Ulmer & Berne LLP continues the growth of its respected immigration rights group with Anastasia Tonello.
Tonello has over 20 years of experience advising individuals and companies, including entrepreneurs, highly skilled professionals, entertainers and artists, and overseas companies, on the economic and practical issues they face in their business The United States. After spending the first decade of her career practicing U.S. immigration and consular law LondonTonello has a unique personal and professional insight into the problems and obstacles faced by highly skilled foreigners who want to temporarily move, start or immigrate to a company The United States.
Licensed to practice in the state new York and as a lawyer in England and WalesTonlos extensive experience in immigration, visa, citizenship and consular law in the US includes labor, family and investor visas for nonimmigrants and immigrants for in-house executives, managers and professionals from L-1, highly skilled H-1B professionals, O. -1 Extraordinary Skills Specialists and Scientists, E-1 / E-2 Contract Investors and Traders, EB-11 Extraordinary Skills Experts and Scholars, EB-2 Extraordinary Skilled Persons who waive national Earning interests, and migrant EB-5 investors. Tonello brings years of experience representing clients in front of U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, and advocating on behalf of individuals on inadmissibility waivers, complex citizenship and residence issues such as transfer and loss of citizenship, residence retention and other complicated issues of US citizenship.
In addition to her solid immigration practice, Tonello held numerous senior positions at AILA beyond her most recent national presidency, including serving as AILA’s chief liaison officer with the US State Department and as charter officer of the Rome District – European, Middle Eastand Africa chapter. She speaks frequently at national and international conferences on immigration issues, and her analysis is widely quoted in the media, including The New York Times, The Independent, BBC World News, Al-Jazeera America, and NPR’s All Things Considered. She also volunteers with the Saint George’s Society of new York, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in need in the UK and Commonwealth of Communities new York.
Tonello has received multiple awards throughout her career for her proficient approach to complex immigration issues, including her Volume 1 rankings for Immigration by Chambers United States of America and their international immigration ranking from Chambers Global. She has also been named to the list of New York Super Lawyers and the list of America’s Best Immigration Lawyers every year since 2016. Tonello earned her bachelor’s degree at Indiana University, her JD from Notre Dame Law School, and passed her Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test with a lawyer training from BPP University Law School England and Wales.
“We are very excited to have Anastasia join our team, especially now as the new presidential administration takes office and opens up new opportunities for foreigners and corporations working, doing business and investing in America,” he said David W. Leopold, Group leader of the Ulmer immigration rights group. “Anastasia’s extensive experience representing artists, entertainers and investors strengthens our business practice and is a great fit with our team. Her dedication, skills and dedication to delivering effective immigration strategies are sure to be appreciated by our clients.”
Ulmer’s Immigration Law Group has a track record in nearly every area of U.S. immigration law and brings decades of immigration experience facing individuals and families, medium-sized businesses, universities, healthcare facilities, and multinational corporations. Ulmer’s dedicated team of immigration attorneys offers a solution-oriented approach to help clients achieve their goals.
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