Serving the mid-Atlantic area:
Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Delaware

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Anser Ahmad

Phone: 877-888-6400
Fax: 877-264-5874

Attorney Anser Ahmad has over 20 years of legal experience in federal and state litigation, as well as in the fields of immigration law, federal criminal defense, and appellate litigation.

Mr. Ahmad handles all aspects of immigration law, including bond hearings, master hearings, and merits hearings, where he represents clients facing removal proceedings, including those with criminal convictions. He has supervised the preparation of hundreds of relative petitions, fiancé visas, student visas, visitor visas, work permits, green card applications, and citizenship applications. He also prepares applications for deferral of removal, political asylum, 601 waivers, 212 waivers, stateside processing, consular processing, and cases before the National Visa Center.

Mr. Ahmad handles all aspects of business immigration practice for his business clients — from employment based non-immigrant petitions (H1B, L-visa, EB category visas) through the PERM processing. He also regularly lectures before both businessmen and attorneys and has represented small businesses in varying legal disputes.

He has tried over 50 cases (section 1983 civil rights cases as well as Title IV discrimination claims, criminal defense, and employment law issues). He handles post-conviction relief matters, federal habeas corpus, and bond hearings for both criminal and immigration clients. He has also briefed and appeared before the Board of Immigration Appeals and is licensed to appear before the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

His creativity, integrity and professionalism make him one of the leading immigration attorneys in the mid-Atlantic states including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area. Furthermore, his reputation among his colleagues and judges have lead to an impressive practice, built on excellent referrals and quality legal service.

Areas of Focus

  • Immigration Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Wills & Estates Law

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.A.

Licenses and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District, Pennsylvania
  • Third, Fourth, and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Admitted to practice in all Immigration Courts in the U.S.

Mr. Ahmad also regularly appears in other federal courts with court permission as an out-of-state attorney.

Languages

  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • French
  • Spanish