Rami D. Fakhoury
Corporate Immigration Law
J.D., Cum Laude, Michigan State University (International Law Concentration), 1993; B.A. – B.S., Wayne State University (Finance/ Economics), 1989
State Bar of Michigan, 1994; U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan, 1994
Mr. Rami Fakhoury is passionate about immigration law. He is the founder and Managing Attorney of Fakhoury Law Group, PC (FLG), a Martindale Hubbell AV-rated business immigration firm. Mr. Fakhoury was a pioneer in establishing an office in Mumbai to better service FLG’s Indian IT and Engineering clients. His knowledge of immigration and foresight into immigration trends and policy have earned him widespread recognition. He is currently helping the State of Michigan develop immigration-friendly reform policies to attract business and professionals to Michigan. In 2009, Mr. Fakhoury became an Equity Partner of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), the largest and most prestigious global immigration consortium.
Mr. Fakhoury was selected as Immigration Attorney of the Year (2011) by Detroit Lawyer Monthly, and is designated Top Lawyer in DBusiness and Hour magazines. He has also been listed in the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers for two consecutive years.
American Bar Association; the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), Board of Governors; State Bar of Michigan, International Law Section; Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), Immigration Law Committee; International Business Association, Immigration Law Committee; and, Fellow, Center of International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria.
Publications, Articles or Books Written
Mr. Fakhoury’s publications include the role of Editor, The Consular Posts Book, (2009-2010 Edition), USCIS immigration procedures and US State Dept. consular procedures, (ILW Publications, 2009)(ISBN 0-9769529-2-0). He also authored two other immigration books and hundreds of policy articles, professional and trade group presentations, and white papers. In partnership with other ABIL attorneys, and the prestigious LexisNexis legal publishing company, Mr. Fakhoury is Chapter Author on the H-1B, EB-1, EB-5 and TN categories in the upcoming book, Global Business Immigration Guide. Finally, Mr. Fakhoury is a Columnist (Global IT Industry and US Immigration) for India’s The Financial Times.