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Mira Mdivani

Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Founder and Attorney

WHY CICI?

Mira Mdivani’s is an expert on all things corporate immigration compliance, internal I-9 audits, defense of employers in DHS and DOL investigations triggered by allegations of immigration non-compliance, and implementation of employer talent acquisition strategy involving visas for international personnel.

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Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law
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Expertise

Ms. Mdivani serves as immigration law counsel to U.S. and multi-national corporations, providing advice, representation, immigration compliance audits and training. Ms. Mdivani represents employers in IT, engineering, food processing, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, insurance and banking industries, working closely with executives, in-house counsel and HR professionals to ensure corporate immigration compliance and availability of visas for international personnel. She has written books and articles on corporate immigration law, and has spoken on business immigration issues before attorneys and business leaders across the United States. Ms. Mdivani’s professional work and leadership have been recognized by numerous awards. 

Awards

  • Best of the Bar | Kansas City Business Journal | 2004 - 2017

  • President’s Award | by the Missouri Bar Association | 2009

  • Missouri’s Best Lawyer If the Folks At Immigration Call | Missouri Lawyers Weekly | 2008 & 2007

Leadership

  • Kansas Bar Association (KBA) | President | 2019 - 2020

  • Missouri Bar Association (MOBar) | Board of Governors | 2011 - Present

  • UMKC School of Law | Board of Trustees | YEAR

  • KBA Board of Governors | 2011 - Present

  • Missouri Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee | POSITION | YEAR

  • Chair of the Kansas Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section | Chair | YEAR

  • KBA CLE | Committee | 2013 – Present

Expertise

Law Teaching

Ms. Mdivani has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Law by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. She teaches practical, hands-on courses each year, from Corporate Immigration Compliance to U.S. Employer Options for International Personnel Visas.

Law Teaching

Publications

​Books

  • H-1B Visa Demystified: A Step-by-Step Guide for U.S. Employers, 2019 Vertex Press, 2019

  • Corporate Immigration Compliance Plans, Policies and Procedures, 2010

  • Immigration Law and Violence Against Women Act, Hope for Survivors, with Emily Haverkamp and Samara Nazir Zaman, Vertex Press, 2009

  • I-9 Self-Audits: The Best Way to Prevent I-9 Disasters, 2008 Vertex Press, 2008

Articles

  • LINK Employer Prosecutions Triggered by Allegations of Immigration Law Violations: Legitimate Law Enforcement or A Misguided Policy Tool?, 79 UMKC L. Rev. (2011), with Pat Mack

  • LINK Business Immigration Law Chapter in the Kansas Bar Association’s Annual Law Survey, 2010 & 2009

Publications
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