Immigration

Leech Tishman’s Immigration Subgroup possesses in-depth knowledge of the technical and dynamic landscape of immigration laws and regulations. Working closely with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.), we primarily represent employers in obtaining visas or green cards for their foreign employees on the basis of employment or investment in the United States.

With regulatory compliance as an utmost priority, our lawyers are skilled in helping businesses navigate through the minefield of immigration laws. We are able to assist with a wide variety of family and employment-related legal matters related to asylum, naturalization and citizenship matters.

Our Immigration Subgroup has experience in the following areas:

  • Labor Certification
      • Pursuit of Labor Certification Applications Authorizing U.S. Employment
      • Procurement of Waivers from U.S. Labor Department
  • Labor Condition Applications
  • Employment-Based Visas / Preference Immigration Petitions
      • Visa Applications
        • EB-1
        • EB-2
        • EB-3
      • Qualification of Employees in Various Categories to Qualify for Immigration Status
        • Extraordinary Ability Employees
        • Outstanding Researchers
        • Multinational Executives / Managers
        • Advanced Degree / Other Professionals
        • Skilled and Unskilled Employees
        • Investments
        • NAFTA / Free Trade Agreement Qualification
      • Workforce Foreign Immigration Counseling
      • U.S. Citizenship Applications for Foreign Nationals
  • Temporary Employment Visas
      • Visa Applications
        • H1-B
        • L-1A
        • L-1B
        • O-1
        • TN
      • Qualification of Employees in Various Categories to Qualify for Immigration Status
        • Engineering
        • High Technology
        • Science
        • Administrative Positions
        • Skilled Professionals
      • Structuring Allowable Activities for Business Visitors
  • Training / Education Program Based Visas
      • Visa Applications
        • F-1
        • J-1
        • J-Waivers
  • Family-Based Immigrant Petitions
      • Green Card Applications for:
        • Spouses
        • Parents
        • Siblings
        • Children
      • Responses to Audits / Denials
  • Permanent Residence Based on Employment or Investment
      • E-2 Investor Visa
      • Responses to Audits / Denials
  • Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing
  • Regulatory Compliance
      • Immigration Counseling Related to Mergers / Acquisitions / Complex Corporate Changes
      • I-9 and Regulatory Compliance
  • Government Immigration Audits / Enforcement Actions
      • Advocacy Before:
        • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
        • U.S. State Department Consulates Abroad
        • Board of Immigration Appeals and Other Appellate Bodies
      • Immigration Audits / Enforcement Actions
  • Healthcare / Entertainment / Sports Immigration
  • Global Migration / International Intracompany Transfers
  • Asylum Representation
      • Representation before Asylum Officers and Immigration Court