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Maggie Murphy

Office Managing Principal
Austin

P 512-362-7100
F 512-362-5574
Maggie.Murphy@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Maggie Murphy is the Office Managing Principal in the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She concentrates her practice on advanced U.S. immigration and nationality law and global business immigration matters, assisting employers with immigration challenges facing international workforces.

Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in all areas of U.S. immigration law, but she primarily focuses her current practice on employment-based immigration for corporate clients and outstanding professors/researchers, as well as sophisticated immigration-related compliance work for employers of all sizes. Ms. Murphy has expertise in managing PERM campaigns for employers and in developing cost-effective strategies for companies and organizations interested in hiring professional foreign workers. She has organized massive I-9 and LCA compliance programs for Fortune 500 organizations. Ms. Murphy is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a frequent speaker on business-related, immigration compliance topics and has leadership roles in several state and national sections and committees.

Honors and Recognitions

Maggie M. Murphy
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Immigration and Nationality Law)

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August 5, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Attorney Maggie Murphy is Elected to AILA Board of Governors

August 5, 2019

AUSTIN, TX (August 5, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, congratulates Austin Office Managing Principal Maggie Murphy on her recent election to the Board of Governors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). As a board member, she will support the Association and its... Read More

June 14, 2019
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Amy Peck and Maggie Murphy Author "The Pros and Cons of Registering for E-Verify"

June 14, 2019

Amy Peck and Maggie Murphy author "The Pros and Cons of Registering for E-Verify," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

May 30, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

May 30, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits... Read More

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January 25, 2018

Supreme Court Birthright-Citizenship Decision Not Retroactive, State Department Clarifies

January 25, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a federal citizenship statute setting different residency requirements for U.S. citizen fathers and mothers violates the Equal Protection Clause will apply only to individuals born on or after June 12, 2017, according to the updated Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM). It therefore would appear that an... Read More

June 13, 2017

Supreme Court: Gender-Based Distinctions in Immigration Law Violate Equal Protection

June 13, 2017

A federal citizenship statute setting different residency requirements for U.S. citizen fathers and mothers seeking to transmit birthright citizenship to their non-marital children born outside the U.S. violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. Sessions v. Morales-Santana, No. 15-1191 (... 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

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Sep 6

Dallas, TX
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2019 Dallas Symposium

September 6, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
2943 SMU Blvd. - Dallas, TX
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Sep 24

Bloomington, MN
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Taking Control of the Workplace Law Landscape: Minnesota Conference Series

September 24, 2019 - 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
3200 E 81st St. - Bloomington, MN
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Technology Industry: What You Need to Know for the 2019 H-1B Lottery

January 31, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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The Cancellation of DACA – What Options Are Left for Dreamers and Employers

September 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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H-1B - Get Your Ticket for the Lottery!

February 8, 2017 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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Eugene Scalia May Become Next Leader of Labor Department
July 23, 2019

When Alexander Acosta resigned as Secretary of Labor, his deputy, Patrick Pizzella, took over as Acting Secretary. Rather than keeping Pizzella in place, President Donald Trump announced on July 18, 2019, that he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the son of late-Justice Antonin Scalia, as the new Secretary. Read More

Insights: Pros and Cons of Registering for E-Verify
May 31, 2019

Immigration enforcement is a major focus of attention of the Trump Administration – including in the business immigration context. One measure of this interest is the increase in I-9 audits. ICE reported that worksite investigations surged in FY 2018 by “300 to 750 percent” over FY 2017. Read More

Slow Immigration Processing Times Draw Criticism and Questions
February 19, 2019

Immigration case processing times have dramatically increased in the last few years, impacting U.S. businesses and immigrant families, often causing gaps in work authorization and even loss of employment. Read More