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Immigration Specialists Discuss H-1B Status With Students

May 23, 2013

Immigration attorneys Turid Owren and Haley Bjerk recently gave a presentation to international students at Portland State University who are interested in seeking employment in the United States after graduation. The subject of their talk was "Transitioning to H-1B Status."

Owren chairs the firm’s Business Immigration practice group. She advises both domestic and international companies on employment-related immigration and naturalization. Bjerk focuses her practice on counseling businesses on compliance matters relating to foreign national employees. Tonkon Torp’s Business Immigration practice recently earned top tier ranking in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013 edition.