Alison Z. Gemkow, Paralegal

Biography

Ali Gemkow is an immigration paralegal with over 7 years of experience in immigration law. Specifically, she has experience drafting complex immigration petitions and applications, including non-immigrant visas (such as H-1B, L-1, TN, B-1, E-3, J-1), immigrant visas (I-140) and green card applications (I-485) for filing with the immigration service; and Labor Certification (PERM) Applications, including introductory case analysis, ETA-9089 Filings, and Audit responses. She has experience conducting routine immigration status checks to ensure the foreign national’s immigration status remains valid in the United States. Further, she pro-actively evaluates and assesses case facts and demonstrates significant analytical and problem solving skills within a fast paced environment while managing a heavy caseload with a variety of high tough clientele. She also has experience with counseling and communication development, government liaising, project management, database administration, and working with HR professionals and an international workforce.

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Education and Honors

  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (M.A., 2012)
    • Degree: Clinical Psychology
  • Simpson College (B.A., 2007)
    • Degree: Criminal Justice & Psychology