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Maggie Murphy

Shareholder
Austin

P   512-362-7100
F   512-362-5574
Maggie.Murphy@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Maggie Murphy is a Shareholder in the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She concentrates her practice on advanced U.S. immigration and nationality law and global business immigration matters, assisting employers with immigration challenges facing international workforces.

Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in all areas of U.S. immigration law, but she primarily focuses her current practice on employment-based immigration for corporate clients and outstanding professors/researchers, as well as sophisticated immigration-related compliance work for employers of all sizes. Ms. Murphy has expertise in managing PERM campaigns for employers and in developing cost-effective strategies for companies and organizations interested in hiring professional foreign workers. She has organized massive I-9 and LCA compliance programs for Fortune 500 organizations. Ms. Murphy is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a frequent speaker on business-related, immigration compliance topics and has leadership roles in several state and national sections and committees.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar

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June 9, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015

June 9, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation:... Read More

May 19, 2015
Chambers & Partners

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking... Read More

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June 10, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update

June 10, 2015

No. 18, June 2015 H-1B Numbers Up More Than 35% USCIS received approximately 233,000 petitions for fiscal year 2016 beginning in October 2015. Last year, USCIS received 172,500 petitions, meaning there was an increase of over 35% from last year. USCIS randomly selected petitions to meet the general category cap of 65,000 and... Read More

May 8, 2015

Restrictive DHS, DOL Rule on H-2B Foreign Labor Certification Program Makes Visa More Difficult for Employers

May 8, 2015

The Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s joint Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposes new burdens on the certification of employment of nonimmigrant workers in temporary, non-agricultural employment and stiffens enforcement obligations applicable to employers of H-2B workers and U.S. workers similarly... Read More

March 12, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update

March 12, 2015

H-1B Cap Filing Opens April 1, 2015 Employers must be ready to file their completed H-1B visa petitions on April 1, 2015. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allocates 65,000 new H-1B visas each fiscal year (running October 1 – September 30) and another 20,000 H-1Bs are reserved for individuals who received a master’s... Read More

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Blog Posts by Maggie Murphy

Appeal of Injunction on Immigration Reform Executive Actions Set for Arguments
July 8, 2015

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New Orleans, will hear arguments on July 10 as to whether a preliminary injunction on the implementation of President Barack Obama’s Executive Action policies affecting certain foreign nationals should be overturned. Read More

H-1B Visa Lottery Completed – USCIS Will Start Returning Rejected Filings
May 6, 2015

On May 4, 2015, USCIS announced that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions. USCIS had previously announced on April 13, 2015 that it had received 233,000 petitions submitted by petitioners seeking H-1B employment status for employees to commence employment on October 1, 2015. Read More