elcome to Azhar & Azhar, PLLC
Azhar & Azhar, PLLC is a law firm with several attorneys dedicated to working with a wide range of clients to provide the highest quality of legal services. Our firm’s clients are diverse, as we represent both individuals and companies for their legal needs. Our clients include professional athletes, leading scientists, world renowned authors, as well as hospitals, universities, restaurants, and consultancy groups. Our practice areas are broad, with a strong emphasis on Immigration and Nationality Law.
The attorneys at Azhar & Azhar law firm have previously enjoyed success at large law firms and have built a strong reputation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for being honest, hardworking and responsive to their clients’ legal needs.
We invite you to review our website to learn more about our law firm and we welcome the opportunity to discuss your legal needs.
- November 24, 2014 – O-1 Approved for Karate Practitioner
Although USCIS recently changed their guidelines in adjudicating O-1 visa applications, making it increasingly difficult for professional athletes to come to the United States in O-1 status, attorney Noaman Azhar secured an O-1 visa for our client, a professional karate athlete who currently trains in Irving, Texas. Noaman was able to prove that our client qualified for the O-1 as he had secured multiple Gold Medals at national and international competitions in India and internationally. He is a 5th Degree Dan Black Belt in Karate and has won several national karate competitions as well as several Gold Medals in India. Our client will now train to compete for a Gold Medal at the USA National Karate Championships as well as in international competitions throughout the world.
- October 27, 2014 – Adjustment of Status Approved After Removal Proceedings Terminated
Client, a citizen of Nepal, had entered the US on an F-1 visa and overstayed. He then filed for asylum in San Francisco, CA. Client married a US citizen, and hired attorney Sunny Azhar to file the I-130 for him, via his US citizen wife. After an interview, the I-130 was approved, and ICE agreed to terminate client’s case in order to allow him to become a permanent resident through USCIS.
- September 29, 2014 – Stay of Removal Approved Based on DACA Eligibility
Our client, a citizen of Jordan, had entered the US when he was just 13. He had a conviction for Simple Possession of Marijuana and a deportation order. Now 25, he was detained by immigration officials and set to be removed from the US. Attorney Sunny Azhar filed a Stay of Removal with the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), and presented a copy of the DACA application and fees that he intended to file with USCIS. Client, who was scheduled to be removed the next day via plane, was released from detention by ICE, and the DACA application was filed. Despite multiple criminal convictions, including possession of marijuana, his DACA application was approved.
- September 11, 2014 – BIA Reverses Judge’s Decision Because Instructions Were Ambiguous
Client, a citizen of Sudan, represented himself in deportation proceedings. He was told by the judge that he was required to file his relief application, but client failed to do so by the deadline and was therefore ordered removed from the US. Client hired attorney Sunny Azhar who then filed the appeal with the BIA. After recovering a copy of the court transcripts and file, Sunny was able to argue that the judge’s instructions were ambiguous, and the BIA agreed. The BIA vacated the removal order and ordered the judge to clarify his instructions to the client, thus affording the client a second chance to seek relief.
- June 29, 2014 – VAWA Approved After Order of Deportation
Client, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, entered the US on a visit visa and overstayed. After marrying a US citizen, she applied for permanent residency, but on the date of the USCIS marriage interview, client’s spouse physically abused client. Client called the police, and the two did not attend the interview. As a result, client was placed in deportation proceedings, and ordered removed from the US. Attorney Sunny Azhar was hired to file a BIA appeal. While the appeal was pending, Sunny filed a VAWA petition for client, and a Stay of Removal with the BIA. The local ICE office intended to remove our client, but after the BIA appeal was filed and the VAWA petition approved, client was placed on an Order of Supervision. Sunny was able to convince the ICE Office to terminate client’s case, and client had her order of removal vacated. Client was able to become a permanent resident.