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Bar Admissions and Professional Memberships


State Bar of California (SBN 244735)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California




Golden Gate University School of Law, graduated in 2006, merit scholar.

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, BA in History, graduated in 1999.


Published Cases


Ching v. Mayorkas, 725 F.3d 1149 (9th Cir. 2013) (Holding that U.S. citizens have a right to due process in the fair adjudication of immigrant visa petitions filed on behalf of their spouses.)

Singh v. Clinton, 618 F3d 1085 (9th Cir. 2009) (Holding that the State Department’s termination of registration was invalid when the government failed to serve notice on the visa applicant.)


Selection of Winning Cases and Positive Settlements


Bazouzi v. Johnson, 14-mc-80261-JST (C.A.N.D. 2015) (Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment and ordering the USCIS to Correct Plaintiff’s date of birth on her Naturalization Certificate.)

Tufail v. Neufeld, 2:14-cv-02545-TLN-CMK (C.A.N.D. 2016) (Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment in a Mandamus and Terrorism Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG) case.)

Atifi v. Kerry, S-12-3001 LKK/DAD (C.A.E.D. 2013) (Denying the government’s Motion to Dismiss in a mandamus, consular return case, settled, immigrant visa issued.)

Bopari v. Kerry, 14-01662 (C.A.E.D. 2014) (Mandamus against the U.S. Consulate in New Delhi, alleged marriage fraud, settled, immigrant visa issued.)

Jacobs v. Pratt, 14-04591 (C.A.N.D.2014) (Administrative Procedures Act action challenging the Consulate’s denial of Plaintiff's K-1 due to beneficiary’s criminal convictions, settled, K-1 issued.)

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