Legal Advice for Immigrant Employment — 301 results
Written by attorney Robert Webber, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
I-140 petition must be approved; and To qualify for AC21 portability, a foreign national must be the beneficiary of an APPROVED labor certification application (stage 1 of the green card... more
Written by attorney Dhenu Savla, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Immigrants assume that if their employer is sponsoring their application, there is no need for another immigration attorney. Often they are afraid of having to pay high fees to get their... more
Written by attorney Ann Badmus, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Choose and train staff who will administer the E-Verify checks. Any employee that uses E-Verify must be thoroughly trained and periodically re-trained in its procedures and policies. One... more
Written by attorney Arek Nizamian, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Labor Certification?
"Labor certification" is the most widely used employment-based opportunity for obtaining a green card. Labor certification requires a U.S. employer to prove... more
Written by attorney Leslie E Dahan, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Optional Practical Training? Optional Practical Training ("OPT") is a benefit granted to foreign students in the US who hold F-1 student visa status (the most common visa status... more
Written by attorney Rebecca Black, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Preparing to file the Labor Certificate You will want a lawyer who is experienced in Labor Certification, as this process is complex w/special language.
First, find a company that is... more
Written by attorney Victoria Donoghue, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Determine Whether You Fit Into The First Employment-Based Preference (EB1) This preference group is for outstanding researchers and professors, and aliens of extraordinary ability in the... more
Written by attorney Nicklaus Misiti, about 3 years ago.
I-9 audits have replaced the immigration "raids" of years past as the
modern day method to curtail the hiring of illegal and undocumented
workers. Typically raids went after the worker... more
Written by attorney Juan Sarmiento, almost 4 years ago.
When should I apply for an OPT? Can I work off-campus? If my H-1B job starts in October but my OPT card expires before that, will I be out of status? What is CPT? International Students... more
Written by attorney Ryan Ann Alexeev, over 3 years ago.
If someone from another country applied for a position with
your company, would you know, based on their immigration status, what laws and
steps you would need to follow in order to hire... more