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Margaret Ann Miller

Margaret Ann Miller

also known as Margaret Miller Ibrahim, Margaret Miller

Practice areas:

Immigration, Asylum

About Me

Experienced former U.S. Immigration officer (having served for over 9 years deciding asylum cases and Withholding of Deporation cases for U.S. Immigration).  Call (408) 966-4140 for an appointment.  She represents individuals and families from around the world in a variety of immigration matters including asylum, green card applications, and citizenship.  A graduate of University of California, Davis School of Law with honors - Order of the Coif- having graduated in the to top 10% of her law school class.  Immediately afterwards selected as a Skadden Arps Fellow by the then #2 lawfirm in the United States. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Immigration: 95%
    23 years, 7 thousand cases
  2. Asylum: 5%



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

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Contact Info

Law Office of Margaret Miller Ibrahim

16275 Monterey Road Suite J
San Jose, CA, 95037




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Skadden Arps FellowshipSkadden Arps Fellowship Foundation1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Immigration AttorneyLaw Office of Margaret Miller Ibrahim2001 - Present
Asylum Adjudicator / OfficerU.S. Immigration - United States Department Of Justice1992 - 2001
Skadden Fellow - Immigration AttorneyInternational Institute of the East Bay1990 - 1991
Skadden Fellow - Civil Rights AttorneyDisability Rights Education and Defense Fund1989 - 1990
Summer AssociateBrobeck Phleger & Harrison1988 - 1988
ResearcherImmigration Law Clinic, U.C. Davis School of Law1987 - 1988
Law Teaching AsstUniversity of San Diego1987 - 1987
O.R. Jail Release ProcessorSan Francisco Own Recognizance Project1984 - 1985
County Jail MediatorSan Francisco County Jail Ombudsman Project1983 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Matter of Z.M.asylum granted
In the Matter of N.S.Case granted through extensive evidence.
Religious WorkerGranted

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Publication NameTitleDate
Operations InstructionsOperations Instructions2002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor - Order of the Coif1989
San Francisco State UniversityN/ABachelors Degree - Magna Cum Laude1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lecture SeriesAsylum Law and Practice2005