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Jessica K. Lang


P 617-305-1228
F 617-367-2155


Jessica K. Lang is an Associate in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses solely on business immigration matters.

Ms. Lang counsels corporate clients and their foreign national employees on a full range of employment-based non-immigrant visas, as well as petitions for Permanent Labor Certification before the U.S. Department of Labor and petitions for lawful permanent residence with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. She also advises clients on I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Lang worked on global migration, mobility and employment matters, with specific focus on the U.S., UK and Asia, at a Boston-based international law firm. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Lang served as Vice President of Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society, and was selected for membership in the Global Leadership Program while studying abroad at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Women’s Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter
  • Kids in Need of Defense (K.I.N.D), Pro Bono Attorney
  • Victim Rights Law Center, Committee Member

See AllJessica K. Lang in the News

September 25, 2018

Jessica Lang Comments on Implications of USCIS' New Guidance on Petitions and Applications

September 25, 2018

Jessica Lang comments on implications of USCIS' policy change that will give wider latitude to deny petitions, applications and benefits requests in "USCIS Won't Deny Visa Petitions for Simple Mistakes," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More


See AllBlog Posts by Jessica K. Lang

Denials, Delays for Foreign Students, Scholars
September 3, 2019

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cancelled an incoming Harvard freshman’s visa and deported him back to Lebanon eight hours after arriving at Boston’s Logan International Airport to start his college career. CBP detained the incoming student along with several other international students who were ultimately admitted to the U.S. Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Begins Using Alphanumeric Format for I-94 Numbers
May 28, 2019

In response to the depletion of numeric-only numbers for Form I-94 arrival/departure records, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began to use alphanumeric “numbers” (i.e., composed of letters and numbers) in May 2019. Read More

Crackdown on Birth Tourism Industry in U.S. Continues with First-Ever Arrests of Operators
February 26, 2019

Traveling to the U.S. to give birth to a U.S.-citizen child, or birth tourism, is not a new industry. In January 2018, DHS raided 20 “maternity hotels” in Los Angeles suspected of housing “birth tourism” operations. Read More