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Scott M Borene

Scott M Borene

Borene Law Firm PA3950 IDS Center80 South Eighth StreetMinneapolisMinnesotaUSA55402

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Corporate Immigration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Scott Borene is a seasoned expert with over 35 years of experience in US immigration law and in-depth expertise in business and employment-related immigration matters.


Scott Borene leads the seven person immigration group at Borene Law Firm. He has more than 35 years’ experience managing employment-based immigration projects. He has been repeatedly recognised in independent peer surveys of lawyers and general counsel as one of the leading immigration lawyers in the world, as noted by The Best Lawyers in America and Who's Who Legal.

Scott Borene was conference chair of the first Global Immigration Summit, the largest conference of the world's leading business immigration lawyers, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York in 2002.

Mr Borene is a past director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and past co-chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) immigration committee. He is past vice chair of the American Bar Association (ABA), international law section, immigration committee. In 2000, he received a Presidential Commendation Award for setting a new standard in INS headquarters liaison.

Mr Borene is editor in chief of The Global Immigration Guide: Crossing Borders for Business and The Global Immigration Guide: A Country by Country Survey, AILA's most comprehensive books on worldwide work visas and employment-based immigration.

He has been a frequent expert immigration speaker at many AILA and IBA conferences, chairing sessions on global business immigration, consular processing, doctors, professors and researchers, and work visa options around the world. Mr Borene is a graduate of Harvard University and William Mitchell Law School.

Borene Law Firm handles immigration projects for business and individual clients worldwide. Business clients include Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups, as well as investors and entrepreneurs. Professional clients include executives, scientists, physicians, engineers and other professionals.

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