HELP WANTED: Sensible Immigration Options for U.S. Employers

Colleen DiSanto, Attorney, DiSanto & DiSanto, PLC
Molly Machold, General Counsel, FacilitySource, LLC dba CBRE Retail & Multi-Site

“Nobody wants to work anymore” as evidenced by the Great Resignation is a sentiment that has been widely publicized, and has seemingly become part of the American psyche following two and a half years of a global pandemic, stay at home orders, and supply chain breakdowns. Many companies have experienced an employee exodus. In certain cases, employers have relied upon their remaining workers to fill the gaps, while others have shuttered their businesses on a temporary or even permanent basis. This crisis has been compounded by rising fuel costs and inflation, leaving some employers in a position where they can no longer afford to hire or retain their essential employees. Clearly, a shift is occurring that could disrupt industries and markets, impacting all stakeholders.

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USA Employment General July 2022 Vol.15, No. 60, Summer 2022

Colleen DiSanto


Colleen M. DiSanto is a Partner/Member of the Scottsdale law firm of DiSanto & DiSanto, PLC. Her practice focuses on Employment-Based Immigration Law issues, with extensive experience representing engineering and information technology firms. Ms. DiSanto is a Member of the AZ AILA Executive Council, and has served as the NMD and MVD Liaison since 2019, as well as the AILA National Member Engagement Committee since 2021. Ms. DiSanto also served as the Chair and Past-Chair of the Immigration Section of the State Bar of Arizona from 2005 through 2008, and was awarded an AV Preeminent rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory in 2009. She can be reached at

Molly Machold


Molly Machold serves as General Counsel for FacilitySource, LLC, a subsidiary of CBRE, Inc. FacilitySource provides end-to-end facilities maintenance management services primarily for retail and multi-site clients. Ms. Machold manages all aspects of FacilitySource’s legal department. Prior to joining FacilitySource in 2017, Ms. Machold was a construction litigator for a national law firm for close to 15 years. She can be reached at

FacilitySource, LLC dba CBRE Retail & Multi-Site


CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue). The company has more than 105,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction, and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services, and development services. Please visit our website at

DiSanto & DiSanto, PLC


DiSanto & DiSanto, PLC exclusively handles employment-based immigration law matters and family-based immigration law matters, with over 20 years of experience.

USA Employment General July 2022 Vol.15, No. 60, Summer 2022

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