The link below has the Federal Removal statute. You can remove to any Federal venue that still complies with diversity (second link below). An attorney licensed in a state court that has permission to practice in Federal court can practice Federal law in any Federal court int he nation either by admission or pro hoc vice (temporary admission). You really want to work with an attorney to fight this.
Sounds like you are doing it this yourself. You need an attorney
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