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Angela M. Jenkins

Senior Counsel | Email

  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2480

    f. +1.616.222.2480


Angela Jenkins has more than 10 years of experience in employment-based and family-based immigration matters. She specializes in obtaining temporary and permanent immigration status for professionals and highly skilled foreign nationals in the fields of engineering, information technology and health care. She has expertise in H, L, O, E and other non-immigrant visa categories, as well as labor certifications, J-1 waivers and permanent resident visa categories.


  • Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington J.D. 1997 summa cum laude
  • St. Mary-of-the-Woods College B.A. 1986


  • 1998, Illinois
  • 1998, Michigan

Clerk Experience

  • U.S. Magistrate, Honorable Susan K. Gauvey

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Illinois


  • Advises large and small employers regarding complex H-1B issues, including wage and benefit obligations, cap gap issues and roving employees
  • Represents various multinational companies in obtaining L and E visas and advises U.S. permanent resident employees on maintaining U.S. status while working abroad
  • Excellent approval record on labor certification applications for employees in all fields, including information technology, engineering, finance and marketing
  • Represents highly skilled foreign nationals and their employers regarding permanent resident categories for outstanding researchers, persons of extraordinary ability in their field and persons whose work impacts the national interest
  • Assists hospitals and other health care providers in hiring foreign medical professionals, including physicians requiring waivers of the J-1 home-country requirement
  • Assists colleges and universities in obtaining both temporary and permanent resident status for professors
  • Advises individuals on issues pertaining to family-based immigration processes, naturalization and citizenship

Honors & Awards

  • Moot Court Problem Editor


Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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