Arif Gozel, Esq.

Arif Gozel, Esq.

Managing Attorney

Attorney Arif Gozel, the founder of Gozel Law Firm PC, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the field of immigration law.


With a strong foundation in the legal profession, Attorney Gozel honed his skills while working for two renowned immigration law firms in Washington, DC before establishing Gozel Law. His dedication to serving clients in matters related to U.S. immigration laws extends across multiple jurisdictions, holding attorney licenses in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Turkey.


Attorney Gozel’s diverse clientele benefits from his comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of immigration law. Additionally, through the collaboration with Gozel Law’s branch office in Turkey, he provides valuable guidance on matters pertaining to Turkish law.


One of Attorney Gozel’s notable achievements lies in his exceptional track record of successfully challenging unreasonable delays by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at asylum offices. Through the strategic filing of writs of mandamus and APA cases at district courts nationwide, he has facilitated numerous asylum seekers in securing their interviews and ultimately obtaining approvals from the asylum office.


Attorney Arif Gozel’s unwavering commitment to his clients, extensive legal experience, and exceptional results make him a trusted advocate in the complex realm of immigration law.


Specialized Immigration Areas:

  • Employment-Based Petitions
    • B-1 (Business Visitor)
    • EB-1 (Extraordinary Ability)
    • EB-2 (National Interest Waiver)
    • EB-3 (PERM Labor Certification Applications)
    • H1-B
    • O-1 (Extraordinary Ability)
  • Investment Visas
    • E-2
    • EB-5
  • Family-Based Petitions
    • Fiancé Visas
    • Relative Petitions
  • Humanitarian Immigration Practices
    • Affirmative Asylum Applications
    • Immigration Bond Requests
    • Defensive Asylum at Immigration Courts
    • DACA, TPS, and VAWA
  • Federal Court Practice 
    • Writ of Mandamus (Suit Against USCIS)
    • APA (Unlawful Denial of Immigration Benefits)
    • APA (Unreasonable Delay by USCIS)

Attorney Gozel is a proud member of the New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C. chapters of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Union of the Turkish Bar Associations.

Attorney Gozel is authorized to practice immigration law in all US States and territories.

Schedule a consultation with Attorney Gozel here.

Education & Bar Admission


JD, Rutgers University Law School

LLM, American University Washington College of Law

LLB, Ankara University Law School

Federal Court Admissions

US District Court, Southern District of New York

US District Court, Eastern District of New York 

US District Court, District of New Jersey

US District Court, Northern District of Illinois

US District Court, Southern District of Texas

State Court Admissions

Admitted to NJ Bar 

Admitted to NY Bar 

Admitted to Ankara Bar (Turkey) 

Admitted to Maryland Bar 

Professional Memberships

Member of  American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member of Turkey Bar Associations