Deepak is a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law. While in law school, Deepak represented low income immigrant clients in deportation proceedings as a student attorney with the St. Mary’s University Immigration & Human Rights Clinic. He served as staff writer with The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice. His piece titled, “Muslims Denied: How the USCIS Uses a Formerly Secret Program to Delay and Reject Naturalization Applications from Muslims and Other Minorities,” was selected for publication. In addition, Deepak was a participant in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition as a second and third-year law student. Also during law school, Deepak worked at the Office of International Student & Scholar Services at St. Mary’s University, where he facilitated the legal admission of international students in obtaining and maintaining lawful status and proper work authorization under the UCSIS. Additionally, he worked as an Advocate for the Sikh Coalition, the nation’s largest Sikh civil rights organization, working on matters such as racial and religious profiling and workplace discrimination.
Prior to founding Singh Ahluwalia LLC., Deepak worked for a mid-size Texas immigration law firm where he oversaw the Removal and Deportation department. Previously, Deepak worked with one of the top immigration law firms in Toronto, Canada, consulting clients on employment-based U.S. immigration matters such as E, L, H, and TN non-immigrant visas.
He is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi.