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Barbara Suri

New York, New York
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Attorney Barbara Suri focuses her New York City-based private practice, Suri Immigration Law Services, PC, primarily on immigration matters. She handles a variety of cases including family-based and employment-based immigration applications. She has particular expertise in the processes and procedures related to EB-5 investor visas, such as the filing of the I-526 petition. Attorney Suri’s clients include individuals, families, professionals, entrepreneurs, entertainers, athletes, specialized-practice groups, multinational corporations, other corporations, universities and international organizations in the United States and abroad.

Prior to starting her own practice in 2000, Attorney Suri adjudicated over 80,000 cases as a senior Immigration District Adjudications Officer in the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service. In this capacity from 1986 to 2000, her responsibilities involved granting and denying applications based on evidence adduced at hearings, preparing decisions involving novel and/or unprecedented issues for certification to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Administrative Appeals Unit (AAU), and much more.

After earning her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Howard University, College of Liberal Arts, in Washington, D.C., Attorney Suri went on to earn her Master of Public Administration from her alma mater’s School of Business & Public Administration. She then attended the Georgetown University Law Center, also in Washington, D.C., and graduated with her Juris Doctor in 1984. In addition to being listed in the 2004 and 2009 editions of the National Register’s “WHO’S WHO in Executives and Professionals,” Attorney Suri received INS’ Award for Excellence and Outstanding Performance in multiple years.

Attorney Suri holds Bar admissions to the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the New York Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and the Southern Districts of New York. She is currently a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Georgetown University Law Alumni Association, among other professional organizations.

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