Inderjit Singh Ahluwalia attended McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He graduated in 2008, earning his degree with honors. His studies focused on immigration law, laying the foundation for his dedicated legal practice in this field.

Practice Areas

Immigration Law

  • Employment-Based Immigration: Expertise in assisting businesses with hiring and retaining skilled foreign employees in San Jose and Pleasanton.
  • Investment-Based Immigration: Specializes in navigating the complexities of investor visas and related immigration processes for clients in San Jose and Pleasanton.
  • Family-Based Immigration: Dedicated to reuniting families through various family-sponsored immigration pathways in San Jose and Pleasanton.


  • Highest Court Admitted: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to Practice Law: Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • Serving: All 50 states and worldwide before immigration agencies and US consulates/embassies

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Santa Clara Chapter of AILA
  • The National Immigration Project (NIP)
  • Tennessee Bar Association (TBA)

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer Merit Award: Pro Bono Project of San Jose, presented by Honorable Judge Philip Pennypacker, recognizing outstanding commitment and dedication to enhancing access to justice for those in need.
  • California Board Member: Appointed by the Obama Administration on recommendation, Selective Service System, highlighting a crucial role in administrative oversight that safeguards national security interests.

Community Involvement

Mr. Ahluwalia is deeply involved in community service, reflecting his commitment to giving back. He regularly participates in local community events and offers pro bono legal services to those in need.

Multilingual Capabilities

Mr. Ahluwalia and his team are proficient in multiple languages, including Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu, enabling them to serve a diverse clientele effectively.

Professional Philosophy

Mr. Inderjit Singh Ahluwalia is the managing attorney of The Ahluwalia Firm, with offices in San Jose and Pleasanton. His legal practice is dedicated to U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. By concentrating solely on this area, Mr. Ahluwalia offers unparalleled expertise and comprehensive services to individuals, enterprises, and organizations navigating the complexities of immigration issues in San Jose, Pleasanton, and beyond.

As an esteemed member of the Santa Clara chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the South Asian Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), and the American Bar Association, Mr. Ahluwalia’s affiliations reflect his deep commitment to the legal community in San Jose, Pleasanton, and beyond.

A distinguished alumnus of McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, Mr. Ahluwalia has been in the legal domain in the United States since 2008. His rich tapestry of experience, which includes starting as a junior attorney in India to his tenure with a leading multinational immigration firm in San Francisco, equips him with a well-rounded understanding of immigration laws from both domestic and international perspectives.

As an immigrant himself, Mr. Ahluwalia has a personal understanding of the challenges immigrants face. His focus on immigration law and extensive experience in advising foreign nationals, businesses, executives, and professionals underscores his dedication to this field. He is known as a tireless advocate for his clients. Mr. Ahluwalia understands the critical role that valued employees play in the success of a business, particularly when they require the transfer, hire, or retention of an employee who possesses technical skills.

His track record of successful representations spans the entire spectrum of immigration authorities, including the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the Executive Office for Immigration Review (Immigration Courts), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His admission to the State Bar of Tennessee authorizes him to practice federal law in all 50 states and territories of the Union and at Embassies/Consulates abroad.

Mr. Ahluwalia’s personal and professional life is guided by the principles of the Sikh faith, which emphasize ethical living and community service. His commitment to these values shapes his approach to legal practice, demonstrating how his faith and professional dedication harmoniously blend to serve a greater purpose.


Dear Mr. Ahluwalia, I would like to thank you for all your help with Dr. xxx case. She and I were very impressed with your services and the professionalism that you showed both of us. I am referring you to a very good friend of mine who is opening a manufacturing plant and wants to bring his brother in as a partner/investor/employee from Italy. I am forwarding your information for xxxx to contact you and make arrangements accordingly. Thank you for all your help.

Dr. F.

Inderjit, thank you so very much. I sincerely appreciate all the effort you took to get this approved and your incredible patience. As xxx mentioned, we will only work with you for all our future H1's. Thanks once again.


Inderjit handled our immigration matter in reference to my parents. We approached him and found him extremely pleasant to work with. In addition to his knowledge of the law, he guided us very well throughout the process. I would recommend him very strongly to anyone in matter of immigration.

Ajay (Avvo Reviewer)


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