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John Keller 
graduated Cum Laude, from Hamline School of Law. He worked for the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) as a staff attorney from 1998 through 2003, specializing in naturalization, deportation defense and family reunification. In 2005, he became ILCM’s Executive Director. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at University of Minnesota Immigration Clinic. He worked to help create the state’s Working Group on Ethnic Heritage and New Americans in 2007 and has forged coalitions for immigration reform and defense that include labor, business, faith, civic and other partners. He is a frequent speaker on all immigration law and policy issues. As a result of ILCM’s work after the immigration raid in Worthington, Minnesota, Mr. Keller was named the “Minnesota Lawyer” Attorney of the Year in 2007, and ILCM received the Minnesota Council of Non-Profits 2007 Advocacy Award. In 2011, Mr. Keller was given the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association’s Access to Justiceaward.