Olivia Orza

Olivia Orza

Of Counsel

Ms. Orza’s practice focuses primarily on U.S. immigration and nationality law and international migration issues. She devotes her practice to representing corporate and individual clients in an array of business and family immigration matters.

Ms. Orza has experience representing companies in a variety of industries in all aspects of business immigration, including employment visas for professionals, intra-company transferees, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing, adjustment of status applications, and naturalization applications. She assists foreign investors in obtaining non-immigrant E visas and EB-5 immigrant visas. She works closely with EB-5 Regional Centers, EB-5 service providers, and other professionals to guide her clients through the complex EB-5 Investor Visa process.

She has extensive experience representing employers seeking certification by the U.S. Department of Labor on applications for alien employment certification (PERM). She has executed a full range of employment-based immigration strategies, including immigrant petitions for foreign nationals of extraordinary and exceptional ability, outstanding researchers, and multinational managers and executives. Ms. Orza represents individuals with various family immigration issues, obtaining immigrant and non immigrant visas, maintaining lawful status, and applying for U.S. citizenship through naturalization.

Education

J.D., Tulane University School of Law, 2004
B.S., University of Georgia, 1999

Admitted to Practice

Georgia, 2006
Louisiana, 2005 (inactive member)
Georgia Supreme Court

Professional Associations

Georgia Bar Journal Editorial Board
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association – Atlanta Chapter New Member Division

Publications/Presentations

Immigration Options for Foreign Investors, Seminar Speaker, ICLE Nuts & Bolts of Business Law, State Bar of Georgia, February 10, 2011.

EB-5 Investment Seminar, EB-5 Investment Green Cards, BB&T Bank, Atlantic Station, Atlanta, Georgia, October 28, 2010.

No Second Chances: Immigration Consequences of Criminal Charges, Georgia Bar Journal, Vol. 13, No.2, December 2007

Languages

Fluent in Romanian
Proficient in Spanish