About Dan

Dan Berger is a partner at the law firm of Curran & Berger in Northampton, MA, and a frequent speaker, editor and writer on immigration law. He won the 1995 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) annual writing competition for an article on INS policies toward international adoptions. Dan has also been editor for the AILA Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook since 2000, and edited Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers (2005 and 2011 editions), the International Adoption Sourcebook, and the Diplomatic Visa Guide. He has written on a wide variety of topics including on Outstanding Professor/Researcher green cards, temporary visa “d3” waivers, green cards for Iraqi and Afghan translators, use of DNA evidence in immigration cases, and the elements of immigration law for in-house legal counsel. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Cornell Law School.

Mr. Berger is a founding member of the American Alliance of International Entrepreneurs, and Honorary Member (and co-Chair of the International Committee) of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, and is the Regulatory Practice Coordinator for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA).  He has been quoted in various media including the Atlantic Magazine and the Huffington Post.  Mr. Berger developed his interest in immigration in college, where he studied immigration history and taught English to adult refugees.