U.S. Immigration Attorney Shahzad Ahmed In The News...
Orlando attorney fights travel ban with lawsuit (With video)
An immigration attorney in Orlando is fighting President Donald Trump's travel ban with a lawsuit in federal court. Shahzad Ahmed, with NeJame Law, filed the lawsuit on behalf of an Iranian national whose wife and child live in Orlando.
Orlando Immigration Attorney: Confusion at OIA after Trump's executive order on immigration
President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration is causing a legal uproar in Central Florida, as well as other parts of the nation. “The order involving the travel and visa issuance ban is unconstitutional,” Shahzad Ahmed, a senior immigration attorney at Orlando-based law firm NeJame Law, told Orlando Business Journal. "It violates the equal protection clause because it treats various classes of individuals differently.
PRESS RELEASE: Board Certified Immigration Expert, Shahzad Ahmed, urges President-elect Trump to Turn to Positive Rhetoric and Move Forward on Immigration Reform
Shahzad Ahmed, Esq., a Florida Bar certified immigration expertand former Orlando Regional Vice-Chair of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), called on President-elect Trump to turn to a more productive discussion and to work with Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle to move forward on immigration reform.
Human Rights Defender, Shahzad Ahmed, files Asylum for Iranian Christian
Attorney Shahzad Ahmed filed for asylum relief for an Iranian Christian. The application is based upon the claim that if Mr. Ahmed’s client returns to Iran, he will be persecuted by Iran’s regime and its people.
Hajj Fatalities and Fatalism: Time for Reform
Tragically, once again, the Hajj resulted in a stampede, causing deaths of many pilgrims; this time, more than 1,400, and numerous others injured. And once again, many Muslims accepted the calamity as "taqdeer," or the predestined will of God, and proclaimed the dead as martyrs.
Shahzad Ahmed Awarded National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers
Attorney Shahzad Ahmed was awarded The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in 2015. According to The National Advocates Top 100, this award exemplifies "superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty."
Time running short to save Asia Bibi: My Word
It was a scorching hot day in the summer of 2009, when Asia Bibi, a 45-year old Christian field worker, drank from a bucket of water to quench her thirst. But her female Muslim co-workers refused to drink from the bucket solely because, Bibi, a Christian, had touched it. An argument ensued and the result was Bibi being prosecuted and convicted of the death penalty. Her crime? Her co-workers accused her of insulting the Prophet Muhammad.