Sidley’s Immigration practice strives to provide employers with a competitive advantage in hiring and retaining talent through our combination of experience, strategic advice, cutting-edge technology and thought leadership. We provide cost-effective and timely immigration services to a wide range of clients, including multinational and U.S. corporations, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare institutions and high net worth individuals. Our practice combines proactive planning with streamlined processes to create a customized, efficient system to meet each client’s needs. We capitalize on our firm’s vast technology capabilities to provide our clients with state-of-the-art options in case management and practice tools. The Immigration practice brings together our legal team’s substantive experience and effective case processing with Sidley’s commitment to the highest levels of client service and responsiveness.
In addition to delivering high-quality and cost-effective immigration case processing, Sidley’s Immigration practice draws on the resources of a full-service global law firm to provide strategic advice and best practices in a number of areas important to employers with international workforces. Building on our firm’s experience in corporate compliance, we work with employers to develop policies and internal processes to ensure compliance with federal and state-level requirements regarding I-9 forms, anti-discrimination provisions and SSA No-Match Letters. We assist companies to establish procedures to minimize exposure to immigration enforcement. Together with our tax lawyers, we help executives minimize the adverse impact of the immigration process on U.S. tax liability. We provide proactive advice to best position a company and its workforce before and after corporate changes. Our lawyers are leaders in the field with a history of substantial involvement to government liaison and national advocacy to support our clients' needs to recruit and retain top international talent. In addition, our lawyers are committed to performing pro bono immigration work for cultural institutions, not-for-profit organizations and vulnerable individuals of limited means.