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Katie Ann DeGrio

Katie Ann DeGrio

also known as Katie DeGrio Channing

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About Me

Katie DeGrio Channing has been working in the field of immigration law since 2002. She is passionate about helping individuals, families and businesses find the right immigration path to achieve their goals and fulfill their dreams.  Ms. DeGrio Channing is licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota, the Federal District Court of Minnesota, and the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeal and has testified as an expert witness on immigration issues in state court proceedings.

Ms. DeGrio Channing represents major corporations, small businesses, individuals and families in non-immigrant visas, permanent resident applications, consular processing, waivers, naturalization, U visas, and appeals. As a small business owner, she understands the need for competent and diligent representation at an afforable price.

Ms. DeGrio Channing has always made service to the community a central part of her personal and professional life. She founded the Duluth/Vaxjo Youth Cultural Soccer Exchange in 1999 and has continued to advocate and educate the community to help overcome cultural barriers. She has successfully handled pro bono cases for local non-profits which included assisting clients with waivers of inadmissibility in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and filing U non-immigrant visa applications for crime victims. She also serves a U visa mentor for the Immigration Law Center of Minnesota's pro bono U visa project.


Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Ruben Martinez Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Ruben Martinez Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kyle Thomas Wermerskirchen

    I endorse this lawyer. I've referred a number of immigration clients to Katie over the years, and have full confidence in her ability to help these clients navigate the process.


    Kyle Wermerskirchen Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Keyser Law, PA

2355 Hwy 36 W
Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN, 55113


MNAuthorized to practice200406/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Immigration AttorneyPrivate Practice2006 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkState Of Minnesota, Judicial Branch2004 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Asylum case remandedAsylum granted
Release from Immigration CustodyClient was released from ICE custody
U Visa Granted (Victim of Crime)Approved
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Publication NameTitleDate
WCCOHow Do Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens?2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJ.D.2004
The College of St. ScholasticaInternational Studies & CommunicationB.A.2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Clarion Legal at Thomson ReutersImmigration2013