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Caroline Tang

Shareholder Austin

Caroline Tang is an immigration shareholder in the Austin office of Ogletree Deakins. Her practice is national in scope, and she has spent her entire career representing corporations of all sizes – from start-ups to publicly-held multinational companies – sponsoring foreign national employees, with focus in the technology, engineering, energy, oil and gas, higher education, and consulting industries.

Caroline frequently speaks on immigration topics at professional conferences and industry seminars. She is a trusted advisor who partners closely with corporate clients to deliver comprehensive and effective immigration programs that reflect their culture and priorities.

Caroline offers in-depth experience and extensive expertise in:

  • Advising corporations on immigration issues arising from corporate restructuring;
  • Developing business immigration strategies to handle workforce changes;
  • Securing visas for all categories of employment-based immigrant petitions, including aliens of extraordinary ability, outstanding researchers, multinational managers and executives, and petitions based on PERM labor certification applications;
  • Obtaining nonimmigrant classifications, including specialty occupation workers (H-1B, H-1B1, E-3), aliens of extraordinary ability (O-1), intracompany transferees (L-1), NAFTA professional workers (TN), treaty traders and investors (E-1, E-2), seasonal workers (H-2B), and internationally recognized athletes (P-1); and
  • Counseling employers on all matters of immigration compliance, including I-9 and E-Verify.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Asian Family Support Services of Austin – Board Member
  • Austin Asian American Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Human Resources Management Association
  • Leadership Austin - Emerge Class of 2015
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association (MAMAs Austin)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association


  • UT Law Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law - ''Immigration Law in the Age of Enforcement: Employment'' - Austin - October 24, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Shifts, Twists, and Turns in the World of Immigration Under the New Administration'' - Phoenix - May 10, 2018
  • State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section Conference - ''Immigration Compliance for Employers in the Trump Era'' - Austin - April 27, 2018
  • Austin Bench Bar Conference - ''A New Landscape: An Update on Shifting Immigration Policies'' - San Antonio - April 13, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Employment Law Briefing - ''Headline News: An Employment Law Update'' - Austin - March 01, 2018
  • National Association of Women Lawyers 13th General Counsel Institute - ''These Are the Days of Our Lives: The Changing Landscape of Business Immigration Under the New Administration'' - New York City - November 09, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Update - ''As the World Turns: Immigration Prospects and Pitfalls Under the New Administration'' - Austin - October 20, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Breakfast Briefing - ''Impact of the election on HR'' - Austin - March 09, 2017
  • Austin Bar Association CLE Presentation - ''Updates on Recent Executive Actions Impacting U.S. Immigration: What’s Happening, and What’s Next?'' - Austin - February 06, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Briefing - ''Duty of Competent Representation'' - Austin - February 26, 2016
  • University of Texas System Annual Legal Conference - ''Immigration Issues Impacting Higher Education in the State of Texas'' - Austin - September 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins Briefing - ''Are L-1 Decisions Slowing You Down?'' - Dallas - April 09, 2014
  • Ogletree Deakins Briefing - ''Immigration Law Update and Best Practices'' - Austin - March 26, 2014


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August 23, 2018 - Legaltech News - "Tech Counsel Are Prepping for Possible Loss of H-1B Spouse Work Permits"