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Choosing the Right Employment-based Visa for You

The Bolour/Carl Immigration Group’s work visa lawyers have been representing employers, employees, investors, businesses, athletes, and entertainers for over 25 years. If you are interested in coming to the U.S. to work for a U.S.-based entity, hire a foreign national to work for your U.S. business, or intend to invest in a business then one of the below-listed work visas may be an option for you to accomplish your goals.

Types of Work Visas

  • Exceptional ability in the arts, entertainment, and or their field of work may be eligible for a temporary work visa in the O-1A or O1B Artist Visa.
  • College graduates may fit under an H-1B Visa.
  • Seasonal Workers would look for an H-2B Visa.
  • Farmworkers will seek an H-2A Agricultural Visa.
  • Interns and Trainees will apply for a J1 Visa.
  • Executives, Managers, and employees with specialized knowledge most often fit under the L Visa.
  • Mexican and Canadian Nationals with a Bachelor’s Degree may look to a TN Visa.
  • Nanny’s seeking to come work for a family will look to a B1 Visa for Nanny.
  • Australian Nationals with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent may look for an E3 Visa.
  • Investors and Entrepreneurs investing in their own business or purchase an existing business can seek an E-2 Investor Visa or Visa for entrepreneurs.
  • Athletes looking to compete in the United States will look for a P-1A Sports Visa.
  • Fiancé(e)s looking to marry a U.S. citizen will seek a K-1 Fiancé Visa.

How to apply for employment-based visas

For each of these work visas, a qualified employer must submit a petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on your behalf, using Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, and include supporting documentation. Different visas have additional requirements for employers. For the H-1B visa, for instance, the employer must file a labor condition application (LCA) with the Department of Labor (DOL), while H-2A and H-2B visas require that temporary labor certification applications be filed with the DOL.

Our Los Angeles employment-based visa lawyers are happy to help you determine which work visa category is the best fit given your needs and a particular set of facts. We pride ourselves on finding the right solutions for our clients. If you would like to discuss any matters regarding work visas, contact us today at 323-857-0034.

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Navigating The Complexities Of Work Visas

The journey to obtaining a work visa in the United States, particularly in a bustling metropolis like Los Angeles, CA, can be daunting. The intricate tapestry of immigration laws and regulations requires more than just a cursory understanding. This is where the knowledge of a specialized Los Angeles, CA work visa lawyer becomes invaluable. Below, we explore the myriad ways these professionals make a significant difference and why their guidance is indispensable for anyone looking to navigate this complex process. Reach out to Bolour / Carl Immigration Group, APC to learn more about what your options are and how to best move forward. 

Professional Navigation Through Legal Frameworks

First and foremost, these attorneys are masters of the legal landscape. With years of dedicated practice, they understand the nuances of immigration law. This knowledge allows them to navigate the labyrinth of federal and state regulations, ensuring that your application does not fall into common pitfalls that can delay or derail your visa process.

Tailored Solutions For Unique Cases

No two immigration cases are exactly alike. A professional in this field understands that each client brings a unique set of circumstances and challenges. Whether you’re an artist looking to bring your talents to L.A.’s vibrant cultural scene or a tech professional aiming to contribute to Silicon Valley, a dedicated attorney can tailor a strategy that aligns with your specific situation.

Keeping Up With Changing Immigration Policies

Immigration policies are not static; they evolve with changing political climates and societal needs. A specialized Los Angeles work visa lawyer keeps abreast of these changes, ensuring that your application adheres to the latest requirements and leverages any new opportunities that arise.

Avoiding Delays And Errors

The visa application process is fraught with strict deadlines and meticulous documentation requirements. Even minor errors can result in significant delays or outright rejection. With a seasoned attorney, you benefit from a meticulous review process that minimizes errors and streamlines your path to approval.

Representation In Legal Proceedings

Should your case encounter legal hurdles or require representation in immigration court, having an experienced attorney by your side is crucial. Their ability to advocate on your behalf and present a compelling case can be the difference between success and setback.

Peace Of Mind

Perhaps one of the most underappreciated aspects of hiring a specialized Los Angeles work visa attorney is the peace of mind it offers. Knowing that a knowledgeable professional is managing your case allows you to focus on other important aspects of your relocation, such as family and employment.

Contact A Lawyer 

Embarking on the journey to secure a work visa in Los Angeles is a significant step towards realizing your American dream. However, the complexity of immigration law makes it a path fraught with challenges. Engaging a specialized work visa attorney not only enhances your chances of success but also provides a sense of security and peace of mind throughout the process. If you’re considering applying for a work visa, we encourage you to reach out for a consultation. Let us be your guide and ally in navigating the complexities of immigration law, ensuring a smoother journey towards achieving your goals. Bolour / Carl Immigration Group, APC is here to help. Give us a call today to set up a consultation to learn more!

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"Professionalism, friendly, respectful, helpful and always answering any questions I had. The long journey has brought me a mix of emotions but the team of Bolour Immigration Group and particularly Scott and Ally have proven to be the right choice to help me get through."
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Welcome to Bolour / Carl Immigration Group, we are comprehensive immigration legal specialists. For over 25 years, we've stood as a pillar of expertise in immigration law. Our dedicated team offers unmatched guidance to individuals, professionals, families, and businesses both locally in California as well as internationally.

For us, immigration isn't simply about the legalities. Immigration law is about realizing dreams, building futures, and connecting worlds. In our firm, you're more than just a case. We see our clients as the individuals they are with dreams that we're passionate about bringing to life. Our firm's approach guarantees personal attention, ensuring each client feels recognized and understood.

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