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WR Immigration Partner Charina Garcia Elected Co-President of Filipina Women’s Network

WR Immigration proudly recognizes Partner Charina Garcia, who was elected Co-President of the Foundation for Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) yesterday. In a joint statement, Charina Garcia and fellow co-president, Genevieve Jopanda, said, “FWN is the leading resource for Filipina Women globally. We believe that empowered women empower women. Through valuing, embracing, and weaving our narratives, […]

Press Release: WR Immigration Expands Northern California Practice, Appoints Two New Managing Partners

Highlighting WR Immigration’s continued commitment to service the Bay Area’s thriving economy and diverse, visionary talent, immigration attorney Melissa Harms will join forces with the firm effective January 1, 2022. Meanwhile in Boston, WR Immigration has appointed Amanda Brown and Miki Matrician to serve as co-managing partners of the firm’s Boston office, effective January 1, 2022. 

Upcoming Webinar: Critical Travel Updates for Foreign Nationals Entering the U.S.

Travel bans are over, but vaccine requirements have replaced them. What do travelers need to know? For a complete picture of how the changes in travel restrictions relates to you, consider attending our free zoom webinar led by Managing Partner, Bernie Wolfsdorf, and Partner Avi Friedman on Nov. 18, 2021, at noon Pacific. All are welcome to join.  In […]

Success Story: EB-1A Approved in Just a Few Days!

WR Immigration recently filed an EB-1A Extraordinary Ability case for a creative director that was approved just days after filing. Despite having 15 days to adjudicate a decision, USCIS approved the case within just 5 days, and without issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE).    The EB-1A has the most stringent requirements among all green card […]

WR Immigration Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

PRESS RELEASE — Santa Monica, CA, November 4, 2021 — WR IMMIGRATION has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 1 practice area. Firms included in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings […]

Upcoming: WERC and WR Immigration Team-Up for Another Webinar – Changes in the Global Immigration Landscape

Led by Managing Partner Bernie Wolfsdorf and Strategy and Innovation Partner Charina Garcia, WR Immigration and the Worldwide Employee Relocation Real Estate Advisory Council (WERC) are teaming up again to host a webinar on Nov. 15, 2021, at 11am pacific. This time the topic is Changes in the Global Immigration Landscape – What You Need […]

WR Immigration to Present at WERC’s GWS Immigration Industry Update Panel

The Worldwide Employee Relocation Real Estate Advisory Council (WERC) has requested that WR Immigration join their “Industry Vertical – Immigration,” a panel that gathers senior leaders from the immigration sector to learn insights on where the industry is currently and what to expect for the future, at the upcoming WERC Global Workforce Symposium 2021. WR […]

Afghanistan in Crisis: Helping Refugees

President Biden’s decision to extricate the United States from Afghanistan has come with a cost: a humanitarian crisis impacting Afghan allies. The lives and families of interpreters, translators, and others who provided critical help to the U.S. in its two decades of war and nation-building, have been shattered by the Taliban’s takeover. U.N. Secretary General […]

14 WR Immigration Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers’ “Best Lawyers in America”

WR Immigration is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys from across the firm’s seven offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: “Ones to Watch.” Special commendations to Partners Amanda Brown and Miki Matrician whose rankings have earned them the “Ones to Watch” distinction. The firm also commends […]

WR Immigration Selected to Host a Session at WERC’s Global Workforce Symposium 2021

The Worldwide Employee Relocation Real Estate Advisory Council (WERC) has announced that WR Immigration has been selected to host a session at its Global Workforce Symposium 2021, an in-person conference taking place in Chicago, IL from Oct. 20-22. The session topic is one of close concern to WR Immigration: Forecasting Data Security Trends – 2022 […]

WR Immigration Partners Named “Thought Leaders” by Who’s Who Legal

On July 26th, 2021, Who’s Who Legal (WWL) released its 2022 “Thought Leaders” in Corporate Immigration; WR Immigration Managing Partner Bernie Wolfsdorf and Partners Cliff Rosenthal and Avi Friedman have all been recognized. WWL Thought Leaders: Corporate Immigration brings together the world’s foremost practitioners in the area. Through interviews with the practitioners themselves, WWL’s Thought Leaders guide […]

WR Immigration Boston Becomes Active in MassBio

The WR Immigration Boston office has become an active sponsor in MassBio, a not-for-profit organization geared at providing services and support for the life sciences industry in Massachusetts. Leadership in this new endeavor will be spearheaded under the capable guidance of Senior Associate, Julie Galvin. The entire WR Immigration team is looking with excitement at […]