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Abed Al-Hamid Ayoub

Abed Al-Hamid Ayoub

Practice areas:

Immigration, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Employment & Labor

About Me

Abed Ayoub is a distinguished attorney with many years of public service.  His commitment to the well-being of his clients has earned him national praise and accolades.  With a focus on immigration law and policy, Abed has worked with many diverse communities and individuals.  


His personal approach to the law makes the complex immigration process very simple and stress-free.  Abed is dedicated to ensuring that all immigrants are protected and informed with accurate information about their case.  


Abed has experience in asylum law, family-based immigration, business/investment opportunities, and visa procedures.  Abed has experience working directly with many government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), among others.



Languages Spoken: Arabic

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Immigration: 70%
    10 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 10%
    10 years
  3. Discrimination: 10%
    10 years
  4. Civil Rights: 10%
    10 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Sadredin Mohammad Mahmoudi

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I worked for him as an intern and continue to work with him as an attorney. He is ethical, hard-working, and down to earth. He cares about his clients and is knowledgeable in immigration law. He taught me how to work through legal problems, never give up, and listen to client needs. If you need an immigration attorney who is thorough and gets the job done then Abed is the attorney for you. If you need a great mentor, Abed is the person for you as well.


    Sadredin Mahmoudi Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Jill L Rogers

    This attorney strives to always represent clients the best way possible. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)

1990 M Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20036



MIActive And In Good Standing200708/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commitment to Legal ExcellenceThird Pillar Charities2013
Recognition of Community ServiceNetwork of Arab American Professionals - DC2012
RecognitionUnited States Census Bureau2010
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearADC Michigan2010
Lawyer of the YearAmerican-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)2009
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearADC Michigan2008
Commitment to Legal CommunityUniversity of Detroit Mercy - School of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal Equity PartnerTEW Firm2011 - Present
Legal DirectorAmerican-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)2007 - Present
Legal AssociateLandis & Day PLC2007 - 2007
Legal AssociateLaw Office of Nabih H. Ayad & Associates2006 - 2007


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Network of Arab American ProfessionalsNational Board Member2013 - Present
Capitol Area Muslim Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Network of Arab American Professionals DC ChapterTreasurer2012 - 2013
Network of Arab American Lawyers of ADCCo-Founder2012 - Present
American Third Pillar CharitiesVice-President2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Syria TPSTPS for Syrian Nationals Granted by DHS - Nearly 4,000 applicants since March
Hundreds of Naturalization/Citizenship CasesNearly all cases resulted in a favorable decision
Student Visa MattersAlmost all cases have resulted in a favorable outcome

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Publication NameTitleDate
Al Jazeera EnglishBuilding African-Arab connections during Black History Month2012
Arab American NewsADC addresses immigration reform on the Hill2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawJDJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Michigan, DearbornCorporate CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ADC National ConventionGovernment Forum2013
ADC National ConventionCivil Rights Challenges2013
ADC National ConventionCommon Bond. Common Challenges2013
UVA Student SummitCivil Rights & Liberties2012
Harvard Arab WeekendArab Uprising - Sustaining the Spring2012
Doha ForumMinority Rights in the Middle East2012
CJIS - DOJ/FBIHate Crimes Tracking2012
ADC Michigan Town HallImmigration Rights2012
ADC Annual ConferenceCivil Rights in a New Administration2012
ADC/American Bar AssociationNotario Fraud2009