Immigration and Nationality
Our immigration and nationality law practice focuses on employment related immigration issues and strategic immigration planning for U.S. and international companies in connection with the international relocation of their businesses and personnel coming into the U.S.As the world increasingly becomes globalized and businesses are integrated more closely than ever before, the U.S. Immigration laws have come under heightened scrutiny and focus, affecting virtually every company doing business in the U.S. In this connection, we provide guidance to our clients on a full range of issues affecting international businesses, such as advising multinational corporations and individuals doing business in a wide range of industries, including information technology, financial services, hospitality, entertainment and real estate. We work with clients 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 work with our clients and help them negotiate the often complex maze of regulations so they may 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 also help our clients obtain immigrant (permanent) visas and have worked with them to obtain 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 also develop and draft compliance programs and conduct training sessions that meet the specific needs of our corporate clients on a full array of immigration and compliance issues, including I-9 compliance, H-1B petitions and PERM Labor Certifications.
In addition, we represent our clients in government investigations, audits and proceedings.
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