Lizbeth M. Chow advises multinational corporate clients across various industries, including architecture, financial, food chain, and technology, on a broad variety of corporate immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas (e.g., E-3, H-1B, L-1, TN), consular processing, permanent residence, and citizenship. Lizbeth helps global businesses manage their employees’ international assignments and understand the employment of foreign nationals on both a temporary and permanent basis in the United States. She ensures clients’ compliance with immigration laws, Department of Labor regulations, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policies.

Before joining Greenberg Traurig, Lizbeth worked at a global immigration law firm in New York, where she provided immigration services from global Fortune 500 companies to boutique clients primarily in the financial services and financial technology industries. Lizbeth counseled employers and human resources departments on a wide range of compliance issues concerning work authorization, portability of immigration benefits, and maintenance of status. She also led efforts to optimize the process of drafting complex responses to Requests for Evidence.

‡ Admitted in Maryland. Not admitted in New York. Practice limited to federal immigration practice.

The State Department updated its Foreign Affairs Manual on intent to depart and residence abroad requirements for F-1 and M-1 students. The new guidance clarifies that although F-1 and M-1
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In response to the ongoing COVID-19-related circumstances that have significantly hampered visa processing, the State Department has announced that it will expand and extend the nonimmigrant visa interview waiver program
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The Department of State (DOS) has announced that it will extend until Dec. 31, 2021, its expanded visa interview waiver eligibility policy for individuals applying for a nonimmigrant visa in
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the temporary policy that relaxes Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification compliance requirements. The
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