Mr. Sperling started his career as a reporter, editor and then foreign correspondent for several prestigious newspapers, including the Miami Herald and Newsday, before putting out his shingle as an immigration lawyer in 1995. Since then, David M. Sperling has expanded to five locations in Long Island and Queens.
Mr. Sperling and his professional team have helped tens of thousands of immigrants obtain legal permanent status and citizenship.
Drawing on his experience as a professional journalist, Mr. Sperling has written hundreds of articles and appears frequently as a lecturer and panelist for the media and community organizations. He and his clients have been showcased in the New York Times, CNN, Univision, Telemundo, Newsday and USA Today, among other media outlets.
Mr. Sperling is also known as a powerful advocate for immigrants and has been honored for his humanitarian efforts and community support. In 2015, Mr. Sperling received the Humanitarian Award from the National Organization of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers.
In 2014, Mr. Sperling was honored by the Salvadoran American Chamber of Commerce for his work on behalf of the Central American immigrant community on Long Island. In 2016, he received the Humanitarian Award… And in 2017, he was honored as the “Grand Champion” of the 51 annual Puerto Rican Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood.
Although Mr. Sperling is not Hispanic by birth, he is married to a Salvadoran immigrant and is the father of three young bilingual children.