Margaret D. Stock

Margaret D. Stock

Counsel to the Firm, Cascadia Cross-Border Law

Topics: Civil Rights • International & National Security 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)