Houman Afshar, Partner
Houman Afshar
Tel: (212) 705-9853

Professional Profile

Houman Afshar advises start-up and established U.S. businesses of various sizes on how to implement and maintain immigration programs in a wide range of industries, including hospitality, media, marketing, fine arts, technology, financial services, and others.  He is skilled in counselling clients on various nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters, creating worksite compliance programs and implementing strategic, cost-effective immigration programs that facilitate the efficient transfer of foreign employees to U.S. operations. He also represents individual clients on various immigration matters, such as sponsorship based on familial relationships as well as nationality issues, including the acquisition and retention of U.S. citizenship.

Memberships and Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Canadian Association of New York

Articles, Publications and Lectures

Note, “The Caspian Dispute: Is a Doctrinal Analysis Too Late or Can We Turn Back the Hands of Time?”, New York Law School Review, 2004

Awards and Recognition

New York Law School

  • Executive Editor of Law Review
  • Published in New York Law School Law Review
  • Ernst C. Stiefel writing award for excellence in Comparative, Common, and Civil Law

Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014


J.D., cum laude, New York Law School,
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, University of British Columbia

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department