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Things to know about temporary work permits

Numerous immigrants enter the United States every year for employment purposes -- many coming to California. Some are looking for permanent positions, while others are only wanting temporary jobs. In either case, these individuals must obtain the appropriate visas or permits for their employment needs. This column will try to address some things that immigrants and employers need to know about temporary work permits.

Need and employment visa? Things to know

Obtaining the appropriate visa for work purposes would seem like a fairly simple task; however, it actually can be quite challenging. When one needs an employment visa, there are a lot of steps involved in the process, which can make the whole thing rather confusing. This column will try to address some of the things immigrants who are looking to come to California or elsewhere in the United States for work may need to know about employment-based immigration.

Beware of unlicensed immigration service centers

Throughout California, numerous agencies can be found that claim to specialize in issues affecting immigrants. Unfortunately, some of these companies, upon closer investigation, have been found to not hold the required licenses required under state law to perform the services they claim to offer. The owner and an employee of one such immigration services business in the northern part of the state were recently arrested on fraud charges, although the business still remained opened after their arrests.

How does one get Foreign Labor Certification?

When foreign nationals want to come to the United States for work purposes, they must obtain the appropriate visas for their specific jobs. Before this is even possible, in many cases, employers must obtain what is called Foreign Labor Certification in order to show the government the need to hire immigrant workers. How do employers in California and elsewhere apply for Foreign Labor Certification?

How can an attorney help with fiance visas?

Getting married is supposed to be an exciting time in a couple's life together. Unfortunately, for United States citizens, whether residing in California or elsewhere, who become engaged to non-citizens currently residing outside the country, getting married can be more difficult than expected. In such cases, fiance visas are required and obtaining them is not always easy. An immigration attorney may be able to help, though.

Who needs E-3 visas?

Before foreign nationals can enter the United States for work purposes, whether in California or elsewhere, these individuals will need to obtain the appropriate visas. For those coming from Australia in particular, E-3 visas will be required. How does one qualify for this visa type?

What are some of the requirements for an L-1 visa?

When a foreign national wants to enter the United States – whether in California or elsewhere -- for an extended period of time, he or she will likely need a visa. The are numerous visa types, though, and understanding which is needed and what requirements must be met can be rather confusing. In this week's article, this column will focus on the requirements of the L-1 visa.

What is needed to obtain E-2 visas?

Every visa type has its own set of requirements that petitioners must meet in order to obtain. E-2 visas are no different. Those seeking this type of investor visa for projects in California or elsewhere can seek the assistance of immigration attorneys to make sure that they meet all the necessary qualifications.

Who needs TN visas?

Non immigrant professionals, of all sorts, that need to or want to enter California or elsewhere in United States for employment reasons often need certain visas before entry will be granted. TN visas are used just for this purpose. Who needs TN visas, how long are they good for and what are the eligibility requirements?

California employment immigration: Who needs a P-visa?

There are many different reasons as to why one may want to enter the United States. One of the biggest reasons is for employment purposes. There are various visas available for employment immigration. For one wishing to come to California or elsewhere across the country for athletic or entertainment purposes, he or she will need a P-visa.

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