Amir Naim is an Immigrants’ Rights Attorney for the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA). At CAIR-SFBA, Amir provides legal representation to community members in their immigration cases.
Amir graduated with a B.A. in History from Emory University. After graduating from college, Amir received a CASA fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education to study Arabic in Syria. Amir went on to receive his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. During law school, Amir interned with the Texas Civil Rights Project and with a small immigration firm in Maryland. Prior to working at CAIR-SFBA, Amir was an Asylum Attorney at the Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN) in Atlanta, Georgia, where he provided direct legal representation to asylum applicants and worked to recruit and train volunteer attorneys to represent asylum seekers.