Loan has practiced immigration law for over 20 years. She focuses on employment-based immigration, corporate immigration compliance and global mobility solutions for employers, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to mid-size companies, entrepreneurs/investors, and family-owned farms by developing practical immigration policy and strategies to meet their global mobility and immigration goals.
Loan also leads Fredrikson & Bryon’s Immigration Team’s I-9 audit and corporate immigration compliance practice. This includes drafting corporate immigration policies; counseling on I-9 / E-Verify policy and procedures; defending employers in civil and criminal worksite enforcement actions; and conducting immigration due diligence in mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. Loan has extensive experience in advising clients in the agricultural, food processing, life sciences, biotechnology, energy, healthcare (healthcare systems, hospitals and individual physicians), software and other high-tech sectors, financial services, and manufacturing industries. She partners with her clients in finding creative work visa solutions to meet their labor force needs including the use of the H-1B for specialty occupations, L-1 intra-company visas for multinational employees, E-1/E-2 investor / trader visas, B1/H-3/J-1 trainee visas, and temporary H-2A agricultural and H-2B temporary nonagricultural visas.
Loan is also a frequent speaker at national conferences and has written extensively on immigration issues. She is a member of the Board of Advocates for Human Rights, H-2 Vice-Chair of the national American Immigration Lawyer’s Association’s DOL Liaison Committee. She is also the Chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
More than 40 years after fleeing Vietnam as a refugee, she recently returned to Vietnam for the first time with her siblings and parents in December 2016. Her goals in life include selflessly loving her two daughters and to always remember to speak up against injustice, misogyny, and any forms of discrimination. Loan has advocated selflessly on behalf of immigrants recently. Read more here: http://www.fox9.com/news/232496937-story
She loves all kinds of music as long as it is good, can spend hours talking about food and recipes around the world, wishes she had more time to read books like Hamilton (Chernow) and Small Great Things (Picoult), and de-stresses with zumba and yoga.
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Chair of Diversity & Inclusion Committee
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