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Immigration

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Helping global automotive companies get the right professionals in the right places at the right times

With a complex, global supply chain, OEMs and suppliers must move their most important asset — their people — across borders seamlessly and efficiently. Our years of experience with hundreds of automotive OEMs and suppliers, including numerous Japanese-owned U.S. subsidiaries, have given us in-depth understanding of the automotive industry’s inner workings, including its global workforce mobility requirements, procedures, timelines and more.

A global industry with a global workforce needs globally minded counsel

With automotive attorneys fluent in German and Japanese, and solid relationships in regions around the world, we integrate seamlessly with our clients’ overseas professionals, adapting and honoring their cultural norms and regional practices.

No matter where our clients are located, our web-based case management systemallows them to transcend time zones and easily access the status of their immigration matters online 24/7.

Our automotive business immigration services

From international transfers — including totalization agreement/social security, tax, estate planning, to the local hiring of foreign national employees (transition from F-1 student to H-1B professional), to start-up immigration needs, we provide a full range of automotive immigration services, including: