Igbanugo Partners Int'l Law Firm, PLLC

250 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States

Contact: Dyan Williams

  • 612-746-0360
  • 612-746-0370

False Claims to U.S. Citizenship: Hidden Pitfalls & Potential Defenses

For the most part, U.S. immigration laws are complex and confusing. Some are little known or frequently overlooked. Some carry serious consequences that may result in a permanent bar to immigrating to the U.S. One provision that…more
| Immigration Law

Unintentional Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status: Causes, Consequences and Prevention

Becoming a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) of the United States is often a long and difficult process for foreign nationals. Obtaining LPR status leads to a multitude of benefits, including the freedom to live and work anywhere…more
| Immigration Law

Joint Ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa: A New FCPA Minefield

A Joint Venture (JV) business relationship sometimes appears deceivingly simple when it is seen as merely a contract between at least two parties that choose to embark on a project together. JVs, however, take on a complex…more
| International Law & Trade

Immigration Court Backlog Rises; Obama Administration Instructs DHS to Focus on Terrorists, Serious Criminals and National Security Threats

Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) still insist that their enforcement priorities are terrorists, serious criminals, and persons who…more
| Immigration Law

EB-5 Immigrant Visa Program: An Option for Foreign Investors to Invest in the U.S. and Obtain Permanent Residence for Themselves and Their Immediate Relatives

The recent collapse in the worldwide economy has led to an increase in violence, instability and crime in many countries across the globe. Wealthy foreign nationals in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America are seeking a…more
| Immigration Law

Assessing & Minimizing Customs-Related Corruption Risk in Sub-Saharan Africa Ports

As many Western nations in the Americas and Europe struggle to climb out of a seemingly endless economic recession, Sub-Saharan African (“SSA”) nations, over the past few years, have experienced steady growth in their various…more
| International Law & Trade

Marriage Fraud: Definition, Consequences & Solutions

Marriage transcends religion, language, culture and, in some cases, even gender. Although marital rights are recognized almost everywhere in the world, each country defines them differently. The reasons to marry include legal,…more
| Immigration Law

Marriage Fraud: Definition, Consequences & Solutions

Marriage transcends religion, language, culture and, in some cases, even gender. Although marital rights are recognized almost everywhere in the world, each country defines them differently. The reasons to marry include legal,…more
| Immigration Law
Sugule v. Frazier

8th Circuit Finds DHS' Revocation of Labor Certification Arbitrary and Capricious

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the grant of summary judgment in favor of the U.S. government defendants and remanded to the district court with instructions to vacate the DHS's revocation of labor certification and…more
| Immigration Law

Bribery & Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa: Genesis, Panacea & Implications for FCPA Compliance in the Region

Of all the continents, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is said to be the most fascinating and promising; but she also poses the greatest challenges. Governments, multinational corporations and other business entities in the U.S., EU,…more
| International Law & Trade

Corporate Social Responsibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Driving Force in Sustainable Development and Self-Sufficiency

As old and new corporate players compete to gain ground in the various markets of Sub-Saharan Africa, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming an integral part of doing business on the continent. Multinational…more
| International Law & Trade

U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Non-Citizen Defendants Must Be Advised of Immigration Consequences of Criminal Charges

Immigration regulations and criminal law intersect when a non-citizen is charged with a crime and faces possible immigration consequences, including deportation, if he is convicted of the offense. Criminal defense counsels…more
| Immigration Law

Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa: With New Opportunities Comes Risks and Pitfalls Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Now, more than ever, enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as they strive to prevent U.S…more
| International Law & Trade

Managing Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Commercial Litigation Within the Microcosm of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Business and Legal Culture

A region of great diversity, Sub-Saharan Africa (“SSA”) is burdened by and, in some instances, afflicted with a variety of socio-political and legal contexts. For instance, there is a mixture of authoritarian, military, and…more
| International Law & Trade
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • International Law & Trade
Number of Attorneys

2-10 Attorneys

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