Author Archives: Jay Butchko
H-2B Visas: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) explains that an H-2B is a non-immigrant visa reserved for qualifying temporary non-agricultural workers. Depending on your situation, an H-2B visa may be the appropriate option to obtain authorization to work in the United States. At Ellenberg Law Group, we help people apply for and obtain… Read More »
What To Know About Applying For An E-1 Visa
Are you preparing to apply for an E-1 visa? It is an immigration option that is well-suited for certain situations. To get an E-1 visa application approved, it is imperative that you submit a comprehensive and well-supported package. At Ellenberg Law Group, we have the skills and legal expertise to help people apply for… Read More »
Five Qualities To Look For In A Philadelphia Immigration Attorney
Immigrants help to form the backbone of the economy and our society. According to data cited by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), 27 percent of people in the United States are themselves immigrants or are the child of an immigrant. Navigating the immigration process can be challenging. For a number of different reasons, you… Read More »
Four Things To Know About R Visas For Religious Workers
Are you a religious worker preparing to accept a position in the United States? You may need to obtain an R visa. An R visa is a specialized immigration option reserved for qualifying individuals. At Ellenberg Law Group, we have the skills and experience to help clients navigate a wide range of immigration matters,… Read More »
What To Know About Slip And Fall Accident Claims In Pennsylvania
Hurt in a slip and fall in Philadelphia? You are not alone. An estimated one million nationwide people seek medical care for slip and fall accident injuries each year (National Floor Safety Institute). You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. It is imperative that you know how to protect your rights. Here,… Read More »
Why Would A J-1 Visa Be Denied?
The United States Department of State explains that a J-1 visa is an exchange visitor visa. It is a temporary, non-immigrant visa that is designed for individuals who are participating in certain types of exchange programs. Some examples include: Au pair; Camp counselors; Government-approved visitors; Qualifying interns; Certain types of students; and Much more…. Read More »
What Happens if You Ignore A Deportation Notice?
Facing the possibility of deportation is stressful and confusing. The process typically starts with a legal document called an NTA. As explained by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a Notice to Appear (NTA) is a “document that instructs an individual to appear before an immigration judge.” What happens if you simply ignore… Read More »
What Parents Should Know About Child Injury Claims In Pennsylvania
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that a child is treated for injuries in an emergency room (ER) every four seconds in the United States. That means child injuries result in nearly eight million ER visits nationwide each year. If your child was hurt because of negligence, you may be considering… Read More »
Can A Spousal Visa Be Denied?
The U.S. Department of State explains that American citizens can bring a foreign spouse to the country, either with a green card or with a non-immigrant (K-3) visa. Marriage is one of the most straightforward paths to immigrating to the United States. That being said, a spousal visa can be denied. A proper application… Read More »
What To Know About Sponsoring A Foreign Employee For An H-1B Visa
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) describes an H-1B visa as a type of non-immigrant visa that is designed for workers in certain highly desirable specialty occupations. The H-1B visa program exists to help U.S. employers find qualified workers for positions that they would otherwise not reasonably be able to fill. An employer… Read More »