Matthew D Stump focuses his immigration law practice on employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters, corporate compliance and federal mandamus litigation. Mr Stump has extensive experience representing the world’s most elite scientists, executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, artists, entertainers, coaches, musicians and athletes. He counsels industry-leading multinational corporations, start-ups, government agencies, non-profits, medical and applied research organisations, and universities in efforts to recruit and retain highly skilled foreign employees using E, H, L, O, P and TN non-immigrant visas, and in efforts to procure green
cards under the extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, multinational manager and national interest waiver categories. He places special emphasis on counseling clients through the arduous Alien Labor Certification (PERM) process. Mr Stump serves as a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) USCIS HQ committee and is immediate past chair of AILA’s USCIS Service Center Operations (SCOPS) committee (2017–2019). He has also served AILA as chair of its USCIS Vermont Service Center liaison committee (2015–2017) and has been a member of various AILA liaison, interagency and distance learning committees throughout the last 10 years. Mr Stump is a recurring panelist at the leading conferences on immigration law and is frequently requested to speak or serve as an expert panelist and/or discussion leader for universities, HR organisations and continuing legal education programmes across the United States and internationally. Mr Stump is an avid outdoorsman and reader.