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Kim Hunter

Kim grew up on a farm in southwest Iowa. She applies that rural work ethic to her clients’ cases in front of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, the immigration courts, and federal courts. She frequently visits clients in immigration custody and represents them in deportation proceedings, as well as the federal courts.

Kim is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Immigration Project, as well as an active volunteer with The Advocates for Human Rights. She is a frequent presenter on immigration panels at continuing legal education seminars. She was the Advocates for Human Rights Volunteer of the Year in 2008. She graduated from the University of Iowa law school and holds a B.A. from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa.


Kara Lynum

Originally from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Kara received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. She has worked at Kim Hunter & Associates since October 2005.

While in law school, Kara won the CALI award in Civil Procedure and was on the Dean’s List. She also externed for Judge Lloyd Zimmerman and was a research assistant for Professor Eileen Scallen. Kara has worked on Capitol Hill and in the development department for a national non-profit in Washington, D.C.


Jennifer Albrecht

Jennifer grew up in St. Paul, MN and health information management degree from St. Catherine University. Jennifer joined Kim Hunter & Associates in 2009 after running her own business for three years. She assists with applications for adjustment of status, naturalization, and all other immigration applications.



Itzel Oritz

Itzel is originally from Morelos, Mexico. She is currently studying criminal justice at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. She is on the Deanís List and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Itzel volunteers at Navigate and El Colegio. She is fluent in English and Spanish.



Kim Hunter & Associates | 656 Selby Avenue | St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone Number: 651-641-0440 | Fax Number: 651-379-0595 |

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