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When a permanent resident (green card holder) has lived in the US for 3 or 5 years, they become eligible to apply to become citizens of the US. There are also other factors with are considered, including good moral character. CALL so that we can assist you Prepare and File your naturalization application.


Waivers are used to overcome issues that would prevent a foreign-born person from being admitted into the United States. There are waivers for overcoming convictions; departure from the United States after entering without inspection; departure from the United States after overstaying time allowed; the two-year foreign residence requirement for J visas. CALL so that we can assist you determine what Waiver is available in your case.

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The immigration process can get complicated and has a number of potential obstacles. Whether you are dealing with immigration issues for yourself, your loved ones, or your business matters, it is essential that you seek the help of an experienced immigration attorney. No matter where you live in the United States, if you are in need of help with issues related to family immigration, business immigration, and more — call Akpele & Associates LLC today.


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Uzo Akpele

Attorney at Law

Attorney Uzo Akpele personally understands the unique circumstances and challenges faced by individuals and families who are making the decision to start a new life in a new country. Since earning her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law 2000, Uzo has dedicated her career to providing skilled guidance to people who are in need of help with the immigration process. From family-related immigration issues including green cards, Waivers, to Business Immigration matters involving work visas and hiring international employees — Uzo has the insight needed to help you attain your US immigration goals.

No matter where you live in the United States, call Uzo at Akpele & Associates LLC today to schedule a simple case consultation.

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Why You Need an Immigration Attorney

For Your Business

If you are looking to expand your business and hire someone from another country, working with a knowledgeable immigration attorney will allow you to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible. From obtaining a green card through investment, temporary work visas, to other business-related immigration matters, Akpele & Associates LLC can provide you with the assistance you need.

For Your Family

Whether you or a family member are looking to come to the United States to find new opportunities in life, the process of obtaining a green card, naturalization, or applying for citizenship waivers can be complex and overwhelming. Working with a knowledgeable and experienced immigration attorney will allow you move efficiently through the process.


  • Status Change:

    The process was slow and daunting even though we did everything the immigration officials asked of us. But Akpele was able to get the job done for us. She told us what to expect; she did not paint a rosy picture, nor did she make any unrealistic promises. We were prepared for the worst-case scena... Read On

  • She is a GREAT LAWYER!!!

    We are so blessed to have Uzo as our attorney. She did an excellent job for my husband's petition to INS. Thanks to Uzo he has his green card and is back with us. She was respectful, patient, and provided a lot of understanding of INS law. Thanks, Uzo! Read On

  • VAWA

    Uzo is good with immigration cases. She started the filing of my case in 2008, after 3 years my green card was approved in Nov 2011. I was the victim of abuse by my husband. Thank God everything went well because of Uzo. I highly recommend her. Read On



You need an attorney who will work directly with you. Akpele & Associates LLC will provide you with one-on-one care and attention throughout the legal process.


With nearly two decades of experience in US immigration law, we have the knowledge and understanding to explain all of your options and help you move forward in pursuit of a resolution.


With so much at stake, you can feel confident with an attorney who makes it a priority to be available to answer your questions at every stage of the process.

Providing Knowledgeable Assistance Throughout The Immigration Process

Making the journey to a new country can be daunting for anyone, whether you are doing so on your own or with your entire family. While new opportunities can be exciting, the process itself can be full of confusion and complications. When you need help with immigration matters, you can get the reliable assistance and skilled legal guidance that you need from an experienced immigration attorney at Akpele & Associates LLC in Atlanta, Georgia.

Born in Nigeria, attorney Uzo Akpele came to the United States as an immigrant herself. Having practiced in this area of the law for over two decades, she understands the struggles and frustrations that one can experience and has the experience to assist people who are navigating the immigration system. In all family-related immigration matters involving naturalization, green cards, and waivers, Uzo and her firm are ready to guide you.

Corporate immigration law can be beneficial to both employers and employees. Maybe you have the opportunity to expand your business enterprise by hiring employees from other countries. You could also be an immigrant wanting to start a company in the United States. Or maybe you simply wish to obtain a green card through investment. No matter how complex the situation, Akpele & Associates LLC has extensive experience helping individuals and businesses navigate their way through the United States immigration process.

You don't have to deal with immigration issues on your own. Having a knowledgeable immigration attorney by your side to explain your options and develop a sound legal strategy will give you confidence and peace of mind that you have a path forward.  

Akpele & Associates LLC provides sound legal guidance today to people wherever they may be located.  

Akpele & Associates LLC Is Here for You

Naturalization, Waivers, Family-based green cards, Business green cards, Business non-immigrant visas.

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Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discuss your case and how we can assist you to achieve your immigration goal.

3355 Lenox Rd NE, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30342