At Fong Ilagan, our business immigration attorneys work to ensure that our clients comply with all United States immigration regulations. We provide our clients with this guidance to ensure that they do not face the potential of limited rights and at most, possible deportation. There are plenty of laws that may apply to your situation, you may not be aware of them all, but with Fong Ilagan at your side, there’s no need to worry. We can help make sure that you are not in violation of any immigration law. From helping you avoid claims of discrimination to assisting you with making smart decisions about the future, we can do it all.
Why Fong Ilagan is Your Best Choice
Backed by decades of experience, our immigration lawyers are highly effective in this complex practice area. We have an in-depth understanding of U.S. immigration law and can advise you on your best course of action. Whether you believe an employee is no longer eligible to work in the United States or you are looking to hire a new employee, we can handle it. You can rely on us to provide you with the proficient legal services you deserve.
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Personalized Method of Care
Our attorneys understand that immigration matters are of the utmost importance to your business, which is why we will stay in constant communication with you from start to finish. We treat each and every client like our only client. Our legal team can take a look at your situation and help you determine the most efficient way to achieve your goals. We are motivated by a genuine desire to assist our clients, and we will do everything we can to help you fulfill your needs.
Our Houston immigration attorneys can help you with the following, and more:
- Best practices and internal audits
- DHS compliance audits
- DOL wage and hour
- Site visits
- ICE NOI
- I-9 audits
FAQS for Employers and Employees
We’ve outlined some frequently asked questions with their corresponding answers in regards to business immigration compliance.
- I want to work in the United States. Can I apply for a nonimmigrant temporary work visa on my own or does an American company have to sponsor me?
An American company or training program has to sponsor you. This means that they will submit a petition and application requesting to allow you permission into the United States to work and train with the employer.
- How do I know I need to replace my green card?
If you are a lawful permanent resident, you must replace your green card if it is expired or will expire in the next six months, if it was lost or stolen, if your citizenship status has changed, if you have changed biographic information or if you never received the previous card issued.
- If I have an H1-B visa, how long can I stay and work in the United States?
You can stay and work in the United States for three years with an H1-B visa. In certain instances, you can be granted permission to stay for another three years. After six years, you will be obligated to leave unless you apply for another H1-B visa.
Business Immigration Compliance Services. Houston TX
You can contact Fong Ilagan to learn more about how our Houston immigration lawyers can help you achieve your goals and help you attain residency and work in the United States. Give us a call at (713) 772-2300 to schedule a consultation.
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