HR and the US Immigration System
Diana Velos Coker
Partner, Larrabee Albi Coker LLP
Discover what HR needs to know about working successfully with the United States immigration service when talent is in short supply, green cards are backed up, and immigration rules are complex.
About our Facilitator, Diana Vellos Coker
Whether she is strategizing with a company regarding the immigration impact of a merger or explaining our complex immigration system to an individual seeking to make the U.S. their permanent home, Diana appreciates the challenges in our legal system and the real lives impacted by the immigration process. Diana understands her role as an attorney is not only to secure a specific immigration outcome as efficiently as possible but also to advise employers and individuals so they understand the process and feel empowered as a result.
Diana is an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated* attorney whose practice includes a broad range of business immigration matters including hiring and retaining foreign national employees and implementing overall immigration policies and procedures and compliance matters.
Improving our current immigration system is of critical importance for Diana. As a daughter of an immigrant, she has seen first-hand the real-life impact our immigration laws have on families and our community. She frequently speaks with members of Congress and their staff regarding immigration issues and has served on a grassroots task force to advocate for positive change. Diana serves as an Ambassador for the American Immigration Counsel and is a past Chair of the San Diego chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Diana also lectures and writes on a variety of employment immigration topics ranging from L petitions, PERM labor certification applications, Adjustment of Status, and I-9s.
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