Immigration Services Workshop

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Date(s) - 09/30/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Event Information:

NAGPS will be hosting Immigration Services Workshop for Grad Students on Sept 30, 2021 at 7pm EST.


This event is open for all graduate-professional students for FREE!

Register for the event here:


Brendan Delaney, Esq., a native of Northern Ireland, received his Juris Doctor at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC, in January 2009. Focusing on the representation of foreign born nationals, and US employers with their US immigration matters, his work includes an emphasis on Extraordinary Ability and National Interest Waiver cases, as well as EB-1B, PERM, J-Waiver, H1B and O and P Visa applications. In addition, he has successfully utilized both the E and L Visa processes to assist investors and other companies start up their operations here in the United States, as well as assisting them in transferring employees from foreign corporate offices to the US. Brendan works extensively with scientists, researchers, physicians, and other professionals, as well as organizations and employers in both academia and industry. He assists with their temporary and permanent visa applications on a company, individual, and institutional basis.

He has been invited to speak on a number of occasions at the Annual Meeting of the National Postdoctoral Association, and NAFSA Region VIII, as well as conducting legal seminars at Universities and institutions across the United States. Brendan has co-authored numerous articles related to postdoctoral issues for the Post Docket (quarterly newsletter of the NPA), and currently serves on their Advisory Council. He has also been quoted in a number of news and media articles related to immigration issues for scientists and researchers.

Kathleen Gasparian, the daughter of immigrants, always saw the path to immigration law as her path forward in the legal field. A graduate of Loyola law school and former military brat, Kathleen has clerked for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, spent ten years with David Ware & Associates and is a name partner of Gasparian Spivey Immigration. Kathleen is the winner of numerous law awards, including the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award for her extensive volunteer work and the 2015 Olga Vivesaward from the National Organization for Women.

In her “off” time, engages with many volunteer and professional groups. Kathleen is  an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), served as the chair and treasurer for AILA’s Mid-South Chapter, and regularly serves as an expert speaker for both AILA, NAFSA (Association of International Educators) and various non-profits.

Organizing Team:

Parul Suri
Chenxi Wang
Meindert Montenegro
Samantha Malone
Manasi Kotulkar
Nishita Meshram

For any questions, contact David Klein at