Attorney Raymond Lahoud

Raymond Lahoud is a leading, respected, and experienced immigration law and deportation defense attorney.  Attorney Lahoud, an Easton, Pennsylvania native, graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in English (highest department honors).

While at Lehigh University, Attorney Lahoud served as the Editor of The Lehigh Review, earned Deans List each term, was named a President’s Scholar, was inducted into Phi Beta Delta and received, among other awards, the Williams Award, Cohen Scholarship, Treen Scholarship and Littner Scholarship.

Prior to attending Lehigh University, Attorney Lahoud directed Victory Consulting Group, a Pennsylvania-based political consulting firm that employed as many as fifteen individuals at one time. Further, Attorney Lahoud assisted in the development of Macquarie (PA), a private equity firm.

Following his time at Lehigh University, Attorney Lahoud attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he excelled academically. There, Attorney Lahoud served as the articles editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Review-a leading international academic resource focusing solely on immigration laws and regulations.  Further, while at Georgetown University, Attorney Lahoud clerked for the Honorable Joanne Seybert, Federal District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York and took on employ at Sullivan & Cromwell (summer associate), a prominent law firm.

Attorney Lahoud graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, having earned Deans List and several CALI awards in many different legal courses.

When joining Baurkot & Baurkot, Attorney Lahoud brought with him a long history of political, legal, and business management expertise.  Attorney Lahoud was quickly named the managing member of Baurkot & Baurkot’s Immigration Law Group in Easton, Pennsylvania.  Attorney Lahoud’s practice is limited to immigration law and deportation defense for individuals, families, non-profits, corporations, foreign investors, students, professionals, athletes, managers, executives, small-businesses, regional centers throughout New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania (Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown & the surrounding region).  Attorney Lahoud has extensive immigration experience including issues relating to Citizenship, Naturalization, US Non-Immigrant Visas, E Visas, E-3 Visas, H-1B Visas, H-2B Visas, L Visas, O Visas, P Visas, Q Visas, R Visas, TN Visas, U.S. Immigrant  Visas, EB-5 Investor Visas, Exceptional Ability Immigrant Visas, Extraordinary Ability Immigrant Visas, K-1 Visas, K-3 Visas, Multinational Manager/Executive Immigrant Visas, Outstanding Professor/Researcher Immigrant Visas, PERM Labor Certification, Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Marriage Petitions, Asylum, VAWA applications, the Visa Waiver Program, National Interest Waivers, Hardship Waivers, J Waivers, Employer Immigration Compliance, and Form I-9 Audits and Investigations.

Attorney Lahoud’s Deportation Defense work has been at every court level–from the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals to Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals across the United States.

Attorney Lahoud is a member of, among other organizations, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York City Bar Association and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

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