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 immigrantion services business in the northern part of the state were recently arrested on fraud charges, although the business still remained opened after their arrests.
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?
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 immigrantion attorney may be able to help, though.
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?
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.
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 immigrantion attorneys to make sure that they meet all the necessary qualifications.
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?
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 immigrantion. 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.
Those who wish to enter the United States for employment purposes may find this can actually be difficult to accomplish. Employment immigrantion, just like everything else, is extremely regulated. Only select individuals tend to be granted the appropriate visas needed to secure jobs, whether in California or elsewhere across the country.
Wouldn't it be nice to get a green card without having to go through the traditional channels? Well, for those who can afford to invest in certain business ventures in the United States, a certain visa program does make this type of assistance with green cards a possibility. Unfortunately, there have been several fraud investigations opened as a result of issues with the program. One company being investigated is actually located in California.