The construction industry workforce shortage is limiting contractors’ ability to staff projects. Contractors should be aware of the employment authorization and immigration work visas allowed under current law. However, navigating the legal process and requirements may seem daunting. Hear from an immigration expert on managing the process and exploring what changes may be on the horizon.
Laura Foote Reiff
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Laura Foote Reiff has more than 32 years of experience representing businesses and organizations in the business immigration and compliance field. She is a business immigration advocate and has long chaired prominent business immigration coalitions. Laura is Co-Founder of GT’s Business and Immigration and Compliance Group which she co-led since 1999. She currently chairs the Northern Virginia/Washington D.C. Immigration and Compliance Practice. Laura also is Co-Managing Shareholder of the Northern Virginia Office of GT, a position she has held since 2010. As a global leader in the business immigration community, Laura has served on the Boards of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Immigration Council, the National Immigration Forum and is currently the Chair of the America is Better Board.
Laura's practice also consists of managing business immigration matters and providing immigration counsel to address the visa and work authorization needs of U.S. and global personnel including professionals, managers, and executives, treaty investors/ traders, essential workers, persons of extraordinary ability, corporate trainees, and students. She is an immigration policy advocacy expert and works on immigration reform policies.
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