Murray Osorio is pleased to welcome a new partner to the firm. Hudaidah Bhimdi Ahmed is an experienced advocate and distinguished member of the D.C. area immigration bar. Hudaidah’s diverse practice includes removal defense as well as employment-based and family-based immigration. Hudaidah has successfully represented thousands of businesses and individual clients in various circumstances, including business and investor visas, employment visas, family visas, deportation, asylum, naturalization and citizenship matters. She has appeared in hundreds of cases before multiple immigration judges successfully representing clients in matters ranging from bond hearings to claims for political asylum, cancellation of removal, hardship waivers, temporary protected status, NACARA and adjustment of status. Hudaidah is also well-known within legal professional circles in the area for her work in service to the profession. As an official liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for the Washington Field Office for USCIS, Hudaidah works with the agency at the supervisory level to ensure that immigration cases are processed fairly and expeditiously. She previously served as AILA Liaison to the Arlington Immigration Court where she earned the respect of the Immigration Judges and her colleagues.
Hudaidah was recently appointed by the Governor of Virginia, as a Board member for the Virginia Asian Advisory Board, and has also served as a Board member and Secretary for the Pakistani Association of Central Virginia, and for the Asian American Society of Central Virginia. Hudaidah is often invited to present on various specialized immigration topics at legal conferences across the world. She has spoken at immigration law conferences in Bangkok, Bucharest, and Athens, Greece, in addition to numerous other presentations in the United States.