Practice and Industry Groups

Justin S. Coffey

Shareholder Raleigh

* Currently licensed in New York only.

Mr. Coffey is an attorney in the Immigration Practice Group of Ogletree's Raleigh office. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the International and Immigration Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, and served as Chair of the Board in 2011. He has authored over 35 immigration law related publications. Mr. Coffey's practice focuses exclusively on business immigration; he advises large multinational companies on all aspects of employment-based immigration as well as I-9 compliance and E-Verify.


Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Our Insights

New STEM OPT Extension Rule Brings Welcomed Relief to Employers and International Students

March 09, 2016

DHS Funding Hangs In Balance While Congress Squares Off Over Executive Action on Immigration

March 03, 2015

USCIS Will Begin Accepting Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for FY 2016 on April 1, 2015

November 03, 2014

EB-2 India Retrogresses Significantly in November

October 10, 2014

Major Retrogression in the EB-2/India Immigrant Visa Category Expected in the Fall of 2014

September 15, 2014

Settlement Highlights Importance of Compliance with Anti-Discrimination Provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act During the Employment Eligibility Verification Process

September 15, 2014

California’s New Anti-Retaliation Protections for Foreign Workers Effective January 2014

January 22, 2014

Heavy Demand Results in Untimely Retrogression for EB-2 India

January 22, 2014

Virginia’s Mandatory E-Verify Requirement Effective December 2013

January 22, 2014

Will the New E-Verify Security Enhancement Help or Hurt?

January 22, 2014

Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for FY 2015 Should Be Filed on March 31, 2014 to Be Received by USCIS on April 1, 2014

January 22, 2014

Expect Significant EB-2 India Retrogression in December

November 20, 2013

ICE (Again) Changes Its Position on Pre-Population of Section 1 of Form I-9

November 20, 2013

Justice Department Settles Citizenship Status Discrimination Claim

November 20, 2013

New Bill Calls for Biometric Exit-Tracking System

November 20, 2013

USCIS Clarifies Eligibility Requirements for STEM OPT Extension

November 20, 2013

DOJ and NLRB Agree to Cooperate in Investigating Labor and Immigration Law Violations

September 23, 2013

Justice Department Cautions Against Re-Verification of I-9 Documents by General Contractor

September 23, 2013

Justice Department Settles Two Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims

September 23, 2013

USCIS Seeking to Revise Form I-9 (Again)

September 23, 2013

L-1 Intracompany Transferees May Face New Challenges

September 23, 2013

Recent OCAHO Decision Reminds Employers to Complete Accurate and Timely I-9 Forms

July 15, 2013

Staggered Implementation of Georgia and North Carolina E-Verify Laws Completed on July 1

July 15, 2013

DOMA and Immigration: Practical Implications of the Supreme Court’s Decision

July 15, 2013

Significant Advancement of EB-2 India Cut-off Date

July 15, 2013

Sweeping Immigration Reform Bill Passes Senate

July 15, 2013

FY 2014 H-1B Cap Reached, Selection Lottery Conducted

April 30, 2013

Automated Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to be Introduced in April 2013

April 30, 2013

Revised Form I-9 Effective March 8, 2013

April 30, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013—Update

April 29, 2013

Reminder: H-1B Fiscal Year 2014 Filing Season—Get Ready for April 1

March 11, 2013

DACA Program Raises Questions for Employers in the I-9 Process

March 11, 2013

Post-Election Immigration Reform - What’s At Issue?

March 11, 2013

Sequestration Likely to Affect Immigration Services

March 07, 2013

Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens May Soon Apply for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers in the United States

January 17, 2013

Post-Election Immigration Reform

January 17, 2013

USCIS Implements New Immigrant Fee Starting February 1, 2013

January 17, 2013

Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for FY 2014 Should Be Filed on March 29, 2013

January 17, 2013

Expansion of the Interview Waiver Program at U.S. Embassies and Consulates in India

January 17, 2013

Post-Election Immigration Reform—What’s At Issue?

January 01, 2013

DHS Announces Taiwan’s Admission into the Visa Waiver Program

November 01, 2012

New U.S.-Russia Visa Agreement Facilitates Travel for Business and Tourism

November 01, 2012

Reminder: Diversity Visa (“Green Card”) Lottery Deadline

November 01, 2012

State Immigration Law Updates: Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina

November 01, 2012

Stricter Scrutiny of Labor Certifications—Increase in Audits and Supervised Recruitment by the DOL

November 01, 2012

U.S. Consulates in India Implement New System Aimed at Rationalizing Nonimmigrant Visa Application Process

November 01, 2012

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Media

Media Quotes

March 09, 2016 - Law360 - "New Foreign Grad Work Rule Offers Promise, Complications"

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