Handled high volume inbound and outbound immigration issues for large U.S. employers, ranging from routine visa work to more complex inadmissibility issues, and counseling on compliance matters.
Represented healthcare services providers to temporarily employ foreign nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and foreign medical graduates by petitioning for H-1B visas.
Drafted corporate immigration policies for hiring and retention of foreign national workforce.
Managed high volume visa processing, including representation at U.S. consulates abroad and attainment of permanent residency through sponsorship.
Obtained immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, and athletics and outstanding researchers on behalf of education and arts institutions, research organizations, engineering firms, and other business ventures.
Demonstrated success with difficult extraordinary ability cases in business specialties, including marketing.
Represented nationally-recognized ballet company by petitioning for outstanding artists and obtaining permanent residence for foreign dancers with extraordinary ability in the arts.
Represented a nationally-recognized cultural institution in petitioning for expedited processing and approval of international performance artists to avoid significant financial loss to the sponsor.
Assisted universities and other educational institutions with immigration matters pertaining to both staff and students.
Represented foreign nationals seeking U.S. permanent residency by investing in a commercial enterprise in the United States, as well as nonimmigrant investors applying for E-1 (treaty trader), E-2 (treaty investor) and L-1 (intracompany transferee) visas.
Provided on-site training and seminars to educate large corporate and university clients on immigration matters and ensure compliance by teaching best practices for uniform communication.