Welcome to Aust Schmiechen P.A.
Aust Schmiechen is a boutique law firm practicing exclusively in immigration and nationality law. We are a client centered law firm with an emphasis on promoting and protecting our clients’ legal rights throughout the immigration process. We are committed to serving a wide range of clients and offer flexible payment plans including staged, sliding fee or hourly payment options.
Professionals at Aust Schmiechen speak Spanish, Russian, Polish and Belarusian.
Call us to schedule a free consultation and visit us at our office in the Crown Roller Mill at 105 Fifth Avenue South in Suite 485, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401-2536.
**New ** FULL-TIME PARALEGAL / LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION OPEN. Job Description
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to info@AustSchmiechen.com. No phone calls please.
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We can represent you in
all immigration matters including:
Some Recent Victories
July 2016 – Ethiopian pro bono client finds protection in the United States after the Chicago Asylum Office grants her I-589 asylum application.
June 2016 – Eastern European woman takes the Oath of Allegiance to become a U.S. citizen 26 years after first entering the United States.
June 2016 – Immigration Judge rules from the bench allowing detained, Central American to get a Green Card through Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal.
May 2016 – Aust Schmiechen successfully defends one of its clients against a USCIS smuggling charge.
April 2016 – Five Aust Schmiechen clients from West Africa and the Middle East to be sworn in as United States citizens this month.
February 2016 – USCIS approves an I-751 waiver for a young West African who had lived with his abusive wife for only several weeks in the United States.
January 2016 – The U.S. Embassy in Liberia grants an immigrant visa to the spouse of a U.S. citizen.
December 2015 – USCIS approves two I-751 applications after submitting detailed RFE responses.
Who We Are
Brian Aust has been a practicing attorney for almost 15 years. Brian works on all types of immigration cases. He represents individuals in family based immigration matters, but has a special interest in representing GLBT clients. Brian is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) having served as the chapter liaison between the immigration bar and the St. Paul Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for 2 years. Brian is fluent in Spanish.
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Malinda Schmiechen is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and has been dedicated to improving the lives of people born outside the United States for over twenty years. Malinda understands the stress and strain of living outside your home country and traveling abroad because she lived in the former Yugoslavia and Poland and has visited countries in Africa, Central America, Asia and Europe. She was the 2013-2014 Chair of the Minnesota/Dakotas’ American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is an Adjunct Professor of Immigration and Nationality Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Malinda speaks Russian, Polish and some Croatian.
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“You have given someone’s sister, someone’s daughter,
a chance in life.”