Immigration attorneys with 20 years of experience
handling cases involving:
Employment-Based Immigration Law
Family-Based Immigration Law
B-1 Visitor Visas: The B-1 (Business Visitor) visa is available to visitors coming to the U.S. temporarily for business. Nationals of certain countries may be eligible under the Visa Waiver Program to visit the U.S. for up to 90 days without obtaining a visa.
E-1/E-2 Treaty Trader and Investor Visas: Investors and traders and their employees may receive
visas to carry on their businesses in the U.S. if their home country has a commercial treaty with the U.S. conferring visa eligibility.
H-1B Specialty Occupation Visas: Professional workers with at least a bachelor's degree/equivalent work experience may be eligible for a non-immigrant visa if their employers can demonstrate that they are to be paid at least the prevailing wage for the position.
J-1 Exchange Visas: Persons coming to the U.S. in an approved exchange program may be eligible for the J-1 Exchange Visitor's visa. J-1 programs often cover students,
short-term scholars, business trainees, teachers, professors and research scholars, specialists, international visitors, government visitors, camp counselors and au pairs.
L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas: L-1 visas are available to executives, managers and specialized knowledge employees transferring to their employer's U.S. affiliate. Executives and managers holding L-1 visas may be eligible for permanent residency without the need for a labor certification.
O-1 Extraordinary Ability Worker Visas: The O-1 category is available to foreign nationals with extraordinary ability. This includes entertainers, athletes, scientists, and business persons
P-1 Artists and Athletes Visas: This category covers athletes, artists and entertainers.
TN Status under the North American Free Trade Agreement: A special category has been established for nationals of Canada and Mexico under the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
EB-1 (C) Multinational Executives and Managers: Individuals in this category can petition for permanent residency without having to go through the time consuming labor certification process.
EB-2 Workers with Advanced Degrees or Exceptional Ability in the Sciences, Arts or Business: Visa holders in this category normally must have a job offer and the potential employer must complete the labor certification process. The labor certification involves a testing of the job market to demonstrate that the potential visa holder is not taking a job away from a U.S. worker. In cases where an individual can show that his entry is in the national interest, the job offer and labor certification requirements can be waived.
EB-3 Skilled Workers and Professionals: Visa holders in this category normally must have a job offer and the potential employer must complete the labor certification process.
I-9 Compliance, Audits, Consulting.