Tarik H. Sultan

Tarik H. Sultan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Tucson, AZ

Wolf & Sultan P.C.
 | 2870 North Swan Road, Suite 160
Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-882-9633
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business
Attorney Profile

Tarik H. Sultan has concentrated his practice exclusively on immigration law, both in private practice and as an attorney advising the U.S. Immigration Court. He is also listed in the prestigious The Best Lawyers in America and has the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Sultan was selected 2012 Tucson Immigration Lawyer of they Year by Best Lawyers.  Prior to forming Wolf & Sultan P.C., Mr. Sultan practiced in the corporate immigration practice group of a 600-plus lawyer international law firm. His practice is focused on all areas and aspects of immigration law, with a particular emphasis on employment-based visas and employer sanctions defense. He is a former Director on the National Board of Governors for AILA and has served on numerous national liaison committees with the Departments of Labor, Justice and Homeland Security.

About Tarik Sultan

Admitted: 1993, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://www.azimm.com/bios.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America in the field of Immigration Law, 1999-., Woodward-White, 2014
  • Listed for Fifteen Years in Best Lawyers in America in the field of Immigration Law, 2013, Selected to Best Lawyers in America, Woodward-White, 2013
  • Selected by Best Lawyers in America as Immigration Lawyer of the Year, Tucson, Arizona., 2012
  • Listed in International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, 2009
  • Listed in International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, 2008
  • Member, IMMLAW, the National Consortium of Immigration Law Firms, 2007
  • Selected to Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2007
  • Member, Board of Directors, AILA, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • National Chair, New Member Division, AILA, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • Testifies as expert on immigration law in both state and Federal District Court pertaining to both civil and criminal matters., Expert, Federal Litigation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • District of Columbia Bar, 1995
  • State Bar of Colorado, 1994
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1993
  • District of Arizona, 1993
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association CSC Liaison Committee, 2013
  • Member, Distance Learning Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2012
  • Member, Annual Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2011
  • Member, AILA/DHS Ombudsman Liaison Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2010
  • Member, AILA Distance Learning Committee., 2009
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyer Association Arizona Chapter CBP Liaison Committee., 2009
  • Annual Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2008
  • Annual Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2007
  • Chair, AILA National Fundamentals Conference, Chicago, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2006
  • Professionalism & Ethics Committee, Arizona Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2005
  • National Fundamental Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2005
  • National Minuteman Task Force, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2005
  • Family Immigration Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2004
  • Business Litigation Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2004
  • Litigation Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2003
  • Illegal Immigrant Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2001
  • National Essential Worker Immigration Coalition Liaison Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2001
  • Annual Conference Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2001
  • INS Liaison Committee for Enforcement Policy, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 2000
  • Department of Labor Committee Liaison Member, Region IX, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 1999
  • State Chapter Committeeman, Arizona Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 1997
  • Director, Board of Governors and National Chair, New Member Division, American Immigration Lawyers Association., 1996
  • National Project Committee Chair, New Member Division, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1995
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1994

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Board of Directors, Ballet Tucson Professional Dance Company, 2013-Present., 2013
  • Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson., 2008
  • Chair, Program Committee, Catalina Rotary., 2005
  • Chair, Community Development Committee, Catalina Rotary., 2003
  • Chair, Relations Committee, Catalina Rotary., 2002
  • Chair, Community Development Committee, Catalina Rotary., 2002
  • Member, Rotary International., 2001
  • Board of Directors, Tucson Ecumenical Council Legal Assistance., 1998

