Education & Admissions

  • University of Rochester, cum laude (1997)
  • George Washington University Law School (2000)
  • Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers (2007).
  • New York, District of Columbia, Virginia and Tennessee
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, Middle District of Tennessee,
  • Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and the Northern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of International Trade, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal
  • Circuit, and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Licensed advocate in Pakistan

Recent Successes in Immigration Law

  • Appointed Diversity Chair for the American Immigration Lawyer's Association, D.C. Chapter
  • H1B visa approvals for employees of IT companies, medical professionals, accounting firms and others.
  • Permanent Residence (PERM) applications for IT company employees and law firms.
  • L1 intracompany transfer for large Argentinian wine producer.
  • L1 intracompany transfer for U.S. based financial company for the CEO of its offshore affiliate in Pakistan.
  • E2 visa for investor/owner and chef/employee of Korean restaurant in Georgetown.
  • E2 visa for the investor/owner of a medical device related technology company.
  • EB1, extra ordinary ability, green card for Indian Olympic swimmer.
  • Permanent residence applications for spouses and other relatives of US citizens.
  • Citizenship applications for green card holders.

Posts

"Federal Contractors’ Use of Foreign Labor to be Restricted"

President Donald Trump is set to issue an order on August 3, 2020, that will require priority for U.S. citizens…

"EB-5 Investor Visas – USCIS Redeployment Policy Change Announcement"

On July 24th, USCIS (the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) issued a Policy Alert to clarify guidance regarding the…

"International students taking online only classes cannot remain in the U.S. – Harvard and MIT sue"

The public health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several universities to move to online-only classes.  Recent…

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