Raazia K. Hall: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Raazia K. Hall

Principal
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone404-586-1804

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • International Employment Issues
  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Technology and Telecom
 
University Agnes Scott College, B.A., 1991
 
Law SchoolGeorgia State University, J.D., 1996
 
Admitted1996, Georgia
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Current Member and Past Chair of Young Lawyers Division
Georgia State Bar Asspcoation, Executive Committee Member of International Law Section
National Association for Women in Construction, Past Board of Director Member

 
LanguagesUrdu
 
Born1969
 
Biography

Raazia K. Hall is a Principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on immigration law.

Ms. Hall has numerous years of experience in employment-based immigration matters and employment documentation issues for domestic and international companies. Working with Human Resources Professionals and In-House Counsel, she assists in all aspects of visa matters related to the hiring and retention of foreign employees. She also is a frequent writer and speaker on issues related to immigration law, including I-9 compliance and worksite enforcement. She has numerous years of experience in advising clients on I-9 employment eligibility verification and E-verify. She also defends companies subject to government audits and investigations.

Honors and Recognitions

Georgia Trend Magazine Top Attorney (2012)
Chambers USA (2008)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Volunteer

Publications

January 5, 2016

Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads

January 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residency

December 4, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015

December 4, 2015

Proposed STEM OPT Rule PublishedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from

November 9, 2015

Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules

November 9, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from accredited institutions - to extend

Blogs

Immigration

Alabama School Officials Blocked from Checking Legal Status of Public Schools Students
October 20, 2011

Alabama's controversial requirement that school officials determine, prior to enrollment, whether a student is legally in the United States was blocked by the federal court of appeals on October 14, 2011. The Justice Department brought the lawsuit on the basis that the state law is pre-empted by federal immigration law.

By Raazia K. Hall

Immigration

Georgia Governor Signs Sweeping Anti-Immigration Bill
May 17, 2011

Fulfilling a campaign promise, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has sign into law a sweeping immigration bill that will affect companies in Georgia that employ more than 10 full-time employees. The law, HB87, requires companies to register with the federal E-Verify program and check the legal status of new hires.

By Raazia K. Hall

Immigration

How do RIFs and employment changes affect an H-1B?
December 14, 2009

Although the economy has hit all employees hard, Reductions-in-Force (RIFs) have a disproportionate affect on H-1B employees.

By Raazia K. Hall

 
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Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads
Lucrecia M. Davis,Minnie Fu,Raazia K. Hall,Michael H. Neifach,Amy L. Peck, January 11, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies...

Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules
Sujata Ajmera,Lucrecia M. Davis,Minnie Fu,Raazia K. Hall,Sean G. Hanagan, November 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) — attained from...

Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers
Sujata Ajmera,Lucrecia M. Davis,Minnie Fu,Raazia K. Hall,Sean G. Hanagan, May 15, 2015
The Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of...



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Raazia K. Hall

1155 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 1000
AtlantaGA 30309-3600




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