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Jacqueline Lentini focuses her practice on immigration law and compliance, handling all matters of employment based immigration case management, including Labor Certification (PERM), H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, L-1 Blanket, E-1/E-2, TN, B-1, J-1 and I-140 (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3). She counsels clients on consular processing and Client Adjustment interviews, and has filed Adjustment of Status applications, including Advance Parole and Employment Authorization.
Previously, Ms. Lentini gained extensive experience in immigration matters with other Chicago area law firms. Prior to that, she was an Immigration Specialist for World Relief, for which she obtained Board of Immigration Appeals accreditation, filed VAWA petitions, Adjustment of Status and Citizenship applications, with continued involvement volunteering at World Relief sponsored Naturalization workshops.
Prior to her law degree, Ms. Lentini was employed by the University of Houston and Purdue University as a F-1 and J-1 student counselor. She possesses over twenty one years of combined experience with immigration issues as both an attorney and foreign student advisor.
Ms. Lentini is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), the Illinois State Bar Association (“ISBA”), and the Kane County Bar Association’s Immigration Committee. Ms. Lentini currently serves on the AILA Customs and Border Patrol Liaison Committee (2018-2020), and has served on the MidWest Regional Conference Planning Committee (2016-2018), and AILA’s National Long Distance Learning Committee (2014-2016). She is a contributing author to the Illinois Chamber Employee Handbook on an ongoing basis. Previously, she was on the Illinois State Bar Association’s Immigration and International Law Committee from 2002-2003. She writes many immigration related law articles in local bar journals, and speaks publicly to audiences regarding immigration issues in a variety of industries, including universities, entrepreneurs and manufacturing.
Ms. Lentini obtained her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, earned a Master’s in Arts in Italian Studies from Brown University, and a B.A. in International Relations cum laude from Boston University. She is fluent in Italian.