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Angel Feng

Special Counsel

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+1.617.348.1866

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Angel focuses her practice on business immigration matters and related compliance issues. She works with employers in designing and defining corporate immigration programs and policies, and in structuring short and long-term visa strategies for management, professional and specialized skill foreign employees.  She also advises employers on discipline, suspension and/or termination of visa sponsored employees and litigation prevention measures; and counsels clients on employment eligibility verification, I-9, and E-verify compliance and employer defense in ICE audits, and worksite investigations.    

Angel’s expertise includes developing visa strategies during M&A transactions (reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, divestments, etc.) and minimizing a transaction’s impact on key employees.

She has extensive experience in obtaining non-immigrant work visas and employment-based immigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-3, TN, P-1, O-1, E-1, E-2, PERM, EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 categories.

As a regular contributor to Mintz’s immigration blog, Angel often provides employers with insight on immigration-related developments that may affect their businesses and offers tips for responding to government agency activities, such as Department of Homeland Security worksite visits and inspections.

Prior to joining Mintz, Angel was senior counsel at a law firm in New York where she advised on corporate immigration strategies. She has also served as an Assistant Vice President & Counsel at Fortune 100 financial company where she oversaw all immigration and employment matters. Angel has practiced as an attorney at various national and regional law firms, as well as non-profits, where she has provided immigration and employment law counseling as well as employment litigation representation.

Angel has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of Employment: Immigration as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and several other professional organizations. 

She is fluent in Mandarin, Spanish, and Taiwanese.

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DHS Publishes Final H-1B Registration Rule; H-1B Registration Dates Announced

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USCIS to Increase Immigration Filing Fees Effective April 1, 2024, find out its impact across several visa categories

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On July 25, DHS published new regulations regarding the I-9 process. The regulations allow E-Verify employers to review I-9 documentation remotely. In addition, DHS issued a new, streamlined I-9 form. In this webinar, Mintz attorneys John Quill and Angel Feng explain the new regulations and related topics.
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Read about DHS’s new version of Form I-9 as part of its Final Rule regarding Form I-9 document examination and the optional procedure for conducting remote document review.

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Read about DHS’s Final Rule regarding Form I-9 completion, which provides flexibility in allowing remote document review and verification for certain qualified employers that are enrolled in, and in good standing with, the DHS E-Verify system.

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USCIS announced that it has begun implementing the next phase of the premium processing expansion for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140 under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications.

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This alert covers the CBP’s changes to its I-94 forms, including new designations for L-2 and E visa dependents, including spouses seeking work authorization.
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Read about a USCIS announcement that the online registration period for H-1B quota selection for the upcoming fiscal year will run from March 1 through March 18, beginning and ending 12:00 pm (noon) Eastern Standard Time.
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This alert discusses USCIS policy changes for H-4, L-2, and E-1, E-2, and E-3 visa holders, following a DHS settlement of litigation regarding the validity of L-2 and H-4 Employment Authorization Document (EAD) cards. 
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News & Press

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BOSTON – Mintz has earned top rankings in the 2023 edition of Legal 500 United States guide. The firm is recognized in 14 practice categories, and 59 individual attorneys are also recognized in the guide, some in more than one category.

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BOSTON – Mintz is pleased to announce that it has been honored with the first-ever ALLY of the Year Award from the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM).

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In the latest guide, Mintz garnered rankings as a top national firm in eight practice areas, and 32 firm attorneys were individually recognized.
Immigration Special Counsel Angel Feng provides commentary in this feature article discussing how attorneys can prepare for the anticipated unprecedented numbers of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement I-9 audits this year.
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Events & Speaking

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NAPABA Northeast Regional / AABANY Fall Conference

Fordham University School of Law, 150 W 62nd St., New York, NY

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Recognition & Awards

  • Named a “Next Generation Lawyer” and recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Labor & Employment: Immigration (2019, 2020, 2021)

  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Labor & Employment: Immigration (2018)

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Involvement

  • Director, Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM)
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • James W. Cooper Fellow, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Diversity Committee, Connecticut Bar Association 2011-2012
  • Director and Past President, Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Board Member, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association 2002-2009
  • The Connecticut Interagency Task Force on Trafficking in Persons, 2005-2007
  • Task Force Member, Asian Pacific American Coalition 2005-2007
  • American Inns of Court, Oliver Ellsworth Chapter, 2003-2004
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