Business Visas

 

If you are looking for an experienced immigration attorney to assist you with obtaining H-1B status for an employee, please review the appropriate sections on our website to detetmine if we can help you. At Law Offices of Paul Marinov, P.C. we have obtained numerous H-1B classifications for employees in various specialty occupations. Attorney Marinov has an extensive experience handling H-1B visas for the IT industry.    

H-1B Visas

Perhaps the most utilized “business” visas in the United States are are H-1Bs. The H-1B visas allow employers in the United States to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent.The job must meet one of the following criteria to qualify as a specialty occupation:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree or its equivalent is normally the minimum entry requirement for the position
  • The degree requirement for the job is common to the industry or the job is so complex or unique that it can be performed only by an individual with a degree
  • The employer normally requires a degree or its equivalent for the position
  • The nature of the specific duties is so specialized and complex that the knowledge required to perform the duties is usually associated with the attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree.

 The US perspective employer must first file a Labor Certification Application(“LCA”) with the U.S. Department of Labor for the position that the H-1B petition will be filed for.
The employer files Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, with the correct USCIS Service Center

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E-1 Treaty Traders and E-2 Treaty Investors

The E-1 nonimmigrant classification allows a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States solely to engage in international trade on his or her own behalf.If the treaty trader is currently in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant status, he or she may file Form I-129 to request a change of status to E-1 classification.  If the desired employee is currently in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant status, the qualifying employer may file Form I-129 on the employee’s behalf.he E-2 nonimmigrant classification allows a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. If the treaty investor is currently in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant status, he or she may file Form I-129 to request a change of status to E-2 classification. 

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