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Veda Maniquis
  • Partner

Direct:  +1 312-471-2910

Locations
Two Prudential Plaza
180 North Stetson Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60601-6710

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Veda Maniquis practices exclusively in the area of immigration law and is the Chair of the Firm’s Immigration Services Practice Group. With over seventeen years of experience, Veda represents and advises corporations, organizations, and individuals in the filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Departments of Labor and State. Veda serves as lead immigration counsel for many of the Firm’s clients, including a national therapy services provider, where she routinely counsels clients on I-9 employment verifications, social security mis-match issues and e-verify. Veda also assists clients with key employee transfer issues and assignments abroad. Veda advises clients on a full spectrum of immigration issues, including employment-based immigration, family-sponsored immigration, non-immigrant visas, consular matters, naturalization, certificates of U.S. citizenship, asylum status, temporary protected status visas, permanent resident status renewals, and representation at USCIS interviews. Veda understands the challenges experienced by many arriving in a new country, and timely and efficiently fashions solutions to address their needs. Veda also routinely counsels employers on immigration compliance issues and successfully defends employers during government immigration investigations and audits. Veda is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2001
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2011

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctorate - 2000
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: Chemical Engineering
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: International Relations
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Office Location

Two Prudential Plaza
180 North Stetson Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60601-6710

Phone:
312-471-2900
Fax:
312-471-6001
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