Jason Dzubow’s practice focuses on immigration law, asylum, and appellate litigation. He may be contacted at (202) 328-1353 or JDzubow@DzubowLaw.com. His blog, The Asylumist, is the only blog devoted exclusively to asylum in the United States.
Since 2011, Washingtonian magazine has included Mr. Dzubow on its list of the best immigration lawyers in the Washington, DC area. In March 2011, Mr. Dzubow was listed as one of the top 25 legal minds in the country in the area of immigration law. He has been honored for his work by CAIR Coalition and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC). Mr. Dzubow is also an adjunct professor of asylum law at George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.
Mr. Dzubow provides legal expertise to individuals and corporations in all areas of immigration law, including: asylum, criminal immigration, deportation and removal proceedings, family-based immigration, immigrant detainees and bond applicants, immigration court, appeals, and federal litigation, immigrant victims of domestic violence, extraordinary ability visas, and naturalization. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, the immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the federal courts, and the asylum office.
Mr. Dzubow received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center where he served as the Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He has published articles in Immigration Law Today, the Green Card, the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, the Hispanic Law Journal (University of Texas Law School), the Temple University Law School Journal of Political and Civil Rights, and Fate Magazine. Mr. Dzubow received his Bachelor’s Degree, summa cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia.
Prior to forming Dzubow & Pilcher, PLLC, Mr. Dzubow clerked for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Immigration Court in Arlington, Virginia. For his work at the Arlington Immigration Court, Mr. Dzubow received the Department of Justice Outstanding Performance Award. Mr. Dzubow also worked as an immigration attorney at Catholic Community Services in New Jersey and as a trial attorney for Bode & Grenier, LLP, in Washington, DC.
Mr. Dzubow was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Prior to law school, he worked for the Refugee Assistance Program in Philadelphia, helping immigrants and refugees find jobs. More recently, he lived in Nicaragua where he studied Spanish and volunteered for the Sisters of Charity (Mother Theresa’s organization). He has also lived in Jerusalem and traveled widely in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Ethiopia, South East Asia, and Latin America. He speaks Spanish.
Mr. Dzubow is admitted to practice law in the federal and state courts of Washington, DC and Maryland, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Eleventh, and DC Circuits, all Immigration Courts in the United States, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Capital Area Immigrant Rights (CAIR) Coalition.