Helping Employers with their Immigration Law Needs
Mai Chao Chang , Sarah Ghazi-Moradi , Nicole S. Schram , Richard F. Verstegen | 09.02.22
With many U.S. businesses facing a critical shortage of available workers, employers are reaching across borders to hire qualified candidates from overseas. In line with our Labor and Employment Group’s full-service approach to partnering with its clients, we’re happy to announce the formalization of our Immigration Law Team. The team includes four attorneys dedicated to employer immigration issues, with a focus on employment authorization for key foreign workers and compliance with evolving immigration regulations.
Our expertise in this area includes obtaining a wide variety of temporary work visas, immigrant visas, Permanent Resident applications, Social Security“no-match” letters, and much more. Read about our Immigration Law services here, and learn more about our Immigration Law attorneys below. They’re ready and available to answer your next Immigration Law question.
Mai Chao Chang
Mai Chao’s practice is focused on employment-based immigration and intersecting legal issues involving family and immigration law. Mai Chao advises her clients about available employment visa options, and counsels public and private businesses on work authorization compliance and other personnel matters.
Sarah worked at the Immigrant Justice Center as a clinical student and represented clients in deportation and removal proceedings, and gained experience with applying for U‑Visas, T‑visas, and CAT asylum status. She has also conducted research on the relationship between Travel Bans and visa approvals, and is passionate about using her fluency in Arabic, Farsi, and French to empower marginalized people and bridge cultural divides.
Nikki has extensive experience helping U.S. companies and their foreign national employees in U.S. immigration matters, including securing temporary work visas, permanent labor certification, and lawful permanent resident (or“green card”) status for foreign-born workers and their families. She also advises companies on immigration compliance programs.
Rick represents educational institutions and businesses on immigration issues affecting students and employees. He has helped clients with hiring issues related to foreign-born workers, securing employee visas, advising on work authorization, and complying with audits by federal agencies.
Disclaimer: This information is not intended to be legal advice. Rather, it seeks to make recipients aware of certain legal developments that affect human resource issues. Recipients who want legal advice concerning a particular matter should consult with an attorney who is given a full understanding of the relevant facts pertaining to the particular matter.