Attorney Carey Thuente has over 13 years of experience practicing immigration law in both employment-based and family-based cases. She represents employers including large and small businesses, non-profits, arts, and religious organizations in temporary and permanent visa petitions for critical employees including: H-1B, H-3, L-1, E-3, O-1, TN, J-1, R-1, I-360, Labor Certifications, Audits, Supervised Recruitment, and Schedule A.
Ms. Thuente also assists individuals in preparing and filing immigration applications, including: fiancé, spouse, parent and child petitions, Visa Processing, Humanitarian Reinstatement, Humanitarian Parole, Extreme Hardship Waivers, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Naturalization. She assists both family and employment-based clients with visa processing and negotiates with embassies and consulates worldwide on complex cases.
Ms. Thuente received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from San Diego State University. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Thuente worked with at-risk high school students and troubled youth in a residential setting as a mentor with the San Diego State University Mentorship Program. Ms. Thuente received her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law, cum laude, in May 2005 and was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in October 2005. She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 2005. She has volunteered with Advocates for Human Rights and the West 7th Legal Clinic. In addition to her law practice, she works as a JD Compass Strategist and Adjunct Professor for the University of St. Thomas School of Law. As a JD Compass Strategist, she mentors students in their bar preparation and assists them in their career search. Ms. Thuente is also an Adjunct Professor for the Mentor Externship Class, in which she teaches students topics related to their professional development.
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