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Miguel MelendrezMiguel Melendrez

Senior Paralegal

Miguel Melendrez is an experienced Senior Immigration Removal Defense Paralegal. For the last four years, he has passionately focused his career in helping the immigrant community. He has exclusively worked with Family Immigration cases including: Removal Defense, Asylum, Naturalization, Immigrant Visas, and Non-Immigrant Visas under attorney supervision.

As a paralegal who has quickly built a successful career path, Miguel assists lawyers at the Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield in creating winning cases before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Executive Office for Immigration Review, and the United States Department of State. His previous Senior Paralegal position at a well-respected firm, Ganjoo Law Corporation, has given him the skills to master the soaring and complex immigration field.

He assisted Robert Morris University in Chicago, Illinois, where he obtained his Associates in Paralegal Studies, Bachelors in Business Administration and Masters in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude graduate). Miguel was inducted into the International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration, Lambada Epilson Chi (LEX): National Honor Society for Paralegals and the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

When Miguel is not working, he enjoys discovering new music, going on drives, and spending time with his Family.

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  • “this office should always be your first choice.”


  • “...their professional approach to all my concerns gave me the confidence I needed to relax”


  • “ case was a kind of difficult one, but Daniel made it done.”


  • “The outcome of their professionalism and expertise resulted in my deportation case being dismissed.”


  • “ was their expertise, diligence, and hard work that produced a successful outcome for me.”

    Former Client

  • “Efficient and knowledgeable...especially for complicated and non-standard immigration cases.”


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