Top San Antonio Employment Immigration Lawyers
Work and Hire Legally in the United States
Working in the United States is a wonderful privilege. Our attorneys have guided many individuals, families, and businesses through immigration employment matters to enjoy that privilege.
If you seek employment, our attorneys can help you get the necessary work permits you need to work in the United States. Or, if you are an employer, we can ensure that you follow the necessary procedures to hire foreign workers legally.
Give us a call at (210) 802-2222 and we can begin guiding you through the process today.
Learn More About U.S. Employment Visas
It is extremely important that you obey the specific terms of your visa application or petition. The U.S. government takes employment immigration matters very seriously and any violation may result in deportation or loss of future privileges.
There are literally dozens of types of employment forms that correlate with different types of visas. Many are similar and it is easy to get confused about which is appropriate for you.
With a qualified employment immigration attorney, you can avoid any potential problems and ensure that you’re following the specific steps necessary to work freely and legally.
Visa Information for Workers
The United States Department of Homeland Security separates visas into the following categories:
- Temporary (Nonimmigrant) Worker: This visa enables a visitor to the country to perform a specific job or activity for a limited period of time.
- Permanent (Immigrant) Worker: This visa enables an immigrant to live and work in the United States indefinitely.
- Student or Exchange Visitor: This visa enables students or visitors to work in the United States, provided they have obtained permission from a designated school official.
Authorization Information for Employees
As an employer, you must confirm that foreign employees are authorized to work in the United States. Some may be automatically approved due to their immigration status. Others may need to apply individually for employment authorization.
We can assist you in sorting through the requirements for a particular individual or group of individuals you are considering hiring. We work quickly and our top priority is making sure you can confidently move forward with your hiring process. There are severe penalties for employers who do not adhere to employment immigration regulations, so we advise seeking experienced counsel to make sure you are operating in a legal fashion.