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Business Immigration Update for Human Resources Professionals, SHRM Annual Convention, Phoenix, August,, Speaker, Business Immigration Update for Human Resources Professionals, SHRM, 2014
  • Speaker, State Bar of Arizona Labor and Employment Annual Conference, Sedona, Arizona, October 2014., Speaker, Updates in Employment Immigration Law and Legislation, State Bar of Arizona, 2014
  • Co-Author, What Business Immigration Attorneys Need to Know About NIV Inadmissibility Issues, AILA Publications, 2014
  • Speaker, Immigration Hot Topics in Family Law, State Bar of Arizona Advanced Family Law Conference, 2013
  • Speaker, Updates in Employment Immigration Law and Legislation, State Bar of Arizona Labor and Employment Section annual conference, 2013
  • Speaker, Speaker, Immigration Update and Reform Legislation, S. Arizona Paralegal Association, 2013
  • Speaker, Moderator/Speaker, Immigration Law and Comprehensive Reform, State Bar of Arizona, 2013
  • Speaker/Moderator, Completing Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, Author (Update), AILA Publications, 2012
  • Immigration and Employment Law, State Bar of Arizona Annual Employment and Labor Law Conference, Sedona, October, 2012., Speaker, 2012
  • Developments in Employment-Based Immigration, Employment Law All-Stars Program, State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, Phoenix, June, 2012., Speaker, 2012
  • Fundamentals of Marriage Immigration, American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Nashville, June, 2012., Discussion Leader, 2012
  • Removal of Conditions to Permanent Residency, Departmetn of Homeland Security USCIS Ombudsman National Stakeholder Program, April, 2012., Speaker, 2012
  • Completing Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, American Immigration Lawyers Association Publications, June, 2012., Update Author, 2012
  • False Claime to U.S. Citizenship, American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Convention, San Diego, June, 2011., Discussion Leader, 2011
  • Padilla v. Kentucky and Arizona, State Bar of Arizona, June, 2011., Author, 2011
  • Padilla v. Arizona: Application of Padilla to Arizona Law, State Bar of Arizona, June, 2011., Speaker, 2011
  • Current Issues in Employment-Based Immigration, State Bar of Arizona, June, 2011., Speaker, 2011
  • False Claims to U.S. Citizenship, American Immigration Lawyers Associtaion Publications, March, 2011., Co-Author, 2011
  • Immigration Law for the Criminal Attorney, Pima County Bar Association, December, 2010., Author, 2010
  • Immigration Law for the Criminal Attorney, Pima County Bar Association, December, 2010., Speaker, 2010
  • Issues and Q&A Regarding Naturalization, Avvo National Broadcast, September, 2010., Speaker, 2010
  • Speaker, Immigration Strategies for Professional Athletes, AILA National Convention, 2010
  • Speaker, Issues and Strategies in Inadequate Inspection Cases, AILA National Teleseminar, 2010
  • Co-Author, Special Visa Issues Relating to Representation of Professional Athletes, AILA, 2010
  • Moderator/Speaker, I-751 Recent Developments, AILA National Teleseminar, 2010
  • Author, U.S. Immigration is a Labor Law, Arizona Attorney Magazine (introduction by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to Special Immigration Issue), July/August 2009., Author, 2009
  • Speaker, Immigration Considerations and Strategies Due to Corporate Restructuring, State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, Phoenix, Speaker, 2009
  • Speaker, Pitfalls in Removal of Conditions for Lawful Permanent Residents, American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Speaker, 2009
  • Speaker, Business Immigration Law: Solutions for Short Term Needs, ILM National Teleseminar, 2009
  • Speaker, Understanding and Addressing Immigration’s Impact on Arizona Public Safety, Arizona Police Association/DHS Immigration And Customs Enforcement, 2008
  • Speaker, Employment Verification and the Arizona Legal Worker’s Act, Pima County Bar Association, 2008
  • Speaker, Arizona Legal Worker’s Act, AZ Bar Annual Convention, State Bar Of Arizona, 2008
  • Speaker, Immigration: The Law, The Courts, The Police, Annenberg Institute For Justice And Journalism, 2008
  • Speaker, Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas, University Of Arizona, 2008
  • Speaker, Immigration Law and Employer Compliance in Arizona, Lorman Educational Services, 2008
  • Author, Arizona Legal Worker’s Act; Everify as the Future of Employer Compliance? , State Bar of Arizona, 2008
  • Speaker, Employer Sanctions and the Arizona Legal Worker Act, Association Of Corporate Counsel, 2007
  • Speaker, Ever-Expanding Concerns in Business & Family Law Topics, State Bar Of Arizona, 2007
  • Speaker, Implementing the Regulations on Social Security No-Match Letters – Not as Easy as It Sounds, National Webcast, West-Thomson, 2007
  • Speaker, Border Crossings 2007 – Using Non-Citizen Workers and Protecting Your Clients Who Do, DRI National Employment Law Annual Conference, DRI, 2007
  • Speaker, Navigating the Maze of Employment-Based Immigration Options to Ensure Compliance, What to Do When the Government Knocks at your Door: Dealing with Trouble, Council On Education In Management Immigration Law Conference 2007, 2007
  • Editor (informal), Immigration For Paralegals, Pearson Education Series, Prentice Hall Publishing, 2007
  • Author, Border Crossings 2007 – Using Non-Citizen Workers and Protecting Your Clients Who Do, DRI Employment Law Publications, DRI, 2007
  • Speaker, Employer Sanctions and Corporate Compliance, Arizona Medical Group, 2006
  • Speaker, Naturalization and Citizenship Issues, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Speaker, Immigration Issues for International Students, Northern Arizona University, 2006
  • Speaker, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Any Such Thing as a Safe Harbor, AACJ Annual Conference, 2006
  • Speaker, Nonimmigrant Visas for Professionals, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Speaker, ABCs of Immigration Law, National Teleseminar, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Speaker, Employer Verification Compliance and Employer Sanctions and Anti-Discrimination Law, Tucson Human Resources Group, 2006
  • Speaker, H-1B Professional Work Visas and Employment-Based Immigration, University Of Arizona Eller College Of Business, 2006
