Akanksha Kalra, Esquire practices exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law and provides legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout the United States. She has successfully represented information technology companies, businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, non-profit organizations, and other entities in immigration matters. Her clients range from computer professionals, engineers, architects, entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers, healthcare workers to international entertainers, artists and athletes.
Akanksha works with businesses in developing immigration strategies and policies to manage an international workforce and ensure corporate compliance. She regularly advises corporate clients on the impact of immigration regulations on their business and human resource needs.
Akanksha has been a Pennsylvania resident for twenty one years. She is dedicated to community service and serves on many civic associations and boards. She is a volunteer for numerous non-profit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area and has contributed many pro-bono efforts on behalf of various groups.
Specialties: Business nonimmigrant work visas and permanent residence (“green cards”); Immigration Employment Compliance issues; IRCA and I-9 requirements (employee verification, recordkeeping and documentation); Corporate Immigration Policy; Family based permanent resident ("green card") matters; Naturalization and Citizenship issues.
Languages spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Contributor 2014||AVVO||2014|
|Awersome Attorney 2012 Award||Suburban Life Magazine||2012|
|Attorney||Immigration & Nationality Law Practice||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|www.akaimmigration.com||Renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)||2014|
|www.akaimmigration.com||Work Authorization for H-4 Spouses||2014|
|Council of Indian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia||Overview of the Indian Immigration System||2011|
|University of Pennsylvania Law School||N/A||N/A||1997|
|Norristown PA||Preparing for Immigration Reform||2014|
|CLE, Montgomery Bar Association||McJobs: Fanchising, Immigration & the Economy||2014|
|MBA Immigration Committee||I-9 and Immigration Compliance issues for Employers||2012|
|Updates in Employment Law 2011||Immigration Updates - CLE Seminar||2011|