Patricia B. Minikon is an immigration attorney in private practice in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas. She has represented hundreds of clients in all areas of immigration law, including individual clients as well as corporate clients. For over 18 years, she has enjoyed an above-average track record of successful representations for individuals: winning asylum for her clients before the Asylum Office and in Immigration Court, successfully keeping families together via the immigration petition process, and successfully defending clients against deportation or removal. She has been equally successful in assisting business clients to obtain permanent resident status and temporary work visas for employees in many industries: food service, retail, landscaping, technology, health care, education, and faith-based. Attorney Minikon is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Immigration Law at the University of Maryland University College, a member institution of the University System of Maryland. She has a Bachelors degree in the Administration of Justice from Howard University, a Juris Doctor (law) degree from the University of Maryland and a Masters degree in International Affairs (International Politics, Human Rights, and a regional focus on Africa).