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The Immigration Law Office of Richard Hanus

For the past 25+ years, Richard Hanus has been providing immigration law representation and counsel to a varied spectrum of clientele, including individuals, families and businesses, and in locations across the U.S. and the world.

Watch our brief video talking about our immigration law office, our process and how we can help you with your immigration law needs.

For a consultation from a professional Chicago immigration attorney, please call us at:

(312) 357-0033

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Immigration Law Office Chicago News: Richard Hanus Speaks About Immigration Issues in the Media

Richard Hanus’ experience puts him in a position of authority when it comes to speaking to the media or in providing instruction to fellow professionals. From counseling clients in navigating our complex immigration law system, to taking a deportation defense case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, Richard Hanus has gained a deep understanding of U.S. immigration law and shares his insights in a clear, articulate manner.

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Business Immigration

What type of companies and job offers are appropriate for work visa or green card filings?

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Marriage and Family Immigration

A foreign national’s path to a green card most often will be by way of a family relationship, including as the spouse or fiancé of a U.S. citizen, although several other family relationships can qualify as well.

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Removal/Deportation Defense

Immigrants are entitled to due process of law. Learn which options and strategies to defend against removal proceedings are available in your case.

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Citizenship & Naturalization

Eligibility for U.S. Citizenship depends on various factors; learn more here before taking this important step.

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The Benefits of Our Immigration Law Office

At the Law Offices of Richard Hanus, our guiding principal is that each step in the immigration process is crucial. With this in mind, we approach every case with creativity, sensitivity and diligence – the three essential qualities an immigration law office should possess.

Along with these 3 essential qualities, Richard Hanus provides his clients with counsel founded in honesty and practicality, and applies his 25+ years of experience in representing immigration law clientele with matters before :

He fought hard for us and believed in us. Justice was served and now all of us had lived the life of American Dream. Thank you Atty. Hanus.

The Immigration Law Office of Choice

“My husband and I hired Mr. Hanus to assist us throughout my permanent residence and naturalization applications. It was the best decision we ever made.”

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Find Out How We Can Solve Your
Immigration Problem

Finding the best, most practical, Chicago immigration law office depends on having the most accurate and relevant information at hand. For certain, the immigration law playing field often presents itself as a confusing maze. The right decisions in your case will be based on a realistic and honest assessment by knowledgeable immigration law counsel, such as Richard Hanus of the Law Offices of Richard Hanus.

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Our Languages and Counsel’s Educational Foundation

Our office offers access to a staff fluent in many languages and an Attorney with impeccable educational credentials.

  • Languages – English, Spanish, Polish, Hebrew, Russian, Tagalog and Lithuanian.
  • Education
    University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1988 J.D.
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985 B.S. in Communication Studies/Philosophy

OUR VALUES

Our aim is to make sure that decisions made in the immigration law arena are founded on the most complete, accurate and relevant information. Immigration law decisions tend to involve high stakes, whether it impacts sensitive family relationships, or a company’s ability to recruit or retain valuable staff. In a world of endless information, the Law Offices of Richard Hanus seeks to provide the most practical solution to a client’s particular immigration law scenario.

Nothing matters more than the client and the client’s interests.  Whatever feedback, counsel or services we offer, our approach to client goals is founded on honesty and realism, and with the sole focus on what is best for our client.  Our 25+ year track record helping clients successfully achieve their family or employment based immigration law objectives is a beautiful reminder that our philosophy and methods work.

We aim to provide the best possible representation in your case. For less complicated cases, we look to make sure the case remains complication free. For more difficult matters, we explore every angle to find a solution and zealously advocate to maximize the chances for a successful result. In all cases, we commit to keep our clients informed throughout the process at hand and with a sense of confidence that their case matters and has our full attention.

Our office provides information and services premised on truth and trust. We understand and appreciate the trust our clients place in us.   Accordingly, we zealously advocate on your behalf, solely devoted to your immigration law goals and keeping you informed along the way.  The counsel and representation we provide are the culmination of two-plus decades of “in the trenches” experience striving to learn all there is to know about immigration law and strategy.

When a client seeks our feedback or services, our first goal is to understand as much as possible about the immigration law issue presented, including all of the circumstances surrounding the client’s request and all of their short and long-term goals. When a client decides to hire us, it will only be after we have provided a thorough explanation of applicable laws and policies and a realistic assessment of the viability of the project being considered.

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Today’s Legal News

Accessing the most up to date immigration law news is essential – whether you are facing a family related immigration question or are a company manager looking to bring aboard a foreign worker. Federal laws, regulations and policies can change daily and immediately impact any given immigration law process. We feature the most up to date information, derived by way of conventional media, professional resources as well Attorney Hanus’ practical experiences in the field.

Immigration Lawyers Association Honors Richard Hanus with the Beacon of Light Award

By |November 24th, 2022|

The Law Offices of Richard Hanus is proud to announce that the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chicago Chapter honored Richard Hanus, on June 14, 2022, by presenting him with the “Minsky Beacon of Light Award.” The Beacon of Light Award is presented annually to an attorney who stands out in their dedication to the advancement of the field of immigration law and as an outstanding mentor to fellow immigration lawyers. AILA chose Richard Hanus for the honor for his leadership as a mentor and advocate as well as for his roles heading up AILA governmental liaison committees, including with [...]

When the Worlds of Marijuana, State Law and U.S. Immigration Meet: Yes Means No

By |November 14th, 2022|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published November 14, 2022 Mixed signals.  This is the best way to describe our society’s stance when it comes to marijuana use and U.S. immigration law.  Our state laws send one message, such as in Illinois where marijuana use and distribution is now legal.   Our federal laws though send a completely opposite message, prohibiting these very same activities. When it comes to applying for a Green Card or U.S. citizenship – immigration benefits rooted in federal law – an admission you smoked or distributed weed, including pursuant to authority under state law, can crazily lead to application denial.  Even worse, you [...]

Common Immigration Issues: 5 Times You Need an Immigration Lawyer

By |November 6th, 2022|

It's the American Dream. Millions of people file for immigration status in the USA every year. But, with a very complex immigration process and limits on immigration, many of these applicants are denied. Whether you are applying for immigrant status as a family member, student, employee, or asylum-seeker, the applications are complicated. People make mistakes on their applications or run into immigration issues. This can lead to visa refusals. But, there are people who can help. Hiring an immigration lawyer simplifies the process and helps you navigate the system. A lawyer helps you avoid immigration problems and gives you the [...]

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