Senior Manager/Senior Associate
KPMG in Canada
Chelsea is an experienced U.S. immigration attorney specializing in business immigration, family-based immigration and naturalization law. She work primarily in assisting clients obtain non-immigrant employment based visas such as L-1, H-1B, E-3, H-1B1 and TN, as well as immigrant based visas under the EB-1 category.
Her passion is in advising companies and their employees on a wide array of complex business immigration matters, including non-immigrant work visas, employment-based immigrant applications, and employer I-9 compliance matters.
She has represented clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the US Department of State (DOS), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP).
Serve as senior point of contact for client and employee immigration and compliance related issues.
Advise clients and employees on U.S. Non-immigrant Visa (NIV) and Immigrant Visa (IV) matters.
Manage the provision of legal services for high volume NIV and IV matters for companies across various industries such as technology, finance, and consulting.
Assist individual clients as well as small businesses and startups with temporary work visa solutions and U.S. permanent residency matters.
Manage client relationships and communicate updates on immigration processes to relevant stakeholders.
Juris Doctor, Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
B.S., Political Science, Barton College
State Bar of North Carolina, Member
The Law Society of Upper Canada, Foreign Legal Consultant
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member