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Achieve Your Immigration Goals in The U.S. Trust your case to the honest & caring attorneys at Milla & Associates.

Deportation Lawyer in Chicago, IL

Removal Defense for Immigrants Throughout the U.S.

Deportation (removal) cases require urgent, knowledgeable action. In immigration court, the difference between winning and losing can mean the difference between staying with family in the U.S. or being forced to leave the country and separated from family. Having a skilled attorney experienced in removal defense and knowledgeable of the immigration court system can make all the difference.

If you or someone you love has been placed into removal proceedings, contact Milla & Associates, LLC. Although based in Chicago, the attorneys at Milla & Associates, LLC have successfully represented clients nationwide in the various parts of the complex immigration court system.


We have the experience needed to litigate all types of deportation cases, including:

  • Cancellation of removal for permanent residents ("green card holders") and non-permanent residents
  • Bond and detention hearings
  • Hardship waivers of inadmissibility and removability for grounds including certain crimes and fraud/misrepresentation
  • Form I-751 Petitions to remove conditions on permanent resident status ("green card")
  • Adjustment of status to permanent resident ("green card") based on family and employment
  • Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and protection under the UN Convention Against Torture
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • U visas for victims of certain crimes
  • Prosecutorial Discretion and Administrative Closure
  • Motions to Reopen, Reconsider, and Remand Immigration Court Cases

Time is of the essence in the removal process. Do not hesitate to call Milla & Associates, LLC at (312) 702-1782 to schedule a consultation on your case.

Skilled Appellate Attorneys in Removal Cases

If a person does not win in deportation court, all may not be lost. The attorneys at Milla & Associates, LLC have years of experience successfully representing clients in appeals and challenges of removal orders. Even though you may have been ordered to leave the U.S., you may still have a chance to stay in the country.


We can maneuver the complex appellate process and fight for your ability to be in the U.S. through various steps, including:

  • Appeals and Motions to the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • Motions with Immigration Court to Reopen, Reconsider, Remand, and Challenge Orders of Removal (Deportation)
  • Federal litigation at the U.S. District Court, U.S. Federal Circuit Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court levels
  • Stays of Removal (Deportation)

Let Our Trusted Removal Defense Firm Fight for You

At Milla & Associates, LLC, our dedicated attorneys have years of experience with the immigration court system, rules, and judges, as well as the government's attorneys. We have helped numerous clients over the years to avoid deportation and successfully apply for relief. Because of our track record of success and because of our commitment to our clients, you can be confident that we are prepared to help you every step of the way.

Read our testimonials page to learn more about our committed and successful approach directly from our clients. Milla & Associates, LLC is prepared to stand in your corner as your personal removal defense team if you or someone you know has been threatened with deportation.

We encourage you to schedule a case review at our Chicago office. Call Milla & Associates, LLC today at (312) 702-1782 to get started.

  • We can't say enough good things about Robert!

    “We can't say enough good things about Robert!”

    Georgia K.

  • Successful case for marriage-based green card

    “Milla & Associates delivers an incredible quality of legal representation and it was an absolute pleasure to work with Robert Milla, Tatiana Alonso, and their team. My husband and I entrusted them with my adjustment of status and green card application. Our case was handled very efficiently, they answered our questions at every stage and kept us informed of the next steps and developments throughout the process. Not only that, Robert is highly experienced and has an incredible understanding of immigration law on top of being genuine, personable and transparent. It is really hard to be able to find a good attorney that genuinely cares about the case, he is trustworthy, and I can tell that he does his work with his heart. My adjustment of status/green card was approved within a week from the interview, and I received my conditional green card in the mail a few days after receiving the approval notice. Robert and his team definitely made the entire process seamless. I would strongly recommend Robert Milla for anyone who is looking for a great immigration attorney and to be put in the best position possible with obtaining a green card. Thank you, Robert, for making my husband and I feel at ease as we navigated through uncharted waters. We are so grateful for you!”

    E & H

  • Would have been lost without them!

    “Fantastic firm and most notably my wonderful attorney Justin Hoefflicker. He was clear and easy to understand, helpful and able to think outside the box to answer our questions and various what if scenarios. We would have been lost without him deciphering the response letters from the USCIS. Thank you Justin!”

    Amber Carser

  • Great attorney and a great human being!

