Immigration Law is the place to go for the latest developments affecting employers doing business in the United States and accomplished individuals seeking to live and work in the United States. The blog’s editors and contributors are dedicated to providing relevant insights into and analyses of US immigration law.

Mintz Levin’s Immigration Practice provides comprehensive legal services to employers of all sizes as well as accomplished entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, and individuals. We are known for finding innovative solutions to even the most extraordinary immigration issues. We advise companies with offices throughout the world on their US immigration matters, including the implications of mergers and acquisitions and the creation of subsidiaries.

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Editors

Susan J. Cohen

Susan J. Cohen

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Susan is founder and Chair of the Immigration Practice and is based in the firm’s Boston office. She frequently speaks and writes about immigration topics for legal and immigration-related organizations. Susan contributed to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations implementing the Immigration Act of 1990, the Department of Labor regulations implementing changes to H-1B visas, and the PERM labor certification regulations. She is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, Chambers Global Guide, and Massachusetts Super Lawyers.

Kevin R. McNamara

Kevin R. McNamara

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Kevin is Chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice and is based in the Boston office. He has decades of experience in immigration and nationality law, and focuses on employment-based immigration matters. He is an honorary member of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Center for International Legal Studies.

Contributors

Barbara Chin

Barbara Chin

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Barbara is an Associate in the firm’s Boston office. She has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and business immigration matters, having provided counsel to domestic and international Fortune 500 companies in all aspects of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas.

William L. Coffman

William L. Coffman

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Bill’s work as Of Counsel in the Boston office is focused on immigration matters such as nationality law and outbound emigration and related international law. He regularly represents clients in immigration matters before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor, as well as before US and foreign consulates.

Angel Feng

Angel Feng

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Angel is an Associate in the Boston office*. She counsels corporations and their employees on the processing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-3, TN, P-1, O-1, E-1, E-2, PERM, EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3. She also advises clients on employment eligibility verification, E-verify, and related issues, including suspension and/or termination of employees and litigation prevention measures.

* Admitted in Connecticut and New York only. She is practicing under the supervision and guidance of Members of the Boston office.

Maryanne Kline

Maryanne Kline

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Maryanne is an Associate in the firm and is based in the Boston office. Her practice is focused on US federal immigration law dealing primarily with business-based immigration issues. She specializes in immigration-compliance issues, business reorganizations and its consequences, and immigration-related due diligence. She is experienced in development of and strategy for the US employment of foreign nationals. Maryanne previously served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Cassie M. Ramos

Cassie M. Ramos

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Cassie is an Associate in the firm’s Boston office. Her experience in immigration legal matters includes having served in internships for the Boston Immigration Court and the Loyola University Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice.

 

Danielle Lifrieri

Danielle Lifrieri

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*Ms. Lifrieri is not an attorney.
Danielle is the manager of Global Visa and International Services at Mintz Levin. She helps companies and individuals obtain the correct visa when visiting or working in a country other than the US. Danielle also assists clients with consular processing at US embassies and consulates around the world.