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Milton Abelardo DeJesus


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Selected as a delegate with the American Bar Association International Legal Exchange (ILEX) in 2009 immediately after the Mumbai, India bombings in December of 2008. Purpose of the conference was to show solidarity with the Indian legal system and to promote and uphold the rule of law; toured a number of cities in India including Dehli, Bangalore, Mumbai and the Taj Mahal; the delegation met with a number of justices both at the local level and with the India Supreme Court, as well as private industry leaders.


Extensive travel to Asia and South America and Middle East on behalf of clients; 


Lectured as guest speaker at the Metro Manilla Law Conference in the Phillipines;


Speaker at a number of Human Resources Association meetings, local and state Continuing Legal Education Conferences. Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1988 and a member of the Silver Circle AILA.  




Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%

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  • F. J. Capriotti III

    I have known Mr. DeJesus since the '70s (we went to the same college). He was a great mentor and encouraged me to go to law school. I endorse Sr. DeJesus without hesitation.


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  • Ken David Swindle

    Milton DeJesus is the only immigration attorney I know, or need to know.


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Contact info


2704 Roberts Road
Suite 311
Little Rock, AR, 72223


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Plaque of RecognitionMetro Manila College, Manila, Philippines1988
Justice Thomas C. Clarke Memorial ScholarshipHastings College of Trial Advocacy1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerImmigration Law Center, LLLP2013 - Present
Owner/AttorneyImmigration/International Law & Trade Associates1984 - 2012
Litigation Counsel,Senior AssociateWDW Associates1982 - 1984
AttorneyLegal Aid Society of Minneapolis1978 - 1982
AttorneyMDJ Associates1976 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Court of International Trade in Washington D.C.Member2013 - Present
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, D. C.Member2013 - Present
India Committee, American Bar Association, International Law and Practice SectionMember2009 - Present
Better Business BureauConsumer, BBB Rating "A"2009 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law and Practice SectionMember, ILEX Delegate2008 - Present
Single Parents Scholarship FundBoard Member2007 - Present
Arkansas Bar Association, Immigration SectionMember2006 - Present
American Society of International LawMember2003 - Present
6th Circuit Court of AppealsMember1999 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationSilver Circle1988 - Present
8th Circuit Court of AppealsMember1978 - Present
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tawfik vs. United States, BIA Precedent DecisionReversed, Remanded, LPR status restored
Luther Hall vs LockhartWrit of Habeas Corpus denied
United States vs. Perez-MurguiaDouble Jeopardy clause does not apply
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationImmigration Legal Exchange (ILEX) India, Minutes2009
ImmiGreat Now (Immigration software)Consultant, substantive immigration procedure2009
Ben J. Altheimer Symposium (Cause Lawyering)ICE Runs a Railroad2009
California Law Review, Vol 92, No.2 (March 2004) p541-584, 551Defending Against Deportation: Equipping Public Defenders to Represent Noncitizens Effectilvely, Jennifer Welch (Citing Milton's article, Footnote 64, p 5512004
Arkansas Consumer Law Handbook, Arkansas Bar AssociationConsumer handbookTranslated into Spanish, Dr. Robert Baum, Hon. Dustin McDaniel, Arkansas Attorney General2002
The Arkansas LawyerBattered Toolbox, Missing Tools and the One Armed Mechanic1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
United States Sentencing CommissionCriminal Defense and Sentencing Guidelines SeminarN/A2008
Administrative Office of the United States CourtsSentencing Guidelines Training, Little Rock, AR 1 day courseN/A2008
Federal Bar Association, Mid South ChapterAnnual Immigration CLE SeminarN/A2007
United States Sentencing CommissionFederal Sentencing Guidelines SeminarN/A2007
University of Texas School of LawAnnual Conference on Immigration LawN/A2005
Administrative Office of the United States CourtsComplex Litigation Seminar, 3 dayN/A2005
Administrative Office of the United States CourtsDefending Immigration Cases, Scottsdale, Arizona; 2 day courseN/A2003
Administrative Office of the United States CourtsAdvanced Trial Skills WorkshopN/A2002
Administrative Ofice of the United States CourtsAdvanced Seminal Federal CrimesN/A2000
Hastings College of Trial Advocacy2 Week Advance Trial SeminarN/A1977
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Macalester CollegePolitical Science, PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Arkansas Bar Association, Annual MeetingWhy Diversity Makes Sense/Cents For Your Practice2013
HRMA ARKANSAS Monthly Program, August 2009, Approved General Recertification CreditImmigration Issues and Latest Developments2009
Ben J.Altherimer SymposiumImmigration in the Criminal Law Context2009
31st Annual Labor & Employment Law ConferenceICE and Customs Enforcement Knocking At Your Door, Employer Sanctions in the Immigration Context2008
Weekly Luncheon, RotarianImmigration Update & Perspectives; Need for Immmigration Reform2007
Immigration Law for Small BusinessImmigration2006
Career Path SymposiumCurrent trends in Immigration Law2006
Immigration Law for PractionersImmigration Law for Practioners2005
Arkansas Bar Association Annual MeetingImmigration Legislation2002
Contemporary Problems in the Criminal Justice SystemThe Ascendancy of the American Criminal Defense Lawyer1988