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I represent individuals in all types of immigration matters including, family visas, employment visas, US Citizenship (naturalization), deportation/removal hearings and applications before US Consulates worldwide.

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Languages spoken: English, Italian

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Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%
    38 years, 5 thousand cases

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Fixed (always)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ross Brenton Russell

    Attorney Capriotti provides excellent advice on the Avvo forum and has an exceptional reputation within the legal community. His knowledge of immigration law is impressive and any client that hires him is in great hands. I endorse this lawyer.

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  • Kyce Siddiqi

    Attorney Capriotti is a superstar among immigration Lawyers as exemplified by his intelligent and informative contributions on this website. I endorse him without reservation.

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Contact info

Capriotti International Law

Serving clients WORLDWIDE
franco@capriotti.com
Portland, OR

Capriotti International Law

Serving clients WORLDWIDE
franco@capriotti.com
MINNETONKA, MN, 55305-1019

Capriotti International Law

Serving clients WORLDWIDE
franco@capriotti.com
Outing, MN, 56662

Capriotti International Law

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franco@capriotti.com
International Falls, MN

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive198108/20/2016
MNAuthorized to practice197807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Certified Mediation Hearing SpecialistMetropolitan Human Relations Commission - Neighborhood Mediation Program1982
Cum LaudeHamline University School of Law1978
Silver Gavel Award for ScholarshipHamline University School of Law1978
Dean's ListMacalester College1972
Dean's ListMacalester College1971
Dean's ListMacalester College1970
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1966
Order of the ArrowBoy Scouts of America1966
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Immigration CounselCapriotti International Law1987 - Present
Professor of Immigration Law (Adjunct)Lewis & Clark Law School1995 - 2005
Immigration Legal CounselTamblyn & Bush1986 - 1987
Of Counsel on Immigration MattersNoles, Lincoln, Sever & Sandlow1983 - 1986
Special Education Rights Legal AdvocateVISTA - Oregon Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Center1981 - 1983
Co-Editor/Co-PublisherFoundation Data Center1978 - 2010
Legal CounselCapriotti Law1978 - 1981
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association - Rome District ChapterAttorney Member2008 - Present
Immigration Lawyers on the Web - ILW.comFounding Member1994 - Present
International Law Students AssociationVolunteer Attorney1994 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1985 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association - Minnesota Dakotas ChapterAttorney Member1985 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association - OregonChapterAttorney Member1985 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1981 - Present
American Red CrossVolunteer1965 - Present
Immigration Counseling ServiceVolunteer Attorney, Board Member & Board Chair1981 - 1996
Minnesota Trial Lawyers AssociationStudent Member1975 - 1979
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Van Eeton v. Beebe, 49 F. Supp. 2d 1186 (D. Ore. 1999)Client was released from custody
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon State BarImmigration Law2003
Oregon State BarImmigration Status2003
13 CRIM. JUST. 4Small-Time Crime/Big-Time Trouble: The New Immigration Laws1998
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Macalester CollegeEducation & PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jessup Super Regional Moot Court CompetitionInternational Law Moot Court2013
Jessup International Law Moot Court - Super RegionalInternational Law Moot Court2012
Pacific NW Regional Immigration ConferenceE-Verify2011
Jessup International Law Moot Court - Super RegionalInternational Law Moot Court2011
Jessup International Law Moot Court - Super RegionalInternational Law Moot Court2010
Jessup International Law Moot CourtInternational Law Moot Court2009
Citizenship for BeginnersCitizenship for Beginners2009
Pacific NW Regional Immigration ConferenceImmigration Basics2008
Jessup International Law Moot Court - Super RegionalInternational Law Moot Court2008
Overview of the Immigration Process - WebnarOverview of the Immigration Process2002