Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “U.S. Immigration Issues – Update” features Reginald “Reggie” Pacis. Pacis is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. He concentrates his practice in immigration law and has handled a variety of immigration matters, and is an overall immigration expert.
In the 20-minute audio interview, Pacis answers and discusses these questions:
- What are the three categories of “immigration?
- Is immigration limited only to simply bringing people into the U.S. legally?
- What is the biggest change you have seen regarding immigration?
- What are some other changes that impact business immigration?
- Are there any things on your radar regarding immigration?
Pacis is a shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office.He concentrates his practice in immigration law and has handled a variety of immigration matters including H-1B specialty occupation cases, L-1 Intracompany transfers, labor certification matters, immigrant visa petitions/ adjustment of status applications and interviews, TN free trade cases, H-1B Department of Labor investigations, I-9 employer verification compliance and U.S. Port of Entry airport and land port interviews. Pacis is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” and Michigan’s Superlawyers (Immigration Law). He was recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Immigration law in 2013 by Best Lawyers and he continues to maintain an AV rating in the Martindale Hubbell publication.
Pacis is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Samahang Pilipino Ng Oakland Filipino organization. He served two consecutive terms from 2003-‘04 and 2004-‘05 as chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA and was a member of the AILA National Board of Governors for those terms. He previously served as secretary (2001-‘03) and membership chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA (1998 to 2003).
Pacis received his J.D. from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University in 1996 and his B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1992. He joined the State Bar of Michigan in 1997.
Click here to listen to the audio interview.