Khorzad Mehta, Attorney

After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University, Khorzad earned his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. In law school, he participated in the Immigration Law Clinic to assist noncitizens seeking asylum and refugee status in the United States.

Khorzad represents individuals, families and U.S. employers with employment- and family-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa matters. He has a special interest in the representation of international physicians and their employers with J-1 waivers to improve access to health care for the rural, semi-rural, and low income populations of the United States, H and O nonimmigrant petitions, labor certifications, and National Interest Waivers and Extraordinary Ability based immigrant petitions.

Khorzad is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He has been invited to speak at immigration lawyers’ conferences nationwide and has served on government liaison committees at both the local and national levels.

Khorzad’s passion for immigration law stems from his personal immigration journey as the son of an international physician and his participation in the immigration law curriculum at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He enjoys helping people realize their dreams of practicing their professions or reuniting with their loved ones in the United States.

Khorzad is fluent in conversational Gujarati and Hindi and has basic fluency in French and Marathi. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and the State of Ohio.

Selected Publications

  • Contributing Author, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2010-11
  • Contributing Author, Immigration Practice Pointers, 2011-12
  • Contributing Author, The Physician Immigration Book, 2011
  • Contributing Author, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law, 2014

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, ABCs of Family Immigration and Naturalization Law for Newer Practitioners, AILA Web Seminar (Sep 2006)
  • Speaker, ABCs of Family Immigration Law For Newer Practitioners, AILA Web Seminar (Mar 2008)
  • Speaker, REAL ID Countdown to December 31, 2009: Will States Play Their Upper Hand or Fold?, AILA 2009 Annual Conference (Jun 2009)
  • Speaker, Canadian Physicians, AILA Immigration Options for Physicians CLE Webcast (Oct 2009)
  • Speaker, Lobbying’ for the Government’s Interest: Advanced IGA J-1 Waivers, AILA 2010 Annual Conference (Jul 2010)
  • Speaker, Navigating the Visa Bulletin, AILA 2011 Annual Conference (Jun 2011)
  • Speaker, CLUE: How to Navigate Employment-Based Immigration, AILA DC Chapter Fall Conference (Oct 2014)
  • Speaker, H1Bs and Cap Strategies – Advanced Issues for J-1 Physician Employers and Practitioners, Physician Immigration Law Institute (presented by the International Medical Graduate Taskforce) (Nov 2014)
  • Speaker, Is Gray the New Black? – Exploring the Unknown in Immigration Law, 17th Annual AILA New York Chapter Immigration Law Symposium (Dec 2014)
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