Catherine H. Betts counsels corporate clients worldwide on employment-based immigration needs and strategies. She prepares and files employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions for multinational corporations in the information technology, health care, manufacturing, and food and beverage sectors.
She advises employers on various compliance issues, including I-9 and E-Verify obligations. Catherine is also experienced in representing clients in family-based immigrant visa petitions, adjustment of status, and naturalization and certificate of citizenship applications.
Before joining FaegreBD, Catherine was an associate with a boutique immigration law firm in Arlington, Virginia. During law school, she gained immigration experience as a law clerk with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Justice in the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).
Catherine stays active running and taking barre classes. She enjoys traveling and wine tasting. An alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Catherine is an avid Wisconsin athletics fan.
- George Mason University School of Law, J.D. George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal (articles editor) (2014)
- University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.A. in History and Political Science, with distinction (2010)
Bar Admissions : Virginia, District of Columbia
Professional Associations :
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- National Association of Women Lawyers
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