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Robert Aaron Perkins

Robert Aaron Perkins

The Law Offices of The Immigration Professor
  • Immigration Law
  • Illinois
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Kevin L Dixler December 5, 2022
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Years of experience and contact. He is a conscientious and thoughtful counselor.
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Daniel K. December 24, 2021
Very professional. I am a well-known author on a variety of topics from animal chiropractic to comedic. I am writing this review to endorse the services of Robert Perkins, popularly known as “The Immigration Professor.” For the over the 30 years I’ve known him, Mr. Perkins has been my go-to person on issues related to immigration that have come up in my personal and professional life. He is knowledgeable, caring and compassionate and has served his clients in the Chicago area – and now in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Nationwide – with success and distinction. I highly recommend him to anyone needing help and advice in this area.
Ella Yepez December 24, 2020
The best immigration lawyer! Always there, always on time! I hired Robert for my immigration case and I must admit that he is a wonderful lawyer. He is very patient, understanding, and above all an honest and affordable lawyer. He was there for me every time I had a question. I would highly recommend his s ervices.
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Robert A. Perkins, The Immigration Professor, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Beloit College in 1986 and received his J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1989. He then started practicing law at the prestigious international firm of Denton's (at the time called Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal). In 1994, he established his own law firm, focusing exclusively on immigration law, which involves visas, green cards, U.S. citizenship, and anything else immigration-related.

Mr. Perkins has represented hundreds of clients in deportation defense cases including asylum, cancellation of removal, criminal waivers, and more. He also has represented a variety of tech and other firms in business immigration matters including H-1B, H-2B, E-2, R-1, O-1, PERM, EB-1, and more.

Mr. Perkins has filed many family-based petitions for clients as well as U visas and VAWA petitions. His particular passion is litigating cases against USCIS and ICE across the United States for unlawful detention, abuse, civil rights violations, and more.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6202519
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Farsi: Spoken, Written
  • Romanian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lead Attorney
The Immigration Professor, P.C.
- Current
Drafted and filed a myriad of immigration petitions including asylum H-1B, PERM, Marriage cases, adjustments of status, O-1s, L-1s and more. Ran small law firm with as many as two associates and four paralegals and support staff.
University of Illinois College of Law
Taught immigration law to law students as Adjunct Professor.
McCullough, Campbell & Lane
Worked in the commercial litigation department on various lawsuits and did immigration matters pro bono.
University of Illinois College of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Winner, International Moot Court
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Beloit College
B.A. (1986) | Political Science
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Activities: Phi Kappa Psi Student Government
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Client's Choice Award
Award for outstanding reviews.
Client's Choice Award
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyer's Association
- Current
Activities: Chairman, Young Lawyer's Division
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State Bar of Illinois  # 6202519
- Current
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Articles & Publications
H-1B Work Visa Season Starts Now
Manila Up Magazine
H-2B Work Visas for Filipinos to Work in the USA
Manila Up Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Guest Star, Mona Shaikh Show, Hollywood California
Mona Shaikh Show
Guested on a livestream show of a political comedian discussing various immigration topics.
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
The Immigration Professor - Website
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. Can I live in a border town in MX while working on a H1B visa in the USA? I would be crossing the border daily
A: Hello.. there is no issue with you living in Mexico and working in the USA. the H-1B gives you absolute permission to work in the USA for your employer. There is no mandate that you live here.
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Contact & Map
The Immigration Professor, Las Vegas
5940 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Telephone: (702) 551-5537
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: We do have Sunday appointments available on a limited basis under certain conditions.
he Immigration Professor, Chicago
2501 W. Lawrence Ave.
Suite H
Chicago, IL 60625
Cell: (312) 461-1199
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Limited availability on Sundays.
The Immigration Professor, Los Angeles
400 Corporate Pointe
Suite 300
Culver City, CA 90230
Telephone: (310) 384-0200
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
The Immigration Professor, Davenport Iowa
4620 East 53rd Street
Suite 200-336
Davenport, IA 52807
Telephone: (563) 748-1699
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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