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Nataliya Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.

Nataliya also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence issues, including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations.

In addition, Nataliya is experienced with family-based immigration and immigration-related federal court litigation issues, as well as waivers of inadmissibility.

In line with the U.S. Department of State’s increased periodic review and update of visa “reciprocity” pursuant to a January 2017 Executive Order, Mexican nationals will now benefit from
Continue Reading Updates to Visa Reciprocity for Mexican Nationals

As an update (to this recent posting), we clarify that USCIS recently indicated in the Fall Unified Agenda the posting of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in November 2018 (see
Continue Reading USCIS Publishes a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Remove Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 VISA Holders

It has been reported that President Trump’s administration is likely preparing to effectuate additional changes affecting immigration issues.  Specifically, in addition to the Executive Order executed on Jan. 27, 2017
Continue Reading The Trump Administration Contemplates an Executive Order Affecting Advance Parole

On Feb. 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling keeping in force the temporary restraining order (TRO) that was issued last Friday by
Continue Reading U.S. Court of Appeals Declines to Stay Temporary Restraining Order in connection with Executive Order

On February 3, 2017,  U.S. District Judge James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle issued a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) halting
Continue Reading Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Enforcement of January 27, 2017 Executive Order; Agencies Cooperating

We have prepared a serious of Questions and Answers below addressing some of the most commonly asked questions with regard to this Executive Order (EO). GT will continue to monitor
Continue Reading GT Alert – President Trump’s Executive Order (EO) “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”: Q&A

On Jan. 27, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Immigration entitled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals.” The EO impacts, among many
Continue Reading GT Alert: New Executive Order Impacts Entry to the United States, Visa Issuance, Refugee, and Screening Procedures