Anam is a partner at Calderón Seguin PLC. Anam’s immigration practice covers a broad array of matters including nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications, family-sponsored petitions, waivers of inadmissibility, asylum applications, humanitarian relief, and all forms of relief from removal. Anam specializes in removal work, including direct representation of detained individuals, and regularly appears before the Arlington and Baltimore Immigration Courts. She also represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to pursue affirmative applications for benefits. After initial adjudication, Anam represents clients in appellate work before the Board of Immigration Appeals, Administrative Appeals Office, and United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. In addition, Anam regularly advises clients, their family members, and other attorneys regarding nuanced crimmigration issues. Whether advising a client charged with a crime about the immigration consequences of a guilty plea or determining a client’s eligibility for relief based on a prior offense, Anam is well-rehearsed in the complex interplay between our nation’s immigration and criminal laws.
Anam is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center and co-teaches the Women and Immigration Fieldwork Practicum. She regularly speaks on immigration issues for institutions and organizations such as the George Washington University Law School, David A. Clark School of Law, Alexandria Public Defender’s Office, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association, and Virginia Continuing Legal Education. She also volunteers as an expert mentor at consultation clinics throughout Northern Virginia and Washington DC.
Anam received her law degree from The George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Anam clerked with The George Washington University Law School Immigration Clinic, the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, the American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center, and the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Anam received her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from The George Washington University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Hispanic Languages and Literature.
Anam is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and speaks fluent Spanish. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), currently serving as an AILA liaison to the Arlington Immigration Court, and the Federal Bar Association.