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.
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- 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 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: 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.
- EB-1: Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors and Researchers, and Multinational Managers or Executives: A person may be eligible for an employment-based, first-preference visa if they have an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher, or are a multinational executive or manager.
- EB-2: Exceptional Ability and Professionals Holding Advanced Degrees: Second-preference category is available to prospective immigrants applying for a position that requires a Master’s degree of a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years’ experience.
- EB-3: Professionals, Skilled and Unskilled Workers: Available for prospective immigrants that are professionals or skilled or unskilled workers.
- 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: 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.
- 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: Available to certain employees of multi-national companies.
- 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: 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” is the process by which employers petition foreign nationals for permanent resident status.
- Religious Workers: The special immigrant religious worker category is one of several employment-based fourth-preference (EB-4) visa classifications.