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

Raazia K. Hall

Shareholder
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 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) Raazia K. Hall

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Volunteered for Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Publications

June 10, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update

June 10, 2015

No. 18, June 2015H-1B Numbers Up More Than 35%USCIS received approximately 233,000 petitions for fiscal year 2016 beginning in October 2015. Last year, USCIS received 172,500 petitions, meaning there was an increase of over 35% from last year. USCIS randomly selected petitions to meet the general category cap of 65,000 and...

May 8, 2015

Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers

May 8, 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 H-2B workers and U.S. workers similarly...

March 12, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update

March 12, 2015

H-1B Cap Filing Opens April 1, 2015 Employers must be ready to file their completed H-1B visa petitions on April 1, 2015. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allocates 65,000 new H-1B visas each fiscal year (running October 1 - September 30) and another 20,000 H-1Bs are reserved for individuals who received a master's...

Blog Posts

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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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...

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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Raazia K. Hall

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




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