Dustin is the managing attorney at Dyer Immigration Law Group, P.C., a full-service immigration law firm founded in 2001 that today has offices in Richmond and Fredericksburg. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Spanish from the University of Richmond in 1994 where he was recognized for his outstanding scholarship by the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from the Temple University School of Law in 1997 where he was a member of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review.
While in law school, Dustin clerked for the Supreme Court of Argentina and the largest law firm in Mexico. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an Assistant District Defender with the Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender in Louisville, Kentucky and worked as a Managing Attorney with the Central American Resource Center in Washington, DC, where he provided low-cost legal services to the local immigrant community.
Dustin has distinguished himself as an expert in the field of United States immigration law. He has worked as an Adjunct Professor of Legal Studies at South University in Richmond, and regularly serves as a point of contact for local news media seeking his immigration expertise. Dustin has testified before the Virginia General Assembly in support of amending state laws to the benefit of immigrants and the Commonwealth of Virginia as a whole, and has shared his knowledge with other attorneys by presenting at state and nationally-sponsored bar events. Dustin recently presented at the 2015 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference on a panel entitled "Overcoming Challenging Bona Fides Issues."
Dustin can be heard every Thursday on Radio Poder Richmond 1380AM from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. where he hosts a live call-in immigration radio show in Spanish.
Areas of Practice:
100% Immigration & Naturalization
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2004
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2012
University of Richmond, B.A., 1994
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1997
A Cut Above Ceramic Tile, 2010-PER-00224 (Mar. 8, 2012) en banc decision of the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA).
Fully bilingual (Spanish and English written and spoken)
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2000||03/31/2016|
|KY||Authorized to practice law||1997||09/09/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognized||Marquis Who's Who in American Law||N/A|
|Founder & President||Dyer Immigration Law Group, P.C.||2001 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor of Legal Studies||South University||2012 - 2012|
|Attorney||Boleman Law Firm, P.C.||2000 - 2001|
|Managing Attorney||Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)||1999 - 2000|
|Assistant District Defender||Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender Corporation||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Matter of A Cut Above Ceramic Tile, BALCA en banc, Mar. 8, 2012||Appeal Granted|
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|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of Richmond||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference||Overcoming Challenging Bona Fides Issues||2015|
|“Consequences of Criminal Convictions for Individuals and Families Seeking US Citizenship”||Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions||2012|