We understand that navigating employment-based immigration issues can be daunting, and we are here to help companies and organizations explore possibilities, create solutions and answer questions. We offer free consultations to companies and organizations with questions related to any employment-based immigration matters, including, but not limited to:
- -Hiring a foreign national employee on a work authorized visa (e.g., H-1B, TN, L-1, OPT, etc.)
- -Sponsoring a foreign national employee for a green card (e.g., PERM, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, etc.)
- -Bringing in employees working for the company abroad
- -Registering an employee in the annual H-1B lottery
- -Government audits and site visits
- -I-9 verification of employment procedures and audits
- -Creating consistent immigration policies
- -Opening new businesses in the U.S. through investment
We are happy to speak to your founders and executives, HR representatives, and managers regarding any employment-based immigration matter. Our initial consultation is always free for companies and organizations. We are also happy to provide a complimentary second opinion in instances where your entity already has existing immigration counsel.
Our employment-based specialists include:
Beata Leja: Beata has been practicing immigration law since 2007 and serves as an adjunct professor teaching Business Aspects of Immigration Law. In 2018, she was recognized by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the top 40 Under 40 attorneys in Chicago, the only immigration attorney to be listed that year, and was also named a Leading Lawyer and one of Leading Women Lawyers in Illinois by Leading Lawyers. Beata is fluent in Polish and conversant in Spanish.
Tahreem Kalam: Tahreem has been practicing immigration law since 2013, and has been named a Rising Star in Immigration by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2017. Her practice focuses on both non-immigrant visa petitions and employment based Green Cards. Tahreem is fluent in Urdu and Hindi.
Pawel Boruch: Pawel has practiced immigration law since 2017, with a focus on all types of employment matters, including extensive experience working with religious workers and large corporate clients. He is fluent in Polish.
Anna Buskila Anna’s immigration practice focuses on the PERM labor certification process, as well as H-1B and L-1 visas. She is fluent in Russian.
Chandni Shah: Chandni focuses on employment matters and is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.
Our firm’s employment-based immigration practice was founded by Peggy McCormick, who remains a leader in the firm and immigration law community at large. Peggy is a former national President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and was recently named a Thought Leader in Corporate Immigration by Who’s Who Legal for the 2nd year in a row for her contributions to the immigration field.
Whether you have questions regarding hiring your first foreign national employee, sponsoring an employee’s green card, entering the H-1B lottery or any other employment-based immigration process, please contact an immigration attorney at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan P.C. for a free consultation to see how we can assist you.