Graduated from the Free University of Amsterdam in 2000. He majored in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law with an emphasis on Asylum and Immigration Law.
After his studies, Mr. Arslan worked as intake officer for the Foundation for Refugee Students UAF, where he assessed whether applicants for UAF scholarships can be classified as refugees.
At the end of 2001, Mr. Arslan started work as an asylum lawyer for the Legal Aid Foundation for Asylum Seekers where he focused on asylum and immigration. In 2004 he was accepted as a lawyer by the Dutch Bar Association and he co-founded the law firm Altattorneys.
Member of the Bar Association, the Association of Specialists immigration law attorneys (SVMA) and the Working Group on Legal Aid in Immigration and Refugee Affairs.
Accredited as specialist in immigration law and asylum law and aliens detention by the Dutch Legal Aid Board.