Punam Singh Rogers

Immigration Counsel - Boston

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617.832.1207

617.832.7000

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Punam Rogers is highly experienced in U.S. immigration and nationality law. Although she assists foreign nationals and other individuals with immigration concerns, her primary emphasis is on counseling U.S. employers that seek to hire non-resident foreign professionals, scientists, business persons and artists who need to obtain temporary or permanent immigration status in the U.S.

Punam represents companies of all sizes, from start-ups to established multinationals, on immigration matters in a wide range of industries and activities, including: information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, electronic component technology, financial and management consulting, hospitality, general manufacturing, and education.

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Education:

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • Douglass College, Rutgers University, B.A. in Economics and Psychology, 1993

Languages:

Hindi, Spanish

  • John Quill, Punam Singh Rogers and Margy Holland Sparages, H-1B Specialty Occupations-Practical Issues in Qualifying For and Obtaining H-1B Status, 3rd Annual AILA New England Immigration Law Symposium (April 2006)

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Honors

  • Recipient, Pro Bono Detention Attorney of the Year Award for dedication, commitment and creation of first ever Pro Bono Detention Program with Executive Office of the Immigration Review, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR), June 2010 
  • Featured on the cover and profiled in THE BOSTON GLOBE SUPPLEMENT Diversity Boston: in the Workplace, in the Community, and in Our Lives, Spring 2007
  • Finalist for the India New England Woman of the Year 2007 award, Newton, MA
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award, for dedication and commitment to human rights, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR), May 2003

Involvement

  • New England Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association, Customs Border Patrol Logan Airport Co-Chair (June 2007 to present)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Business Committee Member, June 2013-to June 2015; American Immigration Lawyers Association National Field Operations Committee Member, June 2011 to 2012; American Immigration Lawyers Association National Department of Labor (DOL) Committee Member, June 2007 to 2010; American Immigration Lawyers Association National United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Committee Member, June 2008 to 2009
  • New England Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association, Rapid Raid Response Team for New England States (March 2017 to present); Executive Office of Immigration Appeals ProBono Liaison Chair (June 2007 to June 2105); Elected Executive Board Member, Immediate Past Chapter Chair-President (2007 to 2008); Elected Chapter Chair-President (2006-2007; Chair Elect (2005-2006); Elected Board MemberVice Chair (2004-2005); Elected Board Member, Treasurer (2003-2004); Elected Board Member, Secretary (2002-2003)
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference in New Orleans on “Business Immigration 101,” June 2017
  • Speaker/Moderator at the AILA New England Immigration Chapter Meeting on “CBP Panel Discussion,” January 2017
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association 2016 Annual Conference in Las Vegas on “Playing Russian Roulette in the Newly Defined Domain of L Visas,” June 2016
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association New England Immigration Spring Conference, on CBP Issues, March 2016
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association 2015 Annual Conference in Washington DC on “Other Employment Based Options,” June 2015
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association New England Immigration Spring Conference on “How does the President Obama’s Executive Actions Affect our Clients?,” March 2015
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association 2014 Annual Conference in Boston, MA on “PERM Fundamentals,” June 2014
  • Speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association 2013 Annual Conference in San Francisco on “Employment Based Permanent Residence categories,” June 2013
  • Speaker/Moderator at the AILA New England Chapter, “CBP Issues,” April 2013
  • Has spoken at other local and national legal and industry based conferences and regional meetings on the topic of immigration since 2000
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey