Asiyah is a lawyer with over eight years of experience in immigration and international law. Her experience includes both family and business immigration to the U.S. and internationally. Asiyah holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) from American University’s Washington College of Law, a Master of Arts (MA) in International Development from American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. She is admitted to the New Jersey Bar and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
From 2012 to 2016, Asiyah founded and managed a law firm where she provided immigration services to American companies operating in Afghanistan. Her firm was the preferred immigration services provider for Fragomen, Del Ray, Bernsen and Loewy LLP in Afghanistan. Previous positions included managing a gender justice program for the U.S. State Department; advising the Afghan government on the negotiation and drafting of various laws and procedures concerning public financial management, customs and taxation; as well as assisting in setting up a legal clinic which facilitating Continuing Legal Education for numerous judges, attorneys and new graduates.
Now that she has returned to Georgia with her family, she is looking forward to serving the immigration needs of her hometown! On a personal level, Asiyah understands the importance of competent and efficient immigration assistance. Asiyah came to the United States as a refugee from Afghanistan when she was two years old. Growing up in the diverse Stone Mountain/Clarkston areas further solidified her view that America’s strength is in our diversity. Assisting people with their immigration needs has become a passion.
Call us today to discuss your immigration needs!
In-depth in-person or Skype consultation is $150. The $150 will be credited towards your legal fees should you hire us. We request all important documents are sent to us in advance so we may have all relevant information. Please contact us at (678) 671-1681 or [email protected] to schedule a consultation. All consultations must be scheduled in advance.
You may schedule a meeting in Conyers or Decatur - please note, all meetings are by appointment only.
Law Office of Asiyah Sharifi - MEETING LOCATION - BY APPT ONLY
1 W Court Sq
Decatur, GA, 30030
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Founder and Managing Partner||Law Office of Asiyah Sharifi LLC||2017 - Present|
|Self-Employed Attorney||Self Employed Attorney||2016 - 2017|
|Founder and Managing Partner||Sharifi Legal Services dba Afghanistan Legal Services||2012 - 2016|
|Gender Justice Assistance Section Leader||Justice Sector Support Program||2010 - 2012|
|Advisor on the Rule of Law and Governance||MPRI/USACE||2009 - 2010|
|Legal Consultant||Open Society Institute||2008 - 2008|
|Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Finance||World Bank/ADB||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association - GA/AL Chapter USCIS committee||Member||2018 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)||Member - Asylum Committee||2017 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia-Alabama chapter)||Chapter Conference - Social Media, Member||2017 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Ethics Liaison Officer||2016 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association (Georgia-Alabama chapter)||Member||2016 - Present|
|Law Firm Website||10 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Success in a Consular Interview||2017|
|American University - Washington College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Agnes Scott College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|TV Asia||Interview - Become a citizen today||2017|
|Overview of Immigration and the Latest Developments||Immigration Seminar||2017|
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Tue Jun 27 2017
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