About Dan

Dan Berger is a partner at the law firm of Curran, Berger & Kludt in Northampton, MA.

​He developed his interest in immigration in college, where he studied immigration history and taught English to adult refugees; he continues to volunteer at clinics and on the border.  Dan is a graduate of Harvard College and Cornell Law School.  Dan is also a founding member of the US Alliance of International Entrepreneurs (usaie.org), an Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, the Regulatory Practice Coordinator for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA), and a member of the USCIS Headquarters liaison committee for AILA.

Dan has also maintained an active presence in the field of immigration law through numerous writings.  He has been editor for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) annual conference handbook since 2000, and edited Immigration Options for Academics and Researchers, the International Adoption Sourcebook, and the Diplomatic Visa Guide. He wrote an Issue Brief for the American Council on Education (ACE) after the 2016 election, and was a co-author on a “Note” on immigration in 2017 for the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

He has been quoted in various media including the Atlantic Magazine and the Huffington Post.