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Asiyah Sharifi

Asiyah Sharifi

Immigration Attorney

Conyers
Georgia
Licensed in
NJ
Washington College of Law, American
University
5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
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out of 2 reviews
About
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, 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.

Contact me today regarding your immigration issues!
8
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Ms. Sharifi is a knowledgeable attorney who cares for her clients. She is thorough, professional and extremely diligent. I would recommend her highly to anyone looking for an attorney."

Employment-based visa
Posted on Dec 10, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Ms. Sharifi is an excellent attorney and extremely knowledgeable on immigration issues. She is very responsive, attentive to detail, and committed to superior client service. I would highly recommend her."

Employment-based visa
Posted on Dec 10, 2017

Work History

Law Office of Asiyah Sharifi LLC

Principal Attorney

Feb 2017 - Present

Competent, efficient, and compassionate immigration legal services for your business and your family. Please contact me today regarding your immigration issues.

Feb 2017 - Present

Self-employed

Consultant

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

• Provide consulting services to American and Afghan organizations regarding operating in Afghanistan and other developing countries
• Advise American organizations on wide range of corporate matters as it relates to global immigration, Afghan law, including entity formation, tax issues and corporate governance; business license registration and renewal; Afghan labor law; and managing and conducti

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Afghanistan Legal Services

Founder and Managing Partner

Aug 2012 - Jan 2016

• Preferred Afghan immigration services provider for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
• Advised on wide range of corporate matters, including entity formation, tax issues and corporate governance; business license registration and renewal; Afghan labor law; and managing and conducting due diligence process
• Provided high-level legal analysis, research and advice for several Rule of Law and

Aug 2012 - Jan 2016

PAE

Section Lead - Gender Justice

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

• Responsible for direct mentoring of key staff at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs’ Legal Rights department.
• Responsible for assessments of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Attorney General’s Office, and at the Ministry of Interior, as well as development of a strategic plan for future projects.
• Conducted high-level research and policy analysis to promote women’s rights in the formal legal s

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

Paralegal

Aug 2000 - Jan 2003

• Managed non-immigrant and immigrant visa cases for internationally renowned immigration practice.
• Worked with attorneys, human resources professionals, Immigration and Naturalization Service and the Department of Labor to efficiently obtain temporary and permanent visas for employees of international corporations.
• Prepared written detailed petitions on behalf of clients from six continents

Aug 2000 - Jan 2003

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