Overview

Mr. Muklewicz counsels and advises large multinational corporations, local businesses, individual investors and professionals in areas involving employment-based immigration law.

Mr. Muklewicz has presented at state bar associations and published articles on topics concerning employment-based immigration and compliance with employment verification regulations.

Experience

  • Advises companies and foreign nationals in connection E, H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1, TN, O, P, and R non-immigrant visa petitions.
  • Assists foreign nationals seeking permanent residence (green cards).
  • Consults with clients regarding the labor certification (PERM) process.
  • Advises multinational managers, foreign nationals with extraordinary ability, and outstanding professors and researchers in connection with I-140 immigrant petitions.
  • Counsels and advises immigrant investors with EB-5 cases.
  • Represents foreign medical graduates with J-1 status seeking waivers of the two-year home residence requirement through state Conrad 30 programs as well as the Delta Regional Authority and Appalachian Regional Commission.
  • Counsels foreign medical graduates seeking permanent residence through the National Interest Waiver process.
  • Works with employers to develop, maintain and improve employment verification procedures in compliance with I-9 and E-Verify requirements and conducts internal I-9 audits to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Provides training to managers and Human Resources staff regarding proper I-9 completion, re-verification, and compliance with E-Verify requirements.

Other Experience

  • Of Counsel, Snell & Wilmer L.P., Employment and Immigration Group, 2012 - 2013
  • Shareholder, Law Offices of Brelje and Muklewicz P.C., Immigration Legal Services for Employers, 2009 - 2011
  • Senior Attorney, Brelje and Associates PLC, Immigration Legal Services for Employers, 2005 - 2008
  • Associate, Vorys, Sater Seymour and Pease LLP, Corporate and Immigration Group, 2001 - 2005

News & Events

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Alerts

  • USCIS temporarily suspends premium processing for H-1B Extension of Stay petitions
    Kirton McConkie Legal Alert, 05.26.2015
  • H-1B petitions selected, petitioner notification timing uncertain
    05.04.2015
  • H-1B visa cap update
    Kirton McConkie Legal Alert, 04.13.2015
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reaches H-1B cap for Fiscal Year 2016
    Kirton McConkie Legal Alert, 04.07.2015
  • Eligibility extended for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B non-immigrants
    Legal Alert, 02.24.2015
  • Details on the executive action for immigration reform
    Legal Alert, 11.24.2014
  • Kirton McConkie Legal Alert, 10.03.2013
  • A Kirton McConkie Legal Alert, 05.07.2013
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