Marisela J. Marquez
Marisela J. Marquez (Chela) is an immigration attorney and Partner at Margaret W. Wong & Associates, LLC. At the law firm’s Minneapolis, Minnesota, Immigration Law office, she handles all types of immigration matters and specializes in asylum, removal defense, family-based immigration, O visas, EB1 and EB2 cases. A zealous advocate for her clients, Ms. Marquez frequently appears at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offices and immigration courts around the country. Ms. Marquez is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Prior to opening the law firm’s Minneapolis Immigration Law office, Ms. Marquez worked in the firm’s Cleveland, Ohio, headquarters for several years while her husband completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinic. Ms. Marquez obtained her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. While in law school, she competed on the Rosalie E. Wahl Moot Court team and received the Minnesota Justice Foundation Public Interest Law Fellowship. As a student certified attorney, she clerked for a criminal defense agency.
Ms. Marquez lives in Minneapolis with her husband, son, daughter and two rambunctious dogs. She enjoys playing piano, hiking and spending time with family and friends.