Hiba Mona Anver

Managing Director / Attorney

703.678.4523

hiba@eiglaw.com

Hiba M. Anver is a Managing Director/Attorney with Erickson Immigration Group. Her practice focus is primarily on the employment-based nonimmigrant visa and green card process as well as I-9 compliance. She leads a team that manages clients in various industries, including tech, social media, e-sports, fintech, e-commerce, retail, medicine/oncology, investment, and education. She also advises corporate clients on complex immigration matters that result from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.

She has briefed congressional staffers on Capitol Hill and has provided commentary to television/publication media outlets such as CNBC, Business Insider, PBS Nightly Business Report, The SF Chronicle, Bloomberg Law, and Politico Pro, and is a frequent contributor to the EIG Immigration Nerds podcast, which she co-founded. Hiba has also lectured at the George Washington University School of Law, American University Washington College of Law, and the University of Texas at Arlington, and participated as a panelist for AILA, BAMM, ERC, PLEN, SHRM, and CFGI events.  Her past experience includes Appeals/Oral Argument before the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas.

Hiba is the founder of EIG’s internal Women in the Law group, a regular meeting forum and mentorship platform which provides mentorship for other women attorneys and legal professionals at EIG. The group also serves as a platform to discuss issues of gender, diversity, and bias, as well as an opportunity to celebrate the strides and progress that women are making in all industries around the world.

Education:

South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctor
University of Texas, Arlington, International Business, Bachelor’s Degree

Languages:

English, Urdu

Admitted to:

State Bar of Texas

Speaking Engagements:

PRESENTATIONS:

Networking Roundtable on Immigration and Refugees, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), May 2021

Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives and their Impact on Visa/Work Permit Sponsorship, SHRM GMIS, November 2020

TAM SIG: Does a Halt on Mobility Mean a Halt on Talent? Managing Mobility During a Pandemic, Northern Virginia Society for Human Resources, October 2020

“Ask a Lawyer” Session, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), October 2020

Top 5 Immigration Trends, 2020 BAMM Annual Mobility Conference (March 5, 2020)

Immigration Enforcement Trends with USCIS FDNS Associate Director Matthew Emrich and Chief of USCIS’ Verification Division Victoria Porto (Society for Human

Resources Management Annual Conference, November 5, 2019)

Overview on Employment-Based Immigration at American University Washington College of Law (October 2019)

“Immigration Compliance: A Tech Mobility Leadership Panel” (Hosted by Erickson Immigration Group and NVTC, February 21, 2019)

“I-9 Worksite Enforcement Trends” (American Immigration Lawyers Association DC Chapter Fall 2018 Conference, November 7, 2018)

“ICE and the Coming Wave of Immigration Audits” (National Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference, October 26, 2018)

“Impact of Changes to TPS” (Child & Family Network Centers, February 2, 2018)

WEBINARS & PODCASTS:

Immigration Nerds Talk About Immigration with the Man who Wrote the Book, Ira Kurzban (April 30, 2021)

Immigration Nerds Talk About the October Visa Bulletin and AOS (October 5, 2020)

Immigration Nerds talk about the Trump Administration’s Rescinding of the Policy on F-1 Students and Online Courses (July 16, 2020)

Immigration Nerds Talk About the Coronavirus and the Impact on Immigration (March 10, 2020)

Immigration Nerds Talk About Travel Ban 3.0 (February 6, 2020)

SHRM H-1B Cap Season: Electronic Registration and More (January 2020)

Immigration Nerds Alert: Understanding the Electronic Registration Process for the H-1B Cap (December 11, 2019)

Immigration Nerds talk about the Public Charge Regulation and Federal Court Injunction (October 14, 2019)

Immigration Nerds talk to Diane Rish about AILA’s H-1B FOIA Lawsuit and Resulting Insights (October 3, 2019)

“The State of Immigration:  What you need to know about the U.S., China, Australia and Brexit”  (May 2, 2018)

