Labor Shortages

How the J-1 Cultural Exchange and H-2B Seasonal Visas can help with your labor shortages! Our lawyers have been practicing for the past 25 years in U.S. Immigration matters exclusively. We are members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Our Lead Attorney was elected as an Elite Lawyer of The Year for 2022! IfContinue reading “Labor Shortages”

Speed Processing Your Visa and More!!

Can hiring a U.S. immigration lawyer speed up the process for my case? What is TPS and is it the same as asylum? How much money do I need to invest in the U.S. to get an investor visa? Is there anything I, as U.S. Citizen can do? He married me for the Green CardContinue reading “Speed Processing Your Visa and More!!”

WHEW! YOU CAN STOP & REGROUP

TPS STATUS DESIGNATIONS Notice of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, effective June 7, 2022, through December 7, 2023. TPS is where the government allows someone from a certain country to remain in the United States as their countryContinue reading “WHEW! YOU CAN STOP & REGROUP”

Work Visas Available for ‘The Great Resignation’

Professionals & Skilled Workers Welcomed to Qualify H-2B visas are seasonal work visas. Many of our Au-pair clients and Student Visa OPT clients are switching status to H-2B visas due to the need for business to employ professional and skilled workers based on the lack of qualified workers due to ‘ The Great Resignation’ duringContinue reading “Work Visas Available for ‘The Great Resignation’”

“We have a need for Speed” in Processing our Nurses to U.S. Permanent Residents

Thank God that our invaluable nurses are processed on a separate U.S. immigration track from other professionals. Nurses are “Schedule A” professionals; and therefore pre-certified by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”). In other words, the DOL assumes there is a shortage and allows professional nurses to by-pass the Labor Certification Stage to ensure “speed”Continue reading ““We have a need for Speed” in Processing our Nurses to U.S. Permanent Residents”

A Path Forward For Our Afghan Friends & Family

Afghan Refugees have fled by thousands. Sleeping on hard floors, cement and just waiting to see how their fate will be determined.  At this time, it is hoped that there will be sweeping legislation granting them permanent resident status in the United States. Otherwise, the Afghan evacuees lack pathways, according to the DHS report, andContinue reading “A Path Forward For Our Afghan Friends & Family”

L-1A’s – Open Your Office & Create Your Lifestyle in the United States

The first step of opening an L-1A company in the United States is visiting to see how you like the United States. The lifestyle is ideal for entrepreneurs interested in increasing their income. The next step is opening a company in the United States. The United States Company has to be the Petitioner. The BeneficiaryContinue reading “L-1A’s – Open Your Office & Create Your Lifestyle in the United States”

H-2B Application Filing Timelines for 2022 Peak Filing Season

The Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) reminds employers and other interested stakeholders that the filing window to submit an H-2B Application for Temporary Employment Certification (Form ETA-9142B and appendices) requesting work start dates of April 1, 2022, or later, will open on January 1, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Following OFLC’s standard operating procedures, H-2B applicationsContinue reading “H-2B Application Filing Timelines for 2022 Peak Filing Season”

E-2 Investor Visas – A Rock Star Option!

If you or a family member are interested in opening a business in the United States, now has never been a better time. Whether you do real estate, consulting, own a grocery store, or own a hair salon…if you would like to expand your footprint into the United States, we are happy to meet withContinue reading “E-2 Investor Visas – A Rock Star Option!”