Jian Liu

Immigration Specialist
Phone: 215.569.2800 x1141
Philadelphia, PA

Career Biography

Jian Liu is a non-lawyer, consultant in the International Practice Group and an immigration specialist in the Employment Practice Group. Ms. Liu has an intimate knowledge of China’s legal and political system, as well as, its business environment. She has an extensive network of professionals in China with whom she works on behalf of the firm’s domestic and international clients. As an immigration specialist, Ms. Liu has over 8 years of experience handling the full gamut of immigration petitions and applications. This includes petitions and applications for Employment-based and Family-based permanent residency and various nonimmigrant visas. Ms. Liu has been especially successful with employment-based immigrant visa petitions, such as EB-1 outstanding professors and researchers, EB-2 national interest waiver, PERM, EB-3 professionals, EB-4 Special Immigrants and EB-5 investors. In addition, Ms. Liu has helped establish numerous business entities under various U.S. treaties with foreign nations. Ms. Liu works closely with the firm’s immigration lawyers who advise overseas clients concerning immigration-related passive investments. Ms. Liu regularly advises Chinese clients who establish business in the US and transfer their managers or executives between the two countries. Ms. Liu is a frequent presenter concerning immigration issues and writes a weekly column on immigration for various Chinese language newspapers.

Bachelor of Arts, Shanxi University, China, 1992
Master of Arts, Villanova University, 2000
Master of Law, Foreign Affairs College, China, 1998