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Asiyah Sharifi

Asiyah Sharifi

Immigration Attorney

Licensed in
Washington College of Law, American
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.

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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



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


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


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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