Sahar Atassi is a paralegal at Benach Collopy, working alongside attorneys in preparing and filing immigration cases. She has worked on removal cases, cases challenging the Muslim Ban, waivers of inadmissibility, visas for victims of crime, and family-based immigration and citizenship.

Sahar’s interest in immigration law stems from her work with Syrian refugees. Born to Syrian immigrants, Sahar watched as the homes of her family members in Syria were bombed and destroyed. Witnessing this, she committed herself to helping relieve the suffering of Syrian refugees. Sahar has been an active volunteer in refugee camps in the Middle East and Europe. providing translation, as well as logistical and emotional support to refugees.

Sahar received her bachelor of arts degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Michigan. She is fluent in Arabic.

Education

University of Michigan, B.A., 2016