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Richmond Employment-Based Immigration Attorney

Determine Your Eligibility with Our Immigration Lawyer

Certain visas may be obtained by individuals who wish to immigrate to the United States for work purposes. This particular kind of visa is subdivided into categories based on the type of work you will be doing while in the states. Sometimes, these visas can be long-term; other times, they are merely granted on a short-term basis. Your specific circumstances will determine your eligibility for employment-based immigration. At Avalos & Associates, P.C., our Richmond employment immigration lawyer can guide you through the steps necessary to give you the best possible chance at successfully immigrating to the United States.

Get legal counsel from our Richmond immigration attorney by contacting us now.

Immigration Visa Attorney for Temporary Petitions in Richmond

In certain circumstances, your job may only qualify you for a temporary work visa. Even if your job is only temporary, you will require your employer to sponsor you, in order to qualify for a visa. In addition to guiding you through the application for these visas, our immigration law firm can also provide guidance and information about how to obtain visas for your spouse and children, while you are working in the United States.

We help with all aspects of temporary employment-based immigration visas, including:

  • CW-1: CNMI-Only Transitional Worker
  • E-1 Treaty Traders
  • E-2 CNMI Investor
  • E-2 Treaty Investors
  • E-3 Certain Specialty Occupation Professionals from Australia
  • H-1B Specialty Occupations and Fashion Models
  • H-1C Registered Nurse
  • H-2A Agricultural Workers
  • H-2B Non-Agricultural Workers
  • H-3 Nonimmigrant Trainee
  • I Representatives of Foreign Media
  • L-1A Intracompany Transferee Executive or Manager
  • L-1B Intracompany Transferee Specialized Knowledge
  • O-1 Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement
  • P-1A Internationally Recognized Athlete
  • P-1B Member of Internationally Recognized Entertainment Group
  • P-2 Performer or Group Performing under Reciprocal Exchange Program
  • P-3 Artist or Entertainer Part of a Culturally Unique Program
  • Q Cultural Exchange
  • R-1 Temporary Religious Workers
  • TN NAFTA Professionals

Categories for Permanent Employment-Based Immigration

You may qualify for a permanent work visa if your job fits one of the five "Permanent Worker Visa Preference Categories," as outlined by the U.S. Department of Labor.

These five categories are:

  • First Preference (persons of extraordinary ability)
  • Second Preference (persons with advanced degrees)
  • Third Preference (professionals and skilled workers)
  • Fourth Preference ("special" circumstances, including religious workers)
  • Fifth Preference (investors)

Our Richmond, TX employment immigration attorney can guide you through the steps necessary to complete the required petition, counseling you as to whether you need an employer to sponsor you, and advising you as to your tax obligations as a permanent worker in the United States.

Request a consultation today by calling our Richmond immigration lawyer at (832) 462-7530.

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