As an integral part of Parker Poe’s International Business and Employment groups, the attorneys on the Immigration team are well-versed in all aspects of business-related U.S. immigration and visa law. Our immigration attorneys have more than 40 years collective experience representing international and domestic companies, universities and nonprofit organizations before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Labor and the Department of Justice.

Working with a dedicated and experienced paralegal staff, our immigration attorneys have successfully handled a variety of matters such as:

  • Temporary Work Visas
  • Permanent Residence Cases
  • U.S. citizenship (naturalization), including for spouses of U.S. citizens and spouses of U.S. citizens employed abroad
  • Preservation of residence for citizenship purposes for employees of U.S. companies assigned abroad
  • Reentry permits to preserve U.S. permanent resident status
  • Waivers of the two-year (J-1) home country requirement
  • Appeals to the U.S. CIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO), the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
  • Representation regarding I-9 (employment verification documentation) audits, unauthorized employment investigations and immigration discrimination cases before the DOJ Office of Special Counsel