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Queens Employment-Based Visa Lawyers

Skilled Legal Assistance for Employers and Non-Immigrant and Immigrant Workers

Finding the right path to legally working in the United States can be challenging with complex processes and regulations. Foreign national workers and their spouses and children seeking work opportunities face a legal maze that begins with obtaining the correct visa. An experienced immigration lawyer can simplify this process, offering guidance through the various visa classifications, including those for specialty occupations, agricultural work, or intra-company transfers. At The Sekou Clarke Law Group, our lawyers take pride in navigating our clients through the intricacies of employment-based visas in Queens.

Our firm is built on the immigrant experience, bringing a personal understanding of your legal challenges. We employ a client-focused approach, which means we tirelessly fight for your interests and guide you every step of the way.

Call (407) 269-8774 or complete our online form to discuss your employment-based visa needs with a Queens attorney.

Understanding Non-Immigrant Worker Visas

Non-immigrant worker visas are essential for foreign nationals seeking temporary employment in the United States. Different categories serve various purposes, from individuals in specialty occupations to those fulfilling labor shortages or enhancing trade and investment relations between nations. 

The following are examples of various visa categories designed to facilitate specific kinds of work- and business-related immigration to the U.S.:

  • Treaty traders and investors (E-1 and E-2): Enables nationals from treaty countries to engage in substantial trade or invest in a U.S. business.
  • Specialty occupations (H-1B): For workers with specialized knowledge or higher education, particularly in fields like technology, engineering, or science.
  • Health care professional shortages (H-1C): Allows registered nurses to work in areas with a pronounced shortage of health care professionals.
  • Agricultural workers (H-2A) and non-agricultural workers (H-2B): Serve for temporary or seasonal work in agriculture and non-agricultural sectors facing labor deficiencies.
  • Intracompany transferees (L-1): Permits managers, executives, or employees with specialized knowledge to relocate from their foreign counterpart to the U.S. company's office.

Navigating the requirements and application process can be daunting. A knowledgeable attorney can be invaluable in meeting legal conditions for a successful visa petition.

Pathways to Permanent Residency Through Employment

For those looking to immigrate based on job skills, understanding the preference categories of employment-based visas can be imperative. These visas pave the way for permanent residency and thus require understanding their specific requirements and processes.

Below are the five distinct U.S. Employment-Based (EB) Immigration Preferences designed to accommodate various professional backgrounds and expertise:

  • EB-1 first preference: For those with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics or outstanding professors and researchers.
  • EB-2 second preference: Targets professionals with advanced degrees or exceptional ability in their field.
  • EB-3 third preference: For skilled workers, professionals, or other workers with at least two years of training or experience.
  • EB-4 fourth preference: Caters to special immigrants like religious workers, employees of U.S. foreign service posts, retired employees of international organizations, and others.
  • EB-5 fifth preference: For investors making a significant financial investment in a U.S. enterprise that creates at least ten full-time jobs for American workers.
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