Rachel Zoghlin is an Attorney at Grossman Law, LLC. Ms. Zoghlin represents individuals before U.S. Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Customs and Border Protection. Ms. Zoghlin devotes her practice to defending individuals in removal proceedings, and representing individuals in asylum matters, U visa petitions, family and employment-based visa petitions, naturalization applications, requests for Deferred Action (including DACA and other forms of Prosecutorial Discretion), among numerous other matters.
Ms. Zoghlin joined Grossman Law, LLC first as a law clerk in January 2012. She earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in American Culture from Vassar College. Ms. Zoghlin also speaks Spanish.
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), DC Chapter
- --New Members Division Committee
- --National Day of Action Committee
- National Lawyers Guild, National Immigration Project
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Frequently volunteers her time to assist low-income populations in obtaining immigration benefits such as naturalization, adjustment of status, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
- Maryland Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2012
- Honors: Cum Laude, Exceptional Pro Bono Service
- Executive Chair and Selection Chair, Equal Justice Foundation
Vassar College, B.A. in American Culture, 2007
- Thesis with Distinction: Second Parent Adoption in Families of Choice
- Death of DOMA Revives the American Dream for Same-Sex Couples at Home and Abroad, The Huffington Post (June 30, 2013) (with Sandra Grossman).
- Wrongs Against Immigrants’ Rights: Why Terminating the Parental Rights of Deported Immigrants Raises Constitutional and Human Rights Concerns, 3 L. J. for Soc. Justice 121 (2013).
- Draconian Discrimination: One Man’s Battle with U.S. Immigration Law for Fairness, Justice, and American Citizenship, 8 Mod. Am. 72 (2012).
- Insecure Communities: How Increased Localization of Immigration Enforcement Under President Obama through the Secure Communities Program Makes Us Less Safe, and May Violate the Constitution, 6 Mod. Am. 20 (2010).