Experienced and Successful Business-Based Immigration Attorneys
As an employer in a small or medium-sized business, you may find yourself in need of highly-skilled or specially trained workers, and your best option is hiring a worker from overseas. Sometimes even unskilled workers are needed, but you have simply been unable to fulfill your demands through the locally-available job market. U.S. immigration law provides the means for hiring foreign workers on a temporary or permanent, short or long-term basis. Unfortunately, strict quotas and complex procedures can make the process of hiring a foreign worker time-consuming, expensive and frustrating.
Of course, it doesn’t have to be that way. An experienced immigration lawyer from the Ellenberg Law Group can help you understand your best options to meet your needs and can guide you through the process of gathering appropriate documentation and filing your petition for a successful result the first time around. Our immigration law practice helps both employers and workers find the jobs they need. See below for some of the major features of our immigration law practice for U.S. employers, businesses and foreign workers. In Philadelphia and nationwide, call Ellenberg Law Group for all your business-based immigration legal needs.
Certain jobs are hard to fill domestically. The H-1B visa enables you to recruit and hire employees in specialty occupations for six-year periods. Workers can bring their dependents to America to attend school as well. Our experienced immigration attorneys help employers identify and file the proper Form ETA or Labor Condition Application, as well as follow the numerous complex rules for requesting the highly sought after H-1B visa.
EB Visas for Skilled Workers
We help employers match up with employees who meet their needs for skilled, professional workers, workers of extraordinary or exceptional ability, and even unskilled workers. Whether needing employment from a few days to many years or even permanently, we’ll help you understand the process and steps involved in bringing over workers and their families.
PERM Labor Certifications
Needing to fill some long-term positions but having trouble finding workers who are qualified and available? Obtaining permanent labor certification through Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) can enable you to hire a foreign worker on a permanent basis. We’ll help you through this complicated, dual-track process of getting approval from both USCIC and the Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.
U.S. immigration law invites individuals to enter the country with lawful permanent residency for the purpose of investing in American commercial enterprises. Whether you are better suited as an E-1 treaty trader or an E-2 treaty investor, we’ll help you understand the requirements involved and walk you through the steps. Are you retiring from business in your home country and wish to relocate to the US? Investing in or purchasing an existing U.S. business, or starting up a new business here may be your ticket to permanent residence in the U.S.
As an employer or business owner, complying with U.S. immigration law can seem like a complicated and cumbersome process, but complying and maintaining compliance is critical to the life and health of your business. We’ll help you understand what is involved in proper I-9 employment eligibility verification to avoid costly penalties in the tens of thousands of dollars. Our experienced immigration litigation lawyers can also provide effective advice and representation during any ICE audits or investigations into your wage and hour records and workplace standards. Foreign workers may be vital to your business, but so is doing everything correctly in accordance with U.S. immigration law.
Get Help with Business-Based Immigration from Skilled and Knowledgeable Immigration Attorneys
For help recruiting and hiring foreign workers, investing in American businesses, obtaining labor certification or maintaining compliance with immigration law as an employer, contact the business-based immigration attorneys at Ellenberg Law Group for a free, initial phone consultation at 215-790-1682.