In today's vast business world, potential employees can be found all across the globe. However, you may face a hiccup when hiring these international employees. Once you've recruited and hired the perfect candidate, you'll want to ensure they're authorized to live and work in the U.S. To do so, it may benefit you to seek guidance from an immigration lawyer to guarantee you don't run into any roadblocks. Orbit Law provides services to employers of small, medium, and enterprise companies to help you hire, transfer, and retain foreign employees in the U.S.
At Orbit Law, we advise on all areas of U.S. business immigration law and can assist you in obtaining nonimmigrant visas for professionals, intra-company transferees, research scholars, traders and investors, trainees, and agricultural workers. If you're seeking to sponsor employees for permanent residence, we can guide them through the process from labor certification through adjustment of status or immigrant visa processing at a U.S. Consulate or Embassy. Plus, you'll benefit from our extensive experience with Priority Worker permanent residence petitions and National Interest Waiver cases. We're a one-stop-shop!
Why Choose Orbit Law As Your Seattle Business Immigration Attorney
As your partner, we'll meticulously review your practices for verifying the work authorization of employees. This includes conducting precautionary I-9 audits, providing representation at audits by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division (WHD), and defending claims of immigration-related discrimination. We also provide training to HR and key executives to help you continue to maintain compliance with your obligations as an employer.
Understanding Business Immigration Services
If you're a business looking to hire exceptional international employees, then you're in luck. With an experienced immigration business services lawyer by your side, you may be able to help attract professionals, investors, those with extraordinary ability, and other best-in-class international clients seeking assistance with investor visas, labor certification, employment-based immigration, and other vital immigration matters.
A top lawyer can help with all of your business immigration matters, including nonimmigrant petitions and applications, green card processing, including labor certification and immigrant petitions, as well as business visitor entries. Here are a few of the business-related services we offer at Orbit Law.
The United States makes approximately 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas available each fiscal year for noncitizens and their spouses and children who wish to immigrate to the United States based on their occupational skills. For a worker to qualify, they need the right combination of skills, education, and work experience to qualify for an employment-based immigrant visa.
All employers must complete and retain Form I-9 for their employees in the United States, which includes citizens and noncitizens. Employers are required to verify the employment eligibility, identity documents presented by the employee, and record the document information on the Form I-9. Even in the quietest of times, immigration law, especially I-9 compliance, can be complex. Fortunately, with a lawyer by your side, you can more easily navigate this process.
U.S. immigration policy backs investors and foreign commerce in a variety of ways. For instance, the E-1/E-2 visa is one method for ensuring healthy commerce and investment with nationals of countries with whom the United States has a valid Treaty of Commerce and Navigation.
Global Mobility Services
At Orbit Law, we can cover your corporate and personal immigration and visa needs in nearly any country through our network of affiliated relationships across the globe. Through our long-standing affiliations with various law firms and membership in select industry associations, We can offer services for both company formation and the transfer of employees or individuals seeking to move to another country. We're currently partnered with Canada, Italy, India, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
Contact a Seattle Business Immigration Attorney Today
In this fast-paced business world, it's crucial that you avoid errors in immigration documents so you can protect your business and employees. To properly do so, visa applications, citizenship petitions, and other immigration documents must be carefully drafted and reviewed before submission to government agencies. This requires the proficiency of an experienced Seattle business immigration lawyer. At Orbit Law, we specialize in personally guiding businesses with their immigration needs, and we're dedicated to helping you navigate this process.
At Orbit Law, our well-informed team of top-notch lawyers understands the laws pertaining to business immigration, and we're thrilled to help you and your business take the next step. To schedule a consultation, give us a call at (206) 312-8086 or complete our online contact form today.