Vishal Chander

Associate, Labor and Employment
2021 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75201
t 214.999.4151 f 214.999.3151

Vishal Chander leads the Immigration & Naturalization practice at Gardere, where he focuses on the needs of multinational companies, foreign investors, persons of extraordinary ability and other priority workers. Vishal advises companies and individuals on immigration issues related to foreign investment and expansion of operations into the United States.  He is experienced in all areas of immigration practice including employment-based immigration matters, foreign investment, complex family-based immigration, removal, naturalization and humanitarian matters. Vishal's clientele includes Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, the oil & gas industry, the maritime industry, athletes and entertainers, health care providers and educational and research institutions.

Vishal's immigration and naturalization specialties include:

  • Intracompany Transfers for Executives, Managers, and Specialized Knowledge Workers (L-1)
  • Permanent Resident Status for Multinational Executives and Managers (EB-1C)
  • H-1B, TN, E-3, O, P, and Employment Based Permanent Resident Status (PERM, EB-2, EB-3, Green Card Processing)
  • Schedule A for Nurses & Physical Therapists
  • J-1 Waiver for Physicians
  • National Interest Waivers (NIW)
  • Special Recruitment; Outstanding Professor and Researcher (EB-1B)
  • Extraordinary Ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business, or Athletics (EB-1A)
  • Foreign Investors
  • EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
  • E-2 Treaty Investors, E-1 Treaty Traders, and L-1 New Operations.

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