William C. Menard, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named a National Law Review 2021 "Go-To Thought Leader" for his insightful contributions to immigration and deportation news coverage.
On the award, William said, "It is an honor to be recognized by the National Law Review. My goal is always to keep people informed on the latest immigration and deportation news. It is such a privilege to provide this additional resource for those impacted or interested in this topic, and I will continue to do so every week."
Each year, the National Law Review recognizes less than 1% of its authors with "Go-To Thought Leadership" awards. In 2021, the National Law Review honored 87 authors or organizations from over 14,000 contributed pieces of thought leadership received. For more information, please click here. To read Menard's blog posts, visit the Norris McLaughlin Immigration Law Blog, "Immigration Matters."
A spokesperson for the National Law Review stated, "Readers turn to Mr. Menard's Immigration Weekly Round-Up articles for the latest updates, which cover a wide range of topics including legislative updates from Congress, spousal visas, border reopenings, visa fees, and more. Mr. Menard's comprehensive coverage of immigration news makes him a go-to source for the latest updates in this complicated and evolving field of law."
William C. Menard practices exclusively in immigration law and deportation defense.
William has represented both individual and corporate clients in all facets of immigration law. William has appeared on behalf of clients in deportation proceedings before immigration courts throughout the country, including in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. William has represented numerous clients before both the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services and Board of Immigration Appeals and conducted oral arguments before the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals. William represents companies at all stages of the immigration process and with immigration compliance, including with corporate I-9 policies and government audits.
William has completed and advised on all kinds of visas, including for permanent residence, business management, as well as a wide range of temporary visas for visitors, tourists, students, and others. William also represents victims of domestic violence and those seeking asylum in the United States. William represents clients at all stages of proceedings before the immigration court, including obtaining bail for detained individuals and applying for relief from deportation, as well as petitions and applications before the Departments of State and Homeland Security. William has represented clients from countries all over the globe, including Mexico, Canada, and El Salvador; Brazil, Colombia, and Argentina; France, Germany, and the United Kingdom; Senegal, Egypt, and Ghana; China, Japan, and the Philippines; and Australia.
William is also active in his community on immigration matters, helping to write a town ordinance protecting immigrants from discrimination. He has also advised education professionals on helping immigrant students to feel safe in school.