Andrea has built her career around the practice of employment-based immigration law, including seven years in-house at Syracuse University where she handled all employer-sponsored petitions for non-immigrant and immigrant visas. Since entering private practice 10 years ago, Andrea has developed a specialty practice in health care-related immigration. She represents hospitals and medical practice groups when they hire foreign-trained nurses, physicians, physician assistants and any other allied health professionals.
Andrea regularly handles J waivers, H-1Bs, O-1s and EB Permanent Resident petitions for many industries. She also handles employment-based green card work for her health care, IT consulting, and engineering firm clients. In the past 10 years, she has also assisted small and start-up tech and engineering companies sponsor employees for H-1B and EB-1/EB-2 green cards.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS + SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
- Regularly presents at The Tech Garden, a central New York business incubator, to business start-ups regarding immigration options for entrepreneurs.
- Presented to local SHRM chapters on various immigration topics related to the workplace, including E-Verify and I-9 compliance.