Employment

The Business/Employment practice group provides comprehensive immigration services to emerging and established business enterprises, individual entrepreneurs, investors and professionals. We serve corporate clients seeking to build their companies through skilled foreign national employees. Our clients include manufacturers, importers, information technology companies, and health care facilities.

 

Additionally, we represent individuals interested in immigrating to the United States through investing in a business or by their own extraordinary ability in a particular field.

 

Please click below to learn more about our Business/Employment services.
ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

Adjustment of status is the process of applying for permanent resident status within the U.S.  This is often preferable to having to depart the U.S., but unfortunately not everyone is eligible for adjustment of status.

CONSULAR PROCESSING

CONSULAR PROCESSING

Consular Processing is the process of applying for an Immigrant Visa at a U.S. Embassy outside the U.S.

E-1 / E-2 TREATY TRADER / TREATY INVESTOR

E-1 / E-2 TREATY TRADER / TREATY INVESTOR

The E1 and E2 nonimmigrant visa categories are comprised of treaty traders and treaty investors entitled to be in the United States under a bilateral treaty of commerce and navigation between the United States and the country of which the treaty trader or investor is a citizen or national.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED FIRST PREFERENCE (EB-1)

EMPLOYMENT-BASED FIRST PREFERENCE (EB-1)

Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers, and Multinational Managers or Executives

EMPLOYMENT-BASED SECOND PREFERENCE (EB-2)

EMPLOYMENT-BASED SECOND PREFERENCE (EB-2)

Exceptional Ability and Professionals Holding Advanced Degrees

EMPLOYMENT-BASED THIRD PREFERENCE (EB-3)

EMPLOYMENT-BASED THIRD PREFERENCE (EB-3)

Available for prospective immigrants that are professionals or skilled or unskilled workers.

H-1B SPECIALTY OCCUPATION

H-1B SPECIALTY OCCUPATION

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.

h-2B TEMPORARY NON-AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

h-2B TEMPORARY NON-AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

The H-2B program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States.

HEALTHCARE WORKERS

HEALTHCARE WORKERS

(Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, etc.)

J 1 EXCHANGE VISITORS

J 1 EXCHANGE VISITORS

A J-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States to research scholars, professors and exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange, especially to obtain medical or business training within the U.S.

L 1 EXECUTIVES / MANAGERS / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE TRANSFEREES

L 1 EXECUTIVES / MANAGERS / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE TRANSFEREES

Available to certain employees of multi-national companies.

NON-IMMIGRANT WAIVERS

NON-IMMIGRANT WAIVERS

An individual applying for visa to temporarily enter the U.S. may require a waiver of inadmissibility due to their prior conduct.

O-1 EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY

O-1 EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY

The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.

PERM LABOR CERTIFICATION

PERM LABOR CERTIFICATION

“PERM” is the process by which employers petition foreign nationals for permanent resident status.

RELIGIOUS WORKERS

RELIGIOUS WORKERS

The special immigrant religious worker category is one of several employment-based fourth-preference (EB-4) visa classifications.

TN VISAS

TN VISAS

A TN visa allows citizens of Mexico and Canada to lawfully work and reside in the U.S.

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