Kathleen has advanced expertise providing business immigration services to both large multinational and small employers, as well as to individuals and families. She provides assistance with a full spectrum of visa petitions and work permits under U.S. immigration laws, as well as visa and work permit processing for international (outbound) travel.
Kathleen has more than 20 years of advanced experience in the following areas:
- Providing immigration law services for multinational corporations, including visa petitions under the Blanket L visa program and the E-1/E-2 Treaty Trader/Investor programs. Working closely with general counsel and senior level human resource directors, both in the United States and abroad, she regularly prepares visa petitions and assists international employees with the visa application process.
- Preparing visa petitions under the H (temporary worker), L (intra-company transferee), B (business visitors), J (exchange visitor), F (student), TN (NAFTA) and O (extraordinary ability) nonimmigrant visa categories
- Preparing permanent residence applications, including labor certifications under the U.S. Department of Labor’s PERM process, preference-based immigrant petitions (I-140), family-based petitions, adjustment of status applications, immigrant visa petitions and citizenship applications
- Processing international (outbound) migration cases for U.S. workers entering Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, China, India, Brazil and Europe, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France and Hungary