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Angel Feng

Special Counsel

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Angel’s practice focuses on business immigration matters. She is located in Mintz's Boston office. She counsels corporations and their employees on the processing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, 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. She also advises clients on employment eligibility verification, E-verify, and related issues, including suspension and/or termination of employees and litigation prevention measures.

Prior to joining Mintz, Angel was senior counsel at a law firm in New York where she advised on corporate immigration programs and case strategies. She has also served as Assistant Vice President & Counsel at MassMutual Financial Group where she oversaw all immigration and employment matters. Angel has practiced as an associate at various national and regional law firms where she has provided immigration and employment law counseling as well as employment litigation representation.

Upon graduating from law school, Angel worked for six years as a Staff Attorney for Greater Hartford Legal Aid, where she handled employment and immigration cases for one of Connecticut’s leading non-profit organizations.

Education

  • American University (JD)
  • University of California - Irvine (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • 2008 Connecticut Law Day Award Recipient

Involvement

  • 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

Languages

- Mandarin

- Spanish

- Taiwanese

Recent Insights

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Viewpoints

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducts site visits at the offices of employers who petitioned or are petitioning for temporary work visas on behalf of their employees. These site visits are funded by the $500 “anti-fraud” fee that is a component of the filing fees for H-1B and L-1 petitions.
Government enforcement activities at businesses have significantly increased this year. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has already conducted 5,200 audits this year compared to 1,360 audits in all of 2017.

USCIS Revises Form I-9

July 19, 2017| Blog

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published another revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. It will be mandatory for employers to use this new version of the form commencing September 18, 2017.

USCIS Revises Form I-9

July 18, 2017| Alert

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published another revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. It will be mandatory for employers to use this new version of the form commencing September 18, 2017.
As foreign national employees come back from summer vacations and travel abroad, one of the most overlooked immigration documents and pitfalls is Form I-94.
What an afternoon!  When Winston Wild’s manager called me, indicating that he was detained at Pearson International Airport, we did not know what to do, which is why I called you. Thank you for calling Winston Wild so quickly and explaining that he was only delayed and placed in Secondary Inspection.
What an afternoon!  When Winston Wild’s manager called me, indicating that he was detained at Pearson International Airport, we did not know what to do, which is why I called you. Thank you for calling Winston Wild so quickly and explaining that he was only delayed and placed in Secondary Inspection.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Commissioner and Chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights Carmelyn P. Malalis announced on February 9, 2016 that the Commission would begin accepting requests for and issue U and T visa certifications. The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act in part created U and T visas.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Commissioner and Chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights Carmelyn P. Malalis announced on February 9, 2016 that the Commission would begin accepting requests for and issue U and T visa certifications.
As students and scholars change status from F-1, J-1 or other FICA exempt statuses to H-1B starting October 1, these employees will become subject to FICA taxes upon the effective date of their H-1B status. All employers and employees are required to pay social security and Medicare taxes.

News & Press

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.