U.S. Business Immigration Services

Employers who source talent globally struggle to ensure that the foreign national talent they recruit is available when needed and arrives with a positive experience of the onboarding process. Employers who overcome these challenges benefit their organizations and enjoy a competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining individuals from the global talent pool.

 

We provide an in-depth look at your HR global mobility strategy to ensure your company is cost-effective, efficient, and compliant.  We help clients develop their long-term strategies and meet their workforce goals through business growth planning, new entity planning, and workforce planning.

Employer Services Include:

Nonimmigrant Visas

  • H-1B Temporary Professional Worker Visa  
    The H-1B nonimmigrant work visa allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers for specialty jobs that require a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. This visa is an excellent resource for private and public industries, including fields such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, Information technology, finance, engineering, architecture and construction.
     

     

  • L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visa for Executive or Managers (L-1A)), and Specialized Knowledge employees (L-1B)

The L-1A nonimmigrant classification enables a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States. This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send an executive or manager to the United States with the purpose of establishing one.
The L-1B nonimmigrant classification enables a U.S. employer to transfer a professional employee with specialized knowledge relating to the organization’s interests from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States. This classification also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send a specialized knowledge employee to the United States to help establish one.
 

  • Blanket L Visa
    The L-1 visa blanket petition option qualifying organizations can now seek continuing approval to transfer any number of employees from their foreign branches to the United States. This program is available to relatively large international organizations engaged in commercial trade or services.
     

  • E-1/E-2 Treaty Trader/Treaty Investor Visa
    Whereas the USCIS rules state that the E1 visa is for nationals of a treaty country who require entry to in international trade on his or her own behalf, the E2 visa is for those who wish to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a US business.

     

  • O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa
    The O nonimmigrant classification are commonly referred to as:

  • O-1A:  Individuals with an extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, or athletics (not including the arts, motion pictures or television industry);

  • O-1B: Individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in motion picture or television industry;

  • O-2: Individuals who will accompany an O-1 artist or athlete to assist in a specific event or performance; and

  • O-3: Individuals who are the spouse or children of O-1 and O-2 visa holders.
     

  • TN-1/TN-2 Trade NAFTA Visa

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created special economic and trade relationships for the United States, Canada and Mexico. The TN nonimmigrant classification permits qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to seek temporary entry into the United States to engage in business activities at a professional level.
 

  • H-2A and H-2B

Allows employers to bring temporary workers to the United States to fill a job opening for up to one continuous year. The job must be a one-time, need-based opening caused by not having enough workers available in the United States.

Employers may wish to permanently retain employees in the United States, outside the time limits of the temporary non- immigrant visa categories.  This is a separate process with a limited number of Immigrant options to protect the existing U.S. labor force.

 

Employment based Permanent Residency (Green card) Options:

  • Permanent Employment Certification (PERM)

  •  Multinational Executive and Manager Immigrant Visa Petitions

  •  Outstanding Researchers and Professors

  •  National Interest Waiver Immigrant Visa Petitions

  •  Extraordinary Ability Immigrant Visa Petitions

  •  J-1 waivers, Including No Objection Waivers, Conrad State 30 for physicians

  •  Physician National Interest Waiver Immigrant Visa Petitions

  •  EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa