Mr. Pierre Bonnefil is a member of Epstein Becker & Green in the Immigration practice in the firm’s New York office. He is also a member of the firm’s Hispanic Business Group and International Trade practice. He has served as an Attorney General Honors Attorney with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and has extensive experience representing both companies and individuals. Currently, Mr. Bonnefil acts as Immigration Counsel for the French Consulate General in New York; he represents clients in immigration court, before various offices of the USCIS, the Department of Labor, and the Department of State; he counsels clients as to their legal rights and assists them in preparing and processing petitions to acquire temporary visas or permanent residence in the US, and he prepares and gives presentations to clients on pertinent immigration issues. As an attorney with the USCIS, Mr. Bonnefil evaluated, prepared and prosecuted cases against detained aliens in immigration court. He has also hosted and appeared on numerous television and radio programs on immigration, has lectured at St. John’s University School of Law, and has served as an Immigration Counselor at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. Mr. Bonnefil has written on such topics as "Global Immigration for the Multinational" and "Illegal Immigration and Immigrant Responsibility Act."