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Miriam C. Thompson focuses her practice on business immigration and immigration-related compliance issues. Miriam assists employers with hiring and retaining foreign nationals in various industries and business sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, technology, medical, logistics, and academia. She has experience advising employers on all aspects of business immigration, including nonimmigrant visa categories (B, E, F-1, H-1B, J-1, L-1 A/B, O-1, TN), managing a multinational workforce, and permanent residence.

Miriam lived, studied, and worked in Germany, Switzerland, and France. Her native language is German and she is conversational in French.

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The Greenberg Traurig team recently assisted a medical products client with a rush I-140 immigrant petition requesting a National Interest Waiver (NIW) to allow one of the client’s development engineers

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Starting Jan. 22, 2022, the Biden administration will require foreign national travelers engaged in essential travel to be fully vaccinated when crossing U.S. land borders or ferry terminals. Essential travel
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