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Umar Akbar Ahmed
Umar Akbar Ahmed, Esq. is an attorney in Washington, DC and has worked extensively on a number of national and international cases in the practice areas of complex civil litigation and immigration. A Buergenthal Scholar at The George Washington University Law School, he serves as Of Counsel to McMahon & Associates, and is the Principal Attorney at UmarLaw, a litigation and immigration law firm.

Additionally, Umar has worked with two United States Congressman and gained experience in key aspects of policy making and the legislative process. He is a strong advocate for social justice and human rights, working with a number of legal clinics in Washington, DC. Umar has appeared on TV as a legal expert and served as a panelist at several major conferences.

Entries by Umar Akbar Ahmed

U.S. Businesses: Take Advantage of the H-1B Visa Before Costs Rise

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 1:28 PM

A unique and diverse opportunity to improve your bottom line -- and the U.S. economy.

Did you know the H-1B visa, a popular route for U.S. companies to hire foreigners for specialty positions, has the added benefit of ensuring American companies can remain globally competitive, thereby improving the U.S....

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Islam and Human Rights: The Case of Journalist Rachid Nini

(1) Comments | Posted June 27, 2011 | 1:08 PM

Human rights violations are proving to be one of the major concerns in the Muslim World. From Morocco to Malaysia, Muslim populations are demanding basic rights, equal justice under the law, accountability, economic stability and democracy.

The pressure is on Muslim rulers to comply with the demands...

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