Our Immigration and Nationality Law practice focuses on employment-related immigration and strategic immigration planning.
As the world becomes increasingly globalized and businesses more closely integrated, U.S. Immigration laws have come to affect virtually every company doing business in the U.S. We provide guidance on a full range of issues affecting international businesses and industries, including information technology, financial services, hospitality, entertainment, and real estate. We work to address the immigration/visa and work authorization needs of U.S. and global personnel, such as professionals, executives, treaty investors/traders, essential workers, persons of extraordinary ability, corporate trainees, and students.
We help clients navigate often complex regulations to secure non-immigrant (temporary) visas, including H-1B (professionals), L (intra-company transferees), E (treaty traders/investors), O (persons of extraordinary ability), J (exchange visitors), Trade NAFTA for Canadians and Mexican nationals, tourists, entertainers, foreign media, foreign medical workers, international organizations, students and religious workers visas.
We have also helped obtain immigrant (permanent) visas,EB-5 immigrant investor status, and visas for extraordinary-ability immigrants, outstanding professors and researchers, healthcare professionals, media, family-based immigrants, multi-national executives, and other categories of employment-based immigrants.
To service our clients fully, we develop and draft compliance programs and conduct training sessions for, among other things, I-9 compliance, H-1B petitions, and PERM Labor Certifications.
When the need arises, we represent businesses and individuals in government investigations, audits and proceedings.