The Law Office of Lina Baroudi provides representation in a wide range of practice areas in the field of immigration law, including:


Before the U.S. Court of Appeals and the Board of Immigration Appeals


Affirmative asylum (before the asylum office); Defensive asylum (in immigration court); Nunc Pro Tunc asylum; Notice of Intent to Deny; I-730 petitions; Green card applications for asylees and refugees

Citizenship & Naturalization

Three- and five-year naturalization applications (N-400); Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (N-648); Consular Report of Birth Abroad; Derivative and Acquired Citizenship

District Court Litigation

Mandamus actions for unreasonable delays in processing applications and petitions; Section 1447(b) lawsuits for naturalization applications delayed more than 120 days post-interview; APA lawsuits to challenge unlawful agency action

Family-Based Immigration

Visa petitions; Green card applications, including 245(i); Overseas consular processing for relatives of U.S. citizens (fiancé (K-1 visa), spouse, parents, children, and siblings) and lawful permanent residents (spouse and children); I-601 & I-601A waivers; I-212 applications; Petitions to Remove Conditions on Green Card (Form I-751); Humanitarian Reinstatement of I-130 after death of petitioner

Immigration Court Representation

Removal/deportation defense for all case types, including asylum, adjustment of status, waivers, and cancellation of removal

LGBTQ+ Immigration

Representation and fierce advocacy for LGBTQ+ clients in all practice areas, including asylum and family-based immigration cases

Motions To Reopen & Reconsider

Before the asylum offices, immigration courts and Board of Immigration Appeals, including changed country conditions and eligibility for new relief

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

For non-citizens of all genders and sexual orientations who are experiencing extreme relationship problems with their U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouse or parent or U.S. citizen child


Temporary Protected Status (TPS); Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); Deferred Inspection interviews; Parole in Place

To inquire about representation in a practice area not listed above, please contact us!

Phone: 123-456-7890
Fax: 098-765-4321
Chicago, IL 60606
123, New Lenox