Derek Strain is a Principal in the law firm of Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C.
has practiced exclusively in the area of United States immigration and nationality law since 1997.
has represented clients in all areas of immigration and nationality law including naturalization, family-based immigrant petitions, and employment-based immigration.
practice includes H-1B, L, O, E, and TN non-immigrant visas, PERM labor certification, I-9s/employer compliance issues, and deportation/removal defense.
Derek has been an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA) since 1997 and is a current member of the Chicago Chapter Executive Board.
In addition, he is a member of the Federal Bar Association.
has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2014, and he
has also been selected by his
peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers
in America 2012-2014 in the practice area of Immigration Law.
is a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Guatemala) and is fluent in Spanish.
Derek W. Strain