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Martins I. Imudia

Martins I. Imudia

Center for U.S. Immigration Services
  • Immigration Law
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Attorney Martins I. Imudia graduated in 1995 from Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, with an LLM in Admiralty and Maritime Law. He obtained his JD equivalent degree from the prestigious Abo Akademi University in Abo, Finland after completing undergraduate work with a major in international law and a minor in commercial transactions. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and has been admitted to the Louisiana State Supreme Court and the Federal District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana since 1997. Imudia is also a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association – Central Florida Chapter. He has practiced immigration and nationality law for over 15 years in the areas of labor certification, H-1B and H-2B temporary work visa processing, adjustment of status/permanent residence processing, processing of business, professional, investor (EB-5), and religious worker visas, deportation and removal proceedings, employment and corporate immigration matters, family visa matters (including marriage and fiancé/e visas), overseas consular processing, naturalization proceedings, and derivative visa/citizenship. His practice in Florida is limited to immigration and nationality law. Imudia obtained doctorate degrees in business administration with specializations in global supply chain management and sustainability. These degrees have been particularly useful in his organization’s EB-5 practice. He assumed the position of director of the Center for U.S. Immigration Services in July 2014. As an attorney with his New Orleans–based law firm, Martins I. Imudia & Associates, he has consulted on investment and project management with development agencies such as the World Bank and the U.N. He is a coauthor of the book Why Projects Fail in the Public Sector. He also served as managing director of the African Chamber of Commerce from 1995 to 1997.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Swedish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Director & Lead Attorney
Center for U.S. Immigration Services
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Senior Partner
Martins I. Imudia & Associates, APLC
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Education
Walden University
Doctorate/PhD / Global Supply Chain Management (2014)
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Tulane University School of Law
LL.M. / Admiralty & Maritime Law (1995)
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Awards
Immigration Support Award
ONP-U.S.A.
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association # 24809
Member
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Why Projects Fail in the Public Sector
CreateSpace (Amazon)
Certifications
Attorney at Law
Louisiana State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Immigration Law Blog
Legal Answers
22 Questions Answered

Q. im on limited visa and i had resign the job after getting one yr band can i come dubai on husband visa
A: I agree with my colleague.
Q. I am a US Citizen (2008). I am planing to accept a job in India. What are the requirements (Visits, duration) to US?
A: As a USC you can go in an out of the U.S. as you wish provided you maintain a valid passport.
Q. Do I need an inmigration lawyer to file for residency? Is there a way to expedite the process to bring my kids?
A: It is highly recommended that you retain an experienced immigration attorney.
Q. My fiance is from Vietnam. She has a green card and permanent status. Can she leave the country and come back legally?
A: Yes, If her green card is valid.
Q. Dad:Draft evader with reinstated US citizenship.Me:Canadian but resident of US for 31 years. Can I get US citizenship?
A: You need to go through the whole process on your own. Good luck!
Q. Can I rent rooms out to a home, I'm half owner too, against the other owners will.
A: This is not an immigration issue. You may need to reclassify. Good luck!
Q. Are there laws about absconding in the US? Does it apply to beneficiaries of a family-based petitions?
A: It really depends on the facts of your case. You need to provide details. Goodluck!
Q. My husband sponsored me to come to the USA .I am.liveing in the USA for 4 years 3 months can he have me deported ?
A: Generally, your husband cannot deport you. However, the authorities can. Seek the counsel of an attorney to help you unravel your situation based on your factual situation. Good luck!
Q. Employer filed a petition with the USCIS for my O-1B visa. It was approved while in Canada - Unlawful Presence 3yr ban?
A: Since O-1 is a non immigrant visa, the beneficiary may qualify for a waiver. Retain an experienced immigration attorney to assist you.
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4002 West Waters Avenue
Suite 5
Tampa, FL 33614
USA
Telephone: (813) 298-7222