American Dream Law, L.L.C., Minneapolis, MN
East African by birth and South Asian by ethnicity, Salima Khakoo is well versed in both cultures and speaks several languages. Raised in New York City and a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School, Ms. Khakoo received her Bachelorís Degree with honors at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York in 1993. Thereafter, Ms. Khakoo attended the prestigious Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota where she received a Masters of Arts in Public Affairs in 1997. Ms. Khakoo served as the public policy coordinator of the YWCA of Minneapolis for several years and was admitted to the Minnesota bar in October 2002. She received a J.D. Degree (Cum Laude) in 2002 from Hamline University School of Law, in St. Paul, MN, and served as Primary Editor of the Hamline University Journal of Public Law and Policy. Ms. Khakoo has published in the Hamline Journal of Public Law and William Mitchell Law Review. Ms. Khakoo has served on the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission and is currently an Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. In addition, Ms. Khakoo contributes articles on immigration law topics in local and ethnic newspapers. Ms. Khakoo has a background in governmental affairs, legislative advocacy, non-profit and community efforts. She has developed a well-rounded immigration practice and handles all aspects of immigration matters for individual clients and businesses. As the managing attorney of American Dream Law, she has several years of experience in the field of immigration law. She is passionate about ensuring that clients receive the personal attention they deserve with direct access to an attorney, timely filings and affordable fees for services.