Eyeing Visa Struggles, Fisher Starts Global Practice

Law360, New York (October 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Responding to companies like Microsoft Corp., which has had to place skilled workers outside of U.S. borders because of problems securing visas, Fisher & Phillips LLP has merged with a firm to form a global immigration practice.

The practice is an expansion of the firm's longstanding business immigration practice and was partly prompted by an August merger with the Macdonald Immigration Law Group Inc.

Ian R. Macdonald said Wednesday that the U.S. office of the group was made up by eight workers who focused on having...
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