Business-Based Immigration Visas

Temporary Work Visas

  • B1/B2 Visas (tourist and short term business visa)
  • The Visa Waiver Program (available for citizens of certain countries)
  • E-1, E-2, and E-3 Visas (treaty traitor & treaty investor)
  • H-1B, H-2B, and H-3, H1B1 Visas (specialty visas & non-agricultural workers)
  • J-1 Visas (trainees and exchange program participants)
  • F1 Visas (student visas)
  • L-1 Visas (intra-company transferees)
  • O Visas (outstanding researcher, individuals with extraordinary ability)
  • P Visas (entertainers, artists, athletes)
  • TN Visas (visas for Canadians and Mexican NAFTA professional workers)
  • R Visas (Religious visas)
  • Q Visas (cultural exchange)
  • Change of Status /Extension of non-immigrant visa status
  • Third-country consular visa processing
  • Appeal

Employment-Based Green Cards

  • PERM Labor Certification
  • PERM for University and College Teachers
  • EB-2 Based on PERM (Advanced Degree/Exceptional Ability)
  • EB-3 Based on PERM (Professionals, skilled workers and other workers)
  • NIW (National Interest Waiver)
  • EB-1(a) (Alien of Extraordinary Ability)
  • EB-1(b) (Outstanding Professors/Researchers)
  • EB-1(c) (Multinational Manager or Executive)
  • EB-4 (Special Immigrant & Religious Workers)
  • EB-5 (Investor Immigrant Visa)
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Concurrent Filing of I-140 & I-485
  • Consular Processing
  • Advance Parole
  • Other Permanent Residence Issues
  • Appeals
  • Motions to reopen/reconsider

Immigration Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions

A merger or acquisition could immediately invalidate work visas of key employees, therefore immigration due diligence is crucial before a transaction is consummated:

  • The scope of work involves review and investigation of the target company’s compliance and immigration policies, procedures and liabilities.
  • I provide advice on best practices and solutions for a smooth corporate transition.