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Immigration attorney Timothy R. Bakken and his law firm represent businesses, individuals, and families with all aspects of U.S. immigration, naturalization, and deportation defense matters.

Mr. Bakken has practiced solely United States immigration and naturalization law since 1992 and has owned and managed his own firm since 1996. His practice focuses on all aspects of employment- and family-based immigrant (green card), nonimmigrant, and naturalization matters.

He has extensive experience with the full range of U.S. immigration law issues including green cards and nonimmigrant visas, PERM labor certification applications, permanent residence petitions for professionals and multinational transferee managers and executives, extraordinary ability petitions for immigrant and nonimmigrant artists, musicians, scientists, and business experts, H-1B professional visas, L-1 multinational visas, E-2 investor visas, O-1 and P-1 visa petitions, and all aspects of family-based immigration including same-sex marriage green card petitions and family matters related to waivers of inadmissibility.

Mr. Bakken also regularly represents individuals in removal (deportation) proceedings in Immigration Court and provides evaluations of possible immigration consequences of criminal convictions. Some of his specialities are U.S. Immigration Law, Green Cards and Nonimmigrant Visas, H-1Bs for Professionals, Extraordinary Ability Artists, Musicians, and Scientists, L-1s for multinational transferees, Deportation Defense, and Same-sex marriage green card petitions.

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