“We Need to Talk: Catching Up on the Past Month’s Key Immigration Developments” (September 14, 2017)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (June 6, 2017)

“Understanding the Recent Executive Orders and Preparing for the Road Ahead” (January 30, 2017)

“The PERM Process” (January 20, 2017)

“The Future of Employment-Based Immigration in a Trump Administration” (December 7, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (October 13, 2016)

“Immigration Issues in the Upcoming Election” (October 4, 2016)

“Corporate Reorganization and the Impact on the PERM Program” (August 5, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (June 29, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (February 17, 2016)

“Frequently Asked Questions about Corporate Reorganization” (October 15, 2015)

“Visa Bulletin Changes and Green Card Eligibility” (September 11, 2015)<

“DACA & TPS Updates” (Alexandria Council of Human Service Organizations’s Quarterly General Meeting, January 24, 2018)

“Immigration Guide for Managers and Recruiters” (November 27, 2017)

“Immigration Changes in 2017: The Latent Risk for Your Company” (Duty of Care Conference, Washington D.C., October 26, 2017)

“International Business Travel in an Age of Uncertainty” (Duty of Care Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 14, 2017)

“Issues Impacting Public Schools under the Current Administration” (May 9, 2017)

“I-9 Workshop” (January 20, 2017)

Recruiter Training, (January 16, 2017)

“The Accidental Expat” (Duty of Care Conference, New York, NY, October 27, 2016)

“Introduction to EIG” (October 24, 2016)

“Introduction to EIG” (February 24, 2016)

“March Madness: An Overview of the H-1B Cap and Visa Stamping” (January 20, 2016)

“The Green Card Process” (November 20, 2015)

“A Guide to U.S. Immigration with an Emphasis on New Hires” (November 18, 2015)

Recruiter Presentation on Immigration Basics (August 2015)

Honors and Awards:

While in law school, Hiba participated in advocacy competitions on a national level and was awarded speaker and oral argument awards.

Hiba M. Anver is a Managing Director/Attorney with Erickson Immigration Group. Her practice focus is primarily on the employment-based nonimmigrant visa and green card process as well as I-9 compliance. She leads a team that manages clients in various industries, including tech, social media, e-sports, fintech, e-commerce, retail, medicine/oncology, investment, and education. She also advises corporate clients on complex immigration matters that result from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.

She has briefed congressional staffers on Capitol Hill and has provided commentary to television/publication media outlets such as CNBC, Business Insider, PBS Nightly Business Report, The SF Chronicle, Bloomberg Law, and Politico Pro, and is a frequent contributor to the EIG Immigration Nerds podcast, which she co-founded. Hiba has also lectured at the George Washington University School of Law, American University Washington College of Law, and the University of Texas at Arlington, and participated as a panelist for AILA, BAMM, ERC, PLEN, SHRM, and CFGI events.  Her past experience includes Appeals/Oral Argument before the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas.

Hiba is the founder of EIG’s internal Women in the Law group, a regular meeting forum and mentorship platform which provides mentorship for other women attorneys and legal professionals at EIG. The group also serves as a platform to discuss issues of gender, diversity, and bias, as well as an opportunity to celebrate the strides and progress that women are making in all industries around the world.

Hiba Mona Anver

Managing Director / Attorney

703.678.4523

hiba@eiglaw.com

Education:

South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctor
University of Texas, Arlington, International Business, Bachelor’s Degree

Languages:

English, Urdu

Admitted to:

State Bar of Texas

Speaking Engagements:

PRESENTATIONS:

Networking Roundtable on Immigration and Refugees, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), May 2021

Organizational Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives and their Impact on Visa/Work Permit Sponsorship, SHRM GMIS, November 2020

TAM SIG: Does a Halt on Mobility Mean a Halt on Talent? Managing Mobility During a Pandemic, Northern Virginia Society for Human Resources, October 2020

“Ask a Lawyer” Session, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), October 2020

Top 5 Immigration Trends, 2020 BAMM Annual Mobility Conference (March 5, 2020)

