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Rania Abboud

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Rania Abboud, B.Com, J.D., Esq. Barrister & Solicitor and US Attorney

Rania Abboud received her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from Western State University, College of Law and her Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com) from Ryerson University in Business Management, Finance and Law. She was admitted to practice law by the Illinois State Bar in 2011 and became a licensed Barrister and Solicitor with the Law Society of Ontario in 2014.

Ms. Abboud is our Canadian Business Immigration lawyer and team lead. Her practice consists of assisting clients with complex corporate immigration requirements, with a focus on temporary resident matters such as NAFTA professionals and, Intra-Company Transfers and Labour Market Impact Assessments with applications under the Global Talent Stream. Ms. Abboud has worked with individual organizations both public and private, from various industries, including the information technology, engineering, energy, finance, manufacturing and insurance sectors.

Prior to joining Niren and Associates, Ms. Abboud Rania spent several years working as an associate attorney with a boutique immigration firm in California, USA where she primarily assisted individuals and international corporations with cross-border issues and handled a wide range of applications including U.S. consular matters, USCIS matters including asylum applications, L1’s, E1/2, TN visas and H1-B work permits.

Ms. Abboud is well versed in both U.S. and Canadian Immigration laws and is also fluent in English and Arabic. She currently serves as an Associate Lawyer and Team Leader for Visaplace’s affiliate Niren and Associates (MHNPC).

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships:

  • Bar Admissions: Illinois, USA and Ontario, Canada
  • Court Admissions: U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Associates, Immigration Law Section
  • Member, California State Bar, International Law Section

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