Amina Najib is an associate attorney with Kempster, Corcoran, Quiceno and Lenz-Calvo, Ltd., where she practices immigration law exclusively.  She focuses her practice on asylum, U visas, benefits for victims of domestic violence, family-based immigration, naturalization, removal defense and federal court litigation. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and a member of the Arab American Bar Association.  She was previously a supervising attorney with the National Immigrant Justice Center.

Amina is the daughter of a Palestinian immigrant.  Prior to her career as an immigration attorney, she studied in Rome, Oxford and interned with Al-Haq, a legal human rights organization located in Ramallah, Palestine.  Amina has been selected by the Illinois Super Lawyers List as a Rising Star in the field of immigration law.

Education
  • DePaul University College of Law, 2005
  • Immigration Law Clinic, Certificate in International and Comparative Law
  • Loyola University Chicago, 2000
Admissions
  • State of Illinois
Professional Associations & Membership
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Chicago Chapter
  • Ethics and the Unauthorized Practice of Law, committee member, 2012-2013
  • New Americans Initiative, committee member, 2012-2013
Languages
  • Spanish
  • Arabic