Margaret D. Stock

Counsel to the Firm, Cascadia Cross-Border Law

Margaret Stock focuses her practice on immigration and citizenship law. She is a nationally known expert on immigration and national security laws, and has testified regularly before Congressional committees on immigration, homeland security, and military matters. As a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Military Police, U.S. Army Reserve, Margaret has extensive experience with U.S. military issues. She has also worked as a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and she has served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Alaska. Margaret served as a member of the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration from 2008-2012. She regularly authors articles on military-related immigration issues, and is well-versed on “parole in place” for military family members and the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (“MAVNI”) Program. Margaret authored the book Immigration Law & the Military, which was published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association in 2012.

  • U.S. Army War College (Masters of Strategic Studies, 2006)
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government (M.P.A., 2001)
  • Harvard Law School (J.D., with honors, 1992)
  • Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges (A.B., with honors in Government, 1985)
Publications and Multimedia
Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-17-14 featuring Margaret Stock
June 17, 2014
FOIA Update - Podcast
Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Podcast
July 29, 2013
First Steps on Immigration Reform? The Military Enlistment Opportunity Act of 2013 - Podcast
Administrative Law & Regulation Practice Group Podcast
May 21, 2013
Arizona v. U.S.: Immigration Policy & the Economy - Event Audio/Video
2012 National Lawyers Convention
November 19, 2012
Arizona v. United States: Enforcing Immigration Laws - Podcast
Civil Rights Practice Group Podcast
July 18, 2012
Arizona v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 06-26-12 featuring John Eastman and Margaret Stock
June 26, 2012
Federalism and State Immigration Policy - Event Audio
Sixth Annual Western Conference
January 28, 2012
Immigration, the Arizona Statute, and E Pluribus Unum - Event Audio/Video
2010 National Lawyers Convention
November 18, 2010
Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 07-23-10 featuring Margaret Stock
July 23, 2010
Kucana v. Holder – Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 04-06-10 featuring Margaret D. Stock
April 06, 2010
Padilla v. Commonwealth of Kentucky – Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-04-09 featuring Margaret D. Stock
December 04, 2009