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Gizie D. Hirsh

Ms. Hirsh practices in all areas of business-related immigration law. She assists such national and local employers as architectural firms, educational institutions, manufacturers, entertainment firms, financial service firms and health care providers with immigrant and non-immigrant matters. She focuses her practice on representing employers before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of State on a wide variety of immigration matters. Ms. Hirsh’s experience includes the following:

  • securing approvals for employers who wish to hire foreign nationals in various nonimmigrant categories, including H-1B (Specialty Workers), L-1 (Intra-company Transferees), TN (NAFTA Treaty Workers), O-1 (Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement), and R-1 (Religious Workers).
  • obtaining labor certifications from the Department of Labor for employers pursuing permanent resident status for their foreign national workers.
  • obtaining immigrant petition approvals in the EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and EB-4 categories.
  • assisting foreign nationals to obtain permanent resident status.
  • advising clients on I-9 compliance and E-Verify issues.

Ms. Hirsh’s experience during and prior to law school included three years as a law-clerk and paralegal at a boutique immigration firm in Atlanta, where she handled various business- and family-based immigration matters.

Court Memberships

  • Missouri

Events

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section

Publications

Presentations

  • Presenter, Immigration Compliance, Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM), August 25, 2010
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F: 816.292.2001

Assistant

Amber Gregor
816.460.5324

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 2006

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997