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 Upper Canada 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.
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
Great law firm with great staff. My lawyer Rania did a great job for my Canadian work permit and my daughters study permit. You are great in your work. And my Para Legal officer Alicea, you are just amazing. They did not rest until my job was promptly and properly done. Always there to answer my calls, reply my emails promptly. She tried her best and the results were amazing. I recommend visa place if you need the best immigration job. Many thanks to Rania and Alicea.
Great firm on top of their game. Worked with us til the end to ensure my parents visa was approved and guided us along the way in a professional manor. Natalie is awesome. Majority of our communications were via email, but the responses were immediate. I would greatly recommend this firm. Thank you for all your hard work and help. My family and I do really appreciate it.
I am grateful for the legal services that I got from Sanaa and Alicea of Visa Place. I was impressed by their client centered approach. Their professionalism involved their hearts and heads to work on my case. I cannot compare the time they spent on it with the money I paid. All they wanted was a fine final document. I also liked their prompt communication. They are really passionate about what they do.
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