December 4, 2021

Volume XI, Number 338

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Anthony Weigel

Mr. Anthony (“Tony”) Weigel is the Principal of Weigel Law Office, LLC in the Kansas City, Missouri area.and concentrates his practice in the areas of business-immigration law and employer compliance with immigration laws. He advises clients in a variety of industries including construction, retail, service and manufacturing on matters relating to immigration compliance, specifically in compliance planning, records reviews, and administrative audits. He also assists employers subject to criminal prosecutions. Prior to law school, he worked in human resources and managed I-9 employment eligibility verifications, related document retention, and general employment law compliance duties.

Tony's experience includes work in human resources coordinating and managing temporary and permanent visa sponsorship matters; completion and retention of I-9, employment verification forms; and supporting human resources functions ranging from recruitment, promotion and retention, and termination of employment.

Since 2004, his law practice has focused exclusively on business immigration sponsorship and compliance.  He has represented sponsorship clients in the following industries: information technology, engineering, financial services, healthcare, education, telecommunications, research and defense.  Tony has advised and represented compliance clients in a variety of industries, to include construction, retail, service and manufacturing industries.

His background and practical experience have helped him effectively guide employers and individuals through today’s business immigration law challenges and to effectively leverage an organization’s internal resources.

Tony is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has dedicated a significant amount of time to the organization’s local and national efforts.  He served on the Executive Committee of the Missouri/Kansas Chapter of AILA for four years, to include serving as Chapter Chair.  He has served on four national AILA committees: Verification & Worksite Enforcement Liaison, Nebraska Service Center Liaison, Media & Advocacy, and Board of Publications.  In 2011, he received the association’s Advocacy Award for outstanding efforts in support of AILA’s legislative agenda.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Anthony Weigel

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