As an extension to Episode 9 of our "Brexit Musings" series, Claire Nilson and Sari Long from FAEGRE DRINKER will discuss immigration/mobility from the other side of the pond. They will muse about immigration from the US and UK perspective and what you and your business should think about in the run-up to Brexit.
Claire D. Nilson is Counsel in the London, UK office of FAEGRE DRINKER Biddle & Reath LLP (“Faegre Drinker”). Claire is qualified as a lawyer in three jurisdictions: New York (USA); England & Wales, and Trinidad & Tobago. Following a number of years practicing in New York, Claire was a solo practitioner in Trinidad before relocating to the United Kingdom in 2011. Claire is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales, Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Immigration law Practitioners Association (ILPA), Commonwealth Lawyers Association, and the Society of English & American Lawyers, among others. She is a past Co-Chair of AILA’s Global Migration Section. Claire has been nominated in the field of immigration law for inclusion in Who's Who Legal every year since 2011, and was the runner-up for the Forum for Expatriate Management’s 2017 EMMA Award for Global Mobility Professional of the Year.
Sari Long helps clients who are crossing borders with immigration, I-9 compliance and worksite enforcement issues. She advises on U.S. employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and labor certifications filed before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Sari also works with Faegre Drinker's government team on the process and policies of procurement, bidding and government contracting.
Sari works with multinational and local clients on U.S. inbound immigration matters, including: