Mark A. Goldstein
Founder / Immigration Attorney in Pittsburgh
Mark A. Goldstein focuses his practice on representing individuals and businesses in all aspects of immigration matters. He has practiced extensively before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service), State Department, Department of Labor, Board of Immigration Appeals, and various Federal Courts. Mr. Goldstein has authored numerous publications on immigration, exporting, and international trade, and he frequently gives lectures on immigration matters. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal as an international business strategist. Mr. Goldstein has also traveled extensively throughout Asia and Latin America on behalf of clients.
- LL.M., International Commercial Law, Georgetown University, with distinction, 1990
- J.D., Syracuse University Law School, cum laude, 1987
- B.A., Brandeis University, with honors, 1984
- Massachusetts, 1988
- New York, 1988
- District of Columbia, 1988
- Pennsylvania, 1992
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1995
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1996
- Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Immigration Committee)
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
Sarah Beaver has been an immigration attorney with Goldstein & Associates since January 2014. While in law school, Sarah participated in the Immigration Law Clinic, gaining valuable hands-on experience with a variety of types of immigration cases for low-income individuals. She focuses her practice on deportation and removal, as well as criminal immigration matters which require the filing of a waiver of inadmissibility. She also has a great deal of experience with VAWA cases, asylum matters, family-based hardship waivers, and U-Visas, which are available to those individuals who are the victims of certain crimes while in the United States and can assist law enforcement with investigations to bring the perpetrators to justice.
- J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2013
- B.A., Goucher College, 2003
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
- Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Immigration Committee; Member, Young Lawyer’s Division; Member, Women in the Law Division)
Veronica Cruz Salazar
Veronica Cruz Salazar pursued studies in tax law from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela anf from Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. Her legal experience includes work for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Caritas de Venezuela, and later as a senior associate and law department manager for the legal department at Taxand Venezuela in Caracas. She is proficient in Spanish and English.
- J.D., Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, 2005
- LL.M, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2016