Work Visas and Employment-Based Immigration
If you or your business needs advice about work visas, professional or artist entry visas, or applications for adjustment of status in the event of a change of position, contact an experienced immigration lawyer at Bikkal & Associates, P.C. in White Plains. Our firm’s focus on immigration law assures you of highly professional and knowledgeable representation on a wide range of business and employment-based immigration problems for both employers and individuals.
We can help you document your need for overseas workers under all applicable employment preferences, and assist with your compliance and reporting obligations. Our understanding of the work visa process can help resolve staffing problems in industries ranging from restaurants to information technology. Additionally, we can represent clients in deportation defense, immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing in the United States and consular processing, naturalization and citizenship, and investor visas. We represent our clients before the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“USICE”), the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the immigration courts, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”), the Board of Immigrations Appeals (“BIA”), the Department of Labor (“DOL”), the Department of State (“DOS”) and the federal courts.
Among the work visas we can arrange for your business and staff are the following:
- B-1 visas for visitors on business
- H-1b temporary professional workers’ visas
- H-2 temporary nonprofessional workers’ visas
- L-1 intracompany transferee manager and executive visas
- L-2 intracompany transferee specialized employee visas
- EB-5 visa program
- E-2 treaty investor visas
- E-3 “other workers” labor certification visas
- O visas for persons with extraordinary abilities
- P visas for artists, athletes, and entertainers
- J visas for trainees
Once your employee is in the United States, we can also help arrange for any necessary adjustment of status or even help resolve problems that could result in removal or deportation. If you are in the country on a work visa and encounter problems with the criminal justice system or any other difficulties, our attorneys can advise you about the best way to protect your residence status and defend you in removal proceedings.
To learn more about the scope of our experience with employment-based immigration and how we can resolve your problem, contact a lawyer at the Westchester County law firm of Bikkal & Associates, P.C.