Employment-Based Non-Immigrant Visas
Securing lawful immigration benefits for highly skilled and talented international employees requires an in-depth knowledge of immigration laws, forms, and procedures. We utilize our knowledge and experience to assist employers with each step of the immigration process, specifically including some of the most common business visa benefits such as:
- B-1 business visitor visas
- B-2 pleasure, tourism, medical treatment visitor visas
- H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialty occupations
- J-1 visa waivers for physicians
- L-1A intracompany transferee executive or manager
- L-1B intracompany transferee specialized knowledge
- TN status or TN visa (Trade NAFTA) special non-immigrant status
Form I-9 Compliance and Retention
Employers must complete a Form I-9 to document verification of the identity and employment authorization for every new employee hired to work in the U.S. This applies to both U.S. citizens and non-citizens.
It is illegal to discriminate against work-authorized individuals in hiring, firing, recruitment, or in the employment eligibility verification process based on that individual’s citizenship status, immigration status, or national origin.
Our experienced Tennessee immigration and employment attorneys help employers meet the filing and anti-discrimination requirements of the I-9 process.
Lawful Permanent Residency (or “Green Cards”)
A Permanent Residency Card, (also known as a “Green Card”) grants official immigrant status to an individual living in the U.S. The card entitles the holder to live and work permanently in the U.S. and is required for a person to naturalize as a U.S. citizen.
Our Tennessee immigration attorneys help individuals and business employees apply for, renew, and / or replace Green Cards.