Candelario Arredondo
PEOPLE

Candelario Arredondo

Senior Attorney
arredondo.candelario@dorsey.com

Overview

CANDELARIO ADVISES ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES AND AT U.S. CONSULATES ABROAD ON U.S. IMMIGRATION LAW MATTERS WITH A PARTICULAR FOCUS ON EFFICIENT AND SUCCESSFUL PROCESSING OF IMMIGRANT AND NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS, ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS, AND NATURALIZATION MATTERS.

Candelario has years of experience handling a variety of employment-based and family-based immigration matters, including B, E, H, L, O, R, TN and other non-immigrant visa petitions, as well as I-130, I-129F, I-140, and I-360 immigrant visa petitions.

Candelario has highly specialized experience working with several organizations on obtaining initial corporate blanket L petition approvals, and renewals, to facilitate the efficient transfer of intracompany transferee managers, executives, and specialized knowledge professionals. His work in this area includes analyzing and organizing corporate, tax, and business operational documentation for U.S. and international entities, to ensure eligibility.

Candelario also works on matters related to adjustment of status, citizenship and naturalization, removal of conditions on residence, and replacement of permanent resident card as well as a travel document, employment authorization card and re-entry permit.

Education & Admissions

University of St. Thomas School of Law (J.D., 2008)

California State University, Stanislaus (B.A., Political Science, 1999), cum laude

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Languages

  • English and Spanish

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association (MHBA)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • Federal Bar Association – Immigration Section
  • Latino Chamber of Commerce of Minnesota

Accolades

Chambers USA 2021

  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA (Immigration), 2021
  • Legal 500 US National Tier 4 Ranking for Immigration Practice, 2021
Candelario Arredondo