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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.

Everything that you need to know about employment immigration

California is home to a large number of immigrant employees. The state plays host to hundreds of undocumented immigrant workers who mostly work in low-wage and hard labor occupations, which have a low salary scale. The high number of immigrant workers is attributed to the fact that the state has numerous opportunities. Documented employment enhance your chances of earning permanent citizenship and residence in California.

Protecting Immigrants from Document Abuse

Senate Bill 1001 is an immigration-related employment practices law that Governor Jerry Brown signed on September 30 this year. This bill addresses unfair employment practices with respect to demand for immigration documentation for employment. This change to the labor code strengthens worker protections against immigrant status discrimination. It is designed to address concerns voiced by various public policy groups that DACA program participants are being discriminated against when providing employment authorization documents (EAD).

Complying with immigration and discrimination laws at work

California companies with immigrant employees must take steps to make certain that they comply with a variety of federal and state laws. Navigating between the two and following both might seem tricky, but doing so is important.

Americans’ views on immigration’s effects on workers shifting

Many things can have considerable impacts on individuals from other countries who are seeking to work in America. One is what ultimately happens in their employment immigration case. These cases can get incredibly complicated, with the issues that come up in them varying greatly given things like the type of work a person is pursuing and their unique personal circumstances. So, when trying to get permission to work in the U.S., a foreign worker may desire a skilled immigration lawyer’s assistance.

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