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Sonseere focuses her practice on:

  • Employment-based immigration
  • Family-based immigration
  • Naturalization
  • Out-bound immigration for businesses placing employees abroad.

Sonseere also can assist those seeking Italian citizenship though an ancestral bloodline.

Practice Areas

  • U.S. immigration and nationality law.
    • Employment-based immigration
    • Family-based immigration
    • Naturalization
    • Out-bound immigration for businesses placing employees abroad.

Professional Certifications, Awards and Designations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Outstanding Performance in Fighting Human Trafficking, Civil Society (2006)
  • Rated “AV Preeminent” (highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory

Bar Admission

  • Minnesota
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Minnesota

Education

  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1984
  • B.A., University of Minnesota (Economics), 1980

Publications

  • Author, “Summary of VAWA Provisions for Professionals Working with Abused, Immigrant Spouses,” (Civil Society), September 2002, 2004.

Media Citations

  • “The Fight Against Modern-Day Slavery,” (Minneapolis Star Tribune), March 3,2006
  • “For Better, Then Worse”, (City Pages), June 11, 2003
  • “Human Trafficking Has Come to Minnesota,” (Minnesota Public Radio), March 14, 2006
  • “Immigration Issues”,  (The Mary Hanson Show), November, 2006

 

  • Co-chair,  Minnesota Dakotas Chapter of AILA’s Annual Conference, Fundamentals Track (To be presented May, 2020)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Temple Israel
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Minneapolis Jewish Federation
  • Pro Bono Immigration/Naturalization Services and Advisory Council Member on Access to Healthcare for Russian Speaking Population, Jewish Family and Children’s Service
  • Breck School
  • Girl Scouts
  • Minneapolis Jewish Community Center
  • District Delegate, Hennepin County DFL Nominating Convention

 

 

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