Barbara Chin


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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • Employer-Sponsored Visas & Green Cards
  • Obtaining US Citizenship
  • Permanent Resident Status
  • Corporate Policies, I-9 Compliance & E-Verify Compliance
  • Accomplished Individuals & Families
  • Temporary Visas
  • Education
  • Energy & Clean Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Technology, Communications & Media
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Transportation, Shipping & Logistics
  • Sports, Arts & Entertainment
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.4405
Fax: 617-542-2241
University Wheaton College, B.A.
Law SchoolBoston College, J.D.
Admitted1980, Massachusetts

Barbara has advised clients on corporate and business immigration matters for 30 years and has served as counsel for domestic and international Fortune 500 companies in all aspects of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas.

Before focusing on immigration law, Barbara served as assistant district attorney in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

•Author, Effective September 12, 2014: New Fees for Some Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas , Immigration Alert (09.18.2014)
•Author, USCIS Rolls Out Full-Scale Implementation of L-1 Site Visit Program - Employers of L-1 Transferees Should Now Set up Processes to Prepare for Such Visits , Immigration Advisory (07.25.2014)
•Co-author, H-1B Cap Hit for Fiscal Year 2014 , Immigration Alert (04.05.2013)
• Impact of Advancement of the Employment-Based Second Preference Numbers for China and India , Immigration Alert (06.20.2011)


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Driver’s Licenses for DACA Beneficiaries
Barbara Chin,William L. Coffman,Susan J. Cohen,Angel Feng,Michele D. Frangella, October 17, 2014
According to The Huffington Post, the State of Arizona and the US Federal Government are once again tussling over domain with regard to benefits based on immigration status. This round it’s driver’s licenses and DACA beneficiaries.

Effective September 12, 2014: New Fees for Some Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas
Barbara Chin, September 24, 2014
The Department of State (DOS) has revised certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa fees. DOS has adjusted the visa fees in the following categories:

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Barbara Chin

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