Exciting News!

As of April 1, 2023, Nexsen Pruet will merge with
Maynard Cooper & Gale. 

Together we are 

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We look forward to serving our clients from 23 offices and with 550 attorneys coast-to-coast.


Nexsen Pruet has experienced attorneys dedicated to assisting business clients with the maze of immigration laws.

We help companies with the hiring and entry of all levels of employees – from executives to technical personnel. We strive to deliver excellent service, considering your needs as our own.

Our services include:

  • Temporary employment visas (H, L, TN, O, F, B, J, Q and E) including initial, extension and change of status petitions, Permanent Resident petitions (“green cards”), including business and family-based petitions

  • I-9 compliance training and in-house audits

    • Defense against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) investigation
    • E-Verify guidance, training, and implementation
    • State and federal government inspections and investigations
    • Citizenship and naturalization applications
    • Consular processing issues
    • Labor Certification processing (PERM)
    • National Interest Waivers and EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 petitions
    • Start-up immigration and employment law advice for new companies, including investors and entrepreneurs
    • J-1 waivers (No Objection, IGA and Conrad 30 waivers)
    • Consulting with tax and employee benefit specialists on expatriate issues

Our attorneys stay up-to-date on the rapidly changing immigration debates and the applicable laws and regulations. They speak regularly on immigration law and are often quoted in the media.





  • E-Verify Mandates are Growing throughout the United States

    E-Verify is an electronic employment verification program through which employers may confirm the work eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. Although E-Verify started as a voluntary program, except for federal contractors, it has become mandatory for many employers in several states. Immigration attorney David Garret discusses the expanding list of states requiring some or all employers to use the web-based system and adds to the ever-growing list of state mandates.

  • Committee on Foreign Investment in US Jurisdiction Expanded

    There is a wealth of change in our world right now. Did you know that relatively new Federal regulations could have an impact on foreign investments into your company in the United States, or on the location of your company, if there is direct or indirect foreign control?

  • Completing Form I-9s During a Pandemic

    David Garrett, Immigration attorney with Nexsen Pruet discusses immigration compliance by employers in this Covid world and three basic ways to complete Form I-9s for new hires during the pandemic.

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