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Brian Shyr

Washington, D.C. Region*

*Admitted only in MD

P 703-483-8300
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Brian Shyr is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in business immigration matters, including obtaining employment-based visas and permanent residence for foreign national employees.

While attending law school, Mr. Shyr represented individual clients in removal proceedings and organizational clients in research projects as part of the Immigrant Justice Clinic. He also served as a clerk in the Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Immigration Section

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February 28, 2018

Brian Shyr Authors "ICE Sweeps California and Increases Enforcement Nationwide"

February 28, 2018

Brian Shyr authors "ICE Sweeps California and Increases Enforcement Nationwide," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More


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Litigation Over H-4 EAD Rule Rescission Continues
September 21, 2018

The uncertainty regarding the rescission of the H-4 EAD Rule continues to drag on and the plaintiffs in Save Jobs USA v. United States Department of Homeland Security are getting tired of waiting. Read More

ICE Sweeps California, Increases Enforcement Nationwide
February 26, 2018

Following California Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of sanctuary laws in October 2017, the state has been targeted for a major ICE sweep to arrest undocumented individuals. Read More

DHS Releases 15,000 More H-2B Visas for Temporary Seasonal Workers
July 18, 2017

DHS announced on July 17, 2017, a one-time increase of 15,000 H-2B visas – still short of the number Congress had authorized. Given visa processing times, it may already be too late for businesses that rely on the summer season. Read More