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Faraz Qaisrani is a member of the Immigration & Compliance Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. Faraz focuses his practice on a full range of corporate immigration and compliance matters. He advises corporate clients on various employment-based non-immigrant petitions and visa applications (H-1B, TN, L-1A, L-1B, E-2, H-1B1, E-3, , etc.) as well as immigrant petitions filed with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Faraz also represents clients on corporate immigration related matters filed with the Department of Labor (DOL), including permanent labor certifications and labor condition applications. Additionally, he advises clients on regulatory compliance matters associated with hiring and retaining foreign national talent.
Faraz’s experience extends across a broad spectrum of industries, including engineering, information technology, financial services, life sciences, management consulting, and pharmaceuticals.
‡ Admitted in New York. Not admitted in Georgia. Practice limited to federal immigration practice.
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