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Norris McLaughlin Welcomes Ameena Ibrahim as New Immigration Associate

Norris McLaughlin, a law firm with New Jersey offices in Bridgewater, Montclair, and Short Hills, recently welcomed Ameena Ibrahim as an associate of the firm. She joins the firm’s Immigration Law Practice Group.

“We are very excited to add Ameena to the team and I can’t wait to see what she is capable of,” said Raymond G. Lahoud, a member of the firm and chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group.

Ibrahim added, “I am honored to have the opportunity to practice law in the United States, especially alongside Ray, who has been an inspiration to me. I look forward to learning from him and everyone at Norris McLaughlin.”

Ibrahim actively assists individuals and corporate clients in all facets of immigration law including, employee immigrant visas, employee non-immigrant visas, I-9 compliance matters, import/export matters, family immigration, deportation defense, criminal investigation, administrative agency immigration appeals, and federal immigration appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Ibrahim was a public service fellow with the Health Initiatives department of Community Society Services New York, where she was a primary case handler, managing a large volume of cases in Health Law.

Ibrahim received her LL.M. from Brooklyn Law School, Master of Laws, in 2018. She received her B.A. and B.L., with honors, from Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, School of Excellence in Law in 2011, where she participated in several prestigious National Moot Court Competitions. Ibrahim won the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees National Moot Court and the Best written arguments award.

Ibrahim is admitted to practice law in India, where she has represented clients in consumer courts and in the High Court on civil litigation matters.

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