    “Robert is one of the best and most trustworthy attorneys I have ever met or worked with. What separates Robert from others is his commitment to winning and his willingness to fight for you, regardless of how hard it might get or how long it takes. He does not use his law degree or the severity of a case to intimidate you or, unlike some, he does not use fear as a way of getting you to hire him. Instead, you can sense from the get-go that he does this as a matter of calling: he wants to help people win their immigration battles because it is the right thing to do. He is down to earth, relatable, yet very effective. His ability to use language seamlessly to drive a point home was quite remarkable and refreshing to see. He is tactful, but does not shy away from stating the facts aggressively and in a manner that makes the arguments stick. This is not something many attorneys know how to do. He was also very responsive and very sensitive to avoid misunderstandings in any regard. He asked and listened to the feedback and was not focused on anything else but to get the job done--which is both rare and extraordinary. He was also very flexible with payments and the entire process. Robert is a down to earth, caring guy and a very, very competent attorney who will take care of you. We hope to work with him again in the future and would strongly recommend him to you, as well.”

    Anonymous

  • Great Lawyer!

    “I needed help with a complicated immigration case for my family (parents-in-law and myself). Robert was very knowledgeable, culturally sensitive and courteous. He is very easy to deal with and seems to be a great person overall. I definitely recommend him to anyone who is seeking help with obtaining a green card.”

    Anonymous

  • Excellent communication

    “I highly recommend Milla & Associates. My wife and I worked with Justin and we always been in constant communication. The process was really fast and successful. Thanks Justin!”

    Anonymous

  • He is amazing

    “He is amazing attorney. I recomend him to few friend earlier and they are satisfied. I would always recomend him. He help us with honest advice. And he will do everything to win your case. He is not taking money if he can't win the case. He will spend time with you with lot of pation and he is a very good, amazing listener. Thank you Robert Milla”

    Ana G

  • Impressive work and professionalism.

    “My husband and I had a very complicated I601 and I212 waiver case and had to hire an attorney no matter what. We searched online for weeks trying to find the best one since we were living in Costa Rica and wanted an attorney from Chicago. We hired Robert after reading his impressive curriculum and experience, plus he did not have any issues with the bar. I am a Costa Rican citizen married to a USC. All of our communication was done over the phone and email but that didn't make it less personal. I am a complete "worrier", I worry about every single thing that can go wrong and I ask a ton of questions. He was always happy to answer them in a timely manner. With Robert's guidance and expertise we were able to put together a very strong argument as to why my husband couldn't live in Costa Rica and why he needed me with him. Although this is the truth, it is extremely hard to know how to accurately prove this to USCIS, you really have to know how the waiver process works and doing it without a responsible and honest lawyer is not what would recommend to ANYONE. Robert helped us file the waiver and it was approved today, November 21st 2013!!! I WOULD ABSOLUTELY, HANDS DOWN recommend Attorney Robert Milla for any immigration matter, he knows what he is doing and has the experience needed to win cases. My husband and I will be forever thankful to Robert for bringing us together again”

    Anonymous

  • The Best Lawyer

    “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Atty. Robert Milla, Ms. Sylvia and the rest of the staff of Milla Law firm. The team was of great help in processing my papers and documents, from the application of my Green Card until the application of my U.S. Citizenship. Not to mention how patient Mr. Robert Milla was when answering my questions and paying attention into knotting all the loose ends to make sure that everything goes well for me to achieve the outcome I was aiming for. I would definitely recommend Robert Milla Law Firm not only for his compassion and empathetic demeanor in relating to his clients but also because of his undeniable skills in handling cases in immigration. His assistants are also commendable for being so helpful and attentive. Until now I'm still overwhelmed that I immediately got the schedule of my Oath Taking Ceremony few days after my interview for the application of my U.S. Citizenship. I have no regrets in seeking legal help and advice from this office, and I will definitely hire their service for the petition of my family.”

    A.G.

  • Very satisfied, i have other petitions too, the fight is not ...

    “At first i was curious of what Lawyers (in general) do to make their income and i wasn't impressed until i see the result, that is just being me (Marine Vet). I learned that he is half Filipino, but that didn't change my opinion about lawyers even if he is a son of a fellow Marine Vet. With his high caliber of knowledge in/on immigration law, he walks and talks with the mission on his every foot steps. I highly recommend him to every Filipino and Military Veterans. I have been petitioning my other siblings ever since my father passed away and i will have to call him again to save my day to bring my family here in USA just like what my father wants.”

    Sgt Jason DelaRosa