Robert White Elected Chair of Chicago Chapter of AILA

CHICAGO, June 2004.  Robert White has been elected the Chair of the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Mr. White is a principal in the Immigration Group of the national law firm of Masuda Funai. AILA is an organization of more than 9000 immigration practitioners and professors, and the Chicago Chapter consists of more than 375 members representing individuals and business located in Illinois and throughout the United States.

With ten attorneys and ten paralegals, Masuda Funai maintains one of the larger immigration practices in the Midwest. Annually the firm files approximately 2,500 petitions and represents approximately 275 different corporate employers.

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About Masuda Funai

Masuda Funai, a full-service commercial law firm with over 45 attorneys, is headquartered in Chicago and maintains offices in Schaumburg, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Los Angeles, California. The firm's practice focuses on international companies operating and investing in the United States. Services include immigration, corporate, employment & labor, distribution & sales, real estate, litigation and estate planning & administration law.