We offer the full panoply of immigrant visa (“Green Card”) solutions for business owners, investors, executives, professors, researchers, professionals, artists, athletes, skilled workers and the best in their industry to live and work permanently inside the United States.
The complete array of non-immigrant visas are available to enable business owners, investors, executives, professors, researchers, professionals, artists, athletes, skilled workers, and the best in their industry to live and work temporarily, and in some instances indefinitely, inside the United States. These visas are often an initial step towards securing immigrant visas – Green Card status.
Government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, may seek to review and re-adjudicate certain approved petitions and applications. Employers require legal counsel to ensure compliance and to protect their business interests.
The U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Immigration and Customs Enforcement may conduct announced or unannounced onsite visits at places of business. Employers require legal counsel to ensure compliance and to protect their business interests.
U.S. employers are required to complete and maintain Form I-9 documentation for their employees. Also, the federal government utilizes the E-Verify system – mandatory for federal contractors and in some states – to enforce U.S. immigration law.
Spouses, parents, siblings, adult children and fiances may petition certain family members to secure U.S. residency status inside the United States.
For many, single entry into the United States, even on a simple tourist or student allows them to experience life in America for the first time. Many seek to work or live inside the United States later on based upon this experience.
The ultimate goal for many immigrants, U.S. citizenship is a privilege and responsibility that completes the immigrant journey.
Spouses and children suffering through domestic violence may safely secure protection and self-petition for their immigrant rights, without the knowledge or assistance of their abusive family member.
Victims of trafficking, such as for purposes of labor or sex, may safely secure protection under the law, and self-petition for their immigrant rights, without the knowledge or assistance of their traffickers.
Victims of certain crimes may safely secure protection under the law, and self-petition for their immigrant rights, without the knowledge or assistance of the perpetrators.
Those in deportation/removal proceedings or detained by law enforcement, require skilled counsel to have them released from detention and to defend their rights in court.
Certain persons who came to the United States unlawfully as minors may seek legal protections and a work permit inside the United States.
Countless foreign nationals within the United States are ineligible for the immigration benefits they seek because of prior errors in their immigration history, such as fraud, criminality, overstaying their visa period, aging-out, and other reasons. But waivers and other legal strategies may be sought to secure the valuable immigration benefits they seek after all.
Applying for and securing actual visas or other immigration benefits through the U.S. Department of State at U.S. Consulates abroad, requires deftly navigating each Consulate’s unique procedures and requirements.
Government agencies, such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of State, may require detailed information and voluminous documents before adjudicating a pending petition or application – or they may even seek to rescind the approval of previously-adjudicated petition or application.
Under limited circumstances, even the late filing of a petition, application or other documentation may be deemed acceptable by the applicable U.S. government agency, such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of State.
U.S. immigration law, policy, and procedure may slow, or even halt, the immigration process for particular cases. There are legal remedies available to move certain cases forward, shorten processing times, and deliver the desired immigration solutions.
Those foreign nationals lawfully maintaining legal non-immigrant visa status inside the United States may be eligible to apply for a renewal and extension of their status, or even change to another non-immigrant visa status, without exiting the United States.
In unfortunate cases, when a government agency has erroneously denied a petition or application, a comprehensive and compelling motion and/or appeal must be prepared immediately and timely-filed to secure the immigration solution sought and deserved.
In certain cases, bringing and prosecuting a lawsuit in federal court is required to bring about the immigration solution a business, family and/or individual seek.