Butzel Long immigration attorney is Program Vice Chair and a presenter for the AILA Global Immigration Forum on June 26 in San Francisco



DETROIT, Mich. – Bushra A. Malik, a senior attorney with Butzel Long, is the Program Vice Chair and a presenter for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Global Forum on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco.

Ms. Malik will participate in a panel presentation titled, “Developing a Successful Global Immigration Practice by Working with Local Counsel Abroad.” The presentation will focus on ethical considerations for a global immigration practice that will involve the representation of employer and employee clients as well as the engagement of local counsel. The panel will offer insights from key global practice managers on best practices for delivering effective global immigration considerations.

Ms. Malik currently serves as the Chair of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service Liaison Committee for the Michigan Chapter of AILA and on the Conference and Events Committee of the Global Migration Section for AILA. Ms. Malik previously served as the Treasurer and on the Executive Committee for the Michigan Chapter.

Ms. Malik practices in the area of immigration law, focusing on the representation of multinational and domestic clients’ inbound and outbound immigration needs. Her experience includes Employment based (Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, Multinational Manager, and PERMs) and Family based Permanent Residence Petitions Non-Immigrant Petitions (H-1B/Specialty Occupation, J-1/ Exchange Visitor, L-1/Intracompany Transfers, O-1/Extraordinary Ability, TN/ NAFTA) Employer Compliance (I-9 Audits and H-1B Public Access File Audits) J-1 waivers waivers of inadmissibility for DUI/DWI for entry into Canada Compliance under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiate (WHTI) U.S. Passports and complex naturalization matters.

Ms. Malik has extensive experience in securing work and residence permits for numerous countries around the globe, including: China, India, Canada, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, and Belgium. She also routinely represents clients at U.S. Ports of Entry, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services District Office, as well as various Foreign Consulates.

Ms. Malik also is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association, the Michigan Muslim Bar Association, and the Japanese Business Society of Detroit. She also speaks Hindi, Japanese and Urdu.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030, ext. 2114

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