We are a consortium of experienced attorneys specializing in innovative immigration and business solutions for clients from China, India, Pakistan, Iran, Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia, Cuba, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Jordan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Yemen, Egypt, Cameroon, Uganda, Nigeria, Sudan, Ghana, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Angola, Congo, DRC, CAR, Kenya, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Libya, Liberia, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Togo, Cote d’ Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Chile, Bhutan, Tibet, Canada, Moldova and Uzbekistan.
Saffold & Associates has facilitated "Green cards" and U.S. citizenship for hundreds of people.
Our office has brought hundreds of family members from abroad to join their family members here in the U.S.
We have an overwhelming success rate with cases litigated before the "Immigration Courts" and have successfully, litigated thousands of asylum, cancellation of removal, waiver of inadmissibility, VAWA and adjustment-of-status to lawful permanent residence cases.
Saffold & Associates is in the business of helping individuals and businesses profit from the rich opportunities that America has to offer.
Languages Spoken: Amharic, English, French, Tigringa, Arabic, Chinese, Hakka, Chinese, Xiang, Farsi, Chinese, Wu, Czech, Filipino, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Hindi, Igbo, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Urdu, Ukrainian, Turkish, Thai, Taiwanese, Tagalog, Spanish, Swahili
Licensed since 2007
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David is an extremely talented immigration attorney who cares about his clients. His attention to detail, thorough hard work, and knowledge has led him to win numerous cases. He is also an asset to young attorneys and law students. As a mentor David taught me about asylum law; his guidance has helped me improve my legal skills and be a better lawyer.
Ferheen Siddiqui Immigration Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have known David since law school where he proved himself to be a hard working and principled advocate for justice. As a lawyer here in DC, David continues to dedicate himself to his profession and to his clients. I have always known him to put all of his energy into everything he does, especially his work. I endorse David Saffold as a lawyer.
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Outstanding Leadership and Pro Bono Legal Services||Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition||2015|
|2013 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll||District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia||2013|
|2012 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll||District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia||2012|
|Program Director||Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition||2012 - 2014|
|CEO||Saffold & Associates, PLLC||2005 - Present|
|Consultant||Law Offices of Alan M. Parra||2005 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||Law Offices of Mark E. Melendy||2004 - 2004|
|Arthur Horowitz Summer Fellow||Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute||2003 - 2003|
|Legal Assistant, Projects Coordinator and Fundraiser||Center for Creative Democracy||2002 - 2002|
|Recycling Division Volunteer Coordinator||City of Mesa, Environmental Management Division||1996 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|America Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Washington Council of Lawyers||N/A||2010 - Present|
|EcoEnergy Finance||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition||N/A||2008 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (DC Chapter)||Member||2007 - Present|
|Human Rights First||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar||N/A||2005 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||N/A||2005 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Lawyers Guild||N/A||2001 - Present|
|Prometheus Books||"Challenging U.S. Human Rights Violations Since 9/11"--Assistant Editor||2005|
|Vermont Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Vermont Law School||Environmental Law||Masters of Science in Environmental Law||2004|
|Arizona State University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude)||1999|
|Arizona State University||Religious Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude)||1999|