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Tejas Shah

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Immigration
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Immigration - Illinois

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Tejas Shah has a wealth of experience guiding corporate clients through  US immigration issues. He advises employers in a wide range of industries, including higher education, financial services and healthcare.
"Tejas is fantastic; very smart, responsive and practical." "He is extremely knowledgeable about immigration law, very responsive and really good at coming up with innovative solutions to our issues."
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Tejas guides employers of all sizes – across a diverse cross-section of industries, including finance, banking, education, transportation, and healthcare – in efficiently and economically sponsoring workers for permanent residency in the United States through Program Electronic Record Management (PERM) labor certifications and in multiple temporary visa categories, such as H-1B, O-1, E-2, R-1, E-3, and L-1.

Career

Tejas counsels employers who seek assistance and counsel on self-audits and responding to I-9 audits by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Social Security Administration (SSA) no-match letters, and Department of Labor wage and hour audits of H-1B workers. He represents and assists higher education institutions with a wide range of immigration issues in and outside of litigation, including advising student and faculty issues involving immigration statuses, sponsoring faculty and other professional staff for visas and permanent residency, and advising institutions on legally compliant immigration sponsorship programs.

Professional Memberships

Executive board member, South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA); Board member, Indo-American Center of Chicago

Personal

George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2006; Duke University, B.S., economics, 2002

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Tejas Shah

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

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One North Wacker Drive

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IL 60606-2833

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