Norris McLaughlin & Marcus: Immigration Law Group

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515 W Hamilton Street
Fifth Floor
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101, United States
Contact: Raymond Lahoud, Member and Chair, Immigration Practice Group
Phone: 484-544-0022
Fax: 610-628-2481
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Other Countries
  • Australia
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Practice/Organization Description

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, focuses primarily on immigration law and deportation defense for individuals and corporations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania (Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown, and the surrounding region).

His practice includes Citizenship, U.S. Non-Immigration Visas, E Visas, E-3 Visas, H-1B Visas, H-2B Visas, L Visas, O Visas, P Visas, Q Visas, R Visas, TN Visas, U.S. Immigration Visas, EB5 Investor Visas, Exceptional Ability Immigrant Visas, Extraordinary Ability Immigrant Visas, K-1 Visas, K-3 Visas, Multinational Manager/Executive Immigrant Visas, Outstanding Professor/Researcher Immigrant Visas, PERM Labor Certification, Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Marriage Petitions, Asylum, and VAWA applications. Ray also has a long history of political and business management expertise.

Ray also works in the field of Immigration Waivers, such as the Visa Waiver Program, National Interest Waivers, Hardship Waivers, and J Waivers. His practice focuses specifically on Deportation Defense, at the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Circuit Court levels. He has defended individuals against deportation across the United States. In state and federal appellate courts, he seeks post-conviction relief for the underlying crime that led to the commencement of the deportation. He also represents individuals who overstayed their visas or entered the United States without inspection.

Ray has received numerous accolades. He has been awarded the Empire State Pro Bono Counsel Award each year since 2012, has been selected as Lead Counsel, and has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star, ranked as a Top Rated Immigration Attorney in the New York Metro Area. He has also recently been named in the Lehigh Valley Business Forty Under 40.

At Lehigh, Ray was Editor of The Lehigh Review, earned Deans List, was named a President’s Scholar, was inducted into Phi Beta Delta, and received, among other awards, the Williams Award, Treen Scholarship, and Littner Scholarship. Prior to that, he served as a United States Congressional Page, under then-Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL). He also served as a legislative aide to State Senator Lisa Boscola (D-PA).

In law school, Ray earned Deans List, received CALI awards in many courses, and worked on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He was actively involved in additional programs and other organizations including the Barristers’ Counsel, ABA Law Student Division, ACLU at GULC, Catholic Student Association, and the Innocence Project, and worked for the Honorable Joanne Seybert, Federal District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association

New York County Lawyers Association

City of New York Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

United States Tax Court

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

District Court for the Southern District of New York

National Lawyers Guild

United States Chamber of Commerce

Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation

Honors and Awards

Attorney Lahoud has received numerous accolades for his pro bono efforts as well as his achievements in the area of immigration law. He has been awarded the Empire State Pro Bono Counsel Award since 2012, has been selected as Lead Counsel, and has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star, ranked as a Top Rated Immigration Attorney in the New York Metro Area (a list issued by Thomson Reuters using its own selection methodology).

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