Practice Areas

Global Immigration

Gibney’s Global Immigration Practice Group provides a full range of business immigration services to corporate and private clients. Our dynamic team is comprised of multi-lingual senior professionals who have extensive experience managing global immigration matters for high-profile clients. In conjunction with Magrath LLP, our associated offices in London, and through our worldwide network of local immigration service providers, we offer comprehensive global immigration services, including preparation and filing of work permit petitions, business visa applications, residence permits and derivative family permits. We also provide ancillary services, including passport application assistance as well as document procurement services for items such as family certificates, police certificates, Apostilles and consular legalizations.

We offer consultations for over 140 countries and assist with immigration services worldwide, including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)Asia-Pacific (APAC), and the United Kingdom.

Our goal is to ensure immigration compliance for international short term travelers, expatriates and new local hires. We provide our clients with a full-service model and a centralized point of contact throughout all stages of the immigration process.

In addition, we provide U.S. outward-bound personnel with U.S. immigration and naturalization advice including assistance with the procurement of Re-entry Permits and the filing of applications to preserve residence for naturalization purposes. Finally, we offer strategic planning and services for transferees and their dependents in the event of personal emergencies while working overseas.


Recent News Posts


Update on Trump Administration Executive Orders on U.S. Immigration: Court Issues TRO – Halts Travel/Refugee Ban

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Trump administration issued an Executive Order suspending entry of nationals from seven (7) countries including Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for at least 90 days, and suspending admittance of all refugees for at least 120 days. Since the Executive Order was signed, U.S. government agencies have issued various
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Update on Trump Administration Executive Orders on U.S. Immigration

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Trump administration issued an Executive Order suspending entry of non-immigrant visa holders and U.S. lawful permanent residents (aka green card holders) who are nationals of seven (7) countries including Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for at least 90 days, and suspending admittance of all refugees for
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Proposed Executive Order on Travel/Refugee Ban

The Trump administration is expected to issue an Executive Order calling for the suspension of visas and immigration benefits for nationals of seven (7) predominantly Muslim countries, as well as the suspension of the U.S. refugee program. Potential actions may include: Suspending entry to the U.S. by certain nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,
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New Form I-9 Becomes Mandatory on January 22, 2017

USCIS has published the latest version of Form I-9. Employers must use the new version starting January 22, 2017. Employers may continue to use the 2013 version until then. The new Form I-9 includes minor modifications to the content of certain fields, the addition of “smart” technology to the online PDF version, and significant changes
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Global Alert – United Kingdom/European Union: Freedom of Movement for European Union Nationals Remains in Effect

On June 24, 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to Article 50 of the EU Treaty, the British government must notify the EU of its withdrawal. Notification is not expected before a new Prime Minister is selected, and once commenced, separation procedures are expected to take at least two
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