Michael Z. Goldman
Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
I focus on finding creative solutions to the most difficult of immigration-related problems. I help businesses retain the best talent in the world. I also assist families stay together and reunite from abroad. I am vigorous in defending against removal from the United States.
My goal is to make the immigration process as painless for my clients as possible while providing exceptional, efficient and cost-effective representation.
The Law Offices of Michael Z. Goldman is dedicated to performing legal services with the utmost integrity. As the child of immigrants, I am committed to treating my clients with sensitivity and respect.
I look forward to working with you and/or your company. Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss any immigration-related questions or concerns you may have.
About Michael Z. Goldman
First Admitted: 2005, New York
Professional Webpage: https://michaelzgoldmanlaw.com/about-michael/
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- United States District Court, District of Columbia
- Bar of the State of New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- Nunez v. Elwood, 2012 WL 1183701 (D.N.J. April 9, 2012) (ordering Immigration Judge to conduct bond hearing for long-time green card holder detained by Immigration & Customs Enforcement)
- Numerous federal court actions across the country resulting in the Department of State terminating "Administrative Processing" and issuing Immigrant Visas to immediate relatives of U.S. citizens (Federal District of Columbia, Southern District of Texas; District of Oregon; Southern District of New York; Southern District of Florida; District of Nevada; Central District of California)
- Masih v. Aviles, 2014 WL 2106497 (S.D.N.Y. May 20, 2014) (ordering Immigration Judge to conduct bond hearing for long-time green card holder detained by Immigration & Customs Enforcement)
- Baba v. Sessions, 736 Fed.Appx. 4 (2d Cir. Aug. 10, 2018) (reversing Board of Immigration Appeals for committing errors in assessing Petitioner's credibility)
- Matter of Nunez (Immigration Court, September 20, 2013) (groundbreaking decision expanding the rights of New York non-U.S citizens in removal proceedings for drug offenses)
- Brown v. Tay-Taylor, 15-cv-5442 (S.D.N.Y. Sept 03, 2015) (ordering Immigration Judge to conduct bond hearing for long-time green card holder detained by Immigration & Customs Enforcement), 2015
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Pro bono/Community Service
- Pro Bono Publico Award, Legal Aid Society; Pro Bono Star, American Immigration Lawyers Association
- J.D., Boston College Law School (Magna Cum Laude), 2004
- B.A., University of Michigan (Phi Beta Kappa), 1999
Last Updated: 5/15/2022