Law Offices of
Margaret Miller Ibrahim
Attorney Margaret Miller Ibrahim
2013 by Law Office of Margaret Miller Ibrahim. All Rights Reserved.
Immigration Law Firm, Immigration Lawyer, Immigration Lawyers, Immigration Attorney, Immigration Attorneys, Asylum Lawyer, Asylum Lawyers, Asylum Attorney, Asylum Attorneys,
practicing in California in the San Francisco Bay Area including San Francisco, South San Francisco, Colma, Daly City, Pacifica, Belmont, San Carlos, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale,
Mountain View, Santa Clara, Los Gatos, Seratoga, Cupertino, San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, San Martin, Oakland, Antioch, Mountain House, Campbell, Tracy, Livermore, Pleasanton, Concord,
Dublin, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Union City, Newark, Hayward, Fremont, Milpitas. Providing help with Asylum, Greencards, Legal Residency, Citizenship, Naturalization, Afghanistan
Special Immigrant Visas, U Visas, Victim of Crimes visas, Investor Visas, Investment Visas, EB-5 visas, Afghanistan Interpreters, Iraq Interpreters, Marriage to United States U.S. citizen,
family petitions, political asylum, religious asylum, gender asylum, female genital mutilation asylum, FGM, orientation asylum. All countries represented including, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq,
Iran, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Algeria, Albania, East Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djbouti, Kenya, Sudan, Egypt, Lybia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gabon, Malawi,
Senagal, Uganda, Liberia, Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Central Africa Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, Haiti, China, China one child policy
asylum, marriage immigration. Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Cote de.Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi,
Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Tamzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Dream Act Deferred Acton, Burma, Bangladesh, Yemen
Excellence in Education
In 1989, Margaret Miller Ibrahim received a Juris Doctor degree from
U.C. Davis, School of Law with the top honor of Order of the Coif,
having graduated in the top 10% of her law school class.
She received numerous American Jurisprudence Awards.
Margaret Miller Ibrahim graduated University in San Francisco with
Magna Cum Laude honors in 1985.
In 1989 she was admitted to the State Bar of California.
Prestigious Skadden Arps Fellowship
In 1989, she was awarded the prestigious Skadden Arps Fellowship
from the number 2 law firm in the United States. She was selected
out of over 600 applicants across the United States. As a Skadden
Fellow, she represented immigrants and engaged in civil rights litigation.
She worked as a Skadden Fellow Immigration Attorney at the
International Institute of the East Bay (now the International Institute of
the Bay Area).
Former U.S. Immigration Official (INS, now CIS)
Margaret Miller Ibrahim served as a U.S. Immigration official for
over 9 years. She served as an Asylum Officer in the U.S. Immigration
San Francisco Asylum Office and decided over 7000 asylum cases
for the U.S. Immigration Service. She also decided Withholding of
Deportation cases, stowaway cases, and Work Authorization
applications. As a US Immigration official, she was responsible for
deciding asylum cases in California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and
As one of the first Asylum Officers in San Francisco's new Asylum
program, she re-drafted the U.S. Operations Instructions which were
then published and became formal policy in all Asylum Offices in the
United States. Her decisions on asylum cases were selected by the
Asylum Headquarters in Washington D.C. and used as training tools for
Asylum Officers throughout the U.S. She was selected to train new
Asylum Officers who were then certified as Officers based solely on her
Margaret Miller Ibrahim has extensive knowledge of the inner-workings
of the U.S. CIS and the U.S. affirmative asylum system. Her knowledge
both as a former Asylum Officer and Immigration Attorney allow her
clients to receive the highest level of legal representation. She has a depth
of understanding of how the U.S. Immigration system will view each
client's particular asylum or other case leading to a significant advantage
to her clients.
Margaret Miller Ibrahim provides her clients with a safe and confidential
environment in which to discuss their case. Her real world knowledge of
the U.S. Immigration system is a strong benefit to each of her clients.
Lecture Series on Asylum Law
Margaret Miller Ibrahim has lectured on Asylum Law and Practice at the
Santa Clara University School of Law. She is currently preparing a
lecture on asylum law practice for the U.C. Davis School of Law.