Each year, many U.S. corporations require the skills and knowledge of foreign nationals to perform a specific job. However, legally obtaining the permits to allow those individuals to immigrate to the U.S. for this purpose is becoming more and more difficult and complex due to new government policies and regulations. This is especially the case as more and more foreign nationals apply to become permanent residents, far exceeding the annual limits established, and backlogs are created.
In fact, the process is so complicated that it is necessary for these companies and individuals to work with an employment immigration attorney in order to successfully obtain that right to legally work here. Contact our Kent County employment immigration attorneys today to find out more.
Employers have the option of bringing laborers in on a permanent/labor certification basis is those individuals fit into the following categories:
Each of these categories requires a certain amount of evidence to be demonstrated; evidence and documentation which your employment immigration attorney will help explain and gather.
The process for obtaining permanent residence for your foreign national employee usually involves:
Note that a labor certification is not required for those who qualify under workers of extraordinary or exceptional ability, multinational executives and managers, and outstanding professors and researchers. Foreign nationals also have the option of establishing that it is in the national interest to waive the job offer requirement and avoid the labor certification procedure.
There are also a number of non-immigrant visas for health care providers and foreign investors, as well as others, including:
Our firm provides over 40 years of experience in employment-based immigration. We have represented a number of companies, from large Fortune 500 companies to small employers. We are dedicated to providing the very best in legal services in order to ensure that everything goes smoothly for you and your business. Contact us today to find out more.
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