H. Sam Myers III

Retired Immigration Lawyer


  • University of North Dakota, B.A.
  • University of Virginia Law School, J.D.

Sam Myers is a recently retired immigration lawyer. He has practiced immigration law for more than 40 years and has helped review and draft the 1990 Immigration and Nationality Act amendments and regulations. He is a co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure in a Nutshell (8th edition). His current professional activities focus on teaching law students at the University of Minnesota Law School, and serving on the boards of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Advocates for Human Rights and the International Institute of Minnesota, all organizations of which he has served as President. Sam collaborates with volunteer attorneys who are providing pro bono legal services to immigrants and sponsoring organizations.

Immigration Law: Asylum, Removal, and "Crimmigration"

Employment and Family-Based Immigration Law