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Employment Based Immigration Assistance

Van Wormer Law represents employers and businesses with immigration needs, as well as individuals seeking immigration status based upon business and employment. Experienced representation in matters of immigration is critical.

There are many types of business- and employment-based immigration, and there is much to be considered with every case, as each one is unique and complex. Certain options depend upon an applicant’s educational background, some depend upon an applicant’s employment background, and others depend upon his or her individual expertise. Still other immigration options require a precise mixture of education, employment, investment and/or experience. It is for these matters that the experienced assistance of our business immigration attorney in Virginia is essential.

Temporary Residence

Some options are temporary, such as these basic nonimmigrant (temporary) business and employment based immigration categories:

  • B-1: Business Visitors
  • E-1: Treaty Trader
  • E-2: Treaty Investor
  • G: Representatives of International Organizations
  • H-1B: Specialty Occupation, General Applications, and Benching/Non-payment Complaints
  • H-1C: Registered Nurses
  • H-2A: Agricultural Laborers
  • H-2B: Other Temporary Laborers
  • H-3: Trainees
  • I: Representatives of Foreign News Media
  • J: Exchange Visitors
  • L: Intra Company Transferees
  • O-1/O-2: Extraordinary Ability
  • P-1/P-2/P-3: Athletes and Group Entertainers
  • Q: International Cultural Exchange Programs
  • R: Religious Vocation or Profession
  • TN: Trade NAFTA Professionals

Permanent Residence

There are other options that can result in permanent resident status (green card status), such as these immigrant business and employment based immigration visas:

  • EB1 First Preference: Persons of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors, and Researchers, Multinational Executives, and Managers
  • EB2 Second Preference: Members of Professions Holding Advance Degrees or Aliens of Exceptional Ability
  • EB3 Third Preference: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers
  • EB4 Fourth Preference: Special Immigrants
  • EB5 Fifth Preference: Employment Creation Investors

Contact Van Wormer Law to Discuss Your Options

Do you qualify for business- or employment-based immigration status or green card? Are you unsure if you qualify or have questions regarding your specific situation? Each situation is unique, and the complexity of these issues requires the involvement of an experienced immigration lawyer. For a consultation with a qualified business immigration attorney in Virginia, please contact our office at 703-244-6733 or send us an e-mail.