Our Team Has Over 20 Years of Immigration Experience
Shirazi immigration Law brings together a dedicated staff with a unique set of skills to meet the full range of your immigration legal needs, from family-based to business and employment-based immigration, from temporary visits to citizenship and naturalization, and from refugee, asylum, and temporary protected status to deportation defense. We have the knowledge, skills and determination you need to solve your issue efficiently and effectively and with the highest commitment to helpful and friendly client customer service.
Top Atlanta immigration attorney, Amna Shirazi grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and studied for her undergraduate degree at American University in Washington, DC. In 2000, she received a Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She also received her LLM with a focus on Democratic Governance from the Emory University School of Law.
As a well-known community educator, Ms. Shirazi is a constant and reliable source to Atlanta area newspapers who frequently publish her remarks about current immigrant issues and immigration policy. Ms. Shirazi also teaches seminars, writes op-ed pieces on immigration issues and has appeared in televised interviews in both Atlanta and Charlotte. An active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 2001, she has been on panels and done work to assist within her local chapter.
Ms. Shirazi has a successful immigration practice focusing on deportation defense, detention, asylum/human rights, family immigration, domestic violence and consular issues, and handles all manners of appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals as well as litigation in the federal courts. Amna Shirazi has been admitted to the State bar of Georgia; Supreme Court … Read More
José Manuel Godínez Samperio
José Manuel Godínez Samperio (“Manuel”) was born in Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo, México. At 9 years-old, Manuel immigrated with his parents and sisters to Florida in 1995. Manuel grew up undocumented.
In 2004, Manuel graduated as Valedictorian from Armwood High School in Seffner, Florida, and became an eagle scout with Troop 686 in Brandon, Florida. In 2008, Manuel graduated from New College of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology.
Then, Manuel went on to law school at Florida State University College of Law. In May of 2011, Manuel earned the degree of Juris Doctor, despite being undocumented. In July of 2011, Manuel passed the Florida Bar Exam, Florida Board of Bar Examiners was not sure whether it could recommend Manuel for admission to the Florida Bar, because Manuel lacked lawful immigration status. Therefore, the Florida Board of Bar Examiners asked the Florida Supreme Court for an advisory opinion.
In March of 2014, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that Manuel could not receive his Florida Bar license, because it was preempted by federal law. However, Justice Jorge … Read More
Elizabeth L.A. Garvish is the Founder and Managing Member of Garvish Immigration Law Group, LLC. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Hungarian immigrants and grew up with a love for languages and culture. These passions landed her in her very first job as an attorney at an immigration firm in Houston, Texas. As an immigration lawyer, Elizabeth had found her purpose. After years of immigration practice experience with small boutique firms, big law and nonprofits, Elizabeth founded Garvish Immigration Law Group, LLC in 2010. The firm was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing law firms in the country by Law Firm 500.
Elizabeth is a frequent speaker and presenter on U.S. immigration topics around the world. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) serving on various national committees as well as serving as the Past Chair of the Georgia- Alabama Chapter of AILA. She also served for many years as the local Coordinator of AILA’s national Citizenship Day Naturalization Drive, and was recognized for her development of this program on local level as the recipient of the State Bar of Georgia’s H. Sol Clark Pro Bono Award in 2008. In 2012, she was recognized as an Agent of Change by the New Leaders Council and she received the AILA Champion of the Year award from the Georgia Asylum and Immigration … Read More