Immigration Enforcement Trends with USCIS FDNS Associate Director Matthew Emrich and Chief of USCIS’ Verification Division Victoria Porto (Society for Human

Resources Management Annual Conference, November 5, 2019)

Overview on Employment-Based Immigration at American University Washington College of Law (October 2019)

“Immigration Compliance: A Tech Mobility Leadership Panel” (Hosted by Erickson Immigration Group and NVTC, February 21, 2019)

“I-9 Worksite Enforcement Trends” (American Immigration Lawyers Association DC Chapter Fall 2018 Conference, November 7, 2018)

“ICE and the Coming Wave of Immigration Audits” (National Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference, October 26, 2018)

“Impact of Changes to TPS” (Child & Family Network Centers, February 2, 2018)

WEBINARS & PODCASTS:

Immigration Nerds Talk About Immigration with the Man who Wrote the Book, Ira Kurzban (April 30, 2021)

Immigration Nerds Talk About the October Visa Bulletin and AOS (October 5, 2020)

Immigration Nerds talk about the Trump Administration’s Rescinding of the Policy on F-1 Students and Online Courses (July 16, 2020)

Immigration Nerds Talk About the Coronavirus and the Impact on Immigration (March 10, 2020)

Immigration Nerds Talk About Travel Ban 3.0 (February 6, 2020)

SHRM H-1B Cap Season: Electronic Registration and More (January 2020)

Immigration Nerds Alert: Understanding the Electronic Registration Process for the H-1B Cap (December 11, 2019)

Immigration Nerds talk about the Public Charge Regulation and Federal Court Injunction (October 14, 2019)

Immigration Nerds talk to Diane Rish about AILA’s H-1B FOIA Lawsuit and Resulting Insights (October 3, 2019)

“The State of Immigration:  What you need to know about the U.S., China, Australia and Brexit”  (May 2, 2018)

“We Need to Talk: Catching Up on the Past Month’s Key Immigration Developments” (September 14, 2017)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (June 6, 2017)

“Understanding the Recent Executive Orders and Preparing for the Road Ahead” (January 30, 2017)

“The PERM Process” (January 20, 2017)

“The Future of Employment-Based Immigration in a Trump Administration” (December 7, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (October 13, 2016)

“Immigration Issues in the Upcoming Election” (October 4, 2016)

“Corporate Reorganization and the Impact on the PERM Program” (August 5, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (June 29, 2016)

“Introduction to the PERM/Green Card Program” (February 17, 2016)

“Frequently Asked Questions about Corporate Reorganization” (October 15, 2015)

“Visa Bulletin Changes and Green Card Eligibility” (September 11, 2015)<

“DACA & TPS Updates” (Alexandria Council of Human Service Organizations’s Quarterly General Meeting, January 24, 2018)

“Immigration Guide for Managers and Recruiters” (November 27, 2017)

“Immigration Changes in 2017: The Latent Risk for Your Company” (Duty of Care Conference, Washington D.C., October 26, 2017)

“International Business Travel in an Age of Uncertainty” (Duty of Care Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 14, 2017)

“Issues Impacting Public Schools under the Current Administration” (May 9, 2017)

“I-9 Workshop” (January 20, 2017)

Recruiter Training, (January 16, 2017)

“The Accidental Expat” (Duty of Care Conference, New York, NY, October 27, 2016)

“Introduction to EIG” (October 24, 2016)

“Introduction to EIG” (February 24, 2016)

“March Madness: An Overview of the H-1B Cap and Visa Stamping” (January 20, 2016)

“The Green Card Process” (November 20, 2015)

“A Guide to U.S. Immigration with an Emphasis on New Hires” (November 18, 2015)

Recruiter Presentation on Immigration Basics (August 2015)

Honors and Awards:

While in law school, Hiba participated in advocacy competitions on a national level and was awarded speaker and oral argument awards.

Pro Bono:

Immigration Justice Campaign/Dilley Pro Bono Project, South Texas Family Detention Center, Dilley, TX August 2019