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Lucrecia Z. Knapp

Senior Associate
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1446
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Lucrecia Knapp assists companies, universities, and medical institutions, seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant status for employees in the fields of oil and gas, finance, the sciences, health care, athletics, and the arts, to name a few. Her experience includes the following:

  • Permanent Residence petitions for Multinational Managers, Aliens of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researchers, and National Interest Waivers
  • Permanent Residence petitions based on standard processing labor certifications
  • L petitions for intracompany transferees
  • E Visa applications
  • O-1 petitions for extraordinary ability workers
  • H-1B petitions for aliens in specialty occupations
  • TN (Trade NAFTA) applications
  • J-1 waivers
  • I-9 compliance
  • Family-based petitions for permanent residence

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Upstate New York Chapter
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Monroe County Volunteer Legal Services Project
  • Member, Board of Directors, Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Empire State Counsel, 2016

NEWS

  • Quoted, "Impact from ICE raids last summer still felt at Saratoga Race Course," The Daily Gazette, August 13, 2018
  • Quoted, "Saratoga Law Conference: New Immigration Policy Creating A ‘Disaster’ For Trainers," Paulick Report, August 8, 2018

PUBLICATIONS

  • "2018 Employment-Based Immigration Update," Proceedings of the 18th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing and Gaming Law, August 7, 2018
  • "The Basics of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researcher I-140 Immigrant Petitions," The Proceedings of the New York State Bar Association Conference-U.S. Immigration Law - Where are We Now? May 15, 2017
  • "Another Voice: Rule change would help entrepreneurs obtain visas," The Buffalo News, October 25, 2016
  • "Employment Based Immigration Fundamentals: Common Temporary Options for Canadians," The Proceedings of the 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, October 2016
  • "The Basics of L and TN Border Adjudications for Canadians," The Proceedings of the 7th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, September 2015

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, "Rochester Hispanic Business Association Lunch Series (discussion of business immigration options)," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, February 19, 2019
  • Presenter, "Immigration Basics and the Travel Ban," Rochester Institute of Technology Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, November 6, 2018
  • Panelist, "Get Real Trade Insights (discussion of business immigration options)," Greater Rochester Enterprise, September 25, 2018
  • Panelist, "Immigration and the Horse Racing Industry," 18th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing and Gaming Law, August 7, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Form I-9 Compliance: Best Practices in an Evolving Landscape," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, July 20, 2018
  • Presenter, "Rapid Fire: 55 Key Practice Pointers for Running Your Immigration and I-9 Program," National Human Resources Association, May 8, 2018
  • Presenter, "Employment-Based Permanent Residence: Fundamentals," New York State Bar Association Conference-U.S. Immigration Law - Where are We Now? New York, NY, May 15, 2017
  • Presenter, "Rapid Fire: 45 Key Practice Pointers for Running Your Immigration Program," Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017
  • Speaker, "I-9 Compliance: The Ever Changing I-9 Form," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, December 2, 2016
  • Discussion Leader, "Employment-Based Fundamentals in U.S. and Canadian Immigration: The Alphabet Soup," 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, October 7, 2016
  • Speaker, "Employment-Based Immigration Fundamentals," AILA Upstate New York Chapter’s 7th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, September 25, 2015
  • Speaker, "Frequently Encountered Taxation Issues to Consider," the American Immigration Lawyers Association Audio Seminar, May 21, 2015

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Queens College, B.A.
HSE Law
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Lucrecia Z. Knapp
Senior Associate
lknapp@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1446
fax: 585.232.2152

Lucrecia Knapp assists companies, universities, and medical institutions, seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant status for employees in the fields of oil and gas, finance, the sciences, health care, athletics, and the arts, to name a few. Her experience includes the following:

  • Permanent Residence petitions for Multinational Managers, Aliens of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researchers, and National Interest Waivers
  • Permanent Residence petitions based on standard processing labor certifications
  • L petitions for intracompany transferees
  • E Visa applications
  • O-1 petitions for extraordinary ability workers
  • H-1B petitions for aliens in specialty occupations
  • TN (Trade NAFTA) applications
  • J-1 waivers
  • I-9 compliance
  • Family-based petitions for permanent residence

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Upstate New York Chapter
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Monroe County Volunteer Legal Services Project
  • Member, Board of Directors, Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Honors & Awards

  • Empire State Counsel, 2016

Publications

  • "2018 Employment-Based Immigration Update," Proceedings of the 18th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing and Gaming Law, August 7, 2018
  • "The Basics of Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researcher I-140 Immigrant Petitions," The Proceedings of the New York State Bar Association Conference-U.S. Immigration Law - Where are We Now? May 15, 2017
  • "Another Voice: Rule change would help entrepreneurs obtain visas," The Buffalo News, October 25, 2016
  • "Employment Based Immigration Fundamentals: Common Temporary Options for Canadians," The Proceedings of the 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, October 2016
  • "The Basics of L and TN Border Adjudications for Canadians," The Proceedings of the 7th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, September 2015

News

  • Quoted, "Impact from ICE raids last summer still felt at Saratoga Race Course," The Daily Gazette, August 13, 2018
  • Quoted, "Saratoga Law Conference: New Immigration Policy Creating A ‘Disaster’ For Trainers," Paulick Report, August 8, 2018

Presentations

  • Presenter, "Rochester Hispanic Business Association Lunch Series (discussion of business immigration options)," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, February 19, 2019
  • Presenter, "Immigration Basics and the Travel Ban," Rochester Institute of Technology Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, November 6, 2018
  • Panelist, "Get Real Trade Insights (discussion of business immigration options)," Greater Rochester Enterprise, September 25, 2018
  • Panelist, "Immigration and the Horse Racing Industry," 18th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing and Gaming Law, August 7, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Form I-9 Compliance: Best Practices in an Evolving Landscape," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, July 20, 2018
  • Presenter, "Rapid Fire: 55 Key Practice Pointers for Running Your Immigration and I-9 Program," National Human Resources Association, May 8, 2018
  • Presenter, "Employment-Based Permanent Residence: Fundamentals," New York State Bar Association Conference-U.S. Immigration Law - Where are We Now? New York, NY, May 15, 2017
  • Presenter, "Rapid Fire: 45 Key Practice Pointers for Running Your Immigration Program," Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017
  • Speaker, "I-9 Compliance: The Ever Changing I-9 Form," Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, December 2, 2016
  • Discussion Leader, "Employment-Based Fundamentals in U.S. and Canadian Immigration: The Alphabet Soup," 8th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall Conference, American Immigration Lawyers Association, October 7, 2016
  • Speaker, "Employment-Based Immigration Fundamentals," AILA Upstate New York Chapter’s 7th Annual Northern Border Immigration Fall CLE Conference, September 25, 2015
  • Speaker, "Frequently Encountered Taxation Issues to Consider," the American Immigration Lawyers Association Audio Seminar, May 21, 2015

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Queens College, B.A.

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