Trauma Related to Immigration Status

Attorney Alex Mooradian

The zero-tolerance border policy, expanding detention programs, protracted family separation and the travel ban from Muslim-majority countries have harmed already traumatized people seeking help and justice. In care of the United States, Immigrants have been detained, physically harmed, and/or tortured because of their religion, political views, sexual orientation, gender, disability, and other protected grounds.

Attorney Alex Mooradian focuses on immigration law and has represented clients in deportation proceedings, including immigrant kids, refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrant survivors of crime. He also represents those seeking immigration benefits such as citizenship, family-based visas, and permanent residence. Recently, he has obtained asylum for numerous clients and has worked toward family unity. He is the Board Chair of the Organization for Nonprofit Excellence (ONE Worcester), which provides pro bono business consulting to Worcester-area nonprofits. He is also on the pro bono panel at Ascentria Care Alliance and has given presentations and trainings to area social service agencies and universities. He received his legal training at Boston University School of Law and was an advocate in its Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Program. Alex is a Partner at Glickman, Sugarman, Kneeland and Gribouski in Worcester.