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Immigration and federal criminal defense law


Araneda & Stroud is a private law firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina, that handles immigration law and federal criminal law defense. Our attorneys each have more than 19 years of legal experience and both are law graduates from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill.

Our principal attorney, Jorgelina E. Araneda, has been practicing law in the Raleigh area since 1994 as Araneda Law Firm. W. Randall Stroud worked with area law firms since the mid-1990s until he joined the partnership of Waller, Stroud, Stewart & Araneda in 2001. Araneda & Stroud Immigration Law Group was formed in 2007.

Our attorneys have extensive litigation experience in Federal Court, Immigration Court, and North Carolina state courts, with published decisions and legal articles. Our attorneys serve in positions within the Carolinas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).