Ms. Friend is a highly skilled attorney with a concentration in the area of employment-based immigration and represents national and international companies in complex business immigration matters.
Represents numerous Canadian and U.S. affiliated companies at the Detroit border in obtaining work authorization for Canadian employees to work in the U.S.
Assists U.S. companies in evaluating Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance programs, including the evaluation and selection of electronic I-9 and E-Verify vendors
Serves as a national and regional conference speaker on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance
Successfully obtains O-1, alien of extraordinary ability status for highly talented employees during H-1B cap droughts
Manages the L-1 and permanent resident process for a significant number of high-level executives employed as President, Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Marketing Officer for major U.S. employers
Brings to clients a substantially high success rate in the filing of EB-1 Outstanding Researcher and International Executive/Manager immigrant petitions
Articles in the National Law Review database by Carol A. Friend