Employment Based Immigrant Visa
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The United States prides itself on its diverse workforce, and each year thousands of qualified and skilled workers are granted entry into the country for employment purposes. However, the process of obtaining an employment visa is complex, and can be highly competitive because the visas are limited in number. Add to it the recent tightening of immigration laws, the whole process has become even more complicated. In such situations, only a competent and experienced employment visa lawyer can help you realize your dream of building a career in the US.
Our employment visa attorneys routinely advise individuals seeking to obtain employment visas as well as companies looking to hire foreign professionals. Our expertise in the area of immigration law has helped many immigrants gain entry into the US to facilitate a diverse economy.
Employment Based Immigrant Visa Guidance
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issues up to 140,000 immigrant visas and many more temporary worker visas to foreign nationals on the basis of job skills or employment. While some may simply wish to come to the U.S. to pursue a job opportunity or business venture, others may intend to settle here and make it their new home.
For anyone coming to the U.S for employment based immigration purposes, the most direct path to citizenship us through the EB series of employment visas. However, those who wish to work and live in the U.S. temporarily can have their needs met by a temporary worker visa.
Our employment visa attorneys help you understand your immigration goals and the appropriate visa for you. Selection of the right visa for your needs can provide you peace of mind, and also, some degree of flexibility in pursuing your career goals.
Employment Visa’s Explained
The U.S. Department of State provides two main types of employment visas, Non-Temporary Employment Based Immigrant Visas & Temporary Worker Visas.
Requirements For Non-Temporary Employment Visas:
- First Preference (EB-1) : Individuals with extraordinary abilities in art, science, business, education or athletic; multinational executives and managers and outstanding professors and researchers
- Second Preference (EB-2) : Individuals holding advanced degrees and individuals with exceptional ability in business, sciences, and arts
- Third Preference (EB-3) : Skilled workers, professionals and others
- Fourth Preference (EB-4) : Special immigrant categories including employees of U.S. Foreign Service posts, religious workers, retired employees of international organizations, and others
- Fifth Preference (EB-5) : Business investors who invest $1 million. The limit is set at $500,000 if the investment is made in the targeted employment area in a commercial enterprise that employs a minimum of ten full time U.S. workers.
Requirements for Temporary Worker Visas:
Temporary worker visas allow foreign nationals to work for U.S. employers for a predetermined period of time. These visas are best suited for persons who wish to work in the U.S., but do not qualify for the employment based immigrant visas described above. The various temporary worker categories include:
- Workers in specialty occupations;
- Non-agricultural workers;
- Agricultural workers;
- Intra-company transferees;
- Employees with extraordinary abilities or achievements;
- Trainees/special education visitors;
- Artists and entertainers;
- Participants of cultural exchange programs.
Apply for US Visa
In order to be granted an employment visa, your U.S. employment must petition of your behalf. This involves completing Form I-129 or Form I-140 for non-immigrant workers. For alien entrepreneurs, the employer must complete Form I-526. In some cases for first and fourth preference immigrants, the individuals may be able to file these forms for themselves.
A Fort Lauderdale Immigration Lawyer can work with you and your employer to make sure that the petition is properly completely and submitted. In event of an issue such as denial, we provide aggressive removal defense to make sure that you are not deported from the U.S. To obtain a visa and start a new job in the U.S., all you need is proper qualifications and necessary evidence to prove your eligibility.
Employment Visa Services
We provide comprehensive services to the clients and help them determine the right path for them based upon their individuals needs and circumstances. We help out clients fully understand the programs available and help them determine the most appropriate visa category. We also assist them with application process, and help them avoid common errors and pitfalls while filing for employment visas. In short, we help simplify and streamline the employment process for our clients.
Hire an Employment Visa Lawyer Today – Call (954) 566-2606
You may find the employment visa application process lengthy, convoluted, and confusing, but a seasoned employment visa lawyer can streamline the process for you. We can assure you that with our help, you will apply for the appropriate visa type, and that your application will be submitted correctly and timely. Call or complete our complete our contact form here: online immigration lawyer