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Ari J Sauer

About me

Read about how and why Ari Sauer chose to become an immigration law attorney in
an interview by the American Immigration Lawyers
Association of Ari Sauer, which is reposted on the Cardozo Law School website at 


Languages spoken: Spanish, French

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    14 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Megan Anne Lantz

    I endorse this lawyer. Ari is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He comes highly recommended.


    Megan Lantz Immigration Attorney
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  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    I endorse this lawyer.Extremely intelligent, caring and compassionate. Provides excellent answers to legal questions on Avvo. As an attorney who has been practicing for 24 years as a judge, prosecutor, magistrate, criminal defense attorney, and law professor, I would refer anyone and everyone to Mr. Sauer.


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Contact info

Siskind Susser Immigration Lawyers

1028 Oakhaven Road
Memphis, TN, 38119


NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2015
Super Lawyers Rising StarMid-South Super Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration LawyersWho's Who Legal2014
Up and Coming - Immigration NationwideChambers & Partners USA2014
Super Lawyers Rising StarMid-South Super Lawyers2014
International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2013International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Up and Coming - Immigration NationwideChambers & Partners USA Guide2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Immigration Law AttorneySiskind Susser Immigration Lawyers2006 - Present
Immigration Law AttorneyThe Frager Law Firm2005 - 2006
Immigration Law AttorneyThe Law Firm of Michael Phulwani2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationElected Director - Board of Governors2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationUSCIS Texas Service Center Liaison Committee2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBylaws Committee2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAILA Ethics Exchange2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (MidSouth chapter)Chapter Chair2012 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMembership Committee2012 - 2014
Memphis Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationFamily Immigration Committee member2011 - 2011
Tennessee Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionWest Tennessee Delegate2011 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors Member2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational Chair of New Members/ Young Lawyers Division2011 - 2012
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNew Member Division Steering Committee2008 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationDistance Learning Committee2007 - 2008
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Mid-South Chapter)Executive Board Member2007 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMid-South Chapter Liaison to New Member Division2006 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
AILA's Immigration Practice Toolbox, 5th Ed.Family-Based Immigration (Contributing Author)2015
AILA's Immigration Forms Toolbox, 2nd Ed.ETA 9089 Application for Permanent Employment Certification2015
HR Professional MagazineWhat HR Should Know About H-1B Visas2014
AILA Forms & Fundamentals, 2012-13 EditionCompleting Form I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker2012
AILA Forms & Fundamentals, 2012-13 EditionCompleting Form ETA 9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification2012
AILA Immigration Practice NewsSocial Media Poses New Ethical Minefield2011
Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook 2009-2010Complex Issues in Time Periods, Dates, and Filing Deadlines2009
The H-1B BookTraveling on an H-1B Visa While Petition or Application is Pending2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Yeshiva UniversityBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UT-Battelle Labor & Employment ConferenceNonimmigrant Visa Options Most Commonly Used By HR2015
Eazl WebinarPractical Immigration Strategies for Working in the USA2015
AILA Webinar SeriesFamily-Based Adjustment of Status- The Basics2015
12th Annual Federal Bar Association Immigration Law SeminarChild Status Protection Act and Child Citizenship Act of 20002015
March 2014 Meeting, MLSAWhat Criminal Law Firms Should Know About Immigration2014
AILA WebinarChild Status Protection Act - Where We Are Today2014
2014 AILA Annual ConferenceImmigration 101: Key General Concepts & Terms2014
11th Annual Federal Bar Association Immigration Law SeminarChild Status Protection Act and Child Citizenship Act of 20002014
10th Annual FBA Immigration Law SeminarCSPA & Child Citizenship Act of 20002013
Information Session and Q&A, Latino MemphisDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)2012
AILA WebinarABCs of Immigration Law For Newer Practitioners: General Overview2012
AILA NMD Taste of Nashville SeriesImmigration Effects of Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring2012
AILA Fall 2012 Mid South and Texas Chapters Joint ConferenceLawful Status and Unlawful Presence2012
AILA Ethics PodcastSocial Media Ethics for Lawyers2012
9th Annual FBA Immigration Law SeminarNuts and Bolts of the CSPA and Child Citizenship Act of 20002012
2012 AILA Annual ConferenceCompleting Forms ETA-9141, ETA-9089, and I-140: A Practical Workshop2012
8th Annual FBA Immigration Law SeminarThe Child Status Protection Act and The Child Citizenship Act of 20002011
2011 Fall Conference: Immigration at the CrossroadsBusiness Track Table Discussion Leader2011
ILW.COM TeleconferenceConsular Prosessing Tips for Experts: Immigrant Visa Processing2010
24th Annual AILA Central Florida Chapter Immigration Law SeminarChild Status Protection Act2010
2010 AILA Midsouth Chapter Annual ConferenceAdjustment of Status: Mock Interviews2010
AILA WebinarABC's of Immigration Law for Newer Practitioners2009
2009 AILA National Annual ConferenceComplex Issues in Time Periods, Dates and Filing Deadlines2009
AILA WebinarThe 3-Year, 10-Year, and Permanent Bar for Unlawful Presence2008
AILA Mid-South Chapter Annual ConferenceAlternatives to the H-1B Visa2008
2008 FBA Mid-South Chapter Annual Immigration SeminarChild Status Protection Act and Adoption Issues2008
2008 AILA National Annual ConferenceChild Status Protection Act Roundtable2008
AILA WebinarChild Status Protection Act2007
AILA Mid-South Chapter Annual ConferenceVAWA Cases, CSPA & Child Citizenship Act2007
AILA Mid-South Chapter Annual ConferenceUnlawful Presence2007
AILA Mid-South Annual ConferenceAdjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing2007
2007 FBA Midsouth Chapter Annual Immigration SeminarPreparing for an Adjustment of Status or Naturalization Interview2007
2007 AILA National Annual ConferenceChild Status Protection Act2007
TBA Immigration Law SeminarFamily Based Immigration Law2006
FBA Mid-South Chapter Annual ConferenceCSPA & Adoption Issues2006