Chiara Wellman

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Chiara Wellman

Chiara manages high-volume immigration cases, directing case intake and establishing case strategies. She partners with clients to provide eligibility and risk assessments for prospective employees. Chiara delivers proactive program management to our clients’ human resources and global mobility teams, communicating regularly with employers and foreign nationals on immigration cases.

Her work includes managing:

  • USCIS petitions and consular applications for non-immigrant visa classifications including B-1/B-2, E-2, E-3, H-1B, J-1, J waivers, L-1A, L-1B, Blanket L Petitions, O-1, and TN
  • PERM labor certification applications with DOL, including managing recruitment
  • I-140 petitions (NIW, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3), I-130 petitions, AOS applications, Removal of Condition applications, Re-entry Permit applications, and Naturalization applications with USCIS
  • Specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits
  • IV applications for consular processing
  • EAD expedite requests through congressional offices
  • Responses to Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and DOL PERM audits

education

University of San Francisco, School of Law, JD, cum laude

bar admissions

California

Memberships & Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Practices

education

University of San Francisco, School of Law, JD, cum laude

bar admissions

California