Talk Immigration is a blog written by attorney Peter F. Asaad, adjunct law professor of American University, Washington College of Law and Managing Partner of the law firm Immigration Solutions Group, PLLC.
The American Bar Association has recognized Mr. Asaad for his achievement “as one of the nation’s leading litigators” in the field of immigration law. Achieving a high level of distinction in the field for his demonstrated legal ability and ethical standards, the firm’s managing member, Peter F. Asaad, has also been awarded a national Peer Review Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell based upon extensive confidential peer review from members of the Bar. Mr. Asaad also serves as an Adjunct Professor at American University, Washington College of Law, where he teaches and develops an advanced course on business immigration law. Advancing the practice of immigration law, Mr. Asaad is Co-Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Immigration Litigation Committee and has served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the DC Bar Immigration & Human Rights Committee. Elected by his peers to further education for immigration lawyers, he currently serves as Vice-Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (covering the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia).
An authority on complex issues in U.S. immigration law, Mr. Asaad has been a guest speaker on behalf of Washington Post Radio, the District of Columbia Bar, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, as well as for other institutional bodies and news media groups. Previously, Mr. Asaad served as Lead Counsel for WJLA ABC News Legal Resource Center.
Currently as the Managing Member of Immigration Solutions Group, PLLC, Mr. Asaad represents U.S. companies and multinational corporations to help manage effective streamlined immigration programs. He advises clients on all business-related and employment-based visa matters including various I-9 compliance issues on a day-to-day basis. On the forefront of immigration law and policy, Mr. Asaad is Chairman of the National Council for Innovation as well as the Senior Immigration Policy Advisor to Global Science Partnerships for the 21st Century (GSP21), a U.S. Department of State endorsed non-profit organization founded by the former Science and Technology Advisor to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell. Additionally, Mr. Asaad serves on a DC Bar Steering Committee and is an appointee of the U.S. attorney defense panel of the District of Columbia – selected to the position by judges of the Court. Born in Chicago as a first generation American to Egyptian immigrants, Mr. Asaad brings first-hand understanding to foreign nationals from various countries and cultures.
Immigration Solutions Group, PLLC (ISG) is the leading provider of immigration services and solutions. All ISG attorneys practice exclusively immigration law, are members of AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association), are licensed to practice law in the United States, and are in good standing of a state bar association. ISG brings seasoned attorneys and innovative case management solutions to evaluate, prepare, file, problem-solve, manage and monitor inbound nonimmigrant and immigrant visa processing on behalf of individuals, corporations, institutions, and nonprofits worldwide.
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