What types of visas allow you to work in the United States?

For most migrants to the United States, work authorization typically comes from a family-based petition. However, employment authorization in the United is not limited to just family-based petitions. With a variety of work visas available to migrants, the first question one needs to resolve is what type of visa is the best fit for their […]

H-1B Alternatives

The H-1B is a temporary nonimmigrant visa that allows US employers to petition for highly skilled foreign national employees. The foreign national employee typically fills a critical need in the US labor market and provides employers, particularly employers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, with a pool of professionals that can perform “specialty occupations”. Every […]

What is VAWA?

In 1994, Congress took on the enormous task of addressing crimes against women by enacting the Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA). Fundamentally, VAWA was created to address domestic violence crimes and respond to the needs of victims of crime through supportive measures such as federal grants, collaborative efforts between the criminal justice system and social agencies; and […]

Important Immigration Resources & Links

Below are some of the most frequently used links and resources for immigration-related issues. When filing an immigration petition, it is important to review the information on these websites to help prepare an up-to-date filing. Far too often, the immigrant community faces hurdles in gathering accurate information and resources when seeking lawful status in the […]