Bloomberg Law
Feb. 4, 2019, 11:01 AM

Businesses Challenging Visa Denials Seeing Early Successes

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

Immigration attorneys last year adopted a strategy of helping and encouraging businesses to sue the government over visa decisions. So far, it looks like those efforts may be paying off for employers.

“A very high percentage of the complaints we have filed in the last year, year and a half are settled,” H. Ronald Klasko of Klasko Immigration Law Partners in Philadelphia told Bloomberg Law. The majority are resulting in decisions in favor of the employer, he said.

Litigation is now a necessary part of the practice of business immigration law, especially with respect to H-1B skilled guestworker visas, Klasko ...

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