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Shanna Stanton Esq.

Senior Associate
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Philadelphia (US Headquarters)
1524 Delancey Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19102 US

Shanna Stanton is a Senior Associate in the Firm’s Philadelphia Office. Shanna focuses her practice on corporate immigration law, where she leverages her immense experience in Department of Labor filings and compliance. Shanna regularly advises companies of all sizes on creative strategies for obtaining labor certifications and petition approvals. Additionally, she has considerable experience in family-based immigration law, regularly advising clients seeking to sponsor their spouses and other immediate family members.

Shanna brings an international background in her practice, leveraging her impressive academic credentials in Finance and Spanish language. In addition to her U.S.-based education, she attended the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico from 1999 to 2000 where she took business courses and gained valuable insights into the Mexican/Latin culture.

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  • West Virginia College of Law and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree, 2008
  • King’s College, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, 2004

Additional Languages Spoken

Spanish (Conversational)


  • Admitted to the Pennsylvania State Bar,  2009
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Notary Commission, 2011


Dec 10, 2020

Biden Administration: Expansion to the Ability of Physicians and Nurses to Obtain Permanent Residence and Reduction of H-1B Restrictions

Medical associations and hospitals are joining forces with immigration groups to advocate for legislation that will address the healthcare worker shortage by allowing unused immigrant visas to be allocated to highly skilled foreign workers: doctors and professional nurses. However, in order for this bill to pass a bipartisan solution must be reached.

Oct 31, 2017


Travelers on non-stop flights to the United States should expect additional delays as they will be subject to further security interviews as part o...

May 20, 2016

New Changes to Entry in Mexico for visa holders

As of May 18, 2016, any permanent resident or holder of a valid visa issued by the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, or any co...

May 20, 2016

DUI’s and Visa Revocation in the U.S.

May 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) Visa Office has recently instructed consular officers to revoke the visas of visa-hold...

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