Angelo A.Paparelli


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Angelo is known among clients and peers for providing creative solutions to complex immigration law problems, especially those involving mergers and acquisitions.

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Angelo is a Certified Immigration Law Specialist (California) and a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers with experience in a wide array of sub-specialties of US immigration law, and a focus on employment- and investment-based immigration. He also serves as an expert witness and consultant on immigration issues arising in litigation, and as an advocate for due-process reforms to America’s immigration laws.

Angelo’s immigration practice areas include compliance reviews and employer defense in government investigations; counsel and due diligence in mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings; immigration-related federal court litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act; visas for executives, managers, entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, scholars, knowledge workers, students and business visitors; employment-based immigrant visa petitions; retention of permanent residence and acquisition of citizenship; waivers and restorations of lapsed immigration status; white-collar immigration; global mobility; consular practice; immigration-related corporate policy formulation; legislative and regulatory advocacy; and asylum.

Angelo is also active in legal and regulatory issues involved in the deployment of blockchain technologies. His focus is on providing counsel to businesses concerned with blockchain-related legislation and agency rulemaking, the use of distributed ledger technology in government-mandated record creation and retention, and technology-driven efficiencies in immigration benefits requests and worksite compliance.

  • JD, Wayne State University Law School
  • BA, University of Michigan
  • California
  • Michigan
  • New York