Family and Marriage Based Residency Petitions
Our attorneys represent U.S. citizens and permanent residents in their petitions based on family-based immigrant category to obtain permanent residency in the United States. There are two categories of petitions: relatives of U.S. citizens and relatives of legal permanent residents. Contact us for a consultation. Our attorneys will provide you with your most feasible options. We know how important family reunification is for each person.
EB5 Petitions “Green Card through Investment”
Our immigration attorneys specialize in EB5 Petitions through direct investment in a new commercial enterprise or in a regional center. The EB-5 Investor program is the easiest, fastest and direct path to the green card in the U.S. In general, the investor must meet capital investment amount requirements, job creation requirements, and ensure that the business receiving the investment qualifies for the EB-5 program. Call us for a consultation with our experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorneys.
EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Visas
The EB-1 extraordinary ability classification is designed for individuals who are recognized as being at the very top of their field and who are coming to the United States to continue work in that field. Our Immigration attorneys provide guidance throughout the entire process and will assist the applicants to prove and select the most relevant documentation for their cases. Call us for a consultation.
EB-2 & EB-3 Employment Second and Third Preference Visas
Our experienced Immigration Attorneys assist our clients in the critical selection of the most feasible type of employment petitions according to their professional background. The EB2 category is designed for members of professions holding advanced degree or equivalent, or “exceptional ability” (expertise significantly above that ordinarily encountered) in sciences, medicine, arts, business, or athletics. The EB3 Visa is designed for those seeking positions requiring 2 years training or experience, professionals whose job requires a baccalaureate degree or equivalent, or “other” unskilled workers (defined as jobs requiring less than 2 years to be proficient).
PERM (Employment Certification Application)
Our experienced attorneys have represented numerous U.S. employers who seek to employ certain foreign individuals in a permanent basis. We actively assist the employers during the entire labor certification process. The labor certification is issued by the Secretary of Labor and contains attestations by U.S. employers as to the numbers of U.S. workers available to undertake the employment sought by an applicant, and the effect of the alien’s employment on the wages and working conditions of U.S. workers similarly employed.
Visa Lottery (Green Card Visa)
A Visa lottery, also known as the Diversity Immigrant Lottery Visa, was designed for granting permanent residence to applicants through a random computer generated lottery drawing. To qualify for the lottery program an applicant must meet two requirements:
Applicant must be able to claim nativity in an eligible country (through marriage or parents) and must meet education or training requirement.
Asylum is designed for individuals who have suffered past persecution or fear in their country due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion, and that they are either unwilling or unable to return to the place that they were persecuted. Immediate family members may be eligible for asylum status with all its benefits such as work authorization, as long as they have been named in the applicant’s asylum application; even if any family members are not present in the U.S. at the time the application is filed.
A Fiancée visa allows a U.S. citizens to bring a foreign national fiancé (e) living abroad to the United States to marry and then continue living and working here. Once the foreign national fiancée is in the Unites States, specific requirements apply regarding the time allowed for the marriage to actually occur and the procedure to adjust immigration status after the marriage.