Ira J. Kurzban is an American civil rights and immigration lawyer. He is the author of Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook, published by the American Immigration Council. Kurzban received widespread media coverage during the 1980s for his representation of Haitian immigrants in Miami, and, in the 1990s and more recently, for his representation of the Haitian government and its two-time president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Kurzban is a partner in the law firm of Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt, P.A., of Miami, Florida, and serves as adjunct faculty member in Immigration and Nationality Law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is also a founding board member of Immigrants’ List, a political action committee focusing on immigration issues.