The H-1B program allows U.S. companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in...Read More
As Co-Chair of the firm’s Immigration and Naturalization Practice, Manuela partners with corporate clients to attract and retain top-tier international talent and ensure immigration compliance. She represents clients of all sizes, spanning from startup companies to the largest Fortune 500 corporations. Over her 20-plus-year career in immigration law, Manuela has acted as de facto in-house immigration counsel and represented individuals and self-petitioners in unique and complex cases before the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She has also established herself as an industry thought leader and provided a range of pro bono legal services to foreign nationals seeking immigration benefits in the U.S.