Immigration & Nationality Law Practice

Professional Biography

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s immigration practice handles all immigration needs for corporate clients, from sponsorship of key employees for temporary visas and permanent residence in the US and abroad, to I-9 compliance advice, government investigations and due diligence. Our work is concentrated in three major areas: (1) US immigration, (2) global immigration, and (3) compliance. Our team of experienced immigration lawyers, immigration advisors/paralegals and support staff devotes 100 percent of its time to immigration. We represent multinational organizations across various industries including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, banking, communications and entertainment. We provide clients with the experience, personalized service and resources they need to thrive in today’s competitive business environment and stricter immigration climate.

Global Immigration

We provide comprehensive and coordinated immigration solutions to clients transferring current employees between countries and hiring international talent anywhere in the world. In addition, we advise on the immigration consequences of acquisitions, including how to manage immigration due diligence pre-acquisition and immigration processes post-acquisition. We also coordinate visas for international business travelers, specializing in providing seamless visa services for multinational executives.

US Immigration

Our services cover the entire spectrum of immigration—from student status to temporary work visas (H-1B, L-1, TN, etc.) to permanent residence and citizenship. We specialize in helping clients establish and utilize blanket L and E programs to transfer executives and other professionals, obtain O-1 status for their highest-performing employees, and sponsor all levels of employees for permanent residence through the PERM and EB-1 processes. In addition, we provide global mobility services through our international partners. We also handle the full range of family-based categories and partner with our corporate clients’ legal departments on immigration pro bono representations.

  • More Legal and Business Bylines From Immigration & Nationality Law Practice

In September of 2021, the Biden Administration reported an end to various travel restrictions, indicating the potential end of National Interest Exceptions in the near future. The Immigration & Nationality Law Practice at Hunton Andrews Kurth detailed the situation at length in a widely viewed article Biden’s Covid Team Announces Travel Restrictions to Be Lifted in November, explaining the wide array of policy changes. As a result, the National Law Review has awarded this practice group with a Go-To Thought Leadership award in the field of immigration law.


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