My immigration is employment based and my attorney is sponsored by my employer. What can I do if I don't want my confidential information shared with my employer?
When an employer hires an immigration attorney to help them navigate the procedure for sponsoring an employee, I always tell my clients that the employer is actually the client up front. If you have concerns about certain information, your attorney should take a moment to share their rules for what they are legally allowed to share. If you want to limit that information, you may be putting your mutual attorney in a type of conflict. Just speak with the attorney about your concerns.
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Larger law firm immigration attorneys generally share confidential information of an employee with an employer. Firms that provide dual representation might not.
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