Focused on Business Immigration
and I-9 Compliance

Founded by an immigration attorney with nearly 30 years of experience and a master’s degree in international business,  Marcouiller PLLC primarily focuses on employment-based immigration and I-9 compliance, as well as qualified family-based immigration and citizenship matters.

Marcouiller PLLC advises U.S. and international companies and organizations regarding immigration matters on behalf of executives/managers, engineers, scientists, medical professionals, high tech professionals, E-2 investors, artists, athletes, and entertainers to secure the appropriate status for their employees and families. The firm also works with employers to maintain I-9 compliance and represents them in I-9 audits.

Marcouiller PLLC partners with business and employment law firms including PRK Livengood PLLC and Davidson Kilpatric & Krislock PLLC, so clients have a solid legal team behind them.

For more information about the firm’s immigration and I-9 practice or to learn about partnering with us, see the information below or email us.

I-9 Compliance & Audits

Helping employers maintain I-9 compliance, and representing them in I-9 audits.

Employment-Based Non-Immigrant (Temporary) Visas

Assisting employers and employees to secure the right status based upon the job and the employee’s credentials.

Employment-Based Paths to Permanent Residence

Helping clients understand the best path to permanent residence for them.

Lawful Permanent Residence (the “Green Card”)

Helping clients secure permanent residency (a “green card”) which allows them to live and work in the U.S.

Family-Based Immigration Law

Explaining what permanent residency is and how it can be lost.

How Can Citizenship be Acquired?

Apart from naturalization, different routes can result in citizenship from birth, even for someone born abroad, or in “automatic” citizenship.

Immigration News


2023 AILA PNW CLE Conference

Attorney Barbara Marcouiller has been invited to moderate a panel presentation at the AILA Washington State Chapter for the annual conference in October, 2023.


I-9 Remote Document Verification Has Ended – Employers Have Until August 30, 2023, to Verify Documents in Person or Under the New Optional Alternative 1 (OA1) Procedure 

The temporary I-9 Covid accommodation allowing employers to verify documents remotely ended on July 31, 2023. Employers must now either conduct in-person verification of original documents by August 30 (not 31) for employees previously verified remotely, or (if they qualify), verify documents under a new process called Optional Alternative 1 (“OA1”).  



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