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Cynthia Liao

Associate
Washington, D.C. Region*

*Admitted only in NY

P 703-483-8300
F 703-483-8301
Cynthia.Liao@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Cynthia Liao is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on business immigration law.

Ms. Liao assists employers across diverse industries in identifying and obtaining employment-based visas for foreign national employees. She also advises companies on all aspects of processing employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. She has particular experience guiding employers through the labor certification and permanent residency processes.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Liao practiced corporate and international transactional law in Taiwan. Her prior corporate background provides a holistic perspective when advising companies on complying with U.S. immigration laws.

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May 6, 2016
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Discuss State and Federal Legislation on the Horizon

May 6, 2016

Wolters Kluwer published the final piece in a three-part series on state and federal legislation passed in 2015, and what’s on the horizon for this year.  “State legislation outpaces federal efforts” features insight from Frank Alvarez, Howard Bloom, Joe Lazzarotti, Kathryn Russo, Jason Gavejian, Michael Neifach,... Read More

April 1, 2016
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Featured in "2015 review - 2016 forecast: Federal agencies on the move"

April 1, 2016

In “2015 review—2016 forecast: Federal agencies on the move ,” Wolters Kluwer publishes their second in a series of three briefings on the most important agency developments and union activity and what we can expect in 2016.  This piece includes insight from Howard Bloom, Paul Patten, Francis Alvarez, Paul DeCamp,... Read More

February 25, 2016
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Provide Commentary, Insight in Wolters Kluwer Series on Labor and Employment Law Developments

February 25, 2016

Commentary and insight from Jackson Lewis attorneys Joy Napier-Joyce, Collin O’Connor Udell, Frank Alvarez, Joe Lazzarotti, Kathryn Russo, Paul DeCamp, Michael Neifach, Amy Peck, Jessica Feinstein, Cynthia Liao, David Jones, Amy Worley, Howard Bloom, Ashley Abel and Jason Gavejian are featured in Wolters Kluwer's... Read More

Practices


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Guide for Individuals Traveling Outside of U.S. During Holiday Season
December 14, 2017

Extreme vetting, strict scrutiny, travel warnings, and the latest travel ban have made travel abroad more worrisome than ever this holiday season. Reminders for individuals who will have to apply for new U.S. visas while abroad in order to return to the United States: Consulates are dealing with new guidance and procedures. Read More

State Department Guidance to U.S. Diplomatic Posts on Information Sharing Standards
July 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s March 6th revised Executive Order directs the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security, the Attorney General, and the Director of National Intelligence to review information sharing and develop uniform screening and vetting standards and procedures for visas and other immigration benefits. In June, the Ninth Cir Read More

Opposition to Travel Ban EO Includes Tech Firms and Others
February 13, 2017

After oral arguments on February 9th, the Ninth Circuit denied the government’s request to reinstate the travel ban EO. State of Washington v. Trump. More than 135,000 people listened to the Ninth Circuit oral argument, which was conducted by phone and had no video, on the Court’s own live stream. Read More