*Currently licensed in Virginia only. Practice limited to federal immigration law.
Vanessa’s practice includes a full range of business immigration matters in a variety of industries, including information technology, biotechnology, life sciences, manufacturing, and health care. She assists multinational corporations of all sizes in obtaining temporary and permanent work visas on behalf of new and current employees. Vanessa expertise includes the preparation of specialty occupation visas (H-1B, H-1BI and E-3), intracompany transfers (L-1), extraordinary ability workers (O-1), and NAFTA professionals (TN), as well as a variety of other temporary employment visa classifications. Vanessa also works closely with clients to navigate the green card process including PERM, multinational executives and managers, extraordinary ability workers, and outstanding researchers, among others. She also has worked closely with companies to establish immigration policies and programs and assists with I-9 compliance issues.