(OKLAHOMA CITY) January 21, 2013 — Phillips Murrah P.C. (“Phillips Murrah”) announced today that Jasmine A. Majid has joined the firm to launch the firm’s immigration practice. Majid will practice from Phillips Murrah’s Oklahoma City office.
Prior to joining the firm, Majid worked in Washington, D.C. as director of agency liaison and policy analyst with federal agencies responsible for implementing immigration laws in the United States.
Majid is a recipient of the Meritorious Public Service Award from the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Active on the national immigration policy scene, she has appeared on CNN, NBC and other media outlets to provide expert analysis of the increasingly complex issues surrounding the nation’s refugee and immigration laws.
A committed community advocate, Majid has worked to develop public projects such as successful pro bono and pro se legal and social service programs for immigrants in detention; free health care clinics for immigrant women; and protocol for handling pro bono representation for children trafficked into the U.S. and trapped in the quagmire of immigration policies and laws.
“Jasmine is a national player who understands the immigration system from the inside-out,” said Tom Wolfe, president and managing partner of Phillips Murrah. “Her diverse experience allows her to personalize the immigration debate and apply uncommon insight to the business and legal issues that challenge companies in today’s global economy.”
Born in Pakistan and raised in Enid, Oklahoma, Jasmine now resides in Edmond with her husband, Blake, and their twin children Juliette and Jorj.
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