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Bob M. Wees

Associate

Bob is a committed advocate with a wealth of legal expertise in the field of immigration law.

Before joining Kutak Rock, Bob built and managed the in-house immigration program for a Fortune 500 company, overseeing strategy and compliance for thousands of employees. He also contributed to enhancing software functionality, authored informative U.S. immigration blogs, and developed case management processes for U.S. visas. He has managed teams, optimized productivity, and played a pivotal role in  defending immigration law for 10 years, assisting families with their cases and pursuit if their U.S. immigration applications.

Bob's extensive experience includes:

Business Immigration

  • H-1B Visas: Helping employers sponsor skilled foreign workers for temporary employment.
  • L-1 Visas: Assisting multinational companies in transferring employees to U.S. offices.
  • O-1 Visas: Supporting individuals with extraordinary abilities or achievements in their fields.
  • TN Visas: Facilitating the entry of professionals from Canada or Mexico under USMCA.
  • E Visas (E-1, E-2): Guiding investors and traders in establishing or managing businesses in the U.S.
  • PERM Labor Certification: Assisting employers in the process of obtaining labor certification for permanent employment.

Corporate Immigration

  • Policy Development and Compliance: Crafting immigration policies aligned with legal requirements and ensuring ongoing compliance.
  • Employee Workshops and Training: Conducting workshops to educate employees on immigration processes and compliance.
  • Strategic Workforce Planning: Assisting businesses in planning for their international workforce needs.
  • Global Mobility Solutions: Supporting corporations in managing the relocation of employees across borders.
  • I-9 Compliance Audits: Conducting audits to ensure businesses comply with I-9 employment verification requirements.
  • Immigration Program Optimization: Identifying opportunities to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness in immigration programs.

In addition, Bob has worked with E-3 Specialty Occupation for Australians, Eb-1A Outstanding or Extraordinary Ability visas, EB-1C Multinational Manager visas, and EB-2 NIW visas.