Claire D. Nilson

Claire Nilson Faegre Drinker BIddle Immigration Attorney
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Professional Biography

Claire Nilson helps businesses strategically to move their employees across borders. A U.S. immigration attorney, she has experience in both immigrant and non-immigrant visas. She is also qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales, as well as an attorney at law of Trinidad and Tobago, and has lived and practiced immigration law in all three of the countries where she is qualified. 

U.S. Immigration

On U.S. immigration matters, Claire advises both corporate and private clients particularly on business, employment and consular processing issues. With experience working with numerous U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, Claire offers assistance on matters including filing visa applications, briefing applicants on local procedures and preparing waiver applications.


U.K. Immigration

In the United Kingdom, Claire assists companies with their sponsorship of migrants under Tier 2 of the points-based system, as well as advising on sponsor licence applications, the maintenance of sponsor licences and ongoing employer compliance. She also assists with Brexit-related enquiries, including applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.


Global Mobility

In the field of global mobility, Claire has experience advising and assisting in and out of many different countries on behalf of clients across industries worldwide.


Faculty Positions

  • Academy of Tertiary Studies, Curepe, Trinidad and Tobago — Law Lecturer, 2008-10
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