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EDUCATION:        Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri
                                 JURIS DOCTOR                                                  June 1986
 
                                 Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
                                 BACHELOR OF ARTS-Political Science                August 1982                               
                                                                                        

EXPERIENCE:      ATTORNEY - Self-Employed
                                  Santa Fe, New Mexico                                      August 1994-Present


My practice in Santa Fe is limited exclusively to the area of immigration law
including visas, work permits and green cards for family members, employees,
investors and students.  DACA, citizenship and naturalization and
deportation defense.
 
                               ATTORNEY - Greensfelder,Hemker and Gale
                               St. Louis, Missouri                                               September 1991-August 1994


In 1991, Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale was a 85 lawyer firm with a predominately small
to medium corporate business focus. I was hired by the firm to expand its
immigration law practice group. 95% of my work was devoted to employment-based
immigration. Today, Greensfelder is a 160 lawyer firm with a strong regional
practice. The firm still maintains an immigration law practice group.

 
                               ATTORNEY-Law Offices of Peter Ferrara
                               St. Louis, Missouri                                               October 1986-September 1991


Practice limited exclusively to the area of immigration law including labor certifications,
foreign nationals of distinguished merit and ability, intra-company transferees,

family-based immigration, students, immigration consequences of criminal activity,
deportation defense, exclusion,  asylum, citizenship and administrative and judicial appeals.
I have presented cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals in Falls Church,Virginia
and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Fifth Circuits.
               
                              LEGAL INTERN-Law Offices of Peter Ferrara
                              St. Louis, Missouri                                                August 1982-September 1986


Researched immigration related issues and prepared written findings of law. Prepared immigration
forms and documents for filing.