- International Employment Issues
- Financial Services
- Food Processing and Manufacturing
- Health Care
- Professional Services
- Technology and Telecom
|University ||Agnes Scott College, B.A., 1991|
|Law School||Georgia State University, J.D., 1996|
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
Raazia K. Hall is a Shareholder 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
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
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
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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Executive Action on Immigration
Davis C. Bae,Minnie Fu,Raazia K. Hall,Sean G. Hanagan,David S. Jones, February 26, 2015
President Barack Obama has announced he will take executive action to expand the population of currently undocumented individuals who will be allowed to remain and work legally in the U.S. The President also announced expansions of employment-based legal immigration. Many details remain to be...
Immigration Legislation and Changes to Watch for in 2015
Sujata Ajmera,Davis C. Bae,Minnie Fu,Raazia K. Hall,Sean G. Hanagan, February 26, 2015
President Barack Obama’s November 20, 2014, announcement regarding executive actions he will be taking on immigration reform has put into motion a number of changes to U.S. immigration law in 2015 that could be important.
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