About Gillman Immigration Law

Navigating Immigration with HearT

At The Gillman Immigration Law Firm, we’re more than immigration lawyers – we’re your fiercest advocates. From helping vulnerable abuse survivors through VAWA to guiding green card holders towards citizenship, we work with you to create pathways to a better future with expertise and dedication. We know what you are going through, and you are not alone. Contact us today and get the legal help you deserve now.

Meet Nkechi “Kiki” Gillman: The FIERCEST Immigration Attorney

Dignified Advocacy

Nkechi Kiki Gillman is the force behind The Gillman Immigration Law Firm, lawyering through a cultural lens. As an immigrant with a diverse upbringing that spans Germany, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the Caribbean, her work is informed through her diverse perspectives.

A graduate of Kent State University with a B.A. in Business Management, Nkechi’s legal journey led her to excel at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where she earned her J.D. in 2009. She advocated for immigrants facing deportation and seeking humanitarian relief through the Immigrant Law Center in Minnesota.

Kiki is a zealous and fierce immigration attorney who is creative and unconventional in her lawyering. Known as the “fiercest one” for razor-sharp advocacy, edge, and style, her career representing immigrants and immigrant survivors spans over 12 years.

She is an expert in all matters of domestic violence as they relate to immigrant survivors  men, women, and children  and empowers immigrants to take back control of their lives and chart a course on their terms through the green card self-petition process. As an immigrant, it has always been an honor and privilege for her to walk her clients through this life-changing journey, one that is very personal and rewarding for her.

She is intentional about her work and has built a successful firm with a reputation for winning cases through uplifting, empowering, and liberating her clients.

Kiki is recognized in her community for her commitment to service and advocacy, and is certainly a role model. She was invited to speak to a group of first-year students on the topic of “Successfully Lawyering As Your True and Authentic Self”. 

She has won numerous awards for her advocacy and humanitarian work, including her most recent recognition as one of the “Top 100 Black Lawyers” in the United States. She is a wife and mother to three beautiful and adorable boys. Besides, Kiki is a fitness and Peloton junkie, speaks Spanish fluently, and enjoys girls’ trips with her tribe.

Why choose us?

We are the fiercest team of immigration lawyers. Led by an immigrant who has been through the long and drawn-out immigration process, our law firm has built systems to make your case process smoother. 

We do not follow the status quo and wait on the slow and endless immigration process. We are proactive and aggressive in our approach. We understand that the immigration process can put one’s life on hold and you can miss a lot of opportunities. Our job is to move swiftly and aggressively to help move the process along smoothly.

How does our process work?

This is how we help you

Schedule a call with us

Schedule a call with one of our lawyers and explain your case to us. They will assess your specific immigration needs and determine whether and how we can assist you.

We solve your immigration problem

After you share the details of your case, our lawyers will outline a potential course of action. They will clarify the timeline of the process, the associated costs, and whether your family members are eligible to apply as well.

We start working together

Your case is assigned to a team (a case manager, paralegal, and legal assistant). They will provide you with a detailed checklist, gather all your documents, review them, and prepare your them for the attorney’s review. 

Start your Case

We will submit your paperwork after our 5-step review, and provide updates on the progress of your case. We work collaboratively with you.

Contact Us Today

We are here to help you navigate the immigration system. Contact us today to schedule a call with our experienced immigration lawyers. They will analyze your case and provide you with personalized legal assistance and guidance. Don’t face these processes alone. We’re here for you.

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