Denver, CO, June 18, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that Jocelyn Campanaro and Angelica Ochoa have joined the national labor and employment law firm’s Denver office as partners. Both were previously with Ogletree Deakins in Denver.
Ochoa and Campanaro specialize in employment-based immigration law. As members of the Fisher & Phillips Global Immigration Practice Group, the attorneys will continue to represent individuals and companies with their global mobility and immigration needs. They will lead the firm’s Denver-based immigration hub with their team of immigration professionals, which collectively offers clients more than 50 years of business immigration experience.
Todd Fredrickson, Fisher & Phillips’ Denver Managing Partner said, “We are excited to welcome Jocelyn and Angelica to our Denver office. Their wealth of experience in employment-related immigration matters provides our clients, in Colorado, nationally, and internationally, with even greater depth in labor and employment law expertise.”
Angelica Ochoa’s practice covers virtually all aspects of employment-based immigration into the United States. She has experience in obtaining nonimmigrant work visas and employment-based immigrant visas for management, professionals and specialized skills employees.
With respect to employment-based nonimmigrant work visas, she advises and represents companies in the preparation of a variety of petitions (e.g. B, E, H, L, O, P, R and TN petitions). With respect to employment-based immigrant petitions, Ochoa advises and represents clients in all employment preference categories (1st, 2nd and 3rd), as well as adjustment of status. She also advises companies on I-9 employment eligibility verification (IRCA) best practices and assists clients through I-9 compliance issues. She regularly provides management training on immigration-related subjects.
Ochoa has experience with guiding foreign clients through consular processing of both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. In addition, she represents clients in appeals to the Administrative Appeal Office (AAO). She also has a wide range of experience with family-based immigrant petitions (e.g., K-1/K-3 visas, adjustment of status, 245(i) cases, hardship waivers) and naturalization and citizenship applications.
Jocelyn Campanaro’s practice focuses on a wide range of immigration related issues. She represents a broad variety of companies and individuals with all types of business-related nonimmigrant petitions (especially H, L, E, O, P and TN petitions), applications for labor certification, employment-based immigrant petitions (1st, 2nd and 3rd preference categories), and applications for adjustment of status and consular processing.
Campanaro also specializes in providing immigration representation and counsel to various professional sports teams and athletes, including players in the National Hockey League, a leading team in the Central Hockey League, World Champion cutting horse riders and a wide range of competitors in the equine industry. She also has a wide range of experience with seasonal worker visas, family-based immigrant petitions and naturalization applications.
Campanaro regularly speaks on various immigration topics to employers, in house counsel and HR managers.
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