Debbie M. Schell received her law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She currently practices immigration law in a suburb of Chicago.
Kurt A. Wagner is an attorney, author, university lecturer and founder of the Law and Consulting Offices of Kurt A. Wagner with offices in Illinois and Austria. He is a former U.S. Consular officer with experience in visa processing at U.S. embassies abroad. He lives in Austria.