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Seeking a green card when already in the U.S.

Green card recipients vary greatly in their circumstances. This includes in what qualified them for a green card. There are a variety of routes through which a person could have green card eligibility. So, when thinking about pursuing a green card, an individual may want to discuss what eligibility routes might be available to them with an immigration lawyer.

The H-2B visa cap

Among the types of visas a U.S. company might turn to for hiring foreign workers is the H-2B visa. As we mentioned in a previous post, the H-2B visa is one of the H-2 work visas available for temporary workers. Specifically, it is for non-agricultural seasonal workers.

California named the most immigrant-friendly state

Many things can prove challenging for immigrants when it comes to moving to the United States. Among these are immigration matters. There are a wide variety of rules regarding who is eligible to immigrate to America. Also, the process for applying for visas that would allow one to live and work in the U.S. can have a wide range of complex aspects.

Addressing temporary workforce needs through H-2 visas

Temporary workforce needs can arise for many different types of businesses here in California. Sometimes, the U.S. labor market isn’t able to meet these needs. When this happens, one thing a business may look into for filling these positions is bringing in workers from other countries.

Who can qualify for an EB-1 visa?

One route for getting an employment-based U.S. green card is the EB-1 program. Now, this program has very strict eligibility requirements. There are only three classes of professionals who can qualify for a green card under this program. The three classes in question are:

How immigration attorneys enhance your employment immigration

It is the dream of scores of people around the world to live and work in the U.S. The complexities surrounding immigration issues in the United States can be stressful and immensely confusing. It is important to handle immigration legal matters with a lot of care as they can have a lifetime effect on your freedom and that of your loved ones. A small mistake can have catastrophic repercussions, and it can lead to extreme delays or denial of a visa.

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of California | California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Avvo
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Irvine Chamber