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Maggie Murphy

Office Managing Principal
Austin

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

Biography

Maggie Murphy is the Office Managing Principal 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

Chambers
Legal 500 Recommended Attorney

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Immigration and Nationality Law)

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April 26, 2017
Bloomberg BNA

Maggie Murphy Discusses President Donald Trump Possibly Turning to DOJ to Protect U.S. Workers

April 26, 2017

Maggie Murphy discusses President Trump possibly turning to the DOJ's Immigrant and Employee Rights section to protect U.S. workers against discrimination in "Trump Could Turn to DOJ to Protect U.S. Workers From Bias," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription required to view article Read More

February 3, 2017
Austin American-Statesman

Maggie Murphy Comments on Employees Affected by President Donald Trump’s Temporary Travel Ban

February 3, 2017

Maggie Murphy comments on President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban issued last week and its impact on Austin's tech sector in "Trump travel and visa policies prompt concern, reassuring memos from Austin tech executives," published by Austin American-Statesman. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

June 16, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Earns Top-Tier Ranking in 2016 Legal 500

June 16, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 16, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in the Labor and Employment – Labor-Management Relations category in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States.  The firm was also recommended in the Immigration, Labor... Read More

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October 12, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 22, October 2016

October 12, 2016

Supreme Court Tied on Expansion of Obama Deferred Deportation Orders The U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 tie in a case appealing a nationwide injunction on the Obama Administration’s plans to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent... Read More

March 11, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 21, March 2016

March 11, 2016

H-1B Cap Filing Alert Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issues 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 “master’s cap” visas. April 1, 2016, is the first day on which an H-1B petition may be filed for FY 2017, in anticipation of an October 1, 2016, start date. Last year, USCIS accepted 233,000 petitions in... Read More

January 5, 2016

Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads

January 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residency... Read More

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10th Annual New Mexico Labor & Employment Law Conference

June 1, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM MST
30 Rainbow Road - Albuquerque, NM
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H-1B - Get Your Ticket for the Lottery!

February 8, 2017 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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Immigration Year-In-Review

December 7, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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New Session Added: Get Ready for The New I-9!

December 1, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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USCIS Suspends Premium Processing Service for H-1B Cases Effective April 3, 2017
March 6, 2017

USCIS has announced the temporary suspension of the Premium Processing service for all H-1B cases filed on or after April 3, 2017. This suspension applies to all H-1B cases filed – including those filed under the FY2018 regular H-1B cap, Master’s cap exemption, H-1B transfer cases, H-1B extensions, and cap-exempt H-1B filings. Read More

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Birthright Citizenship Case
June 28, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a man born outside the U.S., out of wedlock, to a U.S. citizen father and a noncitizen mother could benefit from birthright citizenship. A decision in this case can mean protection from deportation for many. Lynch v. Morales-Santana, 804 F.3d 520 (2d Cir. 2015), cert. Read More

DHS Seeks to Lighten Employer Load with Pilot Program for Employment-Based Visa Cases
March 9, 2016

Employers can request that USCIS predetermine that they meet the requirements for certain nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based visa categories under a new pilot program announced by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on March 3, 2016. Read More