Employment immigration is one of the most personal legal rights a person has. This right allows families to stay together in the United States with the financial support they need to survive. Our employment visa lawyers are near you, wherever you are in the greater Chicago area. Learn more about how we can help you protect your right to live and work in the United States.
In order to obtain a work visa, you will need to have an employer act as your immigration sponsor. This can be a difficult task. Employers must obtain a certification from the Department of Labor and file various forms with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Acting as a sponsor takes an investment of time and money, and unfortunately, some smaller employers are simply unable or unwilling to do it. Larger employers and universities have both the resources and experience that make it easier to act as an employment sponsor. But even if your employer is unable to act as a sponsor, you may have other immigration options.
The simplest way to get an employment sponsor is to simply find another job with an employer who is willing to act as a sponsor. Of course, this is not always possible, and in today’s economy, it is not always possible to choose between multiple employment offers. There are other grounds for immigration. In addition to employment-sponsored immigration, there is also family-sponsored immigration. If you have an immediate family member who is willing and able to sponsor your immigration, this may be an option.
There is also a category of immigration that requires no sponsorship. The United States has several different immigration categories that are based on humanitarian reasons. If you qualify as a refugee, or a victim of human trafficking, or on other humanitarian grounds, it may be possible to obtain a visa without a sponsor. Unfortunately, these categories can be very difficult to qualify for.
In recent years, the political climate in America has been very unwelcoming to refugees seeking asylum. It is important not to rely on these immigration statuses before coming to the United States. If you plan ahead with the advice of an immigration lawyer, you can create a comprehensive immigration plan that will protect your right to live and work in the United States for years to come.
The immigration process can be overwhelming for anyone, but you don’t have to face the full force of the U.S. government on your own. The experienced immigration attorneys at Kriezelman Burton & Associates are here to answer all your employment immigration questions and help find the legal status that is right for you. Call (312) 332-2550 or visit our website to schedule your consultation. The sooner you have legal advice, the sooner you can start the process of obtaining your employment visa.
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