Emily Neumann

Partner


Emily Neumann is a conscientious and dedicated immigration attorney handling work visas in both nonimmigrant and immigrant areas. She guides employers and individuals through the constantly changing maze of immigration laws and delivers first-class results with precision and minimal fuss.

She has authored articles and e-books on business immigration and has been a frequent speaker at gatherings of IT and HR professionals on immigration matters. Emily's blog, immigrationgirl.com, is visited by thousands each week and provides useful information from the desk of an immigration attorney.

She earns respect from her clients for her ability to listen and she adds value through better execution. Emily is intensely competitive and always looking to achieve the best quality, highest level, and the most excellent results for her clients.

Areas of Practice

  • F-1 visas, maintenance of status, change of status to F-1, B-2 Bridge applications
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT), OPT STEM Extensions, Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Cap Gap
  • H-1B Cap, H-1B Transfers, H-1B Extensions, Amendments, AC-21 extensions beyond the six-year limit, visa stamping, consular processing, Administrative Processing, Site Visits, 221(g), visa denials, Requests for Evidence or Denials regarding Specialty Occupation, VIBE, Beneficiary Qualifications, Maintenance of Status, Employer-Employee Relationship/Right to Control, Availability of Specialty Occupation Work, In-House Employment
  • H-4 and H-4 EAD change of status, visa stamping, extensions, biometrics, delayed processing
  • L-1A New Office, initial petition, extension for managers or executives, Requests for Evidence or Denials regarding Qualifying Relationship, Managerial or Executive Employment Abroad, Managerial or Executive Position in the United States, L-1B initial petition, extension for specialized knowledge, Requests for Evidence or Denials regarding Specialized Knowledge Employment Abroad or in the United States
  • L-2 and L-2 EAD change of status, visa stamping, extensions, biometrics, delayed processing
  • Blanket L petitions, visa stamping, extensions with USCIS, Petition Expiration Date, Amendments, Change in Job Duties
  • TN initial application at consulate or port of entry, renewals, changing employer
  • E-1/E-2 trade, investor, start-up, entrepreneur
  • E-3 initial application at consulate, renewals, changing employer
  • PERM Labor certification, Audits, Appeals
  • I-140 EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, Schedule A
  • EB-5 Investor, Regional Center
  • I-485 adjustment of status, AC-21 portability, Supplement J, travel, Advance Parole, changing employer
  • Litigating employment-based visa denials, short approvals, delayed processing

Education

University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2005)
Central Michigan University (B.Sc., 1999)

Admitted

Texas

Professional Accomplishments/Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Society for Human Resource Management
HR Houston

Publications