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EIG is a leading corporate immigration law firm, providing comprehensive business immigration, global migration, and compliance solutions that enable companies to hire the best and brightest talent worldwide. Founded in 1987 and immigration practice started in 1998, EIG has over 25 years of experience delivering its signature 'Perfect Plus' service — dedicated legal teams offering remarkable results, clear communication, innovative technology systems, and the highest level of information and data security. EIG partners with clients to "get to yes."

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EIG is a leading corporate immigration law firm, providing comprehensive business immigration, global migration, and compliance solutions that enable companies to hire the best and brightest talent worldwide. Founded in 1987 and immigration practice started in 1998, EIG has over 25 years of experience delivering its signature 'Perfect Plus' service — dedicated legal teams offering remarkable results, clear communication, innovative technology systems, and the highest level of information and data security. EIG partners with clients to "get to yes."

    Diaspora Stories: Supporting STEM Education in Somaliland

    Diaspora Stories: Supporting STEM Education in Somaliland

    In this episode of the Immigration Nerds podcast, we hear the inspiring story of two expats from Somaliland who are transforming lives through education. Asha Farah, founder of the Burao Academy of Science & Technology, and Yasmin Mirreh, EIG Senior Attorney and volunteer and advocate, talk about how STEM education has become a beacon of hope for Somali youth.
    Learn how their transnational community leverages the power of immigration to create opportunities and foster global connections. Be inspired by the academy's remarkable achievements in STEM education and its impact on students, families, and the future of Somaliland. Don't miss this powerful episode that celebrates the potential of education and the resilience of the human spirit. Tune in to Immigration Nerds now!
    HOST: Lauren Clarke
    GUESTS: Yasmin Mirreh, Senior Attorney, International Practice, EIG; Asha Farah, Co-Founder, Burao Academy of Science and Technology located in Somaliland
    NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar

    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    Burao Academy of Science and Technology located in SomalilandSomaliland Professionals Association of America (SLPA)

    • 36 min
    AANHPI Heritage Month 2024 with Dr. Ken Fong, Host of the Asian America Podcast

    AANHPI Heritage Month 2024 with Dr. Ken Fong, Host of the Asian America Podcast

    In this powerful and insightful episode of the Immigration Nerds podcast, host Lauren Clarke sits down with Dr. Ken Fong, host of the Asian America Podcast, to celebrate Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Dr. Fong shares his own family's compelling immigration story, highlighting his grandfather's journey to America, the challenges faced by Chinese immigrants during the Chinese Exclusion Act era, and his father's brave service in World War II. The conversation delves into the importance of storytelling in showcasing the diverse experiences and contributions of Asian Americans, which are often underrepresented in mainstream media and history.
    This episode serves as a powerful reminder of the significance of AANHPI Heritage Month and the ongoing need to celebrate and uplift the stories of this vibrant and essential part of the American fabric.
    Lauren is also joined by Alejandra Zapatero, partner at Erickson Immigration Group, for a timely discussion on essential summer travel tips. From passport validity to visa appointment wait times and required documents, you’ll hear all the crucial advice to help ensure a smooth international travel experience for immigrants when you hit play.

    GUEST: Dr. Ken Fong, Host, Asian America Podcast
    HOST: Lauren Clarke
    NEWS NERD: Alejandra Zapatero
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar
    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast
    Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month

    • 34 min
    Cocina Libre: Immigrant Resistance Recipes

    Cocina Libre: Immigrant Resistance Recipes

    This new episode of the Immigration Nerds podcast invites listeners to pull up a chair as we talk about how the immigrant journey and story is shared by the bowl full through our culinary heritage.
    Immigration Nerds host Lauren Clarke is joined by Dr. Julia Roncoroni and Dr. Delio Figueroa from the University of Denver, to talk about their new book, Cocina Libre: Immigrant Resistance Recipes. This is a cookbook that goes beyond recipes, to capture time and place and amplify the voices of immigrants.
    GUESTS: Dr. Julia Roncoroni & Dr. Delio Figueroa
    HOST: Lauren Clarke
    NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar

    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    Cocina Libre: Immigrant Resistance Recipes
    Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

    • 22 min
    Constitutional Challenges in Immigration Enforcement

    Constitutional Challenges in Immigration Enforcement

    Federal judges in Georgia and Texas challenge the process of anti-discrimination enforcement by questioning the constitutionality of administrative law judges' authority.
    In two separate cases involving SpaceX and Walmart, the courts weigh in on whether administrative law judges can render decisions without adequate oversight from the President or Attorney General. Join Immigration Nerds host, Lauren Clarke, and legal expert Cyrus D. Mehta as they explore the potential implications of these rulings on immigration enforcement and corporate accountability in the latest episode of the Immigration Nerds Podcast.
    GUEST:  Cyrus Mehta, managing partner at Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
    HOST: Lauren Clarke, EIG Senior Attorney
    NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor, EIG Partner and Shareholder
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar 
    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    Walmart Prevails on Claims DOJ’s Judges Are Unconstitutional
    SpaceX Wins Anti-Migrant Bias Case | The Dallas Express
    SpaceX, Walmart Court Wins Imperil US Immigration Bias Cases | Bloomberg LAW 

    • 22 min
    Gold Medals and the P-Visa: An Olympic Preview

    Gold Medals and the P-Visa: An Olympic Preview

    Join us for a gnarly ride forward the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. In this episode of the Immigration Nerds podcast, we keep it stateside an examine why the P-1A is the visa that lets professional, international athletes be everywhere they want to be. EIG attorney, skateboard enthusiast, and P-1 visa expert, Sebastian Zavala, joins host Lauren Clarke for a medal-worthy episode.
    GUEST:  Sebastian Zavala, Associate Attorney, EIG LAW
    HOST: Lauren Clarke, EIG Senior Attorney
    NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor, EIG Partner & Shareholder
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar
    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    LA28 Olympic Games: Opening Ceremony July 14, 2028
    P-1A Visas
    U.S. State Department Nonimmigrant Visa Resources

    • 20 min
    New Obstacles for F-1 Visa Athletes

    New Obstacles for F-1 Visa Athletes

    Could the rights of college athletes to monetize their personal brand, which consists of their name, image, and likeness potentially upend the F-1 visa class? Host Lauren Clarke is joined by Bloomberg Law Immigration reporter Andrew Kreighbaum for a deep dive on emerging risks to student visa eligibility.
     
    SHOW RESOURCE LINKS:
    Bloomberg Law reporting by Andrew Kreighbaum
    International Student-Athlete Participation
    GUEST:  Andrew Kreighbaum, Immigration Reporter, Bloomberg Law
    HOST: Lauren Clarke
    NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor
    PRODUCER: Adam Belmar

    • 19 min

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