Attorney Profile:

Raazia K. Hall

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

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.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Volunteer

Honors and Recognitions

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

Blog Posts

Immigration
H-1B Lottery Class Action Lawsuit Says System Should be Scrapped
September 30, 2016

Employers needing foreign talent to fill professional positions obtain work authorization for these individuals most frequently by applying for an H-1B visa. Individuals from across the globe may be sponsored for this type of visa if the position requires a minimum of U.S. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

By Raazia K. Hall

Immigration
New Form I-9 Update
September 7, 2016

The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has approved revisions to the Form I-9 to be released to the public within 90 days. The exact date of release has not been announced. The new form will include much-needed technology features to assist employers in identifying errors.

By Raazia K. Hall

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

Events

Apr 25

Atlanta, GA
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The First 100 Days: Workplace Law Under the Trump Administration

When April 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location 4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Road - Atlanta, GA

Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Publications

October 12, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 22, October 2016

October 12, 2016

Supreme Court Tied on Expansion of Obama Deferred Deportation OrdersThe U.S. Supreme Court's 4-4 tie in a case appealing a nationwide injunction on the Obama Administration's plans to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent...

March 11, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 21, March 2016

March 11, 2016

H-1B Cap Filing AlertEach year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issues 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 “master's cap” visas. April 1, 2016, is the first day on which an H-1B petition may be filed for FY 2017, in anticipation of an October 1, 2016, start date. Last year, USCIS accepted 233,000 petitions in...

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...

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Immigration
  • International Employment Issues
  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Technology and Telecom

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-586-1804  Phone
(404) 525-1173  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Agnes Scott College, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
Georgia State University, J.D., 1996
Admission:
1996, Georgia
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Immigration Lawyers Association, Current Member and Past Chair of Young Lawyers Division
•Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Region Board of Directors
•Georgia State Bar Asspcoation, Executive Committee Member of International Law Section
•National Association for Women in Construction, Past Board of Director Member

Languages:
Urdu
Birth Information:
1969
ISLN:
912051329

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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