  • Conference Chair and Speaker, American Immigration Lawyers Association Fundamentals Conference, National Fundamentals Conference - Chicago, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Speaker, Representing Criminal and Juvenile Aliens, State Bar Of Arizona, 2006
  • Co-Author, Challenges in Representing Nonimmigrant Professionals, AILA Immigration and Nationality Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Speaker, Immigration Law Overview, Employment-Based Immigrant Visas, Inadmissibility/Removal and Relief, American Immigration Lawyers Conference, 2005
  • Speaker, Naturalization and Citizenship Issues, Atlanta Fundamentals Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Speaker, Naturalization and Citizenship Issues, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Speaker, Business Immigration Issues in the Post 9-11 Era, State Bar Of Arizona, 2005
  • Speaker, Immigration Issues in the Post 9-11 Era, State Bar Of Arizona, 2005
  • Author, Primer on Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: The Role of the Conviction in Immigration Law, State Bar of Arizona, 2005
  • Author, Employer Sanctions and Immigration Related Employment Litigation Update, State Bar of Arizona, 2005
  • Speaker, Hot Topics in Business Immigration and Corporate Compliance, Association Of Corporate Counsel, 2004
  • Speaker, Inadmissibility/Removability and Relief, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2004
  • Speaker, Post 9-11 Regulatory and Legislative Changes, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2003
  • Speaker, Immigration Law: A Potpourri Approach to Current Issues, State Bar Of Arizona, 2003
  • Speaker, Acquiring and Developing Mexican Real Estate For Commercial and Industrial Use, National Law Center For Inter-American Free Trade, 2003
  • Speaker, Corporate Compliance, Social Security and Immigration Related Immigration, SHRM Annual Labor/Employment Conference, 2003
  • Speaker, Immigration Law in the Workplace: What Human Resource Professionals and Their Legal Counsel Need to Know, Sterling Educational Services, 2003
  • Co-Author, Immigration Law: A Potpourri Approach to Current Issues, State Bar of Arizona, 2003
  • Co-Author, Looking Ahead to Labor Certification in the New Economy, Sterling Educational Services, 2003
  • Co-Author, Overview of Immigration Issues: The Aftermath of 9-11, Sterling Educational Services, 2003
  • Author, I-9 Verification and False Claims to Citizenship, West Publishing, 2003
  • Speaker, Immigration Issues after 9/11, International Law Program, University Of Arizona College Of Law, 2002
  • Moderator, Unlawful Presence in Immigration Law, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2002
  • Speaker, H-1B Nonimmigrant Worker Program, International Faculty and Scholars Program, University Of Arizona, 2002
  • Author, Motions Practice Before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, AILA Immigration and Nationality Law, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2002
  • Speaker, Seminar on Immigration and Habeas Corpus Issues, 9th Circuit Pro Se Law Clerk Conference, Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals, 2001
  • Speaker, Appellate Procedure Before the Board of Immigration Appeals, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2001
  • Speaker, Hiring an H-1B Nonimmigrant, International Faculty and Scholars Program, University Of Arizona, 2001
  • Speaker, Corporate Compliance and Anti-Discrimination in the Hiring Process, AZ Bar Labor and Employment Section, State Bar Of Arizona, 2000
  • Speaker, H-1B Professional Workers, AILA California Chapters Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2000
  • Author, Judicial Review of Immigration Decisions, AILA Immigration and Nationality Law, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2000
  • Speaker, H-1B Professional Work Visas , University Of Arizona, 1999
  • Moderator/Speaker, Immigration Corporate Compliance, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1999
  • Speaker, Immigration in the Ninth Circuit, District of Arizona Conference, Federal Bar Association, 1999
  • Moderator/Speaker, Immigration Corporate Compliance, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1998
  • Author, Judicial Review of Immigration Decisions, AILA Immigration and Nationality Law, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1998
  • Speaker, Judicial Review of Immigration Cases, AZ Annual Bar Convention, State Bar Of Arizona, 1997
  • Speaker, Family-Based Immigration Law Changes, AILA Annual Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1997
  • Author, Judicial Review After the Illegal Immigration Reform & Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, AILA 1997 Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Assocation, 1997
  • Author, Judicial Review Under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, AILA New Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • Author, Changes to Deportation Law Under Anti-Terrorist and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, AILA Immigration and Nationality Law, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • Author, Grounds of Deportation, AILA Immigration and Nationality Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • Author, Deportation Proceedings, AILA Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996
  • cited in Franklin v. INS, 72 F.3d 571 (8th Cir. 1995), Wallace v. Reno, 24 F. Supp.2d 104 (D. Mass. 1998), and Matter of Ruiz-Romero, Int. Dec. 3376 (BIA 1999), Author, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: A Guideline for the Criminal Defense Attorney, Arizona Attorney, 1994
  • Co-Author, Business Immigration Law: Strategies for Employing Foreign Nationals, American Lawyer Media
  • Adjunct Instructor in Immigration Law, Pima College, Tucson., Immigration Law, Adjunct Instructor

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arizona College of Law., 1993
  • BA, Political Science, University of Arizona., 1990

Industry Groups

  • Member Of IMMLAW
  • The National Consortium Of Immigration Law Firms; Member And Former Director Of The American Immigra
  • Office Location for Tarik H. Sultan

    2870 North Swan Road
    Suite 160
    Tucson, AZ 85712

     

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