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11 WR Immigration Attorneys Recognized by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2023

WR Immigration’s Who’s Who Legal performance index rankings showcase our expertise in immigration law. WR Immigration Attorneys’ Who’s Who Legal Rankings WR Immigration is honored to announce that 11 attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 Who’s Who Legal (WWL) performance index, a significant achievement. The following attorneys received this distinction:  In commenting on the […]

Three WR Immigration Partners Selected in 2023 Lawdragon® 100 Leading Immigration Attorney Rankings

WR Immigration Law’s Managing partner, Bernard Wolfsdorf, San Diego partner Kimberley Best Robidoux, and 2023/2024 incoming AILA President Farshad Owji have been selected  for the 2023 Lawdragon® 100 Leading Immigration Lawyers list. This new guide recognizes lawyers who have dedicated themselves to opening doors and borders for businesses and other organizations in their talent needs, as […]

How Top Innovative Immigration Law Firms Can Use ChatGPT

How WR Immigration Uses AI to Build a More Personal Connection with Our Clients. By Charina Garcia, Strategy and Innovation Partner, WR Immigration In today’s fast-paced world, it’s no secret that technology has become an integral part of our lives. From smartphones to artificial intelligence (AI) tools, technology has enabled us to accomplish tasks more […]

WR Immigration Shortlisted for 2023 Chambers USA D&I Awards

WR Immigration, a leading global immigration law firm, has been shortlisted for the prestigious “Chambers D&I: Environment & Sustainability” award. This recognition highlights the firm’s commitment to promoting environmental sustainability.  “We are honored to be shortlisted for the Chambers Environment & Sustainability: Outstanding Firm Award,” said Bernie Wolfsdorf, Managing Partner of WR Immigration. “Environmental sustainability […]

WR Immigration Shortlisted as the 2023 Immigration Provider of the Year by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM)

The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) presents the EMMAs (Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards) each year to recognize excellence in Expatriate Management and Global Mobility.   WR Immigration is excited to announce that we have been shortlisted as the 2023 Immigration Provider of the Year for the FEM Americas EMMAs. This accolade is given to the […]

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces New Process to Protect Undocumented Whistleblowers

For an in-depth look at the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s announcement, check out WR’s upcoming webinar on May 31, 2023 at 11 AM PST.  On January 13, 2023, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an initiative to extend more protection against deportation for undocumented immigrants who report labor rights violations by employers. These protections […]

WR Immigration Recognized by SHRM to Offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® Recertification Activities

WR Immigration is proud to be recognized as a certified online learning provider by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). Attending certain WR webinars makes you eligible to receive Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-CP® recertification activities. SHRM certification credential-holders maintain their status by engaging in professional development activities related to the […]

Women’s History Month: Inspiring Immigration Stories at WR Immigration | Josune Aguirre Gamez

Celebrate Women’s History Month with WR Immigration as we continue our “My Immigration Story” campaign, featuring the exceptional journey of Senior Associate Josune Aguirre Gamez. Last year, WR Immigration began our “My Immigration Story” campaign to showcase the exceptional accomplishments of our team members. In honor of Women’s History Month this year, we’re continuing to […]

WRapid™ Recognized as Legal Technology Trailblazer by The National Law Journal for Best Immigration Software

WR Immigration, a nationally ranked Tier 1 law firm, has been named a 2023 Legal Technology Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. The annual list recognizes companies pioneering the legal industry by developing technology that improves how legal professionals and law firms operate.   WR Immigration was recognized for its proprietary Immigration Management System, WRapid™—a centralized, […]

Updates on Child Status Protection Act Age Calculation by USCIS

On February 14, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Alert, which contains policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to update when an immigrant visa “becomes available” for purpose of calculation Child Status Protection Act age in certain situations.  In short, USCIS will now allow the Date for Filing chart to […]

WR Immigration Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2023

Super Lawyers has announced their selections for their 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists and WR Immigration has been recognized on both. WR Immigration Managing Partner Bernie Wolfsdorf has been selected once again as a 2023 Southern California Super Lawyer while Partner Richard Yemm and Senior Associate Josune Aguirre Gamez have been […]

Green Card Processing Slow Down Ahead: What Companies Can Expect and How to Prepare

By Laura Bloniarz, Senior Associate, WR Immigration For the past two years, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services “USCIS” has issued a record number of employment-based green cards. What does the remainder of the government’s fiscal year hold for green card processing? On January 18th, WR Immigration is hosting a discussion to answer this question in detail, […]