Alexander Ivakhnenko

Alexander Ivakhnenko

We assist clients in tough situations that require excellent analytical skills.
  • Criminal Law, Immigration Law, International Law ...
  • Illinois
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Provided professional language support for the federal, criminal and immigration courts nationwide.
Studied asylum, U.S. immigration and refugee law in Moscow Russia, 2002, and Rome, Italy, 2004.
Provide professional legal representation with federal and state criminal charges. Contact us directly at 773-562-8602 and we will analyze your potential exposure to criminal charges timely, efficiently, and without delay.
Specialize in U.S. immigration law practice adjusting status, naturalization, family-based AOS to LPR. We assist clients with both affirmative and defensive asylum claims.
Developed a keen expertise in evaluating, handling and completing asylum and removal cases in the U.S. Immigration Courts.
Successfully prevailed on BIA appeals on meritorious grounds. Completed protracted immigration cases by compelling the Government to render a decision by way of filing a Writ of Mandamus. If you are in doubt how to proceed, call us at 773-5672-8602 before you prepare or file anything without professional assistance.

DePaul College of Law
J.D. (2005) | law studies
Activities: Asylum studies
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Loyola University Chicago School of Law
asylum and international law studies (2004) | asylum law
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Professional Experience
Federal Language Support
U.S. Federal Court
Provided support for federal criminal cases nationwide with Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Speaking Engagements
Visiting Lecturer, Chicata annual meeting, Chicago Public Library
Provided legal guidance for court interpreters Code of Conduct, court protocol, consecutive, simultaneous modes, legal scope of professional performance for a court accepted linguist.
Notary Public
Cook County
Avvo Top Contributor 2022
Recognized for active contribution with professional legal guidance.
The best of Chicago business services
The Chicago Award Program
Recognized for professional excellence and contribution to the client need.s
Clients Choice
Selected the best attorney by clients.
Professional Associations
US Federal Court of the Northern District of Illinois
trial bar attorney
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Activities: representing clients in U.S. Federal Court
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U.S. Federal Appellate Court of the Seventh Federal Circuit
admitted to practice
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Activities: Admitted to the above court
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United States Supreme Court
admitted to practice
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Illinois Supreme Court
admitted to practice
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Activities: licensed attorney
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: Illinois Supreme Court
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    For some cases we provide a flat rate fee that covers a described legal scope of representation regardless of the professional hours spent on the legal case.
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    International Law
    Human Rights
    DUI & DWI
    Appeals & Appellate
    Federal Appeals
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    White Collar Crime
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Legal Answers
Q. I am outside us with green card for 18 months can i maintain my permanent resident status certificate of naturalization
A: Any absence abroad for US permanent resident over a year, 12 months, will render one’s permanent status void and abandoned absent any applicable exceptions. Thus, by operation of law, US permanent resident must reside in the United States permanently.

Out of abundance of precaution, such permanent resident should take foreign trips not exceeding six months
Q. I am an Asylee as of March 2022. I would like to go visit my family and stay for a month or less.
A: I do not recommend traveling to the country of persecution at any time until you become a US citizen for one simple reason because any travel to the country of persecution as in the Saili or US permanent resident will render that status invalid. You may travel to another country to meet your family members, but not directly to the country of persecution.
Q. Can my cousin have a free immigration lawyer?
A: He is not eligible to have a free legal counsel as that only attaches to criminal cases not administrative immigration proceedings.

He must retain a local immigration counsel without any delay as his future will be permanently affected by removal proceedings.
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Attorney Alexander Ivakhnenko
370 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
Telephone: (773) 562-8602