Butzel Long attorney Efe Poturoglu discusses President Obama’s executive action on immigration on Voice of America; interview also broadcast on national Turkish television station

Friday, November 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Efe Poturoglu, an attorney and shareholder based in Butzel Long's Washington, D.C. office, was interviewed by Voice of America regarding President Barack Obama's anticipated executive action on immigration. The interview aired on November 14, 2014 and also was broadcast on a national Turkish TV station, TGRT.

Poturoglu, regularly appears as a legal expert on the Turkish-American Television and various National Turkish TV stations to comment on business and family immigration matters. In addition, he is frequently quoted in the U.S.and Turkish press regarding developments in immigration law.

He focuses his practice on business and family immigration matters, including all types of temporary visas (including H-1B specialty occupation and E-2 investor visas) and permanent residence (both family and employment-based green cards).

Poturoglu also provides legal advice and assistance to corporate clients with the transfer of business persons to theUnited States(including L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas) and development of corporate immigration policies and strategies.

Poturoglu handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters with a particular emphasis in business and commercial disputes. His business litigation experience encompasses such areas as: labor/employment, breach of contract, fraud and business torts.

He is a frequent speaker on business immigration to educational and business organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. In 2013, Poturoglu received the Power Player of the Year Award from Washington SmartCEO magazine in the category of Immigration Law.

Poturoglu received his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2003, where he was a member of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. He received his undergraduate degree in International Business from theUniversityofDenverin 2000. 

Poturoglu is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland. He also is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the nation's leading immigration law association. He currently serves as the Washington, D.C. Liaison to the Turkish Resource Center of North America, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting business, educational and cultural collaboration between Turkeyand North America. Poturoglu is fluent in French and Turkish.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in the United States. It was founded in 1854, making this year its 160th anniversary of providing trusted client service. Butzel's full-service offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com

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