About Uche Nwaneri
Uche Nwaneri is an immigration attorney and partner at Premium Legal & Mediation Services, LLC, a Houston-based law firm. In her private legal practice, she is primarily engaged in comprehensive immigration law, including EB-5 visas. She has extensive expertise in preparing and filing I-526 petitions, along with I-485 applications, DS-230 applications, and other immigration matters such as family-based and other employment-based visas.
An immigrant from Nigeria, Nwaneri practiced there as a general legal practitioner for over five years before coming to the United States. She is a barrister and solicitor of Nigeria’s Supreme Court.
She also works as a partner at Nwaneri Law Firm, PLLC, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she manages the operation of the law firm and provides counselling and compliance services to clients.
She has worked in the corporate sector with United Healthcare. At United, she was responsible for managing and administering Medicaid and Medicare privacy programs, including investigation, risk assessment, compliance, interpretation and application of data privacy laws and regulations. She also provided risk mitigation strategies in a wide range of business areas.
Nwaneri has been admitted to the Minnesota State Bar Association. She is involved with various charitable organizations, and she participates in several pro bono projects and workshops. She is a member of AILA.
Nwaneri graduated from William Mitchell College of Law (now named Mitchell Hamline School of Law) in Minnesota with a Juris Doctor in 2003. She also holds a law degree from the University of Nigeria, along with a master's degree in management from St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Nwaneri speaks English and Ibo.