WR Immigration End of the Year Recap

Dec 27, 2022 | Announcements

As we quickly approach the end of 2022, WR Immigration would like to take one last look back at all that has happened this past year. Below are some of the biggest webinars, awards, and news that came from 2022 on which we will continue to build as we enter the new year. Enjoy!

WR Immigration had a jammed pack year full of various webinars around the difficult topics of the immigration industry. Here are just a few we would like to highlight.

  1. I-9 Process Update – Multi-Webinar Series: WR Immigration hosted three webinars around the I-9 process updates and how to navigate through the process. This series is packed with useful information to help guide you through the I-9 filing and will continue on through next year.
  2. H-1B Cap Season for FY 2024: The intricacies of H-1B cap season can be difficult to understand. Partners Miki Kawashima Matrician and Naveen Rahman Bhora spoke on the effects of the current economic climate on the H-1B cap season.
  3. Chatting with Charlie: Demystifying the Immigrant Visa Backlogs with Charlie Oppenheim: Partner Charina Garcia joined by special guest Charlie Oppenheim, Former Chief of Visa Control and Reporting Division at U.S. Department of State, explain how to understand the Visa Bulletin and provide predictions on Visa movements.

WR Immigration works tirelessly to maintain our status as a top-rated immigration law firm to ensure we are providing our clients with the best immigration services. Through the dedication and diligence of our entire team, WR Immigration has received numerous awards this year to represent our work.

  1. Best Law Firms: WR Immigration Ranked National and Regional Tier 1
  2. 16 Attorneys Recognized by 2023 Best Lawyers’ “Best Lawyers in America”
  3. Chambers Awards: Top Ranked in USA and Globally and WR Immigration Shortlisted for Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards
  4. Farshad Owji Elected AILA President-Elect 2022

WR Immigration had a ton of exciting news to share this past year. Our firm experienced exponential growth as we continue to improve upon our already well-rounded team and practices.

  1. Rich Yemm and Naveen Rahman Bhora Named 2022 DEIA Committee Co-Chairs
  2. WR Immigration Expands Its Global and Southern California Practices, Announces WRapid™ Global alongside Partners Kimberley Best Robidoux and Audrey Lustgarten.
  3. WR Immigration presents new series, Tell Your Immigration Story, highlighting the great immigration stories of some of our amazing attorneys.
  4. 2022 WERC event: WR Immigration Takes the Stage
  5. Charlie Oppenheim Joins WR Immigration as Director of Visa Consulting

WR Immigration is proud of every accomplishment we have made this past year, big or small. Thank you for being a part of it! We hope this upcoming year is filled with nothing but good fortune. Looking ahead, WR Immigration is proud to continue our “Chatting with Charlie” webinar series with the next installment coming January 10th with Partners Bernie Wolfsdorf and Joey Barnett. Learn more about the webinar here.

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