Kai concentrates his immigration law practice on employment-based immigration matters. His practice encompasses nonimmigrant visas including B-1s, E-1s, E-2s, E-3s, H-1Bs, L-1As, L-1Bs, O-1s, and TNs, PERM labor certifications, immigrant visas, citizenship and I-9 compliance. He has managed large-volume nonimmigrant visa and PERM filings and has counseled corporate clients on immigration-related legal and LGBT issues. Kai also represents individual foreign investor clients in EB-5 immigrant petitions. He has experience preparing extraordinary ability and outstanding researcher petitions, and waiver applications pertaining to criminal-related inadmissibility issues, complex L blanket, L-1A and L-1B petitions, and PERM audits and BALCA appeals.
Obtained L-1 new office and extension approvals for corporate clients based on complex affiliation relationships
Oversaw and managed the high volume filing of H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, and E-2 visa applications for a global computer software company
Assisted public school districts to obtain J-1 two-year foreign residence waivers and H-1B visa status for their Mandarin Chinese teachers
Counseled and established immigration and PERM strategies for a telecommunication cost management company
Represented multiple international companies in their E-2 visa applications before the US Consulates in Europe and Asia