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Immigration

Recruiting and retaining foreign talent.

Husch Blackwell counsels clients on the long-range effects of today’s immigration-related decisions. We plan and implement practical employment-related sponsorship strategies that enable U.S. employers to hire and retain foreign talent on a short- and long-term basis. Our team has successfully represented clients in sponsorship cases in industries including healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, education, food and agriculture, energy, telecommunications and research. 

Today’s enforcement environment places a premium on effective, comprehensive compliance and calls for a clear understanding of the regulations and enforcement priorities of key federal agencies. We help clients plan and draft processes and procedures, maintain compliance through internal review, and defend against agency actions when they occur. The paralegals on our team work closely with attorneys in developing immigration solutions for clients and have extensive experience dealing with local, state, federal and immigration officials.

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Our guidance to clients on immigration includes:

  • I-9 and E-Verify compliance
  • Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions
  • Defense of audits and investigations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Planning for corporate restructurings
  • Recruiting, hiring, promoting , transferring and terminating foreign national workers
  • Representation before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Departments of Labor and State, and other federal and state agencies
National Tier 1 in Labor & Employment.
Our group is recognized for excellence