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Mr. Manning’s practice covers all aspects of employment-based immigration into the United States. He works closely with employers to structure their immigration programs and develop long-term visa strategies for key employees. He has extensive experience in obtaining non-immigrant work visas and employment-based immigrant visas for management, professional and specialized skill employees. He frequently participates in seminars and training programs addressing immigration issues.
Mr. Manning grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, attending the International School of Geneva.
•Workplace Immigration Practice Guide. CCH, Inc., 2001. [Author]
•Les Visas Et Les Permis de Travail Aux Etats Unis / Visas and Work Permits for the USA. Kavanagh Peters, 1993. [Author]
Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants May Have Longer Waits
July 7, 2017
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order striking the 80-percent/three-week goal for interviewing nonimmigrant visa applicants following submission of applications. Since September 11, 2001, the State Department has given priority to security over quick visa adjudications.
By William J. Manning
Travel Update Under Trump’s Executive Order
February 2, 2017
While daily governmental guidance for affected individuals, in the United States and abroad, has followed the signing of Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on January 27, 2017, reports of inconsistent treatment of individuals abound.
By Michael H. Neifach, Amy L. Peck and William J. Manning
“University of Northern New Jersey” Visa Fraud Sting Operation Shutdown after Arrest of 21
April 12, 2016
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced on April 5, 2016, that the “University of Northern New Jersey” (“UNNJ”) had been a sting operation for the past two-and-a-half years. Run by Homeland Security Investigations Newark, UNNJ had a plausible website and an address in Cranford, New Jersey.
By William J. Manning
February 2, 2017
Travel Update under Trump’s Executive Order
While daily governmental guidance for affected individuals, in the United States and abroad, has followed the signing of Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on January 27, 2017, reports of inconsistent treatment of individuals abound. The following illustrates some of...
October 12, 2016
Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 22, October 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
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...
In the News
June 16, 2016
Jackson Lewis Earns Top-Tier Ranking in 2016 Legal 500
WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 16, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in the Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations category in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States. The firm was also recommended in the Immigration, Labor...
March 29, 2016
William Manning Discusses the H-1B Visa
William Manning discusses the H-1B Visa in Law 360's 5 Backup Plans for Immigrants Who Don't Land An H-1B Visa.
June 9, 2015
Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015
WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation:...
Professional Associations and Activities
•American Immigration Lawyers Association