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Cyrus D. Mehta

Cyrus D. Mehta

Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC

New York, NY, USA


Cyrus D. Mehta, a graduate of Cambridge University and Columbia Law School, is the Managing Partner of Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC in New York City. Mr. Mehta is the former chair of AILA’s Ethics Committee; special counsel on immigration matters to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Appellate Division, First Department, New York; and is a member of the ABA Commission on Immigration.  Mr. Mehta is the former chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council and former chair of the Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law of the New York City Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker and writer on various immigration-related issues, including on ethics, and is also an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches a course entitled Immigration and Work.  Mr. Mehta received the AILA 2011 Michael Maggio Memorial Award for his outstanding efforts in providing pro bono representation in the immigration field. He has also received two AILA Presidential Commendations in 2010 and 2016.  Mr. Mehta is ranked among the most highly regarded lawyers in North America by Who’s Who Legal – Corporate Immigration Law 2017 and as a star individual lawyer in New York by Chambers USA 2017 in immigration law.
Cyrus D. Mehta is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Hypothetical 1: Ethical Issues in Removal Proceedings - Human Trafficking in Immigrant Communities: Current Issues in Preparing Petitions for T Nonimmigrant Status, Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Avoid the Confusion: Complying with the Simeio Decision One Year Later (July 11, 2016) - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (49th Annual), Friday, December 09, 2016
Will the Disruption of the H-1B Lottery Force Change for the Better? (September 30, 2016) - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (49th Annual), Friday, December 09, 2016
Immigration Inadmissibility, Legal Ethics And Marijuana (October 10, 2016) - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (49th Annual), Friday, December 09, 2016
Expansion of the Provisional Waiver: Good News, But Could Be Better (September 26, 2016) - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (49th Annual), Friday, December 09, 2016
Overview of Employment-Based Immigration in the United States (December 16, 2016) - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Fundamentals of U.S. Immigration Law (PowerPoint slides) - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
The Ethical Role of a Lawyer Under a Trump Administration - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
How to Walk the Ethical Line—Being Less Stressed Out - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
How Long Is a Lawyer Obligated to Correct False Evidence That Was Submitted on Behalf of the Client? (June 24, 2013) - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Ethics in Immigration Law Practice (2017) (PowerPoint slides) - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Overview of Legal Immigration to the United States (December 10, 2016) - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Cyrus D. Mehta and Alan Goldfarb, Up Against A Wall: Post-Election Ethical Challenges for Immigration Lawyers, AILA Doc. No. 17011200 (January 12, 2017) - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Thursday, July 20, 2017
Ethics in Immigration Law Practice (Outline) (March 2017) - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Thursday, July 20, 2017
H-1B Entry Level Wage Blues, The Insightful Immigration Blog (July 31, 2017), available at: http://blog.cyrusmehta.com/2017/07/h-1b-entry-level-wage-blues.html - 50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives - 49th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Friday, December 09, 2016
New Trends with Regard to Admissibility - 49th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Friday, December 09, 2016
Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice - Basic Immigration Law 2017, Friday, March 03, 2017
Ethical Issues and Immigration Law Practice - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Tuesday, July 25, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives - Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives, Friday, December 09, 2016
New Trends with Regard to Admissibility - New Trends with Regard to Admissibility, Friday, December 09, 2016
Immigration Executive Orders: What You and Your Clients Need to Know, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice - Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice, Friday, March 03, 2017
Ethical Issues and Immigration Law Practice - Ethical Issues and Immigration Law Practice, Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives - Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives, Friday, December 09, 2016
New Trends with Regard to Admissibility - New Trends with Regard to Admissibility, Friday, December 09, 2016
Immigration Executive Orders: What You and Your Clients Need to Know - Immigration Executive Orders: What You and Your Clients Need to Know, Thursday, February 16, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg New Trends with Regard to Admissibility - New Trends with Regard to Admissibility, Friday, December 09, 2016
Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives - Opportunities and Challenges in H-1B, L-1 Practice and Other Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Categories – Problems, Solutions, Recent Developments, and Alternatives, Friday, December 09, 2016
Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice - Ethical Issues in Immigration Practice, Friday, March 03, 2017
Ethical Issues and Immigration Law Practice - Ethical Issues and Immigration Law Practice, Tuesday, July 25, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 49th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, New York, NY
Basic Immigration Law 2017, Monday, March 06, 2017, New York, NY
Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2017, Tuesday, August 08, 2017, New York, NY
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Immigration Executive Orders: What You and Your Clients Need to Know - Immigration Executive Orders: What You and Your Clients Need to Know, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Basic Immigration Law 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, New York, NY
Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, New York, NY
Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018, New York, NY
Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2018, Friday, February 09, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web 50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, Philadelphia, PA
50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA
50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, Mechanicsburg, PA
50th Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2018, Friday, February 09, 2018, New York, NY
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