In her own words: Why did you decide to be a lawyer? I don't remember a distinct... more
In her own words: Why did you decide to be a lawyer? I don't remember a distinct decision to become a lawyer; rather I felt drawn to the profession. I applied to law school knowing what kind of lawyer I wanted to be: a solo. I left law school knowing what area of law I was destined to practice: immigration. All the pieces fell together so naturally, that I can't help but think, "this is what I... view profile
In 1979, subsequent to the Islamic revolution of Iran, Nadia immigrated to the... more
In 1979, subsequent to the Islamic revolution of Iran, Nadia immigrated to the United States and continued her studies in Management at Purdue University. Upon graduating in 1982, Nadia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management with a minor in Industrial Engineering. She then moved to California, settling in San Francisco. In San Francisco, Nadia was employed by the Electric... view profile
Immigration attorneys (sometimes called “green card lawyers”) represent people who want to come to the United States, whether it be for schooling, work, or just a visit. Immigration lawyers can also help “illegal” immigrants found living in the U.S. without permission. Immigration laws govern who can enter the U.S., how long they can stay, what they can do while they are here, and how they can become American citizens. If you are not a U.S. citizen and want to apply for a green card or other visa, or if you are already in the U.S. and have been threatened with deportation, an immigration lawyer can help you.