Employment-based immigration is all about identifying and telling interesting histories about educated or experienced foreigners. We delve into the uniqueness and skills of foreign nationals and correlate their skills to the needs of U.S. employers and the U.S. market.
Work Visas for NonImmigrants
• Common nonimmigrant visa types are: TN-1, TN-2, H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-1, E-2 and O-1.
• Work visas are based on education, experience, and company relationships.
• We checklist, collect, review, analyze, edit, and select for relevant information and documents proving required facts to qualify for a visa.
• The beneficiary of a nonimmigrant visa is required to eventually return to their foreign domicile.
Work Visas for Immigrants
• Generally, this visa classification requires the same documentary evidence and information as a work visa for a nonimmigrant but also may include interaction with the U.S. Labor Department.
Post Residency Naturalization & U.S. Nationality Law
• Naturalization results from compliance with residency and character requirements. Typically, requirements include five years of Permanent Residency, good moral character, knowledge of the English language, and a rudimentary knowledge of American Social Studies.
• Nationality Law refers to derivative entitlements of a relative to obtain U.S. citizenship based solely on family relations and residency criteria.
Expatriate Administration & Strategies
• Foreign labor compensation and benefits, including housing, transportation, foreign service premiums.
• Analysis regarding local, international or foreign payroll administration.
• Expatriate strategy relates to how we help aliens adjust to living in the U.S. so they can focus their energy on productive employment and an equitable working environment.
• Acculturation counseling for foreign workers and families.
Immigration Compliance Assurance
• Training for corporate, human resource administrators.
• Long-term corporate strategy for loss of worker resource.
• Corporate counsel related to expatriate compensation and benefits.
• Corporate counsel related to joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.
• Diversity policy counsel.
• Spanish language documents.
• French language documents.