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Adam Aman Malik

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 LocationDallas, Texas
 Phone: (214) 905- 1420               Fax: (214) 905-2010  
 Adam Aman Malik joined the Dallas office of Petty & Associates, PLLC in March 2013. Before joining, Adam worked for the United States Department of Homeland Security (US DHS) as an Adjudications Officer with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS). Before joining US CIS, Adam worked at the Detention and Removal Office (DRO) of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US ICE) as a DRA.
He has extensive experience as a Federal Immigration Officer and brings substantial insight to how cases can be moved smoothly through the US immigration agencies. He has handled numerous fraud investigations and interviews, for the US Government, while at US CIS. While at US CIS, Adam received the Guttenberg award for excellence when he graduated as the valedictorian officer at the nationwide immigration officers’ training academy. Adam was also distinguished as an officer by receiving other awards at the US CIS Dallas Field Office.
Adam handles immigration litigation, deportation defense, US citizenship issues, and other immigration matters.
Adam is admitted to the State Bar of Texas.
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • Family Law
Bar Admissions
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Liberal Studies, Associates Degree, Citi College of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Computer Information Systems & Business Administration, Bachelors of Science, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
  • International Relations, Masters of Arts, University of Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
Professional Associations, Memberships, Awards
  • Guttenberg Award for Excellence, Valedictorian at the US CIS Officers’ Academy
  • President at the US CIS Officers’ Academy
  • Performance Award holder at USCIS Dallas Field Office
Professional Associates & Memberships
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – National
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – Texas Chapter
  • Texas Bar Immigration Law Section
  • Texas Bar Family Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Past Employment Positions, Clinics & Internships
  • Adjudications Officer with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS)
  • DRA with Detention and Removal Office, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US ICE)
  • Texas (Supreme) Court of Criminal Appeals, Legal Intern
  • 245TH Family District Court, Legal Intern
  • STCLH Family Law Advance Clinic, Advocate
  • STCLH Family Law Advocacy, Advocate
  • STCLH Asylum and Human Trafficking Clinic, Advocate
  • STCLH Mock Trial Intramural Tournament, Advocate


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