Asher Frankel, B.A., M.S., J.D
Barrister & Solicitor, Attorney at Law
Asher Frankel has practised immigration law in both Canada and the United States for over 25 years.
Asher has lectured extensively in Canada and the US on various aspects of immigration law, including comparative immigration law, at the LSUC, CBA, AILA annual conferences, AILA regional conferences, and local state bar immigration law conferences. He was also a guest lecturer on US immigration law at Seneca College’s Immigration Practitioners’ Program.
Asher has published numerous articles on Canadian, US and comparative immigration law in prestigious immigration law publications such as Interpreter Releases and AILA’s Immigration Law Today. He also wrote a chapter in and co-edited AILA’s Immigration Practices and Procedures Under the North American Free Trade Agreement. In addition, he wrote a chapter on Canadian immigration law for the Matthew Bender treatise, Immigration Law and Procedure.
Asher Frankel is a:
- Past executive member of the CBA Citizenship and Immigration Law Section
- Past chair of AILA’s Canada chapter
- Past member of AILA’s CBP liaison committee
- Current AILA Canada Chapter Liaison to the Department of State
Asher practises in all areas related to Canadian and US business immigration law, with emphasis on the cross-border temporary movement of employees under NAFTA as well as immigration provisions of universal application. He has substantial experience assisting with employee mobility of multinational companies with worldwide operations in numerous industrial sectors. He also represents individuals in various types of applications for permanent residence. In addition, he assists foreign nationals in the U.S. with consular processing of visa applications at U.S. posts in Canada.
Asher holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, a Master of Science from Yeshiva University in New York City and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.