Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP Promotes Kelli J. Duehning to Partner

We are pleased to announce that Kelli J. Duehning has been named a partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Ms. Duehning joined BAL in 2017 after a 17-year career with the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). She practices out of
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Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP Promotes Nassim Mahzoon to Partner

We are pleased to announce that Nassim Mahzoon has been named a partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She concentrates on business immigration matters, including PERM labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions and adjustment of status applications. Ms. Mahzoon is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Bar Association of San
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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers by Woodward White, Inc. ranks Berry Appleman & Leiden as a “Best Law Firm” for 2020

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ranks Berry Appleman & Leiden as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm.” BAL is also ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in the metropolitan areas of Boston, Mass., Houston, Texas, San Francisco, Calif., Oakland, Calif., and Washington, D.C. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings of the
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Global Trends Report: 2019 Immigration Forecasting

In 2018, BAL identified a number of trends influencing and shaping immigration policy around the world. Among the most relevant changes to global business were: increased labor-market protections; more rigorous compliance enforcement; incentives to stimulate STEM sectors, as well as direct foreign investment; and the use of immigration as a backstop to changing demographics, especially
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