Jacqueline Lentini handles all matters of employment based immigration case management, including Labor Certification (PERM), H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, L-1 Blanket, E-1/E-2, TN, B-1, J-1 and I-140 (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3). She counsels clients on consular processing and Client Adjustment interviews, and has filed Adjustment of Status applications, including Advance Parole and Employment Authorization.
Previously, Ms. Lentini gained extensive experience in immigration matters with other Chicago area law firms. Prior to that, she was an Immigration Specialist for World Relief, for which she obtained Board of Immigration Appeals accreditation, filed VAWA petitions, Adjustment of Status and Citizenship applications, with continued involvement volunteering at World Relief sponsored Naturalization workshops.
Prior to her law degree, Ms. Lentini was employed by the University of Houston and Purdue University as a F-1 and J-1 student counselor. She possesses over thirteen years of experience with immigration issues as both an attorney and foreign student advisor.
Ms. Lentini is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), the Illinois State Bar Association ("ISBA"), and the Justinian Society of Lawyers. Ms. Lentini was on the Illinois State Bar Association's Immigration and International Law Committee in 2002-2003. She has published immigration related law articles in local bar journals and has spoken publicly to audiences regarding immigration issues.
Ms. Lentini obtained her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, earned a Master's in Arts in Italian Studies from Brown University, and a B.A. in International Relations cum laude from Boston University. She is fluent in Italian.
Below are some articles written by Ms. Lentini regarding immigration issues:
TIP: Are you a foreign national and have you recently moved within the US? All foreign nationals in the U.S. (including permanent residents, children, and nonimmigrant visa holders) must notify the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") of an address change within 10 days of moving by filing Form AR-11. This form can be downloaded from the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov.