Mascia Receives Millennial Award from LIBNAugust 5, 2016 | | |
Henry Mascia has been chosen among the inaugural group of honorees to receive the Long Island Business News’ Millennial Award. The Millennial Awards honor the bright & dynamic young professionals who are part of the millennial generation, who contribute to the Long Island community & who have made significant strides in business at a young age. Henry and the other Millennial Award recipients will be honored at a reception at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Thursday, September 15, 2016. For a list of all 2016 Honorees, Click Here.
Henry has been chosen to receive a Millennial Award because of his steadfast professional and personal commitment to the practice of immigration law. Not only does Henry help businesses secure employment for immigrants with specialized skills, he has also made a difference in the lives of vulnerable children in need of protection through the successful navigation through the complexities of immigration law.
With Rivkin Radler since September 2013, Henry is a civil litigator and the firm’s first immigration attorney. He brings expertise and a passion for service, stemming from his experience at the Immigration Justice clinic at the Elizabeth Haub School of Law (formerly Pace Law School). At the Clinic, Henry helped represent immigrants in removal proceedings, conducted legislative advocacy in Washington D.C. and created community education presentations.
Henry has made immigration issues his personal cause in addition to his vocation. Henry helps individuals and corporations navigate the labyrinth of U.S. immigration law. He represents clients seeking visas for highly skilled workers, those with extraordinary abilities not readily available and others in specialized employment circumstances.
Henry also represents individuals seeking to sponsor family members to become lawful permanent residents. In addition, he advises corporate clients on compliance with E-Verify and Employment Eligibility Verification.
Henry is also the treasurer of the Friends of New York City Nurse Family Partnership, a nonprofit founded to increase the resources available to the Nurse Family Partnership, which is the most effective and most widely acclaimed home visiting model in the country: http://friendsofnycnfp.org/our-board.
Finally, as a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction, Henry serves on the Pro Bono Subcommittee, which reviews applications for pro bono appellate counsel provided by the Committee.
Henry graduated magna cum laude from the Elizabeth Haub School of Law (formerly Pace Law School), where he received the Dean’s Award for academic excellence, leadership, and service to the law school and community.
Active in the New York State Bar Association, Henry serves on the Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction.