Butzel Long attorney Reginald Pacis featured during panel discussion on immigration on October 11 in Howell
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long immigration law attorney Reginald A. Pacis will be a featured panelist during a program on immigration on October 11, 2018 at the Howell Carnegie District Library. Among the topics of discussion: What are the most common paths to permanent resident status or temporary status for foreign nationals?
Other featured panelists include: Fayrouz Saad, former director of Detroit’s Office of Immigration Affairs and Russell Abrutyn, an immigration attorney.
Pacis focuses 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.
He was named Immigration Lawyer of the Year 2013 in the field of Immigration Law by The Best Lawyers in America and has been listed in Best Lawyers for several years. 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 one-year terms from 2003 to 2005 as Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA and was a member of the AILA National Board of Governors for those terms. Pacis previously served as Secretary (2001 to 2003) and Membership Chairperson of the Michigan Chapter of AILA (1998 to 2003).