Services

Balch & Bingham LLP’s immigration practice provides legal counsel to organizations and businesses requiring comprehensive services, the most current tools and a deep knowledge of legal compliance and employer immigration benefits. We field dedicated immigration attorneys from our offices in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Washington, D.C. to overcome legal challenges associated with finding immediate and long-term immigration compliance solutions. Our sophisticated approach to meeting work and residency requirements reduces risk and regulatory scrutiny. In addition, our firm is a leader in I-9 documentation compliance, with a successful track record navigating the complexities of state and federal statutes, especially Alabama’s new immigration law. Balch & Bingham was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Employer Immigration Compliance

Balch & Bingham’s immigration practice provides employer-compliance services to a wide range of clients, including those operating in highly regulated industries such as energy, financial services and healthcare. In addition to these core practice areas, the firm manages legal matters related to complex litigation, labor and employment, public finance and environmental law for organizations and businesses of any size. As compliance advisors for two Fortune 500 companies, our immigration practice is capable of managing all details of an immigration strategy, as well as auditing compliance when there is no compliance issue pending.

To ensure that we provide practical and innovative compliance advice, our immigration attorneys stay current on all U.S. and state immigration laws, immigration legislation and government-agency policies. We combine business intelligence and industry leadership with high-quality legal counsel to anticipate and respond to workforce challenges both creatively and proactively. Our clients include public utilities, financial institutions, healthcare providers, manufacturers, food service providers, construction firms, the fourth-largest U.S. poultry producer and highly specialized individuals, such as doctors, engineers, IT professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, foreign investors, international performers and other professionals.

Employer Immigration Benefits

Balch & Bingham’s immigration practice provides employer immigration benefits services to a wide range of clients, including those operating in highly regulated industries such as energy, financial services and healthcare. We assist our clients in the process of obtaining visas, permanent residence and work permits from various federal agencies. We routinely advise clients on the transfer of foreign staff to the U.S. and assist them in auditing their processes to avoid unauthorized employment. We link our immigration strategies to our clients’ short- and long-term business plans and workforce goals, while collaborating with our firm’s other practice groups, to ensure delivery of efficient and innovative benefits advice.

We leverage the latest technologies and software for compliance and case management in order to track all aspects of applications, petitions and other benefits services. With one of the Southeast’s preeminent immigration practices, we take a multicultural approach to navigating the complexities of immigration law.  Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the many industries within which our clients operate.