ABOUT

LG Global Immigration is a law firm dedicated to representing employers in immigration matters in more than 60 countries worldwide.  We are committed to helping employers obtain the visas and work permits they need to hire or transfer key employees to countries outside the US.  We are professionals who use our legal knowledge, emotional intelligence, and global connections to overcome legal, cultural, and linguistic barriers to make global immigration accessible for businesses of all sizes. We believe that helping people cross borders is a force for good in our world in that it expands minds, opens up opportunities, increases diversity and inspires new ideas.

We provide a one-stop global mobility solution to guide clients through complex visa and work permit processes in more than 60 countries so that our clients can send key talent where they need it in the world to achieve their business goals.

We are problem solvers who value professionalism, partnership, practicality, and perseverance. The breadth of our knowledge and global connections within a single, US-based team sets us apart from other firms.  We also care deeply about giving back and making a positive difference in our world.  Our firm is a member of Positive and our founder was a founding member of the paradiGM global mobility community.  What problems can we help you solve today?  Get in touch to let us know.

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WHERE WE CAN HELP: OUR COUNTRIES

We currently provide immigration services – including obtaining business or visitor visas, work visas, work permits, residence permits, and document procurement and authentication in the following jurisdictions:

Argentina

Aruba

Australia

Austria

Bahamas

Barbados

Belgium

Bermuda

Brazil

Canada

China

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Czech Republic

Denmark

Dominican Republic

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Guyana

Hong Kong

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kenya

Malaysia

Mexico

Morocco

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nigeria

Panama

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Singapore

Slovakia

South Africa

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Thailand

Trinidad

Turkey

UAE

United Kingdom

Vietnam

 

OUR AFFILIATIONS

We are a certified Women's Business Enterprise firm

Recognized by Who's Who Legal
2022

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Our Founder - Audrey Lustgarten - is a member and past Chair of the Global Migration Section

Corporate Immigration

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AUDREY LUSTGARTEN

Founder and Principal Attorney

Audrey is a Principal Attorney of LG Global Immigration. She is a frequent author and speaker on the topic of global immigration and has served as Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA) Global Migration Section and the American Bar Association (ABA) Immigration and Naturalization Committee. Audrey represents clients in the technology, manufacturing, and services industries. She embraces technology as a tool to make her clients' lives easier but never sees it as a substitute for personal service. Audrey is a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen who loves travel, baking, and reading. Her passion for travel and understanding different cultures led her to pursue a career in immigration law. She is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Georgia. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Florida International University and a Juris Doctor degree from UCLA School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif.

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ASHLEY VANOOTEGHEM

Senior Case Manager

Ashley is a Senior Case Manager with LG Global Immigration. She assists clients with obtaining work and business visas and residence permits in dozens of countries worldwide, but has a particular focus on Australian, Canadian, German and Singaporean immigration matters. Ashley frequently works with companies in the technology and services sectors, including both Fortune 500 companies and innovative start-ups. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Law Studies from Michigan State University and serves as a Communications Associate for paradiGM, a global mobility nonprofit.

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CARMELA SLEVA

Case Manager

Carmela is a Case Manager with LG Global Immigration. She helps clients to obtain the visas and permits they need to hire or relocate top talent where they need it in the world. Carmela frequently works with companies in the staffing, services, and manufacturing industries and has a particular focus on Canadian, Mexican, and UK immigration matters. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and French from Wayne State University and is fluent in French.

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ALISON CHURCH

Operations Consultant

Alison Church is an Operations Consultant for  LG Global Immigration. She is responsible for coordinating all client invoicing and reporting. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Michigan State University,  studied Spanish at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and is fluent in Spanish.