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Jacqueline S. Shilling

Staff Attorney


Ave Maria School of Law, J.D.
  • magna cum laude
  • Recipient, Best Oral Advocate; Vice President, Moot Court Board; Vice President, Immigration Law Society
  • U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, Dallas Immigration Court, Intern
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Intern
Michigan State University, B.A.
  • Social Relations and German
  • with honors

Prior Employment

  • University of Michigan Medical School, Office of the Dean, AssociateDirector, 2017-2018; Immigration Compliance Specialist, 2012-2017
  • Kennesaw State University, Human Resources, Employment Visa Specialist, 2011-2012
  • Florida Rural Legal Services, Law Clerk, 2009 and 2010
  • Ave Maria Asylum and Immigrant Rights Clinic, Immigration Advocate, 2008

Bar Admissions


  • German

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • International Medical Graduate Taskforce


Jacqueline Shilling is an attorney who focuses her practice on employment-based immigration matters.

  • Assists clients in securing authorization for employees to work temporarilyand permanently in the U.S.
  • Handles immigrant (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3) and nonimmigrant (B-1, H, L,E, O and TN) visa applications
  • Assists with the PERM labor certification process
  • Provides guidance to clients on I-9 and E-verify matters
  • Advises clients on matters related to immigrant and nonimmigrant sponsorship of international medical graduates, including J-1 Waivers and Physician National Interest Waiver, and issues related to J-1 and F-1 sponsorship and employment