If you are a business owner seeking to hire immigrants in the United States, there are many different options available to you. These range from the E-2 Investor Visa to the H-1B Visa to the L-Visa and more. Depending on your specific situation and type of employment, there is a visa that fits your needs.
The business visa attorneys at Fong Ilagan are highly skilled in this complex practice area. Backed by decades of experience, we have an in-depth understanding of U.S. immigration law. Regardless of how difficult your situation may be, we have the skills to efficiently guide you throughout every stage of the legal process. Our lawyers can help you pursue the results you need.
About Business Visas
Business visas are generally quite difficult to obtain due to the fact that various skilled workers want to bring their talents to the United States. The process itself is often lengthy, complicated, and confusing, especially for individuals who are unfamiliar with it. A knowledgeable attorney can help you determine which visa(s) you may be eligible for as well as which one would be best for you. For example, an H-1B Visa is given to companies who wish to hire employees in specialty positions. E-2 Investor Visas are an option for individuals who want to start and run a business in the United States.
You can count on our attorneys to:
- Guide you every step of the way
- Protect your rights and fight for your best interests
- Do everything we can to help you achieve your goals
- Stay in constant communication with you during your case
- Help you make well-informed decisions that save you time and money
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Requirements to be Granted a Business Visa
In order to be given a business visa, you will have to provide some basic documentation such as:
- US visa application form
- Visa application fee receipt
- Any old passports
There are some additional documents that can help you prove your qualification and strengthen your case which include:
- A letter from the employer requesting the visa for the applicant indicating the purpose of the business trip and the length of time required
- Proof of funds (if you are the business owner)
- Business cards (if any)
- Proof of event registration (if you will be attending professional seminars or conferences)
Individuals who are permitted to enter the United States on a B-1 visa can stay and temporarily work in the country for an initial period of one to six months. Extensions can call for up to one year. Dependents, such as children or spouses, can file a B-2 visa if they would like to temporarily stay in the United States as well. Activities that are permissible under a B-1 visa including engaging in business that does not involve the following gainful employment or partaking in educational or religious activities.
Why You Need A Lawyer
Specialized business visa lawyers provide the assistance you need when transferring from foreign centers to the U.S. to be hired as a noncitizen in domestic business offices. Additionally, a business visa lawyer can help you figure out the best solution in regards to your business travel needs with consistent representation. Fong Ilagan is here to provide you with the professional and supportive legal advice you need in your case.
Business Visa Lawyers in Houston
If you want to apply and get started with a business visa, do not hesitate to get in touch with our sophisticated team of business visa lawyers to schedule a consultation.
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