Other Areas of Law
Asylum; Business Immigration; Citizenship; Consular Law; Deportation; Employment Authorizations; Employment Immigration; Employment Visas; Family Immigration Law; Immigration Law; Investor Visas; Labor Certifications; Permanent Visas; Political Asylum; Refugee Law; Religious Visas; Removal Proceedings; Visas
Boston University, B.A., Philosophy, magna cum laude
Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, Editor, International and Comparative Law Review
1982, Virginia and Massachusetts; 1986, District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia and District of Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 1953
Recipient, Special Achievement Award (Litigation) from Attorney General, U.S. D.O.J., 1985. Editor, B.C. Int'l & Comp. L.R., 1981-1982. Judicial Law Clerk, U.S.Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1982-1984. Trial and Appellate Attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1984-1986. Author: "Advising Employers on the New Immigration Reform and Control Act," Published by The District of Columbia Bar, May/June, 1987; "A Family on the Edge," Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Spring 1987; "Obtaining Evidence for Use in International Tribunals," B.C. Int'l & Comp. L.R., 1981. Chair, Asylum Office Liaison Committee, D.C., American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1994-1995; President, Congressional Chorus, Washington, DC 2003-2005 - 1994-1995. - Chair, Legal Committee,
1989-1991 and Co-Chair, Fund Raising Committee, 1991-1996, DC Jewish Community Center; Board Member, 2013-present, New Orchestra of Washington; Board Member, 2013-2014 Sinai House (transitional housing facility).
Has served as expert on immigration law, at the request of the U.S. District Court for D.C., and testified as expert in disciplinary proceedings brought by Office of the D.C. Bar Counsel.
Representative Clients: Smithsonian Institution, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Department of Family Services, Fairfax County, VA, Leidos Biomedical Research (formerly SAIC-Frederick), Gallaudet University, American Capital, Ltd, Kurt Weiss Greenhouses, Compusearch Corp., ABAS-USA, Euroconsultants, Inc.
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