Pawtucket Employment Visa Attorneys
Business Immigration Lawyers in Rhode Island
At the Pawtucket, Rhode Island, office of Blais Cunningham & Crowe Chester, LLP, our lawyers understand that a business' livelihood may depend on the employment of foreign individuals. If this is similar to your business' situation, you will likely face immigration issues or difficulties that relate to these individuals and your business.
Our attorneys provide comprehensive representation to companies and sponsoring employers in immigration matters. We are experienced lawyers who understand the many facets of the U.S. immigration policies and procedures. Contact us today to discuss your specific employment visa and business immigration needs.
H1-B Employment Visa
The H1-B non-immigrant visa allows temporary employment in the United States for foreign nationals, who do not otherwise have work authorization to enter the U.S. Each year, there are only a certain number of H1-B visas that are available to individuals seeking first-time granting of an H1-B. These individuals must have at least a bachelor's degree to qualify. Additional H1-B visas may be available to employees possessing a U.S. master's degree, or higher degree. We can assist individuals and businesses in pursuing H1-B visas. After the cap on H1-B visas has been reached, they will not be available until the following year.
Other Business-Related Visas
There are many other different types of business and employment visas that may need to be obtained for your employees, including:
- H2-B Visa (temporary workers)
- L-1 Professional Visa (intracompany transfer)
- B-1 Visa (visitor visa for domestic employees)
- B Visa (temporary visitor)
- O (foreign workers with extraordinary ability)
- E-1/E-2 (treaty traders and treaty investors)
We also assist employers who wish to sponsor foreign nationals for permanent residence. We counsel such clients on the application process for Alien Labor Certifications (PERM), and help them find ways to avoid the labor certification process to obtain permanent residence (green card) for their foreign national employees.
Placing the Focus on Your Business
Throughout the entirety of your case, our attorneys will keep you and/or your business' best interests in mind. We pride ourselves on the strict adherence to standards of legal ethics and professionalism. Our attorneys are responsible, reliable lawyers who will put forth a tremendous effort to see that each and every aspect of your case is examined and thoroughly addressed. We are well organized and maintain updated timelines in each case to ensure that documents are filed and meetings are scheduled within the proper timeframes.
To schedule a consultation with an experienced member of our legal team, call 401-723-1122 or e-mail our Rhode Island office.