Search form

William J. Manning

Principal
White Plains

P 914-872-6891
F 914-946-1216
William.Manning@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

William J. Manning is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has been advising both U.S. and foreign employers with regard to immigration matters since 1986. Mr. Manning established the Jackson Lewis Immigration practice in 1998.

Mr. Manning’s practice covers all aspects of employment-based immigration into the United States. He works closely with employers to structure their immigration programs and develop long-term visa strategies for key employees. He has extensive experience in obtaining non-immigrant work visas and employment-based immigrant visas for management, professional and specialized skill employees. He frequently participates in seminars and training programs addressing immigration issues.

Mr. Manning grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, attending the International School of Geneva.

Honors and Recognitions

Legal 500 Recommended Attorney

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Published Works

  • Workplace Immigration Practice Guide. CCH, Inc., 2001. [Author]
  • Les Visas Et Les Permis de Travail Aux Etats Unis / Visas and Work Permits for the USA. Kavanagh Peters, 1993. [Author]

See AllWilliam J. Manning in the News

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

March 29, 2016
Law 360

William Manning Discusses the H-1B Visa

March 29, 2016

William Manning discusses the H-1B Visa in Law 360's "5 Backup Plans for Immigrants Who Don't Land An H-1B Visa." Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

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

See AllPublications

Advanced Filtering
Showing 1-3 of 13
Newest
Most Read
February 2, 2017

Travel Update under Trump’s Executive Order

February 2, 2017

While daily governmental guidance for affected individuals, in the United States and abroad, has followed the signing of Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on January 27, 2017, reports of inconsistent treatment of individuals abound. The following illustrates some of... Read More

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

Showing 1-3 of 13

See AllBlog Posts by William J. Manning

Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants May Have Longer Waits
July 7, 2017

President Donald Trump has issued an executive order striking the 80-percent/three-week goal for interviewing nonimmigrant visa applicants following submission of applications. Since September 11, 2001, the State Department has given priority to security over quick visa adjudications. Read More

Travel Update Under Trump’s Executive Order
February 2, 2017

While daily governmental guidance for affected individuals, in the United States and abroad, has followed the signing of Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on January 27, 2017, reports of inconsistent treatment of individuals abound. Read More

“University of Northern New Jersey” Visa Fraud Sting Operation Shutdown after Arrest of 21
April 12, 2016

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced on April 5, 2016, that the “University of Northern New Jersey” (“UNNJ”) had been a sting operation for the past two-and-a-half years. Run by Homeland Security Investigations Newark, UNNJ had a plausible website and an address in Cranford, New Jersey. Read More