Deepak, a native of Brampton, Ontario, has practiced immigration law since 2015. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients in removal proceedings.

Deepak has worked extensively in matters involving removal defense (such as asylum), naturalization, family-based immigration, waivers and consular processing. Having represented individuals and a variety of large, mid-size and smaller companies in their immigration matters, Deepak understands the importance of putting the clients interests first.

In 2018, he was asked to join Patel Gaines, LLC (named the 5th fastest growing law firm in the nation by Law Firm 500), as the lead attorney manager for the employment-based immigration department. Deepak consults with corporations and clients on all matters related to corporate and employment immigration, including I-9 compliance.

Deepak provides immigration advice and guidance on a pro bono basis to a number of organizations and individuals, including: The Sikh Coalition, The Sikh Family Center, Tahirih Justice Center, Jakara Movement, Catholic Charities, among others. Deepak currently serves on the Immigrant Affairs Committee for the City of Fresno.

Previous work experience

Deepak worked for one the top U.S. immigration law firms in Toronto, Ontario, advising clients on employment-based U.S. immigration matters such as: E, L, H, O, P and TN visas. Afterwards, he accepted a position for a mid-size Texas immigration law firm where he oversaw the removal and deportation department and managed three offices across South Texas.


St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2014

  • Immigration & Human Rights Clinic, Student Attorney
  • The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice, Staff Writer
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Participant
  • Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association, Vice-President
  • Office of International Student & Scholar Services, Senior International Advisor and Program Manager

Athabasca University, B.A., 2011


John has been practicing immigration law for over 40 years, Consulting individuals in need all over the world. He was once appointed by the United States Department of Justice to be a U.S Immigration Judge and was the youngest attorney to be selected. John has received the AV rating, the highest possible rating from the prestigious Martindale Hubble Law Directory, is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, appears in Who’s Who in American Law and has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America for over twenty years.

Previous work experience

  • Served on the board of directors of the New Mexico ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
  • Volunteer attorney of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
  • Foreign Legal Consultant under the Law Society of British Columbia since 2009
  • Served as an adjunct professor of immigration law at Texas Tech. School of Law
  • Professor of immigration law at the University of New Mexico’s School of Law


University of New Mexico, B.A (1972)

University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D (1977)


Deepak Ahluwalia

Founder & Managing Partner

John Lawit

Of Counsel

Timothy Greenberg

Senior Attorney

Amandeep Mangat

Senior Paralegal

Raisa Islam

Senior Paralegal

Kiran Sandhu


Jazmin Santos


Jugnu Bhandal

Legal Assistant

Noorjot Kaur

Legal Assistant

Aditi Kapoor

Administrative Support Manager

Ramneek Bhullar

Litigation Support Analyst

Akshay Motan

Administrative Analyst

Virender Singh

Administrative Analyst

Lovnish Mehra

Intake Specialist

Ashima Kapoor

Administrative Assistant

Isha Singh

Administrative Assistant

Job Opportunities

We seek to build a team that brings a variety of perspectives and backgrounds to our law firm. While we continuously receive inquiries, we operate with a small staff, and openings are infrequent.

We do not have any openings at this time but feel free to send us your resume to

About Our Pro-Bono Partnerships

Singh Ahluwalia Immigration Law Firm is committed to expanding the capacity of non-profit organizations by providing immigration legal services to those organizations at no cost. Listed below are some of the organizations our firm has provided pro-bono services to.