Top Atlanta immigration attorney, Amna Shirazi was born a U.S. Citizen in Pakistan. She returned to the United States in 1977 at the age of 2 years old. After growing up in Atlanta, Ms. Shirazi went to undergraduate studies at American University in Washington, D.C. and subsequently received a Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor Degrees from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2000. She has received her LLM with a focus on Democratic Governance from Emory University School of Law in 2012.
As a well-known community educator, Ms. Shirazi is a constant and reliable source to Atlanta area newspapers who frequently publish her remarks about current immigrant issues and immigration policy. Ms. Shirazi also teaches seminars, writes op-ed pieces on immigration issues and has appeared in televised interviews in both Atlanta and Charlotte. An active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 2001, she currently serves on the Advocacy Committee, chosen for her commitment to fight against HB87, the Georgia Immigration Enforcement Bill.
Ms. Shirazi has a successful Atlanta immigration law firm focusing on deportation defense, detention, asylum/human rights, family immigration, domestic violence and consular issues, and handles all manners of appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals as well as litigation in the federal courts. Amna Shirazi has been admitted in 2000 to the State bar of Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. She is an active member of her community and is on the Steering Committee of the Young Leaders of the World Affairs Council, and commits her time to numerous local charitable organizations and political causes.