Raj Shankar came to the United States when he was eight years old. He went through the immigration process to obtain his Legal Permanent Residence (green card) and later became a citizen. This drove him to become an immigration attorney.
Raj graduated Magna Cum Laude from Touro Law Center in 2012 and was admitted to the NY state bar in 2013. From 2014 to 2016 he served as the Chair of the Immigration Committee for the Nassau County Bar Association.
In 2019, he started working for Touro Law Center as an Assistant Director of Academic Development. He also worked as an Adjunct Professor teaching Immigration Law. He maintained his practice on the side while he was working for Touro Law Center.
In 2021, he came back into practice full-time. Raj has experience in all areas of Immigration Law, including but not limited to, Cancellation of Removal, Asylum, and Deportation Defense. However, his main area of focus is Employment-Based Immigration. He has handled both Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Employment-Based Cases.