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Kimberly M. Bennett

Associate
Washington, D.C. Region*

*Admitted only in NJ and PA

P 703-483-8337
F 703-483-8301
Kimberly.Bennett@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kimberly M. Bennett is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She works to provide high-level immigration services for companies seeking increased global mobility for their employees, including assistance with nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions. She also advises on employer compliance and assists employers with drafting and implementing formal immigration policies.

Ms. Bennett has exercised her versatility in immigration matters, working with Fortune 500 companies and start-up businesses in technology, finance, manufacturing, fashion and healthcare.

While attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, Ms. Bennett was a two-time recipient of the Peggy Browning Fund, a fellowship program for students interested in Employment and Labor Law. She was also a two-time recipient of the Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, a program instituted by the U.S. Department of Education. During her fellowship, she learned the lesser-taught language of Portuguese.

 

Honors and Recognitions

  • AILA Berger Scholarship (2016)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Citizenship Clinics in Philadelphia and DC

See AllKimberly M. Bennett in the News

September 26, 2019
Washington Business Journal

Kimberly Bennett Authors "Viewpoint: Buy American Law Stalls Job Creation"

September 26, 2019

Kimberly Bennett authors "Viewpoint: Buy American Law Stalls Job Creation," published by the Washington Business Journal. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

Practices


See AllBlog Posts by Kimberly M. Bennett

Congressional Hearing on Immigration Backlog
July 22, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship called upon Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials to explain and report on the delays in immigration processing in a hearing on July 16, 2019. Read More

Lawsuits Against USCIS Seek Suspected New Policies for Handling H-1B Petitions
May 29, 2019

Volume “impact litigation” in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia may lead to details of the basis of alleged, unannounced, new USCIS policies regarding the H-1B visa program. Read More