Lisa M. Reid

Of Counsel || Houston

Lisa Reid provides business immigration advice to employers and employees in a wide variety of industries such as energy, information technology, health care, education, engineering, and manufacturing.  She counsels employers and foreign nationals on issues relating to nonimmigrant visas such as B-1 business visitor visas, H-1B specialty occupation visas, L-1 multinational manager and executive visas, TN Trade Nafta visas, and J visas for trainees.  Lisa also works with employers to obtain permanent residence for foreign national employees through the labor certification process as well as immigrant visas for multinational transferees, National Interest Waiver applicants, and Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researcher candidates.  In addition, Lisa counsels employers on immigration issues arising from corporate reorganizations and mergers to handling matters arising from work on the Outer Continental Shelf as well as I-9 compliance issues.

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Lisa has experience managing immigration matters for large multinational corporations, school districts, hospitals, and small businesses.  Her work has involved setting up corporate immigration policies, assisting employees at various US Consulates around the world, training human resources on I-9 compliance issues, and handling naturalization matters such as preserving permanent residence status for naturalization purposes.  She assists both the employer and foreign national employee on specific details relating to obtaining and maintaining work authorization in the short term as well as looking ahead towards permanent residence.

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Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Texas (Immigration & Nationality Law Section Treasurer, 2012-2013)
  • State Bar of Texas (Immigration & Nationality Law Section Secretary, 2013-2014)
  • State Bar of Texas (Immigration & Nationality Law Section Chair, 2014-2015)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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