The Law Offices of John R. Alcorn, APC

Free initial telephone consultation 949-751-6574

Posts tagged "Employment Immigration"

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.

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.

Study shows immigrants don't take jobs from citizens

Some California residents worry that more immigration could lead to fewer jobs and lower wages for U.S. citizen workers. However, a study published on Sept. 21 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine showed that the impact of immigrants on the job prospects of native-born workers is minor. The report also showed some evidence that immigration has a positive effect on the U.S. economy.

E-2 Investor visas can promote economic growth and create jobs

Foreign nationals who hold a majority stake in a business in California or any other U.S. state may be eligible to receive an E-2 Treaty Investor visa. The business concerned must be a U.S. company, and the investor must be a citizen of a country that has signed a treaty of commerce and navigation with the United States. Investments in startup companies must be sufficient to cover the costs of getting the business up and running, and investors are able to renew their E-2 visas every two years for an indefinite period.

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