Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Maynard’s Immigration Practice Group represents domestic and international business entities, organizations, and individuals seeking practical solutions to complex immigration matters. We help our clients obtain non-immigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent) visas, provide outbound immigration services for employers who require work authorization for their employees abroad, and assist businesses with immigration-employment compliance under the Immigration Reform and Control Act. We also advise high-net worth individuals, investors and entrepreneurs, developers, and regional centers regarding the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. We provide a full-range of immigration services to clients across many industries, including technology, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education, government contracting, and research and development. Representative immigration services include:

  • Business and tourism visas, including travel under the Visa Waiver Program
  • Temporary employment-based visas, including treaty traders and investors (E), specialty occupations (H-1B), temporary workers (H-2), intra-company transferees (L), persons with extraordinary ability (O), and Canadian and Mexican professionals under NAFTA (TN)
  • Study and exchange-based visas under the F, M, and J categories
  • Internal I-9 audits and consulting, including establishing I-9 compliance policies and procedures
  • Internal H-2B audits, compliance and consulting
  • Representation in government audits, investigations, and inquiries conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Department of Labor (DOL), and/or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Permanent employment-based immigration for priority workers (EB-1), persons with advanced degrees (EB-2), professional and skilled workers (EB-3), religious workers and special immigrants (EB-4), and investors (EB-5)
  • Permanent family-based immigration for spouses, fiancés, children, parents, and siblings of U.S. citizens and/or lawful permanent residents
  • Schedule A I-I40 petitions for foreign national Registered Nurses and Physical Therapists
  • Consular legal services at U.S. embassies and consulates abroad
  • Outbound immigration services for employers and government contractors with employees abroad
  • U.S. citizenship and naturalization procedures
Attorneys and Other Professionals in Immigration

Immigration News
Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Maynard is pleased to announce that Miya Moore has joined the Firm’s Birmingham office as an Associate in the Labor & Employment and Immigration practice groups. Ms. Moore will assist businesses across a broad range of immigration, labor and employment, and compliance-related matters. With a particular focus in immigration law...

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