Created Nov 17, 2014

David W. Leopold

Former president, American Immigration Lawyers Association more

David Leopold is the founder and principal of the Cleveland, Ohio-based law firm of DAVID WOLFE LEOPOLD & ASSOCIATES Co. LPA. His diverse immigration, visa, and citizenship practice includes deportation defense and federal immigration litigation, the representation of major health care institutions and teaching hospitals, individual clinical and research physicians and residents, employer sanctions defense and the representation of foreign nationals seeking waivers of inadmissibility to the U.S. Leopold is the past president of the Washington, D.C.-based American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the premier bar association of immigration lawyers and professors in the U.S. A nationally recognized immigration lawyer, reform advocate, blogger, legal analyst and public speaker, Leopold's analyses of cutting edge immigration policy issues frequently appear in major print and broadcast media outlets. Leopold lectures on immigration law and policy throughout the U.S. and served as a Senior Editor of AILA's Immigration & Nationality Handbook and as a contributing author to AILA's Visa Processing Guide. For nearly 20 years Leopold lectured on immigration law, advanced business immigration law and asylum law at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland-Marshall Schools of Law where he directed the immigration law curricula. Leopold is admitted to practice law before the bars of the Supreme Court of Ohio, federal trial and appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court.

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Issues Immigration, National Security, Economy