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Dhenu Mitesh Savla

Dhenu Mitesh Savla

also known as Dhenu Savla

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About Me

Here is the Bio from my website:


"Dhenu first came to this country when she was 10 years old from India.  Like many immigrants, she saw her parents struggle in this country to provide the best opportunities for their children.  She is passionate about helping immigrants achieve their potential, as well as experienced in helping businesses hire international talent with minimal hassles.


Prior to starting her own practice, Dhenu worked at a nonprofit where she assisted low-income immigrants with their complex immigration matters.  She has also worked in law firms with both individuals and businesses.  Dhenu is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA), Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), and Chicago Bar Association (CBA).  She is also on the Board of the AILA New Members Division.  Among her accomplishments, she has delivered a speech on the new law, 204(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act in front of the AILA Chicago Chapter monthly attorney meeting, and she has been published in the Illinois State Bar Journal on the same topic.  She recently delivered a seminar at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) to educate fellow attorneys on topics related to immigration law.


She is also active in the community and volunteers with the Indo-American Center in Chicago’s monthly legal clinic, and delivers free seminars on important immigration topics from time to time.


Dhenu got her Bachelors of Arts degree in Philosophy and Child Development from Tufts University in Medford, MA, and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Illinois.


Dhenu speaks many languages, including Hindi (Urdu), Gujarati, Kachchhi, and Spanish."


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Immigration: 100%
    7 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

27 total 

  • Tawfiq Innas Ali

    Dhenu is very knowledgeable and experienced in immigration matters and works passionately for her clients. Results speak for themselves. Extremely trustworthy. Superb communicator and leader in the community. Excellent teacher and adviser. People with immigration-related matters are smart to consider Dhenu to help them live better and happier lives with less risk and worry.


    Tawfiq Ali Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Armen Gukasyan

    I endorse Attorney Savla based on her contributions to this board and the legal community as a whole. Her detailed and insightful answers to questions asked by AVVO subscribers indicate her extensive knowledge of immigration law and the passion she has for the practice of immigration law.


    Armen Gukasyan Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

SwagatUSA, LLC

35 East Upper Wacker Dr
Ste 1750
Chicago, IL, 60601


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best for Family Based Immigration Matters - IllinoisAcquisition International 2014 Global Mobility and Immigration Awards2014
4th PlaceNational Mediation Competition2006
Honors-at-entranceLoyola University Chicago School of Law2004
Community Service AwardLoyola University Chicago School of Law2004
Dean's ListTufts University2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerSwagatUSA2011 - Present
Staff AttorneyImmigration Project2009 - 2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationExecutive Council2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - 2012
Indian American Bar Association of ChicagoN/A2007 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Immigration and Nationality Law CommitteeN/A2007 - 2013

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
I-601 WaiverSuccess

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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA GPSolo MagazineThe Five Essential Rainmaking Tips2012
Illinois Bar JournalImmigration Law: The End of the Widow's Penalty2011
GP Solo MagazineGuerilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Information SeminarComprehensive Immigration Reform - How to be Prepared2013
Entrepreneurship Workshop - KOJAIN ConventionYou have H1-B - No Problem!2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Chicago chapter)Immigration and Nationality Act 204(l)2012
Indo-American Center, ChicagoCitizenship Application Basics2011
Chicago Bar AssociationI-601 Waivers of Unlawful Presence2011
AILA Chicago Chapter Monthly MeetingImmigration and Nationality Act Section 204(l)2010

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