Michael Hugh Carlin

Michael Hugh Carlin

Immigration Attorney
Ann Arbor, MI




No Misconduct


Spanish , English

Answers and Advice

2442 questions answered.

About Me

Michael Carlin has years of experience working with immigrants to help them to become lawful permanent residents and citizens of the United States. Mike represents clients before the Immigration Court in Detroit, Michigan, and at the USCIS immigration offices in Detroit and Chicago. Mike has also presented arguments before several U.S. Courts of Appeals, including the federal appeals courts in...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a Immigration client 6 months ago.

I needed help to remove conditions on my temporary green card after my divorce. After checking his ratings I went with Michael Carlin. He is an...

Compassionate and Experienced Lawyer

Posted by: Tim 8 months ago.

My wife and I could not be more pleased with Michael's services. Michael's experience and knowledge was evident throughout the entirety of my wife's...
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Showing 2 of 33 peer endorsements

Svetlana L Kaff
Svetlana Kaff

San Francisco, CA

1 day ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse attorney Carlin. His advice on Avvo is very insightful and shows deep understanding of immigration law!
Christopher George Vidiksis
Christopher Vidiksis

New York, NY

15 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

This lawyer is knowledgeable and provides reliable legal advice.
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2009 License Status: Active And In Good Standing for the state of Michigan.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/13/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

Law Office of Michael Carlin PLLC


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2001 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of North Carolina School of Law


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2014 Leading Lawyer

Leading Lawyers Network


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2008- present Member

American Immigration Lawyers Association

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2013 Avocation: 'A Calling Away from One's Occupation'

AILA Immigration Practice News

2001 NOTE: Are Union-Financed Legal Services Provided Prior to a Representation Election an Impermissible Grant of Benefit?: An Analysis of Nestle, Novotel, and Freund

North Carolina Law Review

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Immigration Law Issues Affecting Agricultural Workers

at 2013 Shepherd Ag. Labor/Farm Safety Meeting

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