
  • Immigration Law and International Business Networking Events
  • International Immigration Professionals
  • Washington D.C. Attorneys
  • World Press Institute Alumni

Honors & Awards:

  • Was awarded the World Press Institute Journalism Fellowship in 1998, an international award for journalists tenable at Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Met and interviewed Mr. Kofi Annan, erstwhile Secretary-General of the United Nations in his office in New York, United States, October 1998
  • Met and interviewed Mr. Jesse Ventura, Governor of the State of Minnesota, United States, in his office at the Minnesota state capitol, April 2002; interview published in THISDAY newspaper, Nigeria

Foreign Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Yoruba (Nigeria)

Office Locations
 

Minnesota Office
5200 Willson Road, Suite 150
Edina, Minnesota 55424
 

Maryland Office
7305 Baltimore Avenue, #103
College Park, Maryland 20740
 

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