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Alejandra Zapatero is a Managing Attorney with Erickson Immigration Group. Alejandra has been practicing immigration law for 10+ years in Virginia, Washington, DC, and California. Her practice focuses on corporate immigration working with large, medium, small, and startup companies in filing employment-based petitions for foreign workers seeking temporary and permanent employment in the U.S. Her experience includes immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions. Alejandra advises employers from startups to Fortune 500 companies on establishing and refining immigration programs, including strategies for hiring, compliance, and complex immigration matters resulting from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.

Alejandra is a frequent speaker on immigration issues and has presented at various conferences and events, including Worldwide ERC, Bay Area Mobility Management, British American Business Council, sf.citi, Global HR Business News, and the Council for Global Immigration.

Alejandra earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of William & Mary in 2006, where she was the recipient of a 4-year academic merit scholarship. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Richmond School of Law in 2010. Alejandra is admitted to the Virginia State Bar. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers, the British American Business Council, the Virginia State Bar Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association. Alejandra also serves on the Bay Area Mobility Management Board of Directors. Alejandra has native fluency in Spanish.

 

She has counseled clients on workforce compliance, including I-9 issues and public access file audits. Alejandra is proficient in the preparation and filing of non-immigrant visas such as E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, O-1, and TN. She is also adept in immigrant visa processes, including the preparation and filing of PERM, I-140 petitions, and I-485 Adjustment of Status applications. She is also well-versed in family immigration law and has represented individuals seeking family-based green cards, deferred action of childhood arrival (DACA) work authorization, and naturalization applications. 

University of Richmond, Juris Doctor

College of William & Mary, Bachelor’s Degree

Admitted to: Virginia State Bar

William & Mary Presidential Scholarship (2002)

English, Spanish

Alejandra is a first-generation Peruvian-American. She values spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling the world and meeting new people.

Alejandra Zapatero is a Managing Attorney with Erickson Immigration Group. Alejandra has been practicing immigration law for 10+ years in Virginia, Washington, DC, and California. Her practice focuses on corporate immigration working with large, medium, small, and startup companies in filing employment-based petitions for foreign workers seeking temporary and permanent employment in the U.S. Her experience includes immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions. Alejandra advises employers from startups to Fortune 500 companies on establishing and refining immigration programs, including strategies for hiring, compliance, and complex immigration matters resulting from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.

Alejandra is a frequent speaker on immigration issues and has presented at various conferences and events, including Worldwide ERC, Bay Area Mobility Management, British American Business Council, sf.citi, Global HR Business News, and the Council for Global Immigration.

Alejandra earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of William & Mary in 2006, where she was the recipient of a 4-year academic merit scholarship. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Richmond School of Law in 2010. Alejandra is admitted to the Virginia State Bar. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers, the British American Business Council, the Virginia State Bar Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association. Alejandra also serves on the Bay Area Mobility Management Board of Directors. Alejandra has native fluency in Spanish.

 

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She has counseled clients on workforce compliance, including I-9 issues and public access file audits. Alejandra is proficient in the preparation and filing of non-immigrant visas such as E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, O-1, and TN. She is also adept in immigrant visa processes, including the preparation and filing of PERM, I-140 petitions, and I-485 Adjustment of Status applications. She is also well-versed in family immigration law and has represented individuals seeking family-based green cards, deferred action of childhood arrival (DACA) work authorization, and naturalization applications. 

University of Richmond, Juris Doctor

College of William & Mary, Bachelor’s Degree

Admitted to: Virginia State Bar

William & Mary Presidential Scholarship (2002)

English, Spanish

Alejandra is a first-generation Peruvian-American. She values spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling the world and meeting new people.

Alejandra Zapatero is a Managing Attorney with Erickson Immigration Group. Alejandra has been practicing immigration law for 10+ years in Virginia, Washington, DC, and California. Her practice focuses on corporate immigration working with large, medium, small, and startup companies in filing employment-based petitions for foreign workers seeking temporary and permanent employment in the U.S. Her experience includes immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions. Alejandra advises employers from startups to Fortune 500 companies on establishing and refining immigration programs, including strategies for hiring, compliance, and complex immigration matters resulting from corporate restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, and reductions-in-force.

Alejandra is a frequent speaker on immigration issues and has presented at various conferences and events, including Worldwide ERC, Bay Area Mobility Management, British American Business Council, sf.citi, Global HR Business News, and the Council for Global Immigration.

Alejandra earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of William & Mary in 2006, where she was the recipient of a 4-year academic merit scholarship. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from The University of Richmond School of Law in 2010. Alejandra is admitted to the Virginia State Bar. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers, the British American Business Council, the Virginia State Bar Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association. Alejandra also serves on the Bay Area Mobility Management Board of Directors. Alejandra has native fluency in Spanish.

 

Experience

She has counseled clients on workforce compliance, including I-9 issues and public access file audits. Alejandra is proficient in the preparation and filing of non-immigrant visas such as E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, O-1, and TN. She is also adept in immigrant visa processes, including the preparation and filing of PERM, I-140 petitions, and I-485 Adjustment of Status applications. She is also well-versed in family immigration law and has represented individuals seeking family-based green cards, deferred action of childhood arrival (DACA) work authorization, and naturalization applications. 

Experience

She has counseled clients on workforce compliance, including I-9 issues and public access file audits. Alejandra is proficient in the preparation and filing of non-immigrant visas such as E-3, H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, O-1, and TN. She is also adept in immigrant visa processes, including the preparation and filing of PERM, I-140 petitions, and I-485 Adjustment of Status applications. She is also well-versed in family immigration law and has represented individuals seeking family-based green cards, deferred action of childhood arrival (DACA) work authorization, and naturalization applications. 

Honors & Awards

William & Mary Presidential Scholarship (2002)

Outside the Office

Alejandra is a first-generation Peruvian-American. She values spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling the world and meeting new people.


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Education

University of Richmond, Juris Doctor

College of William & Mary, Bachelor’s Degree

Admissions

Admitted to: Virginia State Bar

Languages

English, Spanish