Over 12 years of experience in all aspects of employment-based immigration, from strategy to immigration compliance, including IRCA, I-9, LCAs, high volume of employment-based petitions, PERM labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing and adjustment of status filings. Ellen excels at J-1 waivers for foreign medical graduates and "outstanding researcher and professor," "extraordinary ability," and "national interest waiver" priority worker preference petitions. Ellen supports clients through all steps of operating business in the U.S.: from the formation of a corporate entity, the choice of immigration strategy, application for a temporary visa and through permanent residence. Ellen counsels permanent residents during their temporary assignments abroad, international relocation, citizenship process, complex family matters, including marriages to foreign nationals. Advise investors and escrow agents on all aspects of Eb-5 regional centers investment opportunities. Bialingual in Russian & English. Counsel escrow agents, financial institutions, pharma, biotech, R&D, non-profits, academia, and hospitals on all aspects of the US immigration.
Visas: H-1B, B-1, B-2, E-1, E-2, E-3, P-1, R-1, L-1, O-1, K-1 & TN
• PERM Labor Certifications
• Green Cards through work, family, marriage or investor (EB-5)
• Naturalization & Citizenship
• Due Diligence in Corporate Reorganizations
• Devise Corporate Immigration Strategy and Compliance Methodology