To us, every case is personal...our extraordinary record of success is based on not only a commitment to excellence, hard work and integrity to the hiring company but also to the individual immigrant. As immigrants ourselves, we are well aware that we are dealing with people's lives and we don't take that lightly. No case is routine or insignificant. Options for permanent residency are complex and limited. You need comprehensive strategies based on your unique situation that ensure you get to the finish line as quickly as possible.
The employment-based filing categories are all subject to yearly quota limits. As such, often advantages exist between the various filing categories due to quota backlogs. The State Department publishes a monthly “Visa Bulletin” which lists the status of the various categories. The categories are as follows:
Many companies choose to apply for permanent residency (i.e. “green cards”) on behalf of their employees as a way of increasing their employee retention rates. There are three basic steps to employment-based permanent residency petitions:
Step One: Labor Certification
Step Two: The Petition
Step Three: Adjustment of Status
Permanent residency is available to investors of any nationality provided certain investment and development objectives are met. The investment must:
Upon approval of the petition by the US Citizenship & Immigration Service, permanent residence will be granted on a conditional basis for two years and a petition to remove the condition must be filed at the two year anniversary point.