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Corporate Immigration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

“He is a leader in our field and is highly respected” 

“He has been quite active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association, which is always a good sign of expertise and knowledge in the practice area”

Biography

Edward is a partner and manages the Boston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. His practice focuses on immigration strategies for multinational companies and investors, as well as healthcare provider networks, research facilities, academic institutions, and cross-border manufacturing operations seeking to transfer key personnel to the US. With his experience, knowledge and approachability, Edward is called upon frequently to speak on all aspects of immigrant and non-immigrant visa filing strategies in the US and abroad.

Edward manages complex immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and related global visa filing strategies for large multinational corporations with US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the US Department of State. Edward represents clients in various industries, including construction, energy, retail, and hospitality during US Immigration and Customs Enforcement I-9 audits and develops comprehensive I-9 compliance policies. Edward coordinates due diligence and related assessments of compliance with immigration law during merger and acquisition activity for companies employing foreign nationals in key technical, managerial, and executive positions. He has represented individual investors seeking to create new companies in the US.

Edward has provided timely counsel and representation before US Customs and Border Protection officials to companies with cross-border manufacturing operations and related movement of personnel.

Edward has secured Conrad 30 waivers for J-1 physicians working with hospitals and healthcare provider groups in underserved areas.

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