Mr. Dzubow’s practice focuses on immigration law, asylum, and appellate litigation. He may be contacted at (202) 328-1353 or [email protected] His blog, The Asylumist (www.asylumist.com), is the only blog devoted exclusively to asylum in the United States.
Mr. Dzubow is admitted to practice law in the federal and state courts of Washington, DC and Maryland, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Eleventh, and DC Circuits, all Immigration Courts in the United States, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Capital Area Immigrant Rights (CAIR) Coalition. In June 2009, CAIR Coalition honored Mr. Dzubow for his Outstanding Commitment to Defending the Rights and Dignity of Detained Immigrants.
Mr. Dzubow provides legal expertise to individuals and corporations in all areas of immigration law, including: asylum, criminal immigration, deportation and removal proceedings, family and employment-based immigration, immigrant detainees and bond applicants, immigration court, appeals, and federal litigation, immigrant victims of domestic violence, extraordinary ability visas, and naturalization. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the federal courts, and the asylum office.
In addition to his immigration work, Mr. Dzubow is an experienced appellate attorney. He has litigated a wide variety of cases in federal and state appeals courts in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and other jurisdictions. These cases include torts, breach of contract, employment discrimination, civil rights violations, criminal matters, immigration, and personal injury.
Mr. Dzubow received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center where he served as the Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He has published articles in Immigration Law Today, the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, the Hispanic Law Journal (University of Texas Law School), the Temple University Law School Journal of Political and Civil Rights, and Fate Magazine. Mr. Dzubow received his Bachelors Degree, summa cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Mensah & Dzubow, PLLC, Mr. Dzubow clerked for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Immigration Court in Arlington, Virginia. For his work at the Arlington Immigration Court, Mr. Dzubow received the Department of Justice Outstanding Performance Award. Mr. Dzubow also worked as an immigration attorney at Catholic Community Services in New Jersey and as a trial attorney for Bode & Grenier, LLP, in Washington, DC.
Mr. Dzubow was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Prior to law school, he worked for the Refugee Assistance Program in Philadelphia, helping immigrants and refugees find jobs. More recently, he lived in Nicaragua where he studied Spanish and volunteered for the Sister’s of Charity (Mother Theresa’s organization). He has also lived in Jerusalem and traveled widely in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, South East Asia, and Latin America. He speaks Spanish.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Outstanding Performance Award||Department of Justice||N/A|
|Trial Attorney||Bode & Grenier, LLP||2002 - 2003|
|Immigration Lawyer||Catholic Community Services||1999 - 2000|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Immigration Court||1998 - 1999|
|Law Clerk||United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit||1996 - 1998|
|Job Developer||JEVS Refugee Assistance Program||1991 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition||N/A||N/A|
|Georgetown University Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Temple University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
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