Emily A. White
Emily is an immigration attorney focused on representing companies, organizations, and individuals in a broad range of immigration matters. She assists clients in managing the visa needs of foreign workers, obtaining nonimmigrant and immigrant professional visas, applying for employment-based and family-based permanent residence, and achieving naturalization. She also represents noncitizens facing removal before the Immigration Court and in all levels of appeal. Emily represents large and small companies in affirmative and defensive I-9 audits. She also advises non-citizens and their counsel on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.
Emily lectures to local and national audiences and has published articles on advanced topics in immigration law. She enjoys mentoring attorneys in complex immigration cases. She is fluent in Spanish.
Prior to joining Orr & Reno, Emily practiced with an immigration law group at the Manchester office of a New Hampshire firm. She previously practiced exclusively in immigration law for a decade in Colorado where she was named a top immigration lawyer by 5280 Magazine in Denver.
A native of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, Emily enjoys swimming, kayaking, skating, skiing, and hiking, and is generally accompanied in these activities by her young daughters.
Professional & Community Involvement
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, New England and Colorado chapters
- Past-Chair of the 15,000-member American Immigration Lawyers Association Liaison Committee with the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Addressed National Audiences at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Annual National Conferences on the following topics: Criminal Waivers of Inadmissibility(Washington DC);“I fought the Law and the Law Won” Analyzing the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Offenses, Panel on Intersection of Criminal and Immigration Law (Nashville, TN); Panel on Waivers and Federal Litigation (Montreal, Canada); Grounds of Inadmissibility/Removability and How to Analyze Them (Boston, MA); Primer on the Grounds of Inadmissibility and Removability (Washington DC).