Bassma Zebib is seasoned attorney and tenacious advocate who has represented numerous clients in civil litigation, criminal and immigration matters. Bassma graduated from Wayne State University Law School and earned her Juris Doctorate in May 2010. She passed the California Bar Exam and became licensed to practice in 2011.
Nusrat Ventimiglia is a former Asylum Officer with years of experience interviewing and deciding asylum, credible fear, and reasonable fear claims in the Los Angeles Asylum Office. Ms. Ventimiglia has also processed refugee applications overseas along the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border during her career with USCIS. Prior to working for USCIS, Ms. Ventimiglia worked advocating for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in Michigan, including with regard to immigration and asylum matters. Ms. Ventimiglia has also represented survivors of torture in asylum proceedings at Freedom House Detroit, achieving a nearly 100% approval rating for her clients during her tenure. Ms. Ventimiglia graduated with high distinction from the University of Michigan (Dearborn) in 2005 with a degree in Political Science and Psychology and graduated from Wayne State University Law School as a Dean’s Scholar and Lombard fellow in 2008. Ms. Ventimiglia was licensed to practice law in Michigan in 2008 and is fluent in Hindi and Urdu. Ms. Ventimiglia serves of Of Counsel to the Law Office of Bassma Zebib.