Azin counsels employers in a wide range of immigration matters, including both non-immigrant and immigration visa options (H-1B, E-3, TN, E-1, E-2, L-1, and B-1), as well as employment-based green card options through PERM Labor Certification, EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 categories. Azin also works with individual clients in a range of matters involving family-based/individual immigration. Azin has extensive experience representing clients in proceedings before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in matters including family-based immigrant visas and Adjustment of Status applications, asylum, U-visas, VAWA petitions, SIJS, DACA, and TPS applications. Her previous work with asylum seekers and refugees in Istanbul, Turkey as well as her own lived experiences navigating various immigration processes in the United States and Europe enable Azin to provide a unique, international perspective to her practice.
Azin was previously awarded an Equal Justice Works Fellowship to provide legal representation to immigrants in the Capital District area. At The Legal Project in Albany, Azin also worked as a staff attorney and Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorps fellow in the New State Family Security Project providing legal representation in all aspects of immigration law, including humanitarian relief and family-based petitions. Azin is also experienced in the broader area of labor and employment law, having served as a legal fellow for the National Labor Relations Board and a law clerk for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Azin is fluent in English, German and Persian and has intermediate language proficiency in Spanish, Turkish and French.