Heather Coleman attends immigration law conference
by Mandy Hicks
Heather Coleman, a member of ELPO’s immigration law practice group, recently attended the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference held in Boston. The four-day conference is the largest gathering of the immigration law community each year, and offers a comprehensive educational program for practitioners. The conference featured speakers from around the world and from key federal immigration agencies.
ELPO’s immigration law practice group offers clients assistance in matters related to business and family immigration law. The firm’s experience in navigating the ever-changing and complex United States immigration system makes it a leading choice for employers and individuals in need of help.
ELPO can assist in the following business immigration law matters:
- Non-immigrant status and visas for intra-company transferees and business visitors
- Employment-based permanent residence status (known as green card)
- Mexican visas for United States citizens and others to enter Mexico for business reasons
- Visas from other countries (for example, United Kingdom and Brazil) to allow United States citizens and others to enter those countries on business
- Change of status permitting students to work
- Visas for family members of those already in the U.S. for work
- Petitions and visa applications for B, E, H-1B, H-3, L, Blanket L, TN and other non-immigrant visas
- Employment-based preference immigrant petitions and labor certifications and Mexican visa applications (FM-3 and FMN)
ELPO can assist in the following family immigration law matters:
- Tourist visas for family members to enter the United States
- United States citizenship by naturalization for permanent residence status (green card) holders and adopted children
- Fiancé(e) visas to enter the United States to marry United States citizens
- Permanent residence status (green card) for spouses, children and closely-related family members of United States citizens
- Visas for students
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 13,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA Members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 38 chapters and over 50